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Review of If

If
Ranked #1 of 4 Dessert in Kutchan-cho
Cuisines: Cafe
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

Tiny and quirky 'IF' is a gorgeous way to spend an afternoon having the most delicious teas and homemade cakes. Tucked away and easy to miss it is a little treasure - I never miss spending an afternoon here.

Thank Fiona W
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

Dont be put off by the long face of the old boy running the place and the smell, smells like my Japanese grannys flat,

Lovely old couple who move like they are wading through honey. Great pasta our sprog wanted to go back everyday for the baked apple. It feels like you are in their living room and if you dont get the seat with the back rest it can get a bit painful trying to avoid leaning on the people behind us.

Also the couple/owner/cook/waiters disappear for what seems like hours, so you have to yell through the kitchen curtain to get them to shuffle out.

Be prepared for a cold shock in the wc unlike the rest of japan their bog seat are not heated!

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Thank Rick M
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Reviewed 12 January 2013

Don't be in a hurry at this quaint cafe. The hot spicy wine is delicious & individually made. The pasta yummy! Famous for its cheesecake and wonderful desserts!

Thank robykmc
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

Friendly owner operators, great hot chocolate and home made pastries.

Thank BKO57
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Reviewed 16 January 2012

"Cafe If" is the quintessential Japanese cafe experience. Mamiko San and Hitohiko San hover rather than walk while their quiet manner creates an atmosphere of serenity. Cafe If should be enjoyed at your leisure, it is not an experience to be rushed. The Haskup Berry Cheese Cake is an unique desert worthy of a Michelin Four Star establishment. Cafe If is poetry.

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1  Thank DavidYabsley
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