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Cafe 1894 – Marunouchi

Posted in Places, Shops by tokyobling on January 6, 2015

I finally had time to visit the Cafe 1894 with my camera the other day. It might not be the most modern or finest dining in Tokyo but I am in love with the classic interiors of this place. The restaurant is on the corner of the Mitsubishi Ichigokan in Marunouchi’s classic “Little London” district, named so after the first English style brick buildings being put up here at the end of the 19th century. The present building is near perfect replica of the original building that was torn down in the 1960s and only rebuilt a few years ago. Originally a bank, the high ceiling and pillars make for one luxurious lunch or dining experience! Oh I almost forgot – the food was great too.





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  1. lili said, on January 6, 2015 at 8:43 am

    Amazing place!!


  2. JUURI said, on January 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    Oh how lovely! The ceiling is fabulous. Did you get renkon soup? I’d love to visit here and quietly sip a cup of tea!


    • tokyobling said, on January 16, 2015 at 7:01 am

      Renkon soup was just the beginning in a great three set lunch! (^-^)


  3. Timi said, on January 6, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    Hah, me too was amazed by the ceiling..before scrolling down the page loaded and I saw only the upper part, it’s amazing. I want to go and check it out live..must be even prettier


    • tokyobling said, on January 16, 2015 at 7:02 am

      It is the perfect location. But come early, I was there 10 minutes before opening (11:30) and I still had to wait in line!


  4. rudyhou said, on March 11, 2015 at 9:17 am

    i enjoy looking at the wooden ceiling. i assume the food there mostly western food?


    • tokyobling said, on March 27, 2015 at 3:20 am

      Yes, it is a western food restaurant. When I was there the theme was Boston style cooking.


      • rudyhou said, on March 31, 2015 at 9:11 am

        BOSTON style? interesting. i used to live in Boston, USA for education.


  5. Security Guard said, on September 27, 2015 at 4:08 am

    There’s just the picture of your soup? Do you have pictures of your main course and perhaps, dessert?


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