Adorable Cat Parfaits Are Served at This Traditional Japanese Book Cafe

Kotoba no Haoto (or “The Buzz of Words”) is a Japanese cafe that understands the appeal of cat culture. That’s why they’ve created their very own cat parfait, which is as adorable as it is delicious! Once they’re done creating the base of the dessert, that’s when things get feline-friendly. The cafe tops off their delectable dessert by adding at least one pudgy ball of ice cream and decorating it with chocolate ears, paws, eyes, whiskers, and a perfectly plump nose. Each treat includes vibrant, seasonal fruit and additional accessories during the holidays, including a strawberry Santa hat!

While the cat parfaits are enough to draw in delighted diners, Kotoba no Haoto also allows customers to experience the history of Japan. The cafe is housed in a machiya: a traditional, wooden townhouse that evokes the spirit of old Japan. Inside, visitors sit on tatami mat floors and dine upon low tables. There are also plenty of books for them to peruse when they’re done looking at all the cat-themed decorations that surround them.

If you’re ever in the city of Kyoto, definitely take a trip to this cafe–for both the cat parfaits and the culture! However, you should note that the 1,200 yen ($10.57) parfaits start selling at 1pm and sell out shortly after, since only 15 servings are made each day. In other words, make sure to get there early for these tempting treats!

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