At Joukeian you will have the opportunity to enjoy a tea ceremony experience and seasonal meals in a peaceful atmosphere by candlelight.
Absorb the beauty of the tea room, the tea garden and seasonal art, and also enjoy conversation.
I sincerely hope that you will be able to touch the heart of tea and that your visit here will stay with you as memorable experience.
Short course experience
You can enjoy the demonstration of tea procedure.
This course is available for those with little time or beginners
We offer two courses from tea and sweet to a shorter tea gathering course
Night course experience
Two kind of powdered green tea (thick tea & thin tea) and sweets or thin tea with sweet, Hassun(two kinds of meals),Sake by a candle light.
This course is available for those with a nice time after your dinner.
This night course creates an atmosphere that has not changed for hundreds of years
Chaji course experience
Japanese seasonal cuisine, sake, sweet, charcoal-laying procedure to boil water for tea, after break, thick tea and thin tea with sweet by the light of traditional Japanese candles.
This is the full-course and ultimate expression of hospitality in the way of tea.
And it is followed to night course of two kind of tea. Please feel it with your sensitivity about the heart of the tea by candle light.
There are various courses at Joukeian that you can participate in, from a short course and a romantic night course up to a full-course Chaji.
Chaji is a formal tea gathering which encapsulates the essence of Japanese traditional culture.
It consists of seasonal dishes, different kinds of tea and a candlelit atmosphere.
Japan has four clear-cut seasons, Spring (Haru), Summer(Natsu), Autumn(Aki) and Winter(Fuyu). During these season, there are variations in the performance of the tea-making procedure, utensils and other equipment.