Sakura Food and Drinks in Japan 2019

Best SAKURA flavour food and drinks in Japan we anticipate the most in 2019 spring

Sakura food and drinks are popular during spring in Japan. Check out the best Sakura flavour food and drinks released in Japan in 2019 spring including the Starbucks cherry blossom frappuccino.


The best thing about cherry blossoms in Japan is not only that we can enjoy the beautiful scenery, but we can also enjoy a variety of cherry blossom themed products available during the season. Including the super popular Starbucks Japan Cherry Blossom merchandise collection, there will be hundreds of cute Sakura themed products on the market as well as Sakura flavoured food and drinks.

Numbers of popular cafes and confectionery releases their spring-limited food, desserts and drinks with Sakura flavour, and the delicious cherry blossom food and drinks can be only tasted in this time of the year! In this article, I’d like to share some of must-try cherry blossom food and drinks which will be released in Japan for 2019 spring!


Eitaro Sakura Jelly

The long established Japanese confectionary, Eitaro has created the most beautiful and elegant spring desserts , the Sakura Jelly is cherry blossom flavoured jellies with actual cherry blossoms inside. The desserts are available at Eitaro stores in Japan.

Store locations: http://www.eitaro.com/shop/ (Japanese only)

Release date: 12 January 2019

Price: 300 yen (1 pc)

Coca-Cola

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Coca-Cola Japan has released their annual spring limited bottle with the Sakura design 2019. Available at supermarkets, convenience stores, grocery stores in Japan.

Release date: 21 January 2019

Price: 125 yen (250 ml)

BOTANIST Cafe Spring Menu

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The famous hair care brand, BOTANIST’s flagship store is located in Omotesando/Harajuku area in Tokyo, and the store has a cafe on the 2nd floor serving healthy and tasty food and drinks. The limited menu will be available during spring includes Smoothie Bonbon (Sakura and Berry/Peach and Cherry), Spring Bloom Pasta and SAKURA Burger.

Map: http://bit.ly/2GaryQ0

Release date: 1 February to 6 May 2019

Price: 
Smoothie Bonbon 1,000 yen
Spring Bloom Pasta 1,200 yen
SAKURA Burger 1,400 yen

Starbucks Japan Chilled Cup: Sakura Chocolate with Strawberry Jelly

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Starbucks Japan has unrevealed the new beverage from their Chilled Cup series for spring 2019 which will be available at convenience stores in Japan. The Starbucks Sakura Chocolate with Strawberry Jelly is a drink with creamy milk blended with white chocolate and cherry blossoms, and pieces of strawberry flavoured jelly.

Release date: 12 February 2019

Price: 219 yen (180 ml)

Starbucks Japan SAKURA Series

Super popular Starbucks Japan Sakura Collection will be released on 15 February including two special beverages: Sakuraful Milk Latte and Sakuraful Frappuccino which will be both made with a limited flavour of cherry blossoms and strawberry.

Release date: 15 February 2019

Price: Sakuraful Milk Latte (Price: Short 440 yen /Tall 480 yen/Grande 520 yen/Venti® 560 yen)/Sakuraful Frappuccino 580 yen

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Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo Sakura Afternoon Tea

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One of the most high-end hotels in Tokyo, Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo offers the delightful and luxurious spring afternoon tea with the theme of Japanese Spring at Le Jardin cafe/bar. Various kinds of cherry blossom flavour desserts and snacks can be enjoyed with 20 kinds of flavour tea.

Map: http://bit.ly/2DJrcOK

Date: 15 February to 7 April

Hours: 12:00~18:00

Price: 3,800 yen

Lindt Chocolate Cafe Spring Limited Sakura Menu

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The popular Swiss chocolatier, Lindt will release their cherry blossom themed cafe menu during spring at Lindt Chocolat Cafes across Japan. Lindt White Chocolate Sakura Iced Drink is a white chocolate drink blended with two kinds of cherries and the green whipped cream with cherry leaves and the red cherry sauce are topped along with the petal shaped pink chocolate. The Lindt’s popular macaroon, Délice will be also available with cherry blossom flavour.

Cafe locations: https://www.lindt.jp/contents/shop/tag/cafe/ (Japanese only)

Release date: 16 February 2019

Price: 
Lindt White Chocolate Sakura Iced Drink 772 yen
Lindt Délice Sakura & Sakura Leaf 302 yen

Lipton SAKURA MILK TEA

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The world’s most famous tea company, Lipton offers various unique flavour teas in Japan, and besides tea bags, they are sold in a large paper container at convenience stores. The spring-only Sakura flavour milk tea will be released for 2019 spring.

Release date: 19 February 2019

Price: 135 yen (500 ml)

Mister Donut Sakura Donuts

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The popular franchised donuts store in Japan, Mister Donut offers 6 kinds of limited donuts with Sakura flavour this spring.

Shop list: https://www.misterdonut.jp/shop_data/ (Japanese)

Release date: 1 March 2019

Price: 129~140 yen

IPPUDO Spring Colour Tonkotsu Ramen

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The world’s famous Tonkotsu Ramen restaurant, IPPUDO reveals their first “Cherry Blossom themed Ramen” in 2019 spring, called the Spring Colour Tonkotsu Ramen. The delightful bowl of Ramen comes with fairly pink Sakura colour soup and topped with various seasonal ingredients. The dish is only available at 1/2PPUDO branches which are currently situated at 4 locations in Tokyo.

Release date: 1 March 2019

Price: 850 yen/500 yen as a set meal

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PABLO Mini Sakura Mochi

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The popular tart shop, PABLO releases mini sized tarts with limited flavour, Sakura Mochi. Their classic cheese tarts are topped soft mochi paste with Sakura leaves flavour. It will be sold at most PABLO and PABLO mini stores in Japan.

Shop list (Japanese): 
PABLO https://www.pablo3.com/shop/ 
PABLO mini https://www.pablo3.com/pablomini/

Release date: 1 March 2019

Price: 300 yen

Cinnabon Sakura Minibon

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The Seattle based cinnamon roll store, Cinnabon offers “Japan limited” cinnamon roll with cherry blossom flavour during spring. The Sakura Minibon is a cinnamon roll topped with Sakura cream cheese and Sakura crunchy chocolates. Available from 1 March to 18 April.

Shop list: http://www.cinnabon-jp.com/store/area.php (Japanese)

Release date: 1 March 2019

Price: 390 yen

Chun Shui Tang Sakura Bubble Tea

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One of the most popular bubble tea shops in Tokyo, Chun Shui Tang (春水堂) will release cherry blossom flavour bubble tea, Tapioca Sakura Milk Tea from 4 to 31 March. Blended Jasmine tea with tapioca pearls and a hint of Sakura scent is available hot or cold.

Shop Locations: https://www.chunshuitang.jp/shoplist (Japanese only)

Release date: 4 March 2019

Price: 600 yen

Pokemon Cafe Tokyo

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Pokemon Cafe Tokyo is celebrating its 1st anniversary with the limited menu this spring. The special menu will be available from 14 March to 26 April 2019 including limited dishes, desserts and drinks such as Sakura Afro Pikachu Marshmallow Cake.

More info: Pokemon Cafe Tokyo : Newly Opened Permanent Pokemon-Themed Cafe

Release date: 14 March 2019

Price: 1,706 yen

ANA InterContinental Tokyo Sakura Afternoon Tea Set

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ANA InterContinental Tokyo offers a delightful and elegant Sakura themed afternoon tea set at Atrium Lounge on 2F of the hotel. The special spring afternoon set comes with 14 kinds of bites (12 desserts and 4 savory) in fairly pink cherry blossom colour and flavour. Enjoy with a wide selection of coffee and flavour tea.

Map: http://bit.ly/2QYjlFf

Available date: 15 March to 26 April 2019

Hours: Weekdays: 12: 00 ~ 18: 00 (2 hours)
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 3 division system 
11: 00 ~ 13: 00/13: 30 ~ 15: 30/16: 00 ~ 18: 00

Price: 4,900 yen + tax and service fee


How did you enjoy the list?? Which SAKURA food and drinks would you like to try this spring?? Don’t miss a chance to enjoy the delicious spring food only this time of year!

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