Japanese term for coffee shop, a popular and resonably inexpensive alternative to a restaurant lunch.

Many kissaten provide a range of westernised meals, such as spaghetti and pastries for when the fish just gets too much!

Many people are shocked at the price of coffee ("kohii") but they need to understand that the high price is also a 'table rental' fee. Kissaten are places where one should feel free to linger.

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