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Panton Street Festive Sampling Schedule

Come on down to Japan Centre Panton Street for our winter season of in store tastings. Whether you're already a fan of tea, miso and sake or trying these for the first time, visit us in store for a unique sampling experience.

Festive Sake Tasting

Join us in store for a unique sake tasting with Sanran sake of Tonoike Shuzo, Tochigi, Japan. Discover this special sake perfect for any occasion. Also join us for tastings of Kasumitsuru, Nakata, and Urakasumi Sake as well. 

Dates: Sanran- 4, 11, 18, 25 November and 2, 9, 16, 23 December, Kasumitsuru- 8 November, Nakata- 9 November, Urakasumi- 10 November

Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Hikari Fresh Miso Sampling

Join us in store to sample our delicious range of fresh miso pastes from miso maker Hikari Miso. Come enjoy the authentic taste of fresh miso.

Dates: 7 November and 5 December

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Genmaicha & Hojicha Tea Sampling

Join us in store to sample our delicious genmaicha and hojicha offerings. Alternatively named popcorn tea or roasted green tea, now is your chance to taste them.

Dates: 14 November and 12 December

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Gekkeikan Sake Sampling

Join us in store to sample our Gekkeikan sake selection. We have daiginjo and iwaimai sake samplings, as well as utakata yuzu or apple sake samplings.

Dates: Daiginjo and Iwaimai- 21 November and 19 December, Utakata- 28 November

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Matcha Tea Sampling

Join us in store to sample authentic and freshly prepared matcha green tea. Prepared the traditional way, this is a chance to experience the delicate and light taste of matcha. For an added specialty try our Fuji Matcha as well. 

Regular Matcha Tasting: 19 December 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Fuji Matcha Tasting: 24 November 4:00pm - 7:00pm, and 25 November 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Tideford Miso Sampling

Join us throughout November for samplings of Tideford's organic miso pastes. Bursting with flavour and richness, meet the Tideford team and learn of fresh new ways to use this classic Japanese cupboard filler.

Dates: 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 November

Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

All of the above tastings will take place in our Japan Centre Panton Street Store. 

Our shop address is 35b Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4EA

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us by phone at 020 3405 1246 or email us at