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Kabusecha 2021 Launch Dinner

Join us as we launch the 2021 Japanese Kabusechas with a unique tasting of three single-varietal 2021 Kabusechas, followed by dinner by chef Masaki at Dinings SW3.

29th July 2021
Dinings SW3, London
17:00 onwards
£ 57.50

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With great excitement we announce the arrival of the 2021 Japanese Kabusechas. Kabusechas are premium Japanese teas, which are grown in the spring season, and covered from the sun for 1-2 weeks. The reduced sunlight increases the amino acids in the leaf, resulting in teas which are rich in umami flavour.


Tea has varietals, like wine. This year we’ve chosen three single-varietal Kabusechas for our collection: Okumidori, Saemidori, and Yabukita. These three teas were made on the same garden, in a similar way, at a similar time, just from different varietals to highlight the effect of the varietal on flavour. In a very special tasting, we’re launching them with a single-varietal tasting on the 29th July at Dinings SW3 (Lennox Garden Mews, London, SW3 2JH).

The event will begin at 17:00 with an introduction to Japanese teas. We’ll then dive into a side-by-side tasting of the three single-varietal Kabusechas, comparing the taste of each varietal, and looking at other variables which influence the flavour. The tasting will be followed by a three course menu by chef Masaki at Dinings SW3, during which we will experiment with pairing the Kabusechas with each course.



Tuna tartare
Oscietra caviar, Monaka rice cracker, British wasabi

Black cod
Apple and shiokoji marinade, roasted cauliflower, tahini miso, pickled vegetables

Matcha mochi
Matcha & Chestnut Macaron


£57.50 including service. Drinks other than tea are additional and can be paid on the day. If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know.