Aiseki Cafe is located in Ginza, Tokyo which advertises itself as a place where you can casually meet other people.
In Japanese, Aiseki means “sharing a table,” particularly with someone you don’t know. It was established with the goal of giving people a place to meet potential soulmates.
Visitors are encouraged to get to know their tablemates just like in regular speed dating set-ups.
Coffee and cakes are also provided to make the conversation more pleasant and enjoyable.
Should the conversation turn awkward, the cafe thoughtfully provides a tablet loaded with music and other contents for patrons to use. Note that the men are rotated every thirty minutes while the women stay seated. Once you feel a spark between you and your tablemate, you can exchange phone numbers and if there’s a match, folks can leave at any time.
Unlike other regular speed dating parties, Aiseki Cafe is open all day with no reservations required.
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