Best Restaurants & Cafes In Kyoto

Here're best Restaurants & Cafes in Kyoto. We released a ranking of reviews about Restaurants & Cafes posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Kyoto.

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1

Address:508-1 Sakae-cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:6 min walk from Gojo Subway Station, 10 min walk from Keihan Kiyomizu Gojo Station.

Tel:075-344-9009

Hours:9:00-19:00

A cafe named 'Walden Woods' with impressive lantern lights. The original style which has unified white interiors and no tables has become the center of attention just after it opened. Their homemade coffee and Chai Tea made one by one after ordered are very tasty!◎Open: 9:00-19:00 Irregular Holidays See the details in Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/waldenwoodskyoto/?hl=ja)

2

Address:95 Shincho Shijo-agaru Nishi-kiyamachi-dori, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:2 min walk from Kawaramachi Station, or Keihan Shijo Station. By car or taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

Hours:13:00-19:00

Closed:Mon

A retro coffee shop famous for its jewel-like beautiful jelly punch. It was a blissful time to look at the jelly punch in the blue space. There are only popular shops, so the days I visited are lined up! The photos are from past visits, but I think they are still available.

3

Karyo Itoken

16 Review

Address:28-1 Fukagusa Taniguchi-cho Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:25 min from Fujimori Station. By car or taci,

Tel:0120-929-110

Hours:10:00-18:00

Closed:Wed

Itoken, a confectionery dormitory in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto. What I got here was a double peach field parfait. A high-impact peach parfait with two fresh whole peaches on it. Fresh peaches and sweet and sour peach sorbet. Crushed almonds with a nice texture, and lemon jelly at the end for a refreshing aftertaste. I was very satisfied with the volume.

4

FUKUNAGA901

10 Review

Address:8th floor 901 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Sagaru, Shiokoji, Karasumadori, Shimogyo-ku , Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:Directly connected with Kyoto Station

Tel:075-342-0082

Hours:10:00-20:00

FUKUNAGA901 is proud of its parfait with full of seasonal fruit. Specially, Ichigo Yama Parfait (Strawberry Mountain Parfait) with its lovely appearance is one of the best-seller one!!

5

Address:8-2 Hinokuchi-cho, Ichijoji, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:10 min walk from Ichijoji Station. By car or taxi, 25 min from Kyoto Station.

Tel:075-706-6033

Hours:11:00-19:00

Closed:Wed

The first floor is a shop of dried flowers and various goods and the second is a cafe. We can enjoy food and drinks with flowers, such as jelly punch with colorful fruit, elderflower and herbs, and non-alcohol drinks of flower liqueurs!

6

Kamon Piu

9 Review

Address:1st floor, KNOB Building, 131 Taishogun Nishi-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Kitano Hakubai-cho Station. By car or taxi, 20 min from Kyoto.

Tel:075-205-5109

Hours:8:30-18:00

Closed:Tue

It's a cafe famous for photogenic mille-feuille! Only for this season, 'Whole Peach Mille-feuille' is now on sale. Inside the peach on the crispy pie, there're much of jelly! We can feel the happiness to eat a whole peach♡

7

Address:34 Daikokuya-cho Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:12 min walk, from Kuramaguchi Station

Tel:075-414-2050

Hours:11:30-19:00

Closed:Mon・Tue

[In front of Tenjin Koen Mae, Kyoto] Limited time until the end of March !! Cute cat parfait. You can enjoy the taste and texture of strawberry ice cream, chocolate ice cream, fluffy chiffon, crumble, cocoa cookies, homemade strawberry mousse, and strawberry puree.

8

Address:524 Washio-cho, Koudaiji Kitamonzen Shimokawara-dori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:10 min walk from Gion Shijo Station. By car or taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

Tel:075-561-0015

Hours:11:00-12:30,13:00-14:30,14:45-18:00

Closed:3rd Wed

This café, opened in April 2017, offers us the taste and mood of KIKUNOI casually. You can eat delicious sweets in the hospitality same as Ryotei and beautiful Japanese garden.◎Café Time: 14:45~17:00 Lunch Time: lunch box 'Shigure-meshi Bento' starts at 11:00 and 13

9

Kissa Zou

6 Review

Address:3-440-3 Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:12 min walk from Imadegawa Station

Hours:9:00-18:00

Closed:Mon,1st・3rd Tue

Kissa Zou is a cafe with good-old atmosphere that has just opened on 4/11! Their best-seller ice cream soda has a variation of red, blue and green, and has a lovely 'cookie of Zou (elephant)' as a topping. An-butter Toast (azuki bean jam with butter) for only this Kyoto store is best for breakfast!

10

Cafe Ioa

7 Review

Address:663-10 Taidokatahara-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:15 min walk, from Kitanohakubaicho Station

Tel:075-468-1263

Hours:11:00-17:00

ioa's new autumn menu "Shine Muscat and Honey Lemon Panna Cotta" Shine Muscat and Panna Cotta in a cute glass with a colon. The refreshing jule and Panna Cotta go well together. It seems that you can go with Perori even after lunch * Please see the account for reservations and reserves

11

Chorakukan

9 Review

Address:Gionmachi 507-1, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:10 min walk from Gion-Shijo Station.

Tel:075-561-0001

Hours:11:00-18:30

Nice wonderful Western-style cafe Nagarakukan in Maruyama Park, Kyoto. Sakura Eklan is a limited-time sweet only in spring. It's made of yuzu sauce, chocolate-painted, and embroidered with a cherry blossom-colored candy. The staff made it in front of me.

12

Saori

12 Review

Address:170-1 Izumiya-cho, Shimojo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Gion Shijo or Kawaramachi Station.

Tel:050-5456-0833

Hours:10:00-18:00

Montblanc specialty store in Kiyamachi. The Montblanc that comes out of a sea urchin with a custom-made machine is artistic. Its thinness is 1 mm. This store is very popular every day.

13

Address:306 Ishibashi-cho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Subway Higashiyama Station, 15 min walk from Keihan Gion Shijo Station. By car or taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

Tel:075-708-5608

Hours:11:00-19:00

A parfait with sweetened blueberry, pineapple and kiwi by mint syrup, mousse made from blueberry and two kinds of cheese, and berry jam, lemon mint jelly on the others. In addition, the berry sauce comes separately with it.

14

Address:3-317 Kiyomizu, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:10 min by car, from Gionshijo Station

Tel:075-551-5570

The peach version of Kumonocha's new work in the tourist area of ​​Kiyomizu in Kyoto was too cute. You can eat while looking at the lanterns. You can also eat on the second floor.

15

COCOCHI CAFE

19 Review

Address:4-8 Dojomae, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:3 min walk, from Marutamachi Station

Tel:075-212-2227

Hours:11:00-18:00

Closed:Sun・Mon

The tail of the squirrel becomes a roll cake. Chocolate banana tart is for Mary, a sheep. Animal sweets that are too cute. Latte art is also a cute latte art that is perfect for autumn when a girl wearing a squirrel is holding autumn leaves. The roll cake is a soft cocoa dough with chestnuts. Chocolate banana tart is not only cute but also delicious, with coconut in the cream.

16

Address:5-31 Kaidoguchi-cho Fukakusa Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:10 min walk, from Inari・Fukakusa Station

Hours:10:00-17:30 [Sat・Sun・Holidays]9:00-17:30

A café with refreshing greens, located by the approach of Fushimi Inari Shrine. The specialties are coffee popular in Kyoto and sweet with illustration of torii. You can feel easy by greens on its terrace. Here's a lesser known place with fewer people than the approach.◎You can gather tourist information in English. They use 'WEEKENDERS COFFEE' which is popular in Kyoto city.

17

Address:202 Shimoyoko-cho Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:2 min walk from Taishogun bus stop. 6 min walk from Kitano Hakubai Station.

Tel:090-8652-4220

Hours:[Thu・Tri・Sat]12:00-

Well sold at handmade market, mitarashi dango (rice cakes with sweetened soy sauce) named 'Pan-dango'. This shop offers freshly grilled one on the original panda plate, which makes it cuter. Not only its cute looks, I recommend it because of the deliciousness.◎Open: only Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Only available while the stocks last. There're no seats, but you can eat freshly grilled soft ones. Also they have ordinary mitarashi dango.

18

Loose Kyoto

7 Review

Address:4-163-6 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:15 min walk, from Gojo Station

Tel:070-8364-3221

Hours:9:00-18:00

Loose kyoto is a restaurant with delicious donuts and coffee in Kiyomizu-dera on the way to Kiyomizu-dera, a sightseeing spot for autumn leaves in Kyoto. I received Mont Blanc donuts, chocolate donuts, matcha latte, and cafe latte. Mont Blanc cream matches freshly fried donuts with a crispy texture. Have a blissful time with a warm latte.

19

Address:346 Tominaga-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:4 min walk from Kawaramachi Station.

Tel:075-371-8883

Hours:12:00-20:00

Closed:Wed

We can eat shaved ice with lovely bear face! White bear (white syrup) and yellow bear (citrus) with cute small eyes❤ I like the shop white-based exterior.

20

BI AN CA

9 Review

Address:4 Dojocho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:3 min walk, from Marutamachi Station

Hours:11:00-19:00

Closed:Tue,2nd Mon

The fishbowl is quite large, and there are many dill and goldfish jelly that look like seaweed swimming in the fishbowl. The dog's face is attached to the candy with meringue. Every face is different, so it's cute. Water and goldfish are drawn on the candy with food coloring. The soda is full of vanilla ice cream, orange dried fruits, light blue jelly and panna cotta.

21

Address:371 Naramonocho, Nishiiri, Miyukicho, Shijodori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:1 min walk, from Kawaramachi Station

Tel:075-548-1076

Hours:11:00-20:00

I drank a spring-only rose latte at Ladurée Kyoto. It was healed by fragrant rose and pink hot milk. Please note that the limited time only for spring and the quantity seems to be limited.

22

Address:35-3 Tsukurimichi-cho Saga Tenryu-ji Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:1 min walk from Arashiyama Station. 35 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station.

Hours:10:00-18:00

It's enjoyable to roll and grill the rice dumplings on Shichirin clay stove by myself. The lovely rice dumplings are while one and green (yomogi) mugwort one. After it's grilled enough, put the mitarashi (sweet soy sauce) sauce or sweet azuki bean jam on them. The beautiful garden is one of the attractions, too.

23

Address:370 Yasaka Kamimachi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:15 min from Gion Shijo Station. By bus, 15 min from Kyoto Station to Higashiyama Yasui, then 5 min walk.

Hours:9:00-18:00

Closed:Wed

ROCCA & FRIENDS TRUCK is a must-visit cafe when we travel in Kyoto. They offer dessert latte with full of Kyoto scenes. You can take pictures of them against the background of Yasaka Pagoda.

24

Address:GOOD NATURE STATION 1F, 318-6 Inari-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:2 min walk, from Gionshijo・Kawaramachi Station

Tel:050-5456-3945

Hours:7:00-22:00

A Kyoto strawberry parfait that you can enjoy at the ERUTAN tasting bar zone. You can see the pastry chef making the parfait over the counter. Sweet and sour strawberries. A delicious and cute parfait made with white wine jelly and strawberry sorbet. Complete reservation system Reservations must be made by 15:00 the day before.

25

Jouissance

18 Review

Address:56-1 Koyama-Minamikamiso-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:3 min walk, from Kitaoji Station

Hours:12:00-18:00

Closed:Wed・Thu

A phantom cafe that is open irregularly in Kitaoji, Kyoto. Chestnut sweets that are perfect for autumn are too cute. Montblanc Remi Pudding and Maron Shortcake are delicious not only in appearance but also in taste. Kuma Bottle Tea Soda is cute as Kuma-chan is hunting grapes. It's a take-out shop, but you can eat it on the mini terrace.

26

Address:2nd floor, 6-14 Honmachi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:2 min walk from Shichijo Station. 8 min by car or taxi from Kyoto Station.

Hours:10:00-16:00

LITT UP . KYOTO is a fashionable cafe like a Korean Cafe. Their foods are lovely and delicious! The nearest station is Shichijo Station.

27

Cafe Cherish

3 Review

Address:4-6 Toujiji-cho, Sagaru, Nijo, Yanaginobamba, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:6 min walk from Karasumaoike Station

Tel:075-211-5705

Hours:11:00-19:00

Closed:Mon・Tue

Ice cream soda of beautiful gradation, Mermaid Float. It's like a beautiful mermaid swimming in the blue sea. It's a delicious, lovely and fashionable drink, isn't it?

28

Saganoyu

3 Review

Address:4-3 Imahori-cho Saga Tenryuji Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Tel:075-882-8985

Hours:11:00-20:00

Saganoyu. It's a cafe renovated from a public bath, and I enjoyed the atmosphere that makes us feel like being a public bath! Their pan cake is simple and like a Japanese 'hot cake'. I ordered ice cream with it.

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Coffee Shop Soiree

8 Reviews

A retro coffee shop famous for its jewel-like beautiful jelly punch. It was a blissful time to look at the jelly punch in the blue space. There are only popular shops, so the days I visited are lined up! The photos are from past visits, but I think they are still available.

Karyo Itoken

16 Reviews

Itoken, a confectionery dormitory in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto. What I got here was a double peach field parfait. A high-impact peach parfait with two fresh whole peaches on it. Fresh peaches and sweet and sour peach sorbet. Crushed almonds with a nice texture, and lemon jelly at the end for a refreshing aftertaste. I was very satisfied with the volume.

FUKUNAGA901

10 Reviews

FUKUNAGA901 is proud of its parfait with full of seasonal fruit. Specially, Ichigo Yama Parfait (Strawberry Mountain Parfait) with its lovely appearance is one of the best-seller one!!

Cafes

Walden Woods Kyoto

14 Reviews

A cafe named 'Walden Woods' with impressive lantern lights. The original style which has unified white interiors and no tables has become the center of attention just after it opened. Their homemade coffee and Chai Tea made one by one after ordered are very tasty!◎Open: 9:00-19:00 Irregular Holidays See the details in Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/waldenwoodskyoto/?hl=ja)

Karyo Itoken

15 Reviews

Itoken, a confectionery dormitory in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto. What I got here was a double peach field parfait. A high-impact peach parfait with two fresh whole peaches on it. Fresh peaches and sweet and sour peach sorbet. Crushed almonds with a nice texture, and lemon jelly at the end for a refreshing aftertaste. I was very satisfied with the volume.

Coffee Shop Soiree

8 Reviews

A retro coffee shop famous for its jewel-like beautiful jelly punch. It was a blissful time to look at the jelly punch in the blue space. There are only popular shops, so the days I visited are lined up! The photos are from past visits, but I think they are still available.

Traditional Ryotei & Kappo Restaurants

Mugesanbou Salon de Muge

9 Reviews

This café, opened in April 2017, offers us the taste and mood of KIKUNOI casually. You can eat delicious sweets in the hospitality same as Ryotei and beautiful Japanese garden.◎Café Time: 14:45~17:00 Lunch Time: lunch box 'Shigure-meshi Bento' starts at 11:00 and 13

Tsuki-no Kurabito

1 Reviews

How about visiting Chushojima this spring? Some kinds of sake and Kyoto cuisine at a restaurant of Gekkeikan Brewery can make you feel the arrival of spring earlier.◎Though Chushojima has many sake breweries, here's the best for lunch and dinner. You can visit at ease because they prepare some sweet cocktails of Japanese sake.

Hanaikada

1 Reviews

You can enjoy a set meal made from the locally grown foodstuffs. Their yuba (a skin forming on the surface of the soybean milk) is very excellent. You should visit here when you came to Arashiyama.

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