Best Cafes In Kyoto

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

Review Ranking

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

Karyo Itoken

13 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.

3

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.

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

8 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: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

8

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!

9

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

10

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.

11

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.

12

BI AN CA

6 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.

13

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.

14

Jouissance

17 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.

15

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.

16

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.

17

COCOCHI CAFE

17 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.

18

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.

19

Address:570-188 Gion-cho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:6 min walk, from Gionshijo・Kawaramachi Station

Tel:075-205-0880

Hours:11:00-22:00

"Degrineson" is to make the best use of one ingredient by various cooking methods. It's a matcha "degrineson", so it's a sweet made with matcha. The Kyomachiya Renovation shop in Gion, Kyoto, enjoyed delicious matcha sweets in a cozy Japanese space that feels like you are in a lounge.

20

Address:45-15, Susukinobaba, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Arashiyama Station.

Tel:075-366-6850

Hours:8:00-18:00

As expected, it is a very quaint cafe with an old folk house because it is located in Arashiyama. It was a thatched-roof house with a garden, and this time I had it relaxing under the eaves. The pudding I received was a little hard, with a pudding that suppressed the sweetness with plenty of egg feeling, a caramel with an adult bitterness, and a whipped cream that added a milky feeling and richness. If you combine the three, it will have an exquisite taste.

21

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.

22

Address:471 Setoyacho Shijo Agaru Yanaginobamba Nakagyo-ku , Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Kawaramachi Station, or Karasuma Station. By car or taxi, 12 min from Kyoto Station.

Tel:075-211-7733

Hours:800-19:00

Kyoka Matcha Parfait (available only at Shijo store), and Kogashi Kinako (roasted soy bean flour) Parfait. They're gorgeous parfaits with the beautiful appearance of layer and various texture. You can have Kinako on the table as many as you want, so you can enjoy them to the last spoon.◎The second store of Kissho Saryo was opened on 12/19.

23

Address:66 Kitagawa Masuya-machi, Sanjo-dori Sakai-machi Higashi Iru, Nakagyo-ku , Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Karasuma Oike Station, or 7 min walk from Kyoto City Hall.

Tel:075-221-7025

Hours:10:00-20:00

From 'Stick Chocolat', 'Cool Noir' is now on sale only for this Valentine's Season. The lovely boxes with different designs for each flavor are also remarkable.

24

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.

25

Mariannu

3 Review

Address:34-2 Nagitsuji Ikejiri Town, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:5 min walk, from Nagitsuji Station

Tel:075-592-0854

Hours:8:00-18:30

Closed:Sun・Holidays

Mari Aunne, a traditional coffee shop in Nagitsuji, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto. What I received was a refreshing blue soda parfait. The cool blue and the retro atmosphere inside the store matched and it was very nice.

26

Address:19-3 Todoaramaki, Uji-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:7 min walk, from Uji Station

Tel:0774-23-3955

Hours:10:00-17:00

Itohkyuemon head office teahouse in Uji, Kyoto. A teahouse where you can thoroughly enjoy Uji tea. The Shine Muscat matcha parfait I had was a fresh Shine Muscat with a refreshing taste of sencha jelly. The special yokubari matcha parfait includes a large matcha roll cake, astringent chestnuts, mandarin oranges, tea dumplings, bracken-starch dumplings, and two types of matcha ice cream. Very satisfying to eat.

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Take Out Cafes

Jouissance

17 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.

Cafes Of Traditional Japanese Architectures

Address:45-15, Susukinobaba, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Arashiyama Station.

Tel:075-366-6850

Hours:8:00-18:00

As expected, it is a very quaint cafe with an old folk house because it is located in Arashiyama. It was a thatched-roof house with a garden, and this time I had it relaxing under the eaves. The pudding I received was a little hard, with a pudding that suppressed the sweetness with plenty of egg feeling, a caramel with an adult bitterness, and a whipped cream that added a milky feeling and richness. If you combine the three, it will have an exquisite taste.

Cafes For Lunch

KAFE INARI

2 Review

Address:20 Fukakusa Kaidocho, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:5 min walk, from Inari Station

Tel:075-643-5217

Hours:9:30-17:30

At the Inari Cafe near Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, a special menu will appear in collaboration with Arashiyama's popular store "Arashiyama Itsukichaya" from February. Compared to eating Kyoto-don, the set is a limited menu that can only be eaten here, such as ozoni using white miso, ankake-don with aburaage, and plump Saikyo-yaki-don. The scenery of the 2nd floor seats changes depending on the seats you sit on, and the benefits are different for each.

Flowery Cafes

1er ETAGE

2 Review

Address:2nd floor, 381-1 Funaya-cho, Sagaru, Takoyakushi, Gokomachi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Kawaramachi Station. By car or taxi, 15 min from Kyoto Station.

Hours:12:00-19:00

1er ETAGE is a specialty shop of dried flowers, where many flowers make the relaxing atmosphere. They offer some kinds of drinks and one kind of sweet at a cafe in the shop. And dried flower bouquet to meet your budget.

Retro Coffee Shops

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.

Area

Nagaokakyo-shi

Cafe Katemao

1 Review

Address:1st. floor, Long Hill, 3-2-10, Kaiden, Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto

Access:5 min walk from Nagaoka Tenjin Station

Tel:075-757-3414

Hours:11:00-18:00

Closed:Tue・Wed

Eton Mess (a traditional sweets in England) for only limited season. It's a glass-dessert of many strawberries, vanilla ice cream, fresh cream, and crisp meringue. I was impressed with its volume and deliciousness that deserve more than only 700 yen. You should call them and ask to put it on hold.

Kizugawa-shi

Address:12-10 Takaza Ichisaka, Kizugawa-shi, Kyoto

Access:By bus, 10 min from Nara Station or 7 min from Kizu Station to Kunimibashi Higashi, then 2 min walk. By car, 5 min from Kizu IC.

Tel:0774-71-3505

Hours:11:00-18:00

Closed:Wed・Thu

VERT DE GRIS PUMP is a flower shop renovated from a pump shed of water service. They have a cafe inside the flower shop, so we can enjoy teas and eat sweets with flowers. I like their pancakes with seasonal fruit.

Nantan-shi

café cotton

1 Review

Address:97 Shinmachi Sonobe-cho, Nantan-shi, Kyoto

Access:15 min walk from JR Sonobe Station. 60 min by car from Kyoto city.

Tel:0771-62-1313

Hours:10:00-17:00

Closed:Tue・Wed

With a narrow frontage and long depth, it's a cafe renovated from a traditional Kyoto-style house. With remains of rich-taste pudding and sweet caramel sauce, pour the coffee into my mouth... I love this moment. Croque-monsieur (hot sandwich of ham and cheese) with melting cheese if nice for branch.

Ayabe-shi

Ayacha café

1 Review

Address:1-2 Kamenashi Aono-cho, Ayabe-shi, Kyoto

Tel:0773-43-0811

Hours:9:00-17:00

Closed:Tue

People think a tea producing center in Kyoto is Uji, but in fact, Ayabe is a birthplace and skills born in Ayabe achieved complete success in Uji. You can enjoy quality Ayabe-tea even its leaves after drinking.◎Ayabe-tea is famous for its high quality and has won high prizes in competitive shows. Leaves of Gyokuro is edible after drinking and delicious like Japanese food 'ohitashi'!

Kameoka-shi

Maisonbleu

1 Review

Address:101 Ikano Tsujinami Nojo Shino-cho, Kameoka-shi, Kyoto

Access:15 min from Umahori Station. By car or taxi, 30 min from Kyoto Station.

Tel:0771-22-8111

Hours:11:00-21:00

Maisonbleu is famous for tart and located at the suburb of Kyoto. The tarts are displayed like this pic, and excite us while we choose. We can enjoy tarts in the cafe whose interior is restful, or bring back to your home.

Kyoto-shi

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)

Uji-shi

Address:19-3 Todoaramaki, Uji-shi, Kyoto, Japan

Access:7 min walk, from Uji Station

Tel:0774-23-3955

Hours:10:00-17:00

Itohkyuemon head office teahouse in Uji, Kyoto. A teahouse where you can thoroughly enjoy Uji tea. The Shine Muscat matcha parfait I had was a fresh Shine Muscat with a refreshing taste of sencha jelly. The special yokubari matcha parfait includes a large matcha roll cake, astringent chestnuts, mandarin oranges, tea dumplings, bracken-starch dumplings, and two types of matcha ice cream. Very satisfying to eat.

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