Here are some of the best cafes in Kyoto to have afternoon tea sets. The prices range from a little over ¥1,000 to ¥4,500. These are all famous cafes of long standing.
Experience Kyoto to its fullest at these five wonderful 'amamidokoro', traditional cafes featuring Japanese style sweets and high-grade teas.
Looking to experience exquisite kaiseki cuisine in Kyoto? Then Kiyama might be the best place to go! Young chef Yoshiro Kiyama has acquired a Michelin star after only one year in operation.
Kichisen is one of just seven restaurants in Kyoto to have earned 3 Michelin Stars. The restaurant serves an extravagant and visually stunning Kyokaiseki course. For those seeking to experience the very best of Kyoto's cuisine, Kichisen is about as good as it gets.
The 2 star Michelin restaurant offers one of the most authentic traditional dining experiences in Kyoto with its rare kind of local cuisine called Yusoku Ryori.
Tenyu 点邑 is a world-class tempura restaurant inside one of Kyoto's finest ryokan (traditional hotels) that is delicious enough to have earned a Michelin Star! Despite the beautiful location and top-notch food, the prices are quite affordable, especially for those visiting at lunchtime. Don't miss a chance to try this exquisite tempura next time you visit Kyoto!
Looking to have a high-end Michelin-starred sushi experience in the heart of traditional Japan? Then Gion Sushi Tadayasu may be exactly what you're seeking.
Kaiseki is the ultimate form of Japanese cooking. A kaiseki meal consists of many elaborate small courses which showcase various cooking techniques and local ingredients. Kyoto is home to some of the very best Kaiseki restaurants in the world, and many have earned Michelin stars. This is a guide to 6 of the best.
'Sojiki Nagahigashi' is a 2 Michelin star kaiseki restaurant in Kyoto that serves incredible food which utilizes fresh local ingredients that the chef gathers each day. Guests lucky enough to dine here can experience kaiseki cooking at its finest while watching the chef from a seat at the counter.
Located in Gion, Kyoto, 'Chihana' is a kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine) restaurant that first opened in 1954. Gion is one of the most iconic districts of Kyoto, and high-end kaiseki such as that served at Chihana is the perfect meal to complete a visit to the historical neighborhood.