A tea house with over 140 years of history. Popular for it's matcha jelly and matcha ice cream sweets this shop often appears in the online and in the media. It is located near Byodoin and is a recommended when sightseeing in Uji.
A cafe located in the west part of the Imperial Palace. A mix between traditional and modern design you can try many traditinal Japanese sweets such as yokan, kuzukiri or oshiruko made with the highest quality ingredients.
Close to the HimiPhotography studio this cafe is run by a local furniture designer. Started with his "bird's nest curry", this cafe also offers coffee and sweets. You can enjoy relaxing in this comfortable space. We recommend you try it after finishing your photoshoot.
A restaurant located in the heart of Kyoto where you can feel the 4 seasons. Offering a course featuring the essence of around the world you can enjoy the taste of fresh and healthy seasonal ingredients.
This sukiyaki restaurant is over 140 years old. A landmark of the area, this historical machiya building reflects the traditional atmosphere of Kyoto and is the most famous sukiyaki restaurant in the city.
A Michelin 3-star kaiseki ryori restaurant offering traditional Japanese course menus made from fresh seasonal ingredients. A famous spot popular with writers and cultural icons, you can feel a sense of beauty from the selected dishes and enjoy a memorable dining experience.
A Japanese bar located in Gion Hanami Koji. It is built with the idea of expressing Japan's unique traditional food culture translated into modern dishes. You can enjoy the changing atmosphere of the cafe throughout the day.
This historical soba restaurant to be the oldest in Kyoto. We can recommend 'hourai soba' which is made from 8 different kinds of seasoning such as sesame and shiitake mushrooms. The soba mochi is also very famous as a souvenir.
Close to Heian Shrine, located in the west side of Okazaki Park is this popular udon restaurant. Made using traditional recipe with a deep flavoured stock. The 'tentoji udon' is particulary popular with it's fluffy egg topping.