Here we introduce some good cafes, other than coffee, also can take tea and enjoy Kyoto fall foliage at the same while. In red leaves period, tourists are especially more. The famous cafes even need to book seat in advanced. Those hidden cafes are less crowded. Some cafes also provide lunch and snacks. In the period for enjoy red leaves, take a visit to under recommended cafes.
Here can admire red leaves but booking are needed
dessertIn the time of relaxing on tatami, can quietly watch the red leaves widely spread in the garden. This is the “dessert”. After studying how to make the cakes from Paris, mixing the technique into Japanese styles, let the traditional dessert turned to be popular items. Visitors can come from Togetsukyo Bridge by taking a taxi (about 1000Yen fare) or a bus at Arashiyama Station. It is a hidden cafe but worth a visit.
Cafe HassuiThis is a cafe inside “Suiran Luxury Collection Hotel Kyoto”. There is a peaceful seat terrace. Come and have an elegant afternoon, feel the autumnal time of Kyoto. Since it is a very busy cafe, must reserve for tables.
Cafes for autumn foliage sceneries and Japanese Matcha tea
Giwon KomoriMatcha Bavaria cream parfait and Matcha warabimochi (a kind of small sweet) are the famous items of Giwon Komori. And there are also good for buying gifts such as warabimochi and Matcha pound cake. It is very suitable for family and friends to visit together to relax.
Yojiya Cafe (Ginkaku-ji Temple shop)It is famous for its cosmetic products such as oil blotting paper. In their branch at Ginkaku-ji also a cafe with red leaves spot. The latte art with their classic cute girl logo on the desserts and cappuccino can attract many Instagramer to share. The taste of bitter and sweet is in a wonderful balance!
A cafe that can take lunch at the same time to enjoy fall foliage
SuzuriishiteiTo express the traditional Japanese image, Suzuriishitei has put those red carpets on the floor and seats. They also use traditional Kyoto tofu skins to make “Tofu skins udon”, it is the best-selling lunch. In such elegant taste, also taste the autumn of Kyoto.
Umekoji Park CafeIt is in the garden of Umekoji. Menu mainly demonstrates their major light food, pizza and pizza sandwiches (originated in Japan). Directly buy from framers of Kamigamo and Rakuhoku area, use the freshest Kyoto vegetables. All the pizza products are homemade.
Hidden cafe that can enjoy red leaves and avoid crowded situation
Anrakuji Temple・momijiMomiji in Anrakuji Temple is a good place to escape from throngs of autumn in Kyoto. Coffee, Matcha and Wagashi can be said as the best conjugation. In here, people get relax and enjoy the autumn leaves and luxury. Why not take a break here before going to enjoy the red leaves in Anrakuji Temple?
Kitano Tenmangu・Momiji Tea HouseIn Momiji Tea House of Kitano Tenmangu, it is in self-service for tea and delicious cakes. Though this cafe cannot be said as a restaurant, it is still able to sit leisurely to enjoy the quiet space, observe red leaves and drink a sip of warm tea to warm-up the body. Especially, Kyoto is wrapped by cool air in November.