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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“Kyoto Manga Museum is a good place for manga lovers. You can read manga (mainly in Japanese) all day long! Distance: - By foot : 27 minutes - By subway: 12 minutes, Karasuma subway line, from Gojo Station to Karasuma Oike Station, 220JPY Entrance fee: - Adults : 800JPY - Junion High-High School students: 300JPY - Children: 100JPY Opening hours: 10:00~18:00 (closed on Wednesday)”
  • 111 locals recommend
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“You can enjoy their excellent beverages while enjoying the famous Kamo River that flows through Kyoto from this store.”
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“One of the Starbucks Coffee shop in Kyoto.You can enjoy their excellent beverages while enjoying shopping. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“It is a popular sweet shop where you can eat delicious parfaits while in Japan. We can recommend because it is close to various temples.”
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“Sarasa Nishijin さらさ西陣 12am-11pm Close Wed(水曜定休) 1000-2000yen Old public bath renovated into a funky cafe. You can find beautiful old tiles here. English menu available, and variety of menu such as vegetarian, big salad, donburi, noodle, cakes, good coffee and more. 色鮮やかなマジョリカタイ ルが可愛い銭湯を改装しカ フェに。ヴィーガン料理も 提供。ケーキも定評あり。”
  • 32 locals recommend
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“This is called the oldest coffee shop in Kyoto, and many famous actress and actors have visited here. You can enjoy the Breakfast, starts at 7am. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“River side cafe. You can see Cherry blossom on the other side of the cafe!! One of my favorite place in Kyoto.”
  • 23 locals recommend
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“(Cafe Bibliotec Hello!) Kyoto-Shiyakusho-mae) As the name suggests, books line the walls of this cool cafe located in a converted machiya (traditional Japanese town house). You can get the usual range of coffee and tea drinks here, as well as light cafe lunches. It's popu- lar with young ladies who work nearby and it's a great place to relax with a book or mag- azine. Look for the plants out the front.”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“Ippodo sells high-quality tea. Distance: 6 minutes' walk Opening hours: 9:00~18:00”
  • 23 locals recommend
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“ゆっくり、ほっこりしたひと時を。| Featured tea and coffee, also snacking and meals. For vagenterians, it provides vegan-meal as well, please enjoy a nice afternoon tea there. |Café Phalam提供您享用下午茶及簡餐的好選擇,這裡的咖啡、茶及其他食材之挑選相當講究,若是素食者的您、這裡也有素食餐點 ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“For guests who want to try Japanese coffee shop, not Starbacks/Tully's:) If you go there in the morning, just order one cup of coffee. It will be served with free toast and boiled egg!”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“(Kagizen Yoshifusa) This Gion institution is one of Kyoto's oldest and best-known okashi-ya (sweet shops). It sells a variety of tradition- al sweets and has a lovely tea room out the back where you can sample cold kuzukiri (transparent arrowroot noodles) served with a kuro-mitsu (sweet black sugar) dipping sauce, or just a nice cup of matcha and a sweet.”
  • 7 locals recommend