Cafe Kawataro

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Located in the picturesque Gion Higashiyama area, Cafe Kwataro stands as a delightful and spacious oasis, boasting a breathtaking view of a traditional Japanese garden. This charming café offers a delicious assortment of sweets, drawing visitors seeking both tranquility and delicious treats alike. Established in June 2014, this café finds its home in the heart of Kyoto's bustling tourist hub, nestled among renowned landmarks like the iconic Kyoto pagoda and the famous Kiyomizu Temple.

Housed within a renovated machiya, Cafe Kwataro seamlessly blends history with modernity, featuring a stylish Japandi interior design combined with remnants of the previous building like the beautiful wicker ceiling. The front area of the cafe features the kitchen and a small seating area with a Scandinavian style design. Passing the kitchen to the back of the cafe, the spacious interior unfolds to reveal a spacious lounge area with a full-width glass window at the rear, offering a serene vista of the traditional Japanese garden adorned with a torii gate, a tsukubai (stone water basin), and a tourou (garden lantern).

Cafe Kwataro presents itself as an ideal retreat to unwind, savoring a cup of coffee alongside delightful sweets, all while immersed in the serene ambiance of the traditional Japanese garden.

京阪線の祇園四条駅からわずかの距離に、スタイリッシュな「カフェ カワタロ」が東山エリアにあります。2014年にオープンして、有名な八坂神社、高台寺と清水寺の観光地の真ん中に位置してます。




Contact Information

505 Washiocho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0072
Business Hours
11:30 - 18:00


Nearest Station
Keihan Line - Gion-Shijo Station

Business Hour
Closed Now

  • Monday
    11:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    11:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    11:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday
    11:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday
    11:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday
    11:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Sunday
    11:30 am - 06:00 pm