Taste of Kansai Staff Picks. The best of the best, handpicked by us. 



A stylish coffeeshop and hair salon. 

Kissa Kishin

A stylish new restaurant/café, luxury hotel and Japanese high quality goods shop located in East Kyoto.

Restaurant Ki

Restaurant Ki is a stylish Lebanese restaurant in Kyoto.

Okashi Tsukuru

Okashi Tsukuru has a stylish interior, absolutely delicious food and the service is wonderful, which makes this a highly recommended café.

Ha Ra

This stylish little cafe is called ‘Ha Ra’ and is located 5 minutes on foot from Demachiyanagi Station.


Nova is a quiet modern Japanese style cafe, located between Minami Morimachi and Temmabashi station.


On a walking distance from Tanimachi line’s Tanimachi Kyuuchome Station is Mitomi, a tiny little cafe/shop that sells delicious and fancy Monakas.