Lovely rustic Japanese cafe in the Kyoto countryside.

The Best Pizza Places in Kansai

A list of some of the best pizza places in Kansai area.


common. is an exceptional cafe with very friendly staff.

The best cafes to study or work from in Kyoto

We’ve rounded up some of the best cafes to study or get some work done in Kyoto.

Kaikado Cafe

A better look at Kaikado Cafe in Kyoto.

Kissa Kishin

A stylish new cafe, hotel and Japanese high quality goods shop located in East Kyoto.


A kyomachi renovated into a beautiful ramenshop called ‘Sugari’

Best cafes for breakfast in Kansai

A list of cafes in the Kansai area that serve breakfast.


Saganoyu is a lovely cafe located in Arashiyama area.

Best lunch cafes in Kyoto

A list of best places to have lunch in Kyoto.

Cafes with English speaking staff in Kansai

A list of cafes in Kansai area with English speaking staff. 関西にある英語が話せるスタッフがいるカフェ。

Sarasa Nishijin

A former public bathhouse turned into cafe Sarasa Nishijin is a must visit.

Wheelchair friendly cafes in Kyoto

Here is our guide to wheelchair friendly cafes in Kyoto.

Spotlight – School Bus Coffee Stop Kyoto

School Bus Coffee Stop Kyoto’s interior and facade design.

汽 [ki:]

Restaurant Ki is a stylish Lebanese restaurant in Kyoto.

Hopout #2 – Fushimi Inari, Kyoto

In this HopOut we will be visiting Fushimi Inari area in Kyoto.

Best Autumn cafes in Kansai

Looking for cafes where you can enjoy the beautiful Autumn season? We got you covered.

Okashi Tsukuru

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

Best terrace cafes in Kansai area

When the weather is good one of the more pleasurable things in life is to enjoy a nice drink or a delicious lunch outside in the open, on a terrace.


Located in the center of a bustling Kyoto city is ‘SICOU’, a tiny special café and antique shop with a lovely rustic style interior.