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Vegans Cafe and Restaurant

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 21 reviews
612-0029 Kyoto-shi Fushimi-ku Fukakusa Nishi Uramachi 4-chome 88, Kyoto, 61 A
075-6433922
Closed time: Mon-Sat 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm, Sun 11:30am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Pizza, Japanese

Vegan restaurant offering food like pizza, soy BBQ rice bowl, soy meat sauce spaghetti, pizza, sweets, organic coffee. Has a English menu. A natural organic store operates on the second floor. Located near famous Fushimi shrine at 612-0029 京都市伏見区深草西浦町4丁目88. Has outdoor seating. Inexpensive.

Ajiro

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
Ukyo-ku, Kyoto Teranomae-cho, 28-3, Kyoto, 616-8041
075-463-0221
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:00am-7:00pm, Thu-Sun 11:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese

Shoujin ryori (vegan Japanese Buddhist cuisine) and Japanese seating. At JR Hanazono, or Kyoto bus stop before Myoshin 61,62,63. Address: 京都市右京区寺の前町28-3 Expensive.

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Cacao Magic

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
41-1 Ishibashi-cho Jyodoji, Sakyo-ku (at Imadegawa Street and Shishigadani), Kyoto, 606-8406
075-757-8914
Now Open: Mon 11:30am-6:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out

The first all-raw all-vegan chocolate boutique and cafe in Japan. Eat-in and take-out. Selection of chocolate, cacao sweets and drinks, snacks, ice cream. Serves lunch plate once a month base; check information at blog or facebook. One zashiki style room facing back garden. Closed for the white day holiday. Cash only. Moderate.

Cafe Matsuontoko

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 40 reviews
538-6 Shijyo Agaru Shinkyougoku Nakanocho Nakagyoku (at Shijo), Kyoto, 604-8042
075-251-1876
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, Japanese, International, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Vegan restaurant serving burgers, pizzas, pasta, salads and a few Japanese dishes. Serves organic and wine. Also serves cocktails. Non-smoking. Address in Japanese: 538-6 四条上る新京極通中之町中京区. Cash only. Moderate.

Choice Cafe and Restaurant

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 20 reviews
89-1 Sanjo-dori, Ohashi-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0009
075-7621233
Now Open: Mon-Thu 10:30am-8:00pm, Fri-Sat 10:30am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Italian, Japanese, Take-out

Cafe and restaurant one block from Keihan-Sanjo subway station. The cafe serves light meals and smoothies (no added sweetener), and a la carte. Courses include fruit enzyme drink, fermented vegan cheese, organic vegetables or fresh organic salad, non-oil soup of the day, brown rice risotto or organic pasta, and main dish made with organic vegetables and fermented food. The desserts are oil-free. No refined ingredients. Brown rice is sprouted before cooked. Moderate.

Cosy Cafe at Tamisa Yoga

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
Tenshojimaecho, 532−2, Nakagyo Ward (at Tamisa Yoga Studio), Kyoto, Japan
075-2120776
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:30am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Japanese, Bakery

Small vegan cafe and shop on the 2nd floor of the yoga studio Tamisa in central Kyoto, at 京都市中京区天性寺前町532 北原ビル2F. Menu consists of cakes and muffins, coffee drinks, and light meal sets. Inexpensive.

Daitokuji Ikyu

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
20 Daitokuji Mae, Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan
075-4930019
Now Open: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese

Daitokyu offers vegan Shojin Ryori. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市北区紫野大徳寺下門前町20. Lunchbox 12.00-15.00. Reservations required. Expensive.

Hakuunan

  • Vegan Restaurant
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Nishiura-30 Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0011
0774-320700
Now Open: Mon-Wed 9:00am-5:00pm, Fri-Sun 9:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese

Traditional Japanese buddhist zen cuisine (shojin ryori). Affiliated with and located opposite the Manpukiji temple and set in a picturesque zen garden. Serves set course meals in the fuccha ryori style. Reservations required. Expensive.

Hale

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 25 reviews
Nishiki-dori, 198-1 (at inside Nishiki Market), Kyoto, Japan
075-231-2516
Closed time: Tue-Wed 11:30am-3:00pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am-3:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Beer/Wine

Kyoto vegan restaurant. Lunch set for around 1000Yen or 1800Yen. Directions: to find Hale in the Nishiki Market, look for the half open glass door next to the sweet shop stall, about 4 stalls before you reach Fuyacho -dori. Address in Japanese 京都府京都市中京区東魚屋町198-1, 〒604-8055. In Nishiki Market arcade, between Tominokoji -dori and Fuyacho -dori, on the north side of the street. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Iori

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
20-13 Oike-cho, Utano, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
075-4615911
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:30am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic

A home restaurant offering Shojin Ryori. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市右京区宇多野御池町20-13. Reservations required. Expensive.

Kanga An

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 3 reviews
278 Karasuma dori, Kita-ku, Kuramaguchi, Kyoto, Japan
075-2562480
Closed time: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-3:00pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Shojinryori

Temple setting, Shojin Ryori style food, but a special style which is Fucha Ryori. Two days advance booking for party of 2 minimum is required. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市北区小山堀地町38-16 or 閑臥庵 (please let HappyCow know) Expensive.

La Fourchette

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 6 reviews
1F Sumioka Building, 460 Kinbuki-cho, Oshikouji-dori, Ryogaemachi Nishiiru, Kyoto, 604-0846
075-213-3693
Closed time: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, French, Organic, Beer/Wine

Located in the Karasuma-Oike area near Kyoto International Manga Museum, this restaurant serves entirely vegan French dishes using organic vegetables wherever possible. Offers 3 different priced sets (starts from approx. Y4410 up to Y7350). Note that group dining must order the same course option. Reservations required. Expensive.

Little-Heaven

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
8-29 Saganohirakichou, Ukyo, Kyoto, 616-8313
075-7772500
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Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Japanese, Fusion, Pizza, Western, Gourmet, Beer/Wine

Must call at least 3 days ahead as it's not always open. Upscale vegan restaurant minutes from Katabiranotsuji station on the Arashiyama line, or 10 minutes from Uzumasa station on Sanin line. Offers a lunch set consisting of a main dish, salad, and soup for around 2000yen. Main dish choices from pizza, spaghetti, and veggie burger to rice bread gluten-free burger. Dessert costs extra. Call for hours - tell us. Reservations required. Accepts credit cards. Cash only. Expensive.

Morpho Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 28 reviews
309 Saikachicho (at Kamigyo Ward), Kyoto, Japan
075-4325017
Closed time: Mon 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Wed-Fri 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Western, Raw

Vegan restaurant on Horikawa-dori at the corner of Kamichojyamachi and on the west side of the Horikawa river canal. Offers a large selection of mains, as well as some cakes and desserts, drinks, and set meals. Closes 2nd and 4th Wednesday of month. Inexpensive.

Obakusan Manpukuji Oryukaku

  • Vegan Restaurant
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34 Sanbankatsu, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto, Japan
07-52568137
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Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Buddhist

Obakusan is the founder of the vegan Fucha Ryori (a vegan Buddhist style of cooking). As a Buddhist temple they cannot serve meat. It is absolutely vegan. Note that the Fucha Ryori includes mock dishes such as mock salmon, etc. It is all vegan Buddhist Temple Food. Flower course, moon course, and more. Expensive.

Padma

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
Marikooji St, Kyoto, Japan
075-7087707
Closed time: Mon-Sat 11:00am-2:30pm, Fri-Sat 6:00pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Beer/Wine

Charming, Kyoto-style Japanese vegan restaurant, at 京都府京都市左京区吉田牛ノ宮町25-12, which is north of Higashi Ichijo St, 2 blocks west of Yoshida Shrine, east of Maruta. Serves organic vegan meals plus sake and herbal refreshments. Hosts music and events. Moderate.

Prunus

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 7 reviews
9-4, Kurumamichi-cho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, 616-8373
075-8622265
Now Open: Mon-Tue 9:00am-7:00pm, Thu-Sun 9:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Take-out

Vegan macrobiotic restaurant serving balanced set meals, by-reservation only (call at least 1 day ahead), though walk-ins are welcome for light meals. Located in front of the station. Gluten free menu available. Chef is a macrobiotic cooking instructor and nutritionist. See website for English. Apr 2015 opened after remodeling. Reservations required. Cash only. Moderate.

Ryoanji Yudofu - Seigenin

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 8 reviews
13 Goryonoshita-machi, Ryoanji, Ukyo-ku (at /off Shimei Dori Rdi, near Gold Pavillion), Kyoto, Japan
075-4624742, 075-4622216
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Cuisine: Vegan, Buddhist

Last order taken at 4:30pm. Named Ryoanji Yudofu (Ryoanji Seven Herb Tofu, in English), because its famous dish is yudofu (boiled tofu with vegetables and seven herbs). The restaurant is inside the Ryoanji Temple area, in the Seigenin building (a minor temple attached to the main temple and situated by the Kyoyoike pond- a 1000-year-old Koi pond). English menu available. Nice food and setting. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市右京区龍安寺御陵ノ下町13. Call for hours - tell us. Expensive.

Seizansodo

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
63 Susukinobaba-cho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
075-8611609
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:30am-5:00pm, Thu-Sun 11:30am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese

Serves Tofu Shojin Ryori. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市右京区嵯峨天龍寺芒ノ馬場町63. Closed Wednesday and first Tuesday of the month. It is advised to call ahead before you go to be sure that it's open. Expensive.

Sujata

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 8 reviews
Kyoto-shi Sakyo-ku Tanaka-Mon-zen-cho 96-2, Kyoto, Japan
075-721-0789
Closed time: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Indian

Tiny restaurant on the north side of the road east of the Hyakumanben intersection in the Kyoto University and Ginkakuji area. English speaking staff. Relaxing atmosphere. Serves Japanese style lunch and dinner menu (teishoku), Indian curry, and noodles. Previously named Earth Shokudou. Mar 2014 owner reports no egg or dairy used. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Sunny Place

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 16 reviews
168-2, Hyakumanben (at Imadagawa Higashioji), Kyoto, Japan
075-7117617
Closed time: Mon-Thu 11:00am-3:00pm, Fri 11:30am-10:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Japanese

Casual little cafe serving veggie burgers, set meals, and more. Had closed in Sept then re-opened in in Oct 2012. Address in Japanese is 京都市左京区鞠小路通今出川上ル. Directions: from the intersection (Hyakumanben) go west on Imadagawa, turn north(right) at the first traffic light, walk about a block, and the restaurant is on your right. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市左京区田中大堰町168-2. Inexpensive.

Tenryuji Shigetsu

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 7 reviews
68 SuzukinoBaba-cho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
075-8829725
Closed time: Mon-Sun 11:00am-2:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan

Vegetarian food (Shojin Ryori) located inside Sogen Garden of the Tenryu-ji temple, Arashiyama. Garden admission fee is 500 Yen. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市右京区嵯峨天龍寺芒ノ馬場68 Reservations required. Expensive.

Tosca

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 10 reviews
Imadegawa Dori, Sakyo Ward, Kitashirakawa Oiwakecho, 67-7, Kyoto, Japan
+81-0757217779
Closed time: Tue-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Japanese, Fusion, Beer/Wine

An organic vegan cafe featuring a menu of mostly Japanese and fusion cuisine plus organic wines and liquor. Uses organic vegetables, grains, and fruits. Rice and salad are ordered separately from mains. Casual atmosphere, near Kyoto University. Expensive.

Veggie Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 12 reviews
Nishikiinokuma-cho 537, Nakagyoku (at Inokuma dori), Kyoto, Japan
0753663979
Closed time: Mon 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-9:00pm, Thu-Sun 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Israeli

Address 錦猪熊町537京都市中京区錦. Makes chilli bean soup, different types of pita, fries, and a range of drinks. All vegan food. Closed September 2014 month. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Cafe Phalam

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
604-8382 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, Nishinokyo Hokuseicho, 24, Kyoto, Japan
075-4964843
Now Open: Mon-Fri 8:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:30am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western

Coffee shop and vegetarian cafe serving healthy and fresh vegetable plates and burgers. Also sells vegan desserts and a small variety of take home sauces and spreads. Cozy atmosphere, lots of local papers and books. Good coffee. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

Organic House Salute

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 13 reviews
600-31, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
+81-753413737
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:30am-7:00pm, Wed 11:30am-2:30pm, Fri 11:30am-7:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Japanese

Vegetarian restaurant located in a residental alley on Kitsubashi-dori, behind Kyoto Tower hotel annex, at 京都府京都市下京区東塩小路町600−31. 5-minute walk from Kyoto train station. Around US$10 for a set dinner. Moderate.

Sake Bar Yoramu

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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Nijo-dori (at east of Karasuma), Kyoto, Japan
n/a
Closed time: Wed-Sat 6:00pm-12:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Japanese, Beer/Wine

A bar for drinking sake and not a place to eat a full meal. The Israeli owner, Yoram, is knowledgeable about sake and has been serving it out of this tiny bar (seats up to 9) for many years. In addition to the sake, Yoram serves very small plates. He is a vegetarian so you'll see cheese on the menu, but the vegan dishes include Japanese staples like shishito peppers, tofu, and lotus root. Moderate.

Yoshuji

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
Kurama Honmachi, Kyoto, Japan
7412848
Now Open: Mon 10:00am-6:00pm, Wed-Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese

Located steps below the entrance (gate with the ticket window) of Kurama dera temple, which is a popular day trip from Kyoto. Serves Japanese meals, and has introduce its menu also in English. Moderate.

Asian Chample Foods Goya

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
114-6 Jodoji Nishidacho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8417
075-752-1158
Closed time: Mon-Tue 11:30am-4:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm, Thu-Sun 11:30am-4:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Vietnamese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Okinawan and other Asian food. Machiya. Please confirm if address is correct and this place should remain listed. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Biotei

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 8 reviews
Southwest corner of Sanjo-dori and Higashinotoin-dori, 2nd floor (at Karasuma-dori Main St, opposite post office), Kyoto, Japan
075-2550086
Closed time: Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:00pm, Tue-Wed 5:00pm-8:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, International, Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Small cozy modern cafe style. Serves fresh vegetable-based food. Some English is spoken, but bring a language dictionary if you don't speak any Japanese. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市中京区三条通東洞院西入梅忠町28, M&Iビル2F. Name in Japanese: 自然派レストラン びお亭. Moderate.

Chu Chu

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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60-11, Kubota-cho, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku (at City bus 203, Kitashirakawa bus stop), Kyoto, Japan
075-7020511
Closed time: Wed-Sun 12:00pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Try the beans and veggie curry. Kitchen breakfast 3-6pm. Located at 京都府京都市左京区北白川久保田町60-11. Moderate.

Cocohana Organic Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 2 reviews
Hon machi 13-243-1, Higayashiyama-Ku, Tofukuji, Kyoto, Japan
075-525-5587
Now Open: Mon-Sun 10:00am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Ovo, Organic, Korean , Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Organic cafe in Tofukuji, outside the JR station on main road to Daihonzan Tofukuji temple. It's a food option for temple & garden day trippers. On the menu are vegan suitable items: a bibimbap with sticky rice. Has organic coffees & teas, toast plates, cake and parfait with green tea - possibly with dairy/egg. NOTE: May use fish in miso soup. Please confirm and inform HappyCow. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Cosme Kitchen Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
901 Karasuma Shiokojikudaru, Higashioji, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 810-0001
075-7465119
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Organic, Italian, Macrobiotic, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Located in JR Kyoto station B2F. Vegan choices such as soy minced meat bolognese, keema curry, millet salads are offered. Drinks include organic tea and coffee. Located in Kyoto station B2F Cube. Inexpensive.

Curry Shop Lue

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Kyoto, Kyoto, 604-0971
075-222-0713
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Asian, Fusion, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A curry restaurant that offers one vegan curry marked on the menu with a carrot. The vegan curry changes and usually is made with kabocha or tomato base. The soup, salad and pickles are also vegan suitable. Address in Japanese 中京区桝屋町325-3, 森田ビル1F. Confirmed open Oct 2013. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Earth Kitchen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
north side of Marutamachi-dori, east of Kawabachi-dori, Kyoto, Japan
075-771-1830
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:00am-7:00pm, Sat 10:00am-6:00pm, Sun 10:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Fast food, Take-out only, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Take-out counter inside a small natural foods and eco-friendly products shop. Sells freshly-made vegan lunches for take away. Grocery items include fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, and grains as well items like cleaning products and housewares. Short walk from a large natural food supermarket that's across the bridge on the same street. Inexpensive.

Falafel Garden

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 7 reviews
Kyoto, Kyoto, 606-8205
0757121856
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Israeli, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Moved from 13-2 Minami-machi, Higashi Muko in Apr 2014. Same Israeli food menu, in Japanese and English, offering falafel, hummus, and Middle Eastern food. Veg items are marked. Separate smoking/non-smoking areas. Last order 30 minutes before closing. Directions: 80m north of the Eiden line exit of Keihan Demachiyanagi station. Address 京都市, 左京区田中上柳町15-2. Moderate.

Ihei

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Shimizu-ku, Kyoto Higashiyama 3-342 (at 2nd floor), Kyoto, Japan
0755313015
Closed time: Mon-Sun 11:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly

Serves meat, veg options available. Specials includes black or white soybeans cooked into tofu, tempura vegetables, pickled vegetables, and three different forms of tofu. Some English spoken. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市東山区清水3-342. Moderate.

Izusen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 4 reviews
inside Daitokuji-cho, Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan
075-4916665
Closed time: Mon-Sun 11:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Shojin Ryori. Food is supposed to be all vegan but reported uses fish for broth (Sept 2014). One of 3 locations; the other locations do offer fish/seafood. Expensive.

Kitten Company

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
Karasuma Street, Gojostreet 294-1, Kyoto, 600-8170
+81-753441591
Now Open: Mon-Sat 11:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Tea house also offering cake and light food. No coffee or smoking. Sells hand-made art. Wheelchair accessible. Moderate.

Kyoto Cafe Shijo Nishinotoin

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 7 reviews
701 Shijo-cho, Kyoto, 600-8472
075-361-7771
Closed time: Tue-Sat 2:00pm-12:00am, Sun 2:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Location may be difficult to find - it's under Le Myodenji Nishinotoi. This is an 85-year-old machiya converted into a restaurant, cafe, and a relaxation salon on the second floor. Offers food made with fresh locally grown vegetables with some vegan choices. Cash only. Moderate.

Maharaja

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
Gion Ryokaku Bldg B1, 267, Kita-gawa, Gion-Cho, Higashiyama-ku (at 5 minutes from Keihan Gion-shijyo station), Kyoto, Japan
551-6162
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Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. An authentic Indian restaurant in Kyoto with an entire page of vegetarian main dishes. Basement location, so look for it. Moderate.

Mumokuteki Cafe and Foods

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 10 reviews
2F, Teramachi-dori (at /near Shijo Teramachi), Kyoto, Japan
075-2296996
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Western, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegan food menu except for fish; note that miso soup reported contains fish stock, Apr 2013. Non-vegan dishes are marked with a fish symbol. Wide selection of food and dessert. Also operates a clothing store in the basement. In the Teramachi-dori pedestrian arcade, between Rokkaku-dori and Takoyakusshi-dori, on the 2nd floor. Looks for its restaurant sign with photos and food prices, on the ground floor. Call for hours - tell us. Moderate.

Nasukamo

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
No 276, Higashinotoin Dori Off, Ayanokoji Dori, Kyoto, Japan
075-3512732
Now Open: Mon-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Japanese, Juice bar, Salad bar, Buffet, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Located close to tourist spot of Shijo Dori. Buffet style with 90% of raw vegetables from own garden. Has many vegan choices. Cash only. Moderate.

Okutan - Nanzen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 2 reviews
86-30 Fukuchi-machi, Nanzenji, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
07-57718709
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Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. 200 year old famous tofu restaurant. Offers yudofu set meal as well traditional tofu meal Y4,200. Note that fish stock is used to make some of the dishes and soup - so ask. Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市左京区南禅寺福地町86-30 Moderate.

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