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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. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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63 Susukinobaba-cho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

075-8611609

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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. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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41 Shichiku Shimotakedonocho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Japan

0752867296

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Cuisine: Vegan, International, Japanese

Food is all vegan. Good ambiance though not suitable for large parties. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Kyoto-shi Sakyo-ku Tanaka-Mon-zen-cho 96-2, Kyoto, Japan

075-721-0789

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Cuisine: Vegan, Indian, Japanese

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. Last orders 6pm every day. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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168-2 Tanaka Ōichō, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan

075-7117617

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Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Organic, Western

One the the oldest vegetarian restaurants in Kyoto, a casual little cafe serving veggie burgers, set meals, and more. 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. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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68 SuzukinoBaba-cho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

075-8829725

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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. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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67-7 Kitashirakawa Oiwakecho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan

+81-0757217779

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Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Organic, Beer/Wine, Fusion

An organic vegan cafe near Kyoto University offering a menu of mostly Japanese cuisine with a few fusion dishes plus organic wine. Uses organic vegetables, grains, and fruits. Rice and salad are ordered separately from mains. Casual atmosphere. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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west side of Shichijyo-Bride of The Kamo River, Kyoto, Japan

075-7481124

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Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery

River facing restaurant directly across the bridge from Shichijo urban rail station. Serves breakfast until midday, lunch from 12-3pm, cafe menu 3-6pm and dinner 6-9pm. All vegan starters, mains, desserts, alcoholi & non-alcoholic drinks. Check Facebook in advance as they will sometimes close early if sold out. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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612-0029 Kyoto-shi Fushimi-ku Fukakusa Nishi Uramachi 4-chome 88, Kyoto, Japan

075-6433922

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Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, Japanese, Organic, Western

An all-vegan restaurant offering food like pizza, char-grilled BBQ tofu rice bowl, miso ramen and soy milk miso ramen for noodle dishes, sweets, organic coffee and more. Has an English menu. Last order taken at 4:30 pm. Located near Fushimi Shrine at 612-0029 京都市伏見区深草西浦町4丁目88. A natural organic store also operates in the restaurant. New owner since February 2016. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Nishikiinokuma-cho 537, Nakagyoku (at Inokuma dori), Kyoto, Japan

0753663979

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic

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. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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448-13 Kajiichou, Kamigyouku (at Kawaramachi), Kyoto, Japan

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Cuisine: Vegan, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Beer/Wine, Asian

An organic vegan restaurant near Demachiyanagi Station. Serves South Indian set meal, green salads and more. Also known as Plant Lab. Order at: http://coubic.com/hikerds/389860. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Email ahead to confirm: [email protected] or online reservations can be made via coubic.com/hikerds/389860.

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88-1, Kungao Town, Shangjing District, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan

05012307264

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Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Take-out

Small vegetarian food stand that sells mainly warm roasted sweet potatoes. Has vegan options. Address: 京都市上京区坤高町88-1. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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1118 Shizuichishizuharacho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan

075-7413303

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Pizza, Japanese, Organic

Serves a multi course vegan lunch in the light-filed airy ground floor of a rustic renovated farmhouse in a village close to Kyoto, on bus line 34. Menu includes grilled vegetables, tofu, quiche, squash soup, salad, pizza, apple & sweet potato tart, herb tea, coffee. Dining room overlooks the hosts' farmland. Hosts art exhibits, music performances, and workshops on bread baking, herb cultivation, traditional crafts. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Hexagonal Building 3F, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

90-506400642

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, French

Previously operated as Frontieres Sans Nations at Nakagyo-ku, Kamiya-cho, Kawamura bld 2F. Moved to current location in summer 2013. It's a bar run by a French man. No food menu, but meals can be arranged with one day's advance notice. Prices are flexible. Vegans need to specify as cheese and egg are used. The owner speaks French, English, and Japanese. Address in local language is 〒604-0000 京都府京都市中京区 六角テラスビル 3F. Relocated from 90-8, Chin-cho, Shimogyo-ku. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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88 Daikokucho, Kyoto, Japan

75-7548630

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Cuisine: Japanese, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out

3 seat eatery & take away specialising in miso soups. English menu & spoken. Clear diet suitability labeling on the menu. Croissant is the only item labelled vegetarian not also labelled vegan. Also sells brown rice snacks. In front of the shop there is a park. Reported one of the soups may contain fish products and the mushroom soup contains butter - please check and let Happy Cow know. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Shimokyoku, Ynaginobamba, Bukkojisagaru, Shinkaicho 397-9, Kyoto, Japan

070-56570953

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Take-out

A small house converted into a restaurant, at 京都市下京区新開町397-9, close to the Bukkoji Temple. Serves a fixed menu with all vegan dishes; only the cake set contains eggs and milk. Open for lunch. For groups of more than three, or if ordering the lunch box, a phone reservation is desired. Menu varies but includes a lunch (four small vegan dishes with rice), take-away lunch box, organic coffee or tea, Hojicha (roaster green tea) and cake set. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Nijo-dori (at east of Karasuma), Kyoto, Japan

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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. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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28-2 Enmamaecho Kamigyo, Kyoto, Japan

09045607000

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Take-out, Gluten-free

Tiny place with 4 seats. Serves soba noodle, hot or cold. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Matsugasaki, Kyoto, Japan

075-7035731

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Cuisine: Japanese, Organic

Located at 下鴨東高木町13-4, Matsugasaki. Vegetarian since 2015; everything is vegan except the thin noodles. Choice of vegan or egg noodles. Gluten-free options. Can cater persons not eating the five pungent spices. Rents out the kitchen to other businesses, including Flora Vegan Sweets and Treats at weekends as of Jul 2017. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Kurama Honmachi, Kyoto, Japan

7412848

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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 introduced its menu also in English. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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716, Uematsu-cho, Simogyo-ku (at Gojo-Kawaramachi), Kyoto, Japan

075-3516251

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic whole food cafe on Kyoto’s Kawarmachi St, est. 2013. Offers Japanese-style breakfast, lunch sets, hot sandwiches, granola, and more. Vegan sweets include a nut tart. Free Wi-Fi. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

9 Reviews

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114-6 Jodoji Nishidacho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan

075-7521158

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Cuisine: Japanese, Beer/Wine, Asian, Vietnamese, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Okinawan and other Asian food. Machiya. Nov 2015 reported still operating. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Southwest corner of Sanjo-dori and Higashinotoin-dori, 2nd floor (at Karasuma-dori Main St, opposite post office), Kyoto, Japan

075-2550086

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Japanese, Organic, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan 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. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Nakagyo-ku, Masuyacho, Kamanzadori, Kyoto, Japan

075-7564071

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Organic, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Focus is on organic and pesticide-free ingredients, and many dishes are vegan. Try a meal of pickled vegetables, brown rice, soft tofu, and miso soup. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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557-7 Higashiyanagi-cho, Shichihonmatsu-dori Itsutsuji Agaru, Kyoto, Japan

075-2003900

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Western, Beer/Wine, Bakery, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Local cafe that bakes and sells bread on Wednesday and Sunday. Bread is risen in a German sourdough style using koji, the bacteria used to ferment soy sauce and miso (vegan). Added in 2016 vegan option for burger , sandwich, and onigiri option. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.

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Yodobashi Camera building 6F, Kyoutoekimae Kyoutotawa-yoko, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

0753548166

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Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Chabuton Ramen is on the 6th floor restaurant area in Yodobashi Camera building. Meat-based but with one vegetable ramen and has vegetable gyoza. You have to buy tickets from a vending machine, then show it to the waiter. Choose ベジ野菜ラーメン、ベジ餃子 for vege ramen and vege gyoza.

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Higashioji dori, Yugyomae cho 558-6 (at Gojozaka), Kyoto, Japan

075-5251260

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Reported to have clearly labeled vegan options, please confirm and inform HappyCow. Note: In Japan kitchens often stop serving 30-60 minutes before closing time. Call ahead to confirm.


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