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Moan

#314 of 12,992 Restaurants in Kyoto}
$$ - $$$Cafe
8 Yoshidakaguraokacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8311, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-761-2100
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
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11 Mar 2017
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8 Yoshidakaguraokacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8311, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely place, really difficult to find, but it's worth it...if you can get a table! Problem is, it can often be very crowded with a long wait. If you're touring in Kyoto, try to go during the week. You can walk fairly easily from...More

Thank mikebern
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Well, we wanted so much to visit. We walked a lot and climb up to this place that indeed from outside look so special but were so disappointed by the lack of will this place displayed. The place closes at 18:00. We got there at...More

Thank ParisNadine
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The cafe is situated in the hills off road so you really have to carefully plan your trip to avoid so much detours. It's a perfect spot to sit back, relax and wait for the sunset. Although they close at 6 pm, last order is...More

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I`ve been in Moan today and I immediately felt in love with the place. It remind to me a bit of Bali and a bit of Okinawa atmosphere. Really nice place to have a break, drink a coffe and read a good book.

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I have been going to Moan for years and it is one of my favorite cafes in Kyoto. It's nestled at the top of Yoshida hill, with beautiful views of Kyoto city, and surrounded by lush green forest. At the height of summer it is...More

1  Thank KyotoKya
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Atmosphere is great, you can see Daimonji Mountain from it and on the other side a part of Kyoto city. Zen garden around the café. All is in wood under a beautiful roof. Only bad point is that it's a bit expensive what we can...More

2  Thank BastyenSavignac
Reviewed 3 December 2015

- I tried so hard. I walked so far. But in the enddd, It doesn't even open!!! - so it's might be my fault. if anyone wanna go please check it from anybody who knows (maybe god?)

Thank taebaeba
Reviewed 12 October 2015

There will be a free sketch copy of the mountain view in that cafe, don't forget to take one for yourself. It will be a wonderful souvenir when you back to the office. It now sticks on my wall in my office.

1  Thank Alisa T
Reviewed 2 September 2015

It's a small old house made in wood and located on the top of the hill. You may need 15-20 minutes to get there from the main entrance (there are a least three small trails leading to Moan). The food and drink is both good...More

4  Thank light917
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Yummy food and cheap! The mocha and ice cream are really tasty. You can't go there in summer because it's too hot. The building looks cool either!

1  Thank Alannah H
Nearby
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
...More
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
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Good for
Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Yoshidakaguraokacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8311, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-761-2100
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