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Yojiya Cafe Ginkakujiten

15 Shishigatanihounenincho Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8421, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-754-0017
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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15 Shishigatanihounenincho Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8421, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking along the pretty Philosopher’s Path you can be transported to the days of peace and calm in this beautiful cafe. Sitting in the tatamis overlooking the tiny garden you can breath a long lost atmosphere of medieval times. The Montblanc cake is superb and...More

Thank Gumer Q
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

If you do not mind sitting on a traditional floor overlooking a Japanese garden, a must! Creamy green tea latté and green tea ice cream delicious!

Thank seung-eun C
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This a great place to visit. The cheesecake is excellent! Very traditional feel, relaxed atmosphere and mainly Japanese people!

Thank pnik073
Reviewed 20 September 2017

A wonderful tea and dessert venue right on the Philosopher's Walk. The garden is a Japanese gem. As you sit with your tea, you face floor to ceiling windows drinking the relaxation of the manicured garden. The Matcha Cappuccino was excellent and the dessert sets...More

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The environment and atmosphere of this cafe is calm and relaxing. We were seated on tatami mat facing a beautiful garden. Matcha coffee and dessert are tasty. Worth to be here though we have waited for more than 30 minutes. The branch on the Philosophers'...More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Barely any cafe in the world can claim to have a better view than this! Sip on a cup of matcha (superb) as you look over a beautiful Japanese garden. Amazing stop on a stroll along Philosophers' Walk.

1  Thank Jan K
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The staff speak in very kind voice, and the view is good for eating dessert. The price is reasonable.

Thank Kittitath N
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Read it on a blog and decided to visit after Ginakuji on the way to Nazenji. Limited space, might have to wait but we were lucky. The view was amazing and the service great. We got the ice matcha, matcha lattes and the Yojiya set....More

1  Thank Ivey B
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stopped at one the Yojiya cafes for a quick lunch during our visit to Kyoto. Good food served quickly.

Thank niagarariverfatman
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a green tea pick me up while on the temple circuit. Fast, friendly service with a great garden and clean toilets. It was worth the stop.

Thank bikerbroker
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26 September 2017|
Response from Joanne K | Reviewed this property |
At least one hour. Maybe shorter waiting time on weekdays. Better to plan to go there 1 hour in advance.
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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 9
Restaurant features
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Shishigatanihounenincho Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8421, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-754-0017
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