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Enjoy both fun and gourmet food! Recommended restaurants in Umekoji area

Enjoy both fun and gourmet food! 4 recommended restaurants in Umekoji area

The new Umekoji Kyoto West Station opened in March 2019. Around the new station, there are many spots for friends and family to enjoy together, such as Umekoji Park, Kyoto Aquarium, and Kyoto Railway Museum! In this issue, we will introduce some restaurants in the increasingly bustling Umekoji area that can be used for a variety of occasions. Please enjoy both fun and gourmet food to the fullest!

1.Authentic burgers at Burlesque, a hideout-like space

This is a hamburger store in the front and a hair salon in the back, two stores in one space. In the eat-in space, you can enjoy hearty burgers and sandwiches with an American taste. We also recommend the home-brewed coffee and New York's local beer, Brooklyn Lager, to go along with the burgers. Spend a wonderful time in this fashionable space with greenery everywhere.

Burlesque hamburger

Bacon cheeseburger with 100% beef patty, bacon, lettuce, tomato, etc. on a chunky, crispy, custom-made bun, 1,000 yen. Comes with French fries.


  • burlesque
  • 3 Suzaku Kitanokuchi-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 5 min. walk from JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Sta.
  • Tel. 075-874-3651
  • 11:00-22:00, Hair salon - 20:00
  • Closed on Thursdays and 2nd Wed.
  • No non-smoking seats No private room No parking
  • https://burlesquekyoto.wixsite.com/burlesque2015/

2.[GOOD TIME COFFEE's popular sandwiches with drip coffee

The café is located at the entrance to itonowa, a renovated machiya townhouse that has been reborn as a new place for social exchange. The carefully poured 400 yen drip coffee comes in three varieties: Brazilian, a medium roast coffee that is easy to drink, Ethiopian, a coffee with a rich aroma and acidity, and East Timorese, a coffee with a deep bitterness. The fruit custard sandwich with seasonal fruit for 750 yen is a very popular menu item that makes you want to take a picture.

Duck onion sandwich and coffee at GOOD TIME COFFEE

The original menu item, the duck and leek sandwich, has been a popular item since the opening of the restaurant at 650 yen. Other items on the menu include BLT sandwiches, sweets, and alcohol. Both eat-in and take-out are available.


  • Good Time Coffee
  • 2-357, TSUCHIDOKURI, Hanayacho-sagaru, Shimomatsuyacho-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
  • 11 min. walk from JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Sta.
  • Tel. 075-202-7824
  • 10:00-18:00
  • Closed on Wednesdays
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://goodtime.coffee/

3.A place to relax [SHIGA COFFEE] and enjoy the finest coffee.

With an endless passion for roasting, the owner visited roasting masters to explore his own style, and after selling online, he opened a physical store in 2018. The specialty coffees he roasts with simplicity in mind are mainly medium to deep roasted coffees, and there are always about six types of single coffees available. The refreshing yet distinctive flavor is well received. We also recommend eating homemade sweets and hot sandwiches with your coffee.

Cheesecake from SHIGA COFFEE

Today's cake of the day, including melt-in-your-mouth soufflé cheesecake, changes daily and costs 400 yen. Two types of blended coffee, carefully brewed by paper drip, are available for 400 yen.


  • Siga Coffee
  • 25-2 Nishi Nanajo Goryo-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
  • 10 minutes walk from JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Station
  • Tel. 075-315-8486
  • 12:00-19:00
  • Closed on Sundays and Mondays
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://www.shigacoffee.com/

4.[Cool and refreshing sweets with concentrated flavor of ingredients from "natura Kyoto

This is an original gelato store that lavishly uses the finest ingredients and is made using authentic Italian methods. The shop also offers other sweets such as smooth soft-serve ice cream, parfaits, and crepes. The moderately sweet and elegant tasting sweets are perfect for a break on your way out the door. Coffee and other drinks are also available, both eat-in and take-out. On a fine day, enjoy them in Umekoji Park.

Soft and Gelato at natura Kyoto

The most popular soft & gelato in a cup 450 yen. Gelato is available in a choice of 10 varieties. Miyama soft serve ice cream, 380 yen, has a natural and moderate sweetness.

natura Kyoto

  • Natura Kyouto
  • 10-14 Kankiji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 2 minute walk from JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Station
  • Tel. 075-353-8889
  • 10:30-18:30
  • Closed on Wednesdays
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • http://natura-kyoto.com/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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