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Recommended Mont Blanc in Kyoto

[2022] 8 recommended Mont Blanc restaurants in Kyoto

Montblanc is one of the most popular chestnut sweets in autumn. We have selected 8 shops in Kyoto that offer unique Mont Blanc, including Mont Blanc by a long-established Japanese confectionery shop and the much-talked-about 10-minute Mont Blanc! Compare them and enjoy the autumn in Kyoto.

1.Premium Mont Blanc with Tanba chestnuts like fine Japanese sweets [HISAYA CAFÉ] / Kiyomizu Temple

Mont Blanc specialty store located on the approach to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, the birthplace of Hishaya, a roasted chestnut specialty store that has opened in various locations. The mont-blanc made with 1001 tons of Tanba chestnuts is just like eating a high-quality Japanese confectionery. With only 6 seats at the counter, you can watch the entire process of making mont-blanc right in front of you, giving you the feeling of being in a premier store.

Tamba chestnut premium Mont Blanc 1,380 yen. Inside, you can choose between matcha or hojicha ice cream. The combination of cream and ice cream that spreads in your mouth is exquisite.


  • Hisaya Cafe
  • 2-255 Shimizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Approximately 8 minutes walk from the city bus "Shimizu Michi"
  • Tel.075-533-0138

2.Enjoy the texture of Rakugan CAKE [Patisserie Rakugansha]/Karasuma

Based on the concept of "Japanese spirit with Western sensibility," this patisserie offers a new type of sweets incorporating Japanese ingredients such as soy sauce, soybean flour, and sake. The newly introduced Rakuchan CAKE is a top-quality Mont Blanc for adults, combining Mont Blanc cream made from Japanese chestnuts with brandy, banana custard, and rum-flavored whipped cream.

Rakugansha's Mont Blanc

Rakkan CAKE 1080 yen

Patisserie Rakusansha

  • Patisserie L'Oraganza
  • 227-1 Fujiroku Bldg. 1F, Sanmonji-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 6 minutes on foot from Hankyu Karasuma Station
  • Tel. 075-708-3213

3.Japanese monburi wrapped in roasted chestnut bean paste [Sasaya Iori Daimaru Kyoto Store] / Karasuma, Japan

Japanese monburan made by Iori Sasaya, a long-established Japanese confectionery store in Kyoto founded in 1716. The momburan, made by Japanese confectionery craftsmen, is popular for its mild texture and deep chestnut flavor. You can enjoy the taste of autumn in your mouth.

Monburan 4 pieces, 1728 yen (on sale from September to mid-January of the following year)

Iori Sasaya Daimaru Kyoto Store

  • Sasayori Ori, Maruyama Islands in the Northern Territories
  • B1F Daimaru Kyoto Store, 79 Tachiuri-nishi-machi, Shijo-dori Takakura-nishiiru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 minute walk from Hankyu Karasuma Station
  • Tel. 075-288-7033

4.10-Minute Mont Blanc [Confectionery Workshop & Sweets Cafe KYOTO KEIZO] / Nijo Castle

[After 40 years of working at Blanc Blanc and other companies, patissier Mr. Nishida opened a cafe as the second stage of his life in the place where he was born and raised. The Mont Blanc, which has been talked about in various media, has a shelf life of 10 minutes after completion because the texture of the meringue inside the pastry changes as it becomes moist. Enjoy the melt-in-your-mouth goodness as much as you like.

Mont Blanc at Confectionery Workshop & Sweets Cafe KYOTO KEIZO

Mont Blanc 1078 yen

Confectionery Workshop & Sweets Cafe KYOTO KEIZO

  • Kakikobo and Sweets Cafe KYOTO KEIZO
  • 293 Gokucho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 5-minute walk from Subway Nijojo-mae Station
  • Tel.075-821-0303

5.Delicately woven Mont Blanc of rare Japanese chestnuts [Japanese chestnut specialty Saori] / Kiyamachi, Tokyo

A specialty store along the Kamo River where customers line up to get a numbered ticket. The "Nishikito Montblanc" is 1mm thin and looks like folded threads. The pastries are made to order, so you can taste the freshly made pastries. The genuine fresh cream made from raw milk produced in Hokkaido goes well with the Japanese chestnuts and enhances their mellow aroma.

Tanba chestnut and Japanese chestnut specialty Saori's Mont Blanc

Two types of Mont Blanc are available: "Sa" (2,860 yen) made from the highest quality Tanba chestnut and "Ro" (1,980 yen) made from domestic Japanese chestnuts.

Japanese chestnut specialty Saori

  • Waguori Senmon Saori
  • 170-1 Izumiyacho, Kiyamachi-dori Takatsuji, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 5 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-365-5559

6.Popular Mont Blanc made with authentic French ingredients [Mar Blanche Kyoto Kitayama Honten] / Kitayama

The Mont Blanc from the ever-popular confectionery store "Kyoto Kitayama Mar Blanche" has been renewed with the addition of marron paste to spread the aroma of marron and rum. The flavor of steamed chestnuts from Sabaton, France, and rum is combined in this deeply flavored item. Be sure to try this "real thing" from Kyoto, which combines the authentic taste of Paris with Kyoto's own style.

Mont Blanc 638yen

Malebranche Kyoto Kitayama Main Store

  • Malebranche Today and Tayama Honten
  • Kitayamadori Botanical Garden, Kitayamamon, Kita Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Approximately 3 minutes walk from Kitayama Station on the subway
  • Tel.075-722-3399

7.The autumn-only Mont Blanc is also a must-see! [patisserie arbre / Kyotanabe

A popular patisserie with a cute original design that is easy for parents and children to visit. The Mont Blanc is a crispy tart with a light marron cream topping, and the inside is filled with whole chestnuts stewed in astringent peel. The Mont Blanc is also available only in the fall and is made with Japanese chestnuts.

Mont Blanc 580 yen

patisserie arbre

  • Patisserie Havre
  • 77-5, Koudo Tsukanomoto, Kyotanabe City, Kyoto, Japan
  • 11 min. walk from Kintetsu "Okido" station.
  • Tel. 0774-65-3570

8.The finest mamburan to be enjoyed in the area famous for chestnuts [Bio sweet's capocapo Kaho Kaho] / Kyotanba, Kyoto, Japan

This confectionery studio with a café is located in an attractive natural setting. [Visitors can enjoy sweets made with carefully selected ingredients such as butter and fresh cream from Yotsuba Dairy Industry. The monburan made from the finest Japanese chestnuts in Tanba, Kyoto, is irresistible with the rich flavor of chestnuts and the large Tanba chestnuts on top.

Kaho Kaho's Mont Blanc

One of the finest Tanba Japanese chestnuts, Monburan, Kyoto, 1,210 yen. Made from chestnuts that are fumigation-free and ripened in a constant-humidity refrigerator for two weeks.

Bio sweet's capocapo

  • Bio Sweets Kapokapo
  • 16 Sakahara Shogaki, Kyotamba-machi, Funai-gun, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 24 minutes by car from Kyoto Jukan Expressway “Tamba IC”
    22 minutes walk from JR Asuri Station
  • Tel.0771-84-0959
*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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