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A shop where you can see autumn leaves in Kyoto

[2022] 4 shops where you can see autumn leaves in Kyoto

As the mornings and evenings become more comfortable, autumn has arrived in Kyoto.
We introduce four "restaurants with a view of autumn leaves" where you can further enjoy the approaching autumn foliage season. Enjoy the luxurious view and feel the autumn in Kyoto.

1.Gaze at the autumn leaves along the Shirakawa River at this atmospheric machiya sweet shop [Gigan Komori] / Gion, Gion, Tokyo

The interior of the machiya, a former tea house, is a cozy space. Visitors can enjoy a variety of sweets made from green tea and warabimochi while viewing the changing colors of the leaves along the Shirakawa River.

Stores with a view of autumn leaves in Kyoto
Gion Komori's Matcha Bavarian Parfait

Matcha Bavarois parfait 1,600 yen. A popular parfait where you can enjoy a variety of textures such as matcha ice cream, Bavarois, and shiratama dango.

Gion Komori

  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Higashiyama Ward Shimbashi-dori Yamatooji Higashi-iriru Motoyoshicho 61
  • 3-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • Tel.075-561-0504

2.A cafe where you can sit and relax and admire the autumn leaves [deser] / Saga

In front of a Japanese garden with beautiful autumn leaves and the elegant scent of incense, you can enjoy a dessert that recreates the meeting of the aesthetic senses of the two ancient capitals, Kyoto and Paris.

Stores with a view of autumn leaves in Kyoto
Desert Cakes

Desserts created by the chef, who has a background in patisseries, are available for 1,250 yen, which includes a cake of your choice and a drink.


  • 23-1 Saganoji Okazaki-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 12 minutes walk from bus stop "Daikakuji".
  • Tel. 075-872-9019

3.Cafe where you can see colorful autumn leaves from the window [MOMI CAFÉ] / Arashiyama

Enjoy an elegant time in a peaceful atmosphere while watching the autumn leaves turn red and yellow through the windows. It is so comfortable that you will want to stay longer.

Stores with a view of autumn leaves in Kyoto
Homemade sweets and coffee from MOMI CAFÉ

Take a break with homemade sweets and coffee. Cake and drink set 1100 yen


  • 15, Kitachuin-cho, Saga Nison-in Monzen, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
  • 7 min. walk from Saga Shakado-mae bus stop.
  • Tel. 075-882-6982

4.Enjoy the luxurious autumn leaves at a ryotei restaurant [Ryotei Yachiyo] / Okazaki area

Founded as a fish wholesaler in the Azuchi-Momoyama period, it is now a ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant) and ryokan (Japanese-style inn) loved by people in Japan and abroad. Enjoy a luxurious time in the garden while admiring the famous garden created by Jihei Ogawa, a.k.a. "Ueji.

Stores with a view of autumn leaves in Kyoto
Ryotei Yachiyo's Yudofu Gozen

The Nanzenji specialty, Yudofu Gozen (hot tofu set meal) from 2,900 yen and up, offers a traditional taste using soybeans from Shiga Prefecture.

ryoteiwa yachiyo

  • 34 Nanzenji Fukuchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 8 min. walk from "Keage" subway station.
  • Tel. 075-771-4148
*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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