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[2022] 12 Recommended Western-style Restaurants in Kawaramachi Area, Kyoto

A wide selection of Western-style menus available in the Kyoto city area. We have mapped out restaurants that offer children's lunches that adults can also order, as well as popular standard menus and specialties of interest. Visit one to suit your mood.

1.An exciting visual! [Children's lunch at Cafe Madlag Fujii Daimaru / Kawaramachi

Café Madlag is known for its famous egg sandwiches and Neapolitan cuisine. At the Fujii Daimaru branch, most visitors order the children's lunch. Although the lunch is for children, it is also available for adults, and the portions are generous. You will surely be touched by the contents, which are filled with the dreams of Western cuisine.

Children's lunch at Cafe Madrag Fujii Daimaru

Children's Lunch A: 1,210 yen. The main dish is a plump hamburger steak made with minced beef and pork. Dessert is a hard pudding, typical of a coffee shop.

Interior view of Cafe Madlag Fujii Daimaru

Cafe Madrag Fujii Daimaru

  • Kissa Madrag Fuji Daimaruten
  • Fujii Daimaru 5F, 605 Teramachi-dori, Shijoshitaru, Sadayasuzenomachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 3 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-744-6624

2.Healthy hamburgers with grilled vegetables and salad at JOYS TABLE Dining & Café / Shimizu Gojo

A new café-dining restaurant has opened on Kawaramachi-dori Avenue, where you can enjoy hamburgers, omelettes, and rice in a refreshing space with lemon and lime green as the theme colors. The lunch set that comes with a fresh salad featuring brand-name vegetables produced in Kyoto is very popular.

JOYS TABLE Dining & Café hamburger lunch set

Hamburger lunch set 1080 yen. Truffle spice is used in the hamburger itself. Try it as is, then enjoy the different flavors of truffle salt and demi-glace sauce. On weekdays, you can enjoy it for just 1000 yen.

Interior view of JOYS TABLE Dining&Café

JOYS TABLE Dining&Café

  • Joy's Table Dining & Cafe
  • March 01, 2022 open
  • 716 Uematsucho, Kawaramachi-dori, Matsubara-shita, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 7 minutes walk from Keihan "Kiyomizu Gojo Station"
  • Tel.075-746-3382

3.SO-SU Watanabe's hamburger steaks wrapped in a wrapping that makes both food and drinks go down a treat.

A restaurant where you can enjoy Western-style cuisine made with carefully selected ingredients by a chef who trained at an Italian restaurant and a pork cutlet restaurant in Kobe. Familiar Western dishes such as pork cutlets made with Nagasaki Prefecture's Houju pork raised in a clean environment and hamburgers made with Kobe beef and ground beef are ranked high.

SO-SU Watanabe's hamburger steak

The wrapping-roasted hamburger steak has a demi-glace sauce and bacon added to give it plenty of flavor. Both lunch and dinner are set meal style with rice and miso soup for 1,800 yen.

Interior view of SO-SU Watanabe

SO-SU Watanabe

  • Source Watanabe
  • 169-4 Kashiwayacho, Shijo-agaru, Ponto-cho-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 minute walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel. 075-741-7040

4.The juices overflowing from the meat will impress you! [Handmade hamburger steak restaurant Tokura Kyoto Sanjo / Karasuma Oike

A popular hamburger steak restaurant with a long line of customers. The hamburgers are softly cooked with a unique blend of onion moisture and meat fat, and the juices pour out the moment you put your chopsticks into the hamburger. Twelve types of sauces are available, including original sauce, grated ponzu (Japanese citrus juice), and carbonara.

Handmade hamburger shop Tokura Kyoto Sanjo store's original hamburger steak

Original hamburger 180g 850 yen, 300g 1070 yen. The original sauce, which brings out the flavor of red wine, is popular with people of all ages.

Interior view of the handmade hamburger shop Tokura Kyoto Sanjo

Handmade hamburger shop Tokura Kyoto Sanjo branch

  • Handmade hamburger store: Tokura Kioto Sanjo
  • Kyoto Sanjo Building 1F, 57 Masuyacho, Sanjo Dori Takakura Higashiiri Ru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 4-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
  • Tel.075-744-0777

5.The Treasure Box of Kitchen Shu, a Western-style restaurant filled with my favorite menu items / Kawaramachi, Tokyo

This Western-style restaurant has been a longtime favorite on Hanayu Koji. The owner-chef, who has experience at famous Western-style restaurants, offers more than 13 kinds of Western-style dishes, including such classics as hamburgers and crispy fried prawns.

Western-style restaurant Kitchen Shu's Shu Bento

Shu bento box lunch box, 1,480 yen. Fried shrimp, hamburger steak, beef teriyaki steak, and other items are compactly packaged in a bento box for a hearty lunch menu.

Interior view of Kitchen Shu, a Western-style restaurant

Western-style restaurant Kitchin Shu

  • Kitchen Hides
  • 565-10 Nakano-cho, Shijo-agaru, Shinkyogoku-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 minute walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel. 075-212-0772

6.Curry with just the right amount of spicy nostalgia [Armor] / Karasuma

A coffee shop with a retro Showa-era atmosphere where you can relax and unwind. The menu is comparable to that of a Western-style restaurant, with homemade pudding, mayonnaise, and curry made from scratch, and all dishes are prepared with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Armor's Beef Cutlet Curry

Beef cutlet curry 1,050 yen. This authentic European-style curry is made by adding spices, vegetables, and fruits to flour sauteed in butter and allowed to sit for a long time. The freshly fried crispy cutlet is also excellent.

Interior view of Armor


  • 531 Kikuya-cho, Nishikikoji-agaru, Sakaicho-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 3 minutes walk from Hankyu Karasuma Station
  • Tel. 075-256-5288

7.Tatsugoro's refined Western cuisine inherited from a popular restaurant / Karasuma

[The owner, a veteran chef with many years of experience at Salad Restaurant Sancho, offers a menu that takes time and effort to prepare. In addition to the crispy salads, all of the sauces and dressings are handmade, and the dishes are sure to satisfy anyone's taste buds and appetite.

Tatsugoro's Dinner Set

The dinner set includes a hamburger steak in demi-glace sauce, shrimp cream croquette, fried shrimp, and three kings of Western cuisine on one plate for 1,600 yen.

Interior view of Tatsugoro

Japanese predacious diving beetle (Cybister japonicus)

  • musket (male Eurasian sparrowhawk)
  • 227 Eiyouji-cho, Aburanokoji Takatsuji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 8 minutes walk from Hankyu Karasuma Station
  • Tel. 075-352-7155

8.Satisfy even the pickiest eaters! [Lunch set at Lunch Papa's / Karasuma

The hamburger steak, which has become the restaurant's specialty, was invented by the owner, remembering the taste of his mother's hamburger steak. The meat is purchased from a well-known butcher store in Kyoto, and is hand-formed one by one with plenty of vegetables. The lunch set includes a choice of two or three sauces from a selection of six different sauces, which is great for those who want to enjoy all kinds of food.

Matsunosuke's pie

Hamburger steak lunch set for 1,070 yen with a choice of three different sauces. A value-priced lunch that comes with three hamburgers served with different sauces. You can choose from six different sauces, including Thousand, Special Demi-glace, and Italian Tomato Sauce.

Interior view of Lunch Papa's

Lunch Papa's

  • Lunch Papas
  • 242 Kugikakushi-machi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 2 minutes walk from Hankyu Karasuma Station
  • Tel. 075-746-4120

9.Taste and visual impact are both impressive! [Chicken rice at RESTAURANT & CAFÉ SALAO / Kyoto City Hall area

This Western-style restaurant offers dishes that incorporate French cooking techniques. When you order the famous chicken rice for adults, there is no pilaf on the plate, but rather a chicken sautéed with aromatic grilled skin. When you put a knife in, the vegetable pilaf peeks out.

Chicken rice for adults at RESTAURANT & CAFÉ SALAO

Adult Chicken Rice Lunch with Salad, 1,100 yen. A specialty dish of chicken with crispy baked skin and pilaf trapped inside.

Interior view of RESTAURANT & CAFÉ SALAO


  • Restaurant & Cafe Salao
  • 379-1 Kameya-cho, Oike-agaru, Gokomachi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 min. walk from "Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae" subway station.
  • Tel. 075-213-0201

10.[Salad and grill at Sancho Kawaramachi Salad Shop/Kawaramachi

This popular Western-style restaurant draws a line out the door at lunchtime. Among the wide variety of grilled dishes on the menu, the specialty here is the hearty crispy salad. It is a mix of eight carefully selected fresh vegetables and goes perfectly with the homemade dressing.

Sancho Teriyaki Mix and Salad

Teriyaki mix and salad for 1,480 yen. All grilled dishes come with a green salad with homemade dressing. You will be very satisfied if you taste it with chicken cutlet with shiso and cheese sandwiched in between.

Interior view of Sancho

Salad Shop Sancho Kawaramachi Main Store

  • Salad Mise Sancho Kawaramachi Honten
  • 572 Nakanomachi, Urateramachi-dori, Shijo Agaru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 2 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-211-0459

11.[Maiko's favorite yam and egg at Coffee Grill Tomikuya / Miyagawa-cho

A long-established Western-style restaurant that is the pride of Miyagawa-cho. The colorful Fukuya Rice, created at the request of a geiko, is an omelet of rice topped with a half-boiled egg on a bed of nostalgic ham rice. The final touch is a light finish with fresh tomatoes instead of tomato sauce.

Fukuya Rice at Tomikuya

Fukuya Rice 930 yen. Simple yet robust flavor. The acidity of the tomatoes, peeled and cut into small pieces for easy eating, accentuates the taste.

Interior view of Tomikuya

coffee grill FUKUYA

  • Coffee Grill Fukuya
  • 5-341 Miyagawa-suji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 3 minutes walk from Keihan "Kiyomizu Gojo Station"
  • Tel. 075-561-2980

12.Unpretentious Western cuisine at Furaipan in Ponto-cho / Ponto-cho

Among the many restaurants in Pontocho, this Western-style restaurant offers reasonably priced meals. The dishes, prepared by a veteran chef with over 40 years of experience in Western cuisine, are carefully handmade, including demi-glace sauce, tartar sauce, and dressing. Japanese sauces such as vinegared miso and ponzu are also used, and the restaurant is popular among a wide range of customers for its friendliness.

Kyoto-style Western cuisine Furaipan

A seven-course meal featuring a thick hamburger steak as the main dish is reasonably priced at 4,950 yen. There is also a 6050 yen course featuring shrimp and beef. There are also many other a la carte menu items such as pork fillet cutlet and young chicken nanban.

Kyoto-style Western cuisine Furaipan

Kyoto-style Western cuisine Furaipan

  • forced adoption (e.g. of a law)
  • 232 Nabeya-cho, Shijo-agaru, Ponto-cho-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 3 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel. 075-221-6681
*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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