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Enjoy the finest shaved ice at a hotel in Kyoto

[2023] 6 Best Shaved Ice to Enjoy at Hotels in Kyoto

Here is a selection of shaved ice you can enjoy at popular hotels in Kyoto.
From matcha green tea from Uji, Kyoto, to seasonal fruits, enjoy shaved ice that is a little more luxurious than usual during the hot summer months!
*All displayed prices include tax.

1.[Summer at ROKU KYOTO, LXR Hotels & Resorts: Ice at the foot of the mountain, Uji green tea and glutinous fruit.

[ROKU KYOTO is now offering Natsuroku Goori, a gorgeous parfait ice cream that is a cross between a parfait and shave ice, for the summer season only. The milk shave ice melts in the mouth like light snow and is mixed with Uji matcha green tea, and inside is yuzu sorbet and sansho-flavored panna cotta. The tropical Natsu-no-Ruku Ice with Coconut flavor and Mangoku Ice with Coconut flavor. Enjoy the hybrid shaved ice made with melt-in-your-mouth shave ice in the great outdoors.

Shaved ice at roku

Summer base ice - Uji matcha green tea, made by shaving thick milk ice cream and finishing with fragrant Uji matcha green tea powder, 3,795 yen. The smooth pannacotta of apricot and coconut with mellow aroma of apple mango ice cream.

Inside the ROKU store

Location: ROKU KYOTO, LXR Hotels & Resorts 1F Restaurant [TENJIN]
Period: Saturday, July 1, 2023 to Thursday, August 31, 2023
Hours: 12:00 - 21:00
Price: Summer foothill ice - Uji green tea, 3,795 yen; Summer foothill ice - glutinous fruit, 4,048 yen
Reservation / No

ROKU KYOTO, LXR Hotels & Resorts

  • Roku Kyoto L.R. Hotels & Resorts
  • 44-1 Kinugasa Kagamiishicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 15 minutes on foot from the bus stop "Kinkakuji-michi"
    About 30 minutes by car from Kyoto Station
  • Tel.075-320-0176 (Weekdays 10:00-17:00)
  • https://www.rokukyoto.com/restaurants/tenjin

2.[Shaved ice with whole peaches and muscats at Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto

[At Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto, enjoy shaved ice made with whole fresh white peaches. A compote made from whole white peaches is lavishly topped on a bed of fluffy ice. The melt-in-your-mouth texture and sweet, fresh flavor of the peaches go perfectly with the shaved ice. Muscat and yellow peaches are also garnished, and a rich peach sauce is poured generously over the top, making this a dish that is full of the deliciousness of summer fruits. Enjoy the hot summer in Kyoto in a cool and refreshing way.

Shaved ice with whole peaches and muscat

Whole peach and muscat shaved ice 2,800 yen

Place: Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto 1F Cafe & Dining [Amber Court]
Period: Saturday, July 1, 2023 to Thursday, August 31, 2023
Price / Shaved ice with whole peaches and muscat 2,800 yen
Reservation / No

Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto

3.[Soleil de glace at Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

[Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto] will begin offering a shaved ice parfait inspired by the everlasting summer sun. Enjoy a glass of blue curacao jelly with orange compote, mango, pineapple, and vanilla ice cream, topped with refreshing shaved ice dressed with mango and orange espuma. It features a cute sunflower icing cookie decorated with sunflowers and fruit chips that look like the sun. Try it with coffee, tea or chamomile tea.

Soleil de glace 2,200 yen

Inside Rihga Royal Hotel

Location: RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto Lounge 1F [Inside All Day Dining Kaza]
Period / July 1, 2023 (Saturday) - August 31, 2023 (Thursday)
Hours/10:00-18:00 (LO)
Price / Soleil de glace 2,200 yen (drink set 2,400 yen)
Reservation / No

Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

4.[Aman Kyoto] Shaved ice with muskmelon

This year, too, you can enjoy a melon-inspired dish that uses an entire muskmelon from Japan in a luxurious package. The ice shaved from frozen 100% melon juice has a crunchy texture, and the mellow aroma and juicy sweetness of the melon fills your mouth as if you were eating a whole melon. Inside the ice are Tahitian vanilla ice cream and red melon balls, which melt smoothly in the mouth with a full-bodied aroma. The taste is further enhanced by the red melon sauce, which is combined with condensed milk and served separately. After eating about half, pour in the optional champagne to transform it into an adult float. Enjoy a different and exquisite taste.


Shaved ice with muskmelon 9,500 yen


Venue: Aman Kyoto [The Living Pavilion by Aman]
Period / Saturday, July 1, 2023 - Saturday, September 30, 2023
Time/14:00-14:30 (90 minutes each)
Price/9,500 yen for shaved ice with muskmelon, 3,900 yen for optional champagne (all incl. service charge)
Reservation / Reservation required by the day before

Aman Kyoto

  • Aman Kyoto
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Kita Ward, Okitayama Jubocho 1
  • 18 minutes on foot from the bus stop "Kinkakuji-michi"
  • Tel. 075-496-1335 (9:00-18:00) Aman Kyoto Restaurant Reservations
  • https://www.aman.com/ja-jp

5.[Shaved ice with black tea at Hotel Granvia Kyoto

[Shaved ice made with Assam and Earl Grey syrups from the long-established German tea brand "Ronnefeldt" can be enjoyed in three ways with one shaved ice. The shaved ice is topped with crushed cookies that go well with the tea, so you can enjoy the sensation of tasting baked sweets while sipping the tea.


Tea shaved ice 1,600 yen.

Grand Jour Interior

Place/HOTEL GRANVIA KYOTO Lobby Lounge [Grand Jour]
Period: June 1, 2023 (Thursday) - September 30, 2023 (Saturday)
Hours/10:00-20:00 (LO/19:30)
Price / Tea shaved ice, green tea shaved ice 1,600 yen
Reservation / No

Hotel Granvia Kyoto

6.[Suiyama at ART MON ZEN KYOTO

The hotel "ART MON ZEN KYOTO", which has been attracting attention as a place to spend a special and enriching time with artworks in its restaurants and guest rooms based on the concept of "staying at an art museum", introduces this year's hot item, shaved ice. This shaved ice, which expresses the enchanting green color of the green jade that Cleopatra loved and that Christ used as the chalice at the Last Supper, has the sweetness of azuki beans complemented by the flavor of matcha green tea from the famous tea shop Yanagisakuraen in Kyoto. Enjoy this sweet and fragile shaved ice made mainly with Kyoto's specialty products, with the ice resembling a precious stone.

Shaved ice at Hotel ART MON ZEN KYOTO

Suiyu 1270 yen (small size 968 yen)

Period / Saturday, July 1, 2023 to late September, 2023
Hours: 11:30-17:00 (LO/16:00)
Price / Suigoku: 1,270 yen (small size: 968 yen) (including tax)
Reservation / No


  • R Monzenkyo
  • 391 Higashiiri Motomachi, Furumonzen-dori Yamatooji, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 2 min. walk from Sanjo Keihan Subway Station
    2 minutes walk from "Sanjo" station of Keihan
  • Tel.075-551-0009
  • https://www.amz-kyoto.jp/
*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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