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[2023] From fruits to matcha! 16 Recommended Exquisite Parfaits in Kyoto

A parfait is a sweet that appeals to all five senses: beauty of appearance, aroma, taste, texture, and sound! With plenty of cold ice cream, the taste and aroma of freshly cut fruit, and the discovery of the ingredients hidden inside, the parfait that you can enjoy every time you eat it is the ultimate reward. Pick up items that use plenty of seasonal fruits and matcha-flavoured gems! Don't miss Kyoto's recommended parfait.

1.[COCO KYOTO Main Store] Have a chocolate-filled parfait / Nishioji Oike

Bean-to-bar and raw chocolate specialty store [COCO KYOTO main store]. The chocolate parfait, which is limited to the main store, is a special gem that uses chocolate for all 11 types of ingredients, such as bean-to-bar chocolate ice cream, cacao sorbet, and cacao tea jelly. Enjoy a luxurious parfait that can only be found at a chocolate specialty store.


Chocolate parfait 1730 yen


  • Coco Kyoto Honten
  • 15-3 Nishinokyo Sanjobocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 3 minute walk from Nishioji Oike Subway Station
  • Tel.075-874-4870

2.Perfect for ending the night! Adult Parfait at [NORD° Shijo Main Store, Specialty Night Parfait] / Shijo Kawaramachi

At [Night Parfait Specialty Store NORD°], you can enjoy a parfait made with freshly squeezed milk gelato from Tokachi Ranch in Hokkaido. The blueberry rare cheese parfait uses three types of gelato, including haskap, rare cheese cream, blueberry compote, and white wine jelly. A refreshing parfait for adults that is perfect for closing the night.

NORD blueberry rare cheese parfait

Blueberry rare cheese parfait 1628 yen

Night parfait specialty store NORD° Shijo main store

  • Yoru Parfait Senmonten Node Shijohonten
  • 239-1 Ichinomachi, Shijo Kawaramachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
  • 3 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-744-1271

3.Seasonal parfait of long-established fruit specialty store [Fruit&Cafe HOSOKAWA] / Shimogamo

A long-established fruit specialty store founded in 1948, where you can enjoy parfaits made with high-quality fruits. The elegant rose parfait has been a long-selling parfait since the café was founded, and is currently offered only at the Shimogamo branch. Please look forward to seasonal parfaits such as cherries, mangoes, and figs that will appear after June.

Fruit & Cafe HOSOKAWA

Rose parfait 1100 yen


Fruit & Cafe HOSOKAWA

  • Fruit & Cafe Hosokawa
  • 8 Shimogamohigashihonmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • A short walk from Shimogamo Higashi Honmachi bus stop
  • Tel.075-781-1733

4.Ultimate Gelato Parfait [Tomomi Gelato] / Kawaramachi Gojo

Mint gelato made with natural herbs, coffee, bitter chocolate, and pistachio. The gelato parfait, which has a strange combination that changes depending on the season, is always available in 10 to 13 varieties, as the owner himself visits the producers and carefully examines the ingredients. You can also enjoy the seasonal parfait with wine.

Tomomi gelato parfait

Chocolate mint parfait 2300 yen

Tomomi Gelato

  • Tomomi Gelato
  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo Ward Nishihashizumecho 759 SAKIZO Kawaramachi Gojo Building 1F
  • Short walk from "Kawaramachi Matsubara" bus stop
    6 minutes on foot from Keihan Kiyomizu Gojo Station
  • Tel: None

5.Cream Puff Specialty Store [Crème de la Crème] Choux Parfait / Karasuma Oike

A cream puff specialty store produced by [Ishida Long-established], which has been supporting the baked confectionery culture of Kyoto for over 140 years. In the custard-colored sofa, you can enjoy a parfait topped with a whole cream puff in addition to about 20 kinds of various shoe sweets. Surprisingly, it has a refreshing taste, and it seems that you can finish it with pelori.

Crème de la Crème parfait

Strawberry parfait 1,870 yen

Crème de la Crème

  • Crème de la creme
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Nakagyo Ward, Higashinotoin Street
  • 3-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
  • Tel.075-241-4547

6.Kinshi Montblanc blueberry parfait [Japanese chestnut specialty Saori] / Kiyamachi

Blueberry parfait appears only in summer. The blueberry and white wine jelly expresses the glittering feeling of summer, and the sour crème d'anjou is used instead of fresh cream in a normal parfait for a refreshing finish. Gently scoop and taste the freshly squeezed fluffy Mont Blanc.

Waguri Specialty Saori

Japanese chestnut and seasonal fruit parfait 2,750 yen

Japanese chestnut specialty Saori

  • Waguri Senmon Saori
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Shimogyo Ward, Kiyamachi Street Takatsuji Agaru Izumiyacho 170-1
  • 5 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-365-5559

7.[Karyo Itoken] Fruit parfait using a whole peach / Fushimi

A Japanese confectionery shop founded in 1864 sells Japanese and Western sweets such as daifuku and cakes, and also provides a cafe space where you can enjoy lunch and sweets. The fruit parfait, which changes with the seasons, is especially popular. Enjoy a luxurious parfait with a whole seasonal peach paired with a slightly sour peach sauce.

Peach field 1518 yen. Offer until around August

Karyo Itoken

  • Karyo Itoken
  • 28-1 Fukakusa Taniguchicho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 14-minute walk from Keihan Fujinomori Station
    14 minute walk from JR Fujinomori Station
  • Tel.0120-929-110

8.Matcha parfait at [Sasaya Iori Bettei] that fills your mouth with happiness / Umekoji

A long-established Japanese confectionery shop [Sasaya Iori] boasts a matcha parfait with sweetened Tamba black soybeans, rice flour dumplings, matcha ice cream and jelly. The matcha used in the ice cream and jelly is changed, and it is calculated so that the taste will be completed in your mouth when you eat it.

Sasaya Iori's matcha parfait

Matcha parfait 1430 yen

Sasaya Iori Villa

  • Whispering Ori Betei
  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo Ward Suzakudo Noguchicho 20-4 Hotel Emion Kyoto 1F
  • 2 minute walk from JR Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Station
  • Tel.075-322-8078

9.Sweet and sour peach is the leading role! [Kisshou Karyo] parfait / Gion

[Kissho Karyo] has its main store in Gion. For a limited time only, the summer love pink parfait is made by layering sweet, ripe, fresh peaches into a compote and layering raspberry and yogurt mousse. Chilled jelly is the accent. If you like the peach sauce that comes with it.


Summer love pink parfait 1540 yen. Scheduled until early September

Kissho Karyo Gion Main Store

  • Kissho Ryo Gion Honten
  • Kyoto prefecture Kyoto city
  • 5 minute walk from Higashiyama Subway Station
  • Tel.075-708-5608

10.[Kiyomizu Ippouen Cafe Kyoto Main Store] Fluffy espuma parfait with fragrant tea / Higashiyama Shichijo

[Kiyomizu Ippouen Cafe Kyoto Main Store] is famous for its elaborate tea sweets. The specialty Shimizu matcha parfait, which has been revived for the first time in about four years, is a rich sweet made with Uji matcha espuma, which can only be made from 500g of Uji matcha per day from a single tea mill, and homemade thick tea syrup. The espuma parfait, which melts in your mouth, has a double structure of espuma and soft serve ice cream! Sweets that match sweetened Japanese chestnuts with the elegant taste of matcha are unique to a tea specialty store.

Kiyomizu Ippouen Cafe Kyoto Main Store

Shimizu matcha parfait 1280 yen

Kiyomizu Ippouen Cafe Kyoto Main Store

  • Shimizu Ippoen Cafe Kyoto Honten
  • 665 Hongawara-cho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 9 minutes on foot from Keihan Shichijo Station
  • Tel.075-202-7964

11.Savor ripe fruit parfait to your heart's content [Cricket] / Around Kinkakuji

Fruit Parlor [Cricket] is popular for desserts made with fresh fruits that can only be found at a fruit and vegetable wholesale store, including the famous jelly that can be tasted inside the store. The long-selling fruit parfait has 7 kinds of seasonal fruits such as mango and melon! It's packed to the brim.

Fruit parfait 1800 yen

fruit parlor cricket

  • fruit parlor cricket
  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Kita Ward Hirano Hatcho Yanagicho 68-1 Sunny Heim Kinkakuji 1F
  • 2-minute walk from the bus stop "Kinugasa-ko-mae"
    6 minutes on foot from Randen "Kitano Hakubaicho Station"
  • Tel.075-461-3000

12.Love the rich matcha parfait at [Mugou Sanbo Salon de Muge] / Gion

Muge Sanbo Salon de Muge is a Japanese sweets shop attached to Kikunoi. You can casually enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine while gazing at the beautifully maintained moss garden. The matcha parfait topped with homemade sponge cake and other ingredients uses about four times as much matcha as the amount used.

Matcha green tea parfait 1601 yen

Salon de Muge

  • Muge Sanbo Salon de Muge
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Higashiyama Ward, Shimogawara Street, Kodaiji North Gate, Washiocho 524
  • 15-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • Tel.075-744-6260

13.Crystal parfait of [Usagi no Nedoko] where you can feel the minerals up close / Nishioji Oike

[Usagi no Nedoko Cafe] is located in a corner of a Kyomachiya townhouse where shops, galleries, and lodging facilities are gathered. The crystal parfait that looks like it has been scooped out of the stratum is refreshing with cut mango and cream cheese ice cream, grapefruit and thyme honey marinade.

Crystal parfait 1200 yen

Usagi no Nedoko Cafe

  • Usagi no Nedoko Cafe
  • 37 Nishinokyo Nanbaracho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 3 minute walk from Nishioji Oike Subway Station
  • Tel.075-366-6668

14.[Cafe 1001] Chocolate Mint Parfait / Nishijin

A book cafe [Cafe 1001] is a renovated weaving workshop from the Meiji period. When the owner devised a parfait full of chocolate mint, which he likes, it became a sacred place visited by chocolate mint fans from all over the country. The chocolate mint parfait, accented with mint jelly and gateau chocolate, will captivate the chocolate min party.

Chocolate mint parfait at cafe1001

Chocolate mint parfait 1300 yen


  • Cafe Ichimaru Maruichi
  • 288 Taidocho, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 5-minute walk from the bus stop "Chiekoin Nakadachiuri" or "Senbon Nakadachiuri"
  • Tel: None

15.Addicted to the sweet strawberry trap! [Kitano Lab] Parfait / Kitano Hakubaicho

Inside the [Kitano Labo] store, you can find confitures and syrups made with fruit and tea beautifully arranged on the wall. The strawberry parfait is a combination of strawberry syrup, strawberry and raspberry confiture, and you can enjoy sweet and sour strawberries to your heart's content.

Strawberry parfait full of strawberries 1800 yen

Kitano Lab

  • Kitano Lab
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Kamigyo Ward, Gozendori Ichijo Agaru Bakurocho 914
  • 6 minutes on foot from the bus stop "Kitano Hakubaicho"
  • Tel.075-496-8777

16.[DORUMIRU.yasakanotou] Fall in love with the artistic and delicious parfait / Gion

[DORUMIRU.yasakanotou] is a parfait specialty store that has become a hot topic for its artistic looks and delicious taste. Mr. Kitagawa, a patissier, creates parfaits that are as beautiful as a decorated cake, and you can enjoy different textures and flavors with each bite. The burnt caramel banana and hojicha parfait is a perfect match with the refined sweetness of the hojicha ice cream and the caramelized banana.

DORUMIRU Burnt Caramel Banana and Hojicha Parfait

Burnt caramel banana and hojicha parfait 1780 yen


  • Dormir Yasakanotou
  • 388-3 Kanazonocho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 5 minutes on foot from the bus stop "Kiyomizu"
  • Tel.075-366-5000
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
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