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[2023] Five Halloween Sweets You Can Find in Kyoto

October 31st is Halloween day, which is becoming more and more popular every year in Japan. This time, we will introduce a selection of Halloween-themed sweets found in Kyoto. From parfaits and cakes to afternoon tea and shaved ice, there are a variety of sweets that not only look great but also taste great. Enjoy a wonderful encounter with sweets featuring ghosts and jack-o'-lanterns.

1.Halloween Cakes from COCOCHI CAFE / Marutamachi

A cake café with the motto of a place where you can spend loose and happy time [COCOCHI CAFE]. The popular Monster Mont Blanc, which contains whole Japanese chestnuts simmered in astringent skin, and the cute witch cat mousse with a hat are available only during the Halloween season. These elaborate sweets will bring Halloween to life.


Clockwise from top: Franken Pudding 550 yen, Monster Mont Blanc 715 yen, Witch Cat Mousse 715 yen, Bakemonster Opera Cake 660 yen, Pumpkin Tart 605 yen. Halloween sweets are served on the Halloween plate shown in the photo when ordering two or more Halloween sweets per person or a hamburger.



  • Cocochi Cafe
  • 4-8 Dojo-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 5 minutes walk from Subway Marutamachi Station
  • Tel. 075-212-2227
  • *Normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, open on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

2.Parfait with cute ghosts at Cafe Cherish / Karasuma Oike

With the world of the story as its theme, you can enjoy parfaits, floats, and teas that not only taste great, but also look beautiful [in Japanese].café Cherish]. This year's theme for the Halloween parfait, which many people look forward to every year, is ghost hide-and-seek. The parfait is made up of cute ghosts hiding in jars before you know it.

cafe cherish

Halloween Parfait Ghost Hide and Seek, 1,890 yen. Purple sweet potato ice cream and vanilla ice cream are decorated with chocolate jack-o-lanterns and ghosts. Available until October 29 (Sun.) *Sales may end when all ingredients are gone.

cafe cherish

café Cherish

  • Cafe Cherish
  • 4-6 Tojiji-cho, Nijo-sagaru, Yanagibaba, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 9 min. walk from "Karasuma-Oike" subway station.
  • Tel. 075-211-5705

3.Japanese-style afternoon tea with Halloween specifications [Sasaya Iori Betsutei] / Umekoji

Iori Bettei is home to the Iori Cafe Premium, with the theme of "Wagashi-no-Gohan" (Japanese confectionery and food). The tea features a variety of sweets, such as pumpkin-shaped sweets, autumnal Japanese sweets, Iori's o-hagi (rice cakes), and rice cake sandwiches, all served in baskets handmade by bamboo craftspeople. Enjoy the richly varied lineup.

Iori Sasaya Villa

Halloween Afternoon Tea with a beautiful bamboo stand is priced at 4,180 yen per person (photo shows 2 persons), limited to 5 servings per day, reservations are recommended. The menu is limited to five servings per day and reservations are recommended.

Sasaya Iori Villa

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

4.Halloween ice at Nijo Wakasaya Teramachi Store, inspired by Halloween night / in front of Kyoto City Hall

Nijo Wakasaya Teramachi Branch], a long-established confectioner located in Teramachi, is now offering Halloween ice in the teahouse on the second floor, inspired by Halloween night. The fluffy shaved ice, decorated with marshmallow ghosts and yokan bats, is filled with grape and blueberry mixed syrup, and rare cheese cream spreads in the ice.

Nijo Wakasaya

Halloween Night: 1,760 yen. Enjoy the change of taste by pouring on the passion fruit syrup (served separately). Available until Tuesday, October 31.

Nijo Wakasaya

Nijo Wakasaya Teramachi

  • Nijo Wakasaya Teramachi Ten
  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Nakagyo Ward Teramachi Street Nijoshitaru Enokicho 67
  • 8 min. walk from "Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae" subway station.
  • Tel.075-256-2280

5.Vegan parfait at [CAFE attmos.] featuring the Monster of Red Potato Mont Blanc / Higashiyama Gojo

The hottest café opened by Kappo Restaurant in Gion [CAFE attmos.]. The Halloween Vegan Parfait, available only during the Halloween season, is an upgraded version of last year's popular monster-inspired red potato mont blanc, a gem filled with attention to detail that makes you feel as if it is made with plant-based ingredients.

CAFE attmos.

Halloween Vegan Parfait 1848 yen. The glass is filled with carefully selected fruits and accented with black sesame mousse. Available until Tuesday, October 31.

CAFE attmos.

CAFE attmos.

  • Cafe at Moss
  • 1F ELLA490, 490 Shimomacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Short walk from bus stop "Umamachi
    15 minutes walk from "Kiyomizu Gojo Station" of Keihan
  • Tel. 050-5600-6283
*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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