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Recommended Beer Gardens & Rooftop Bars in Kyoto

[2024] 13 recommended beer gardens and rooftop bars in Kyoto

'Tis the season to enjoy beer and drinks outside! For this issue, we have selected beer gardens and rooftop bars in Kyoto recommended by our editorial staff, mainly in Kyoto Station and Kawaramachi area, such as BBQ style and course offerings! Enjoy delicious food and drinks in an open space such as a rooftop or terrace.
*Prices are per person unless otherwise specified.

1.Sky Beer Garden at Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo / Kyoto Station

The Sky Beer Garden at Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Minami-ku, Kyoto), located south of Kyoto Station, boasts a train view of the Shinkansen bullet train and Kintetsu Line from the rooftop! Enjoy hotel gourmet food and draft beer with the night view on the open rooftop. The rooftop restaurant offers approximately 20 kinds of drinks, including chilled draft beer. The restaurant offers a full lineup of about 50 dishes, from teppanyaki to desserts, and you can enjoy them as much as you like.

Miyako Hotel Beer Garden

[Beer garden data]
Location: Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo Main Building Rooftop "Miyako Sky Garden"
Period: May 18, 2024 (Sat.) - September 16, 2024 (Mon., national holiday) *Prevented in case of inclement weather
Time / 17:30-21:30 (LO / 21:00)
Time limit / 120 minutes
Reservation/Better (reservation from 2 people)
Number of seats / 550 seats

Adults 5500 yen / Elementary school students 2000 yen / Infants (from 3 years old) 500 yen
Sunday-Thursday: Special discount fee of 4,500 yen, Friday and Saturday: Special discount fee of 5,000 yen *Tokyo Plus members only
Sunday-Thursday Limited special discount rate 5000 yen *Only for hotel guests and LINE friends (except Friday and Saturday)

Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo

2.Enjoy BBQ at Fortune Garden Kyoto, an oasis in the city!

This summer, you can enjoy yakiniku at the rooftop rooftop garden of [Fortune Garden Kyoto] (Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture), located in the center of Kyoto. For group reservations of 20 or more people, the restaurant will take you indoors even in the event of rain. The casual plan includes four kinds of meat, kimchi, rice, namul (Korean noodles), and soup!


[Beer garden data]
Period / Saturday, June 1, 2024 - Saturday, August 31, 2024
*Only STANDARD PLAN will be available during the pre-opening period from May 22 (Wed) to May 30 (Thu).
Hours: 17:30-22:30 (last entry at 20:30)
Reservations/Reservations required one day in advance
Seating: 52 seats on the floor and 16 special seats on the terrace
CASUAL PLAN 10 dishes + drink 5400 yen
STANDARD PLAN 14 dishes + drink 7200 yen
PREMIUM PLAN 15 dishes + drink 9000 yen
All-you-can-drink 90-minute drink limit, 10% service charge
Detail isOfficial sitecheck

Fortune Garden Kyoto Rooftop ROOFTOP GARDEN

  • Fortune Garden Kyoto Oukoku Rooftop Garden
  • 386-2 Ichinofunairi-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Short walk from Kawaramachi-Oike bus stop
    4-minute walk from Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Subway Station
  • Tel. 075-254-8830
  • https://www.fortunegarden.com/theroof/

3.Beer garden at Tokasaikan on the Kamogawa Noryodoko / Shijo Kawaramachi

At the beer garden of Toka Catering (Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto), located along the Shijo Ohashi Bridge, you can enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine featuring shark fin and abalone while feeling the breeze from the Kamo River and overlooking the Minamiza Theater. The building is an exotic Spanish Baroque Western-style building with a retro atmosphere, and the elevator, the oldest in service in Japan, is manually operated by the driver. The restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes, from course meals to a la carte dishes of more than 50 kinds, which can be freely selected.

Toka Saikan

[Beer garden data]
Place/Tohanaikan Kamogawa Noryokoko Beer Garden
Period / May 1, 2024 (Wed) - September 30, 2024 (Mon) *Closed on Tuesdays
Time / 17:00-21:30 (LO / 21:00)
Open on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays in May and September from 11:30 a.m. to kawadoko.
Number of seats / 100 seats
*Contact store for details.
The menu is the same as in-store dining.
*A 10% service charge will be added to course meals only.
Detail isOfficial sitecheck

Toka Saikan

  • Tokasaikan
  • West end of Shijo Ohashi Bridge, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 1 minute walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-221-1147
  • Closed on Tuesdays (subject to availability. Please check for details.)
  • https://www.tohkasaikan.com/main/outdoor.html

4.Forest Beer Garden/Kinugasa in Shozan Resort Kyoto

The Shozan Resort Kyoto (Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture) is a resort beer garden that offers a luxurious atmosphere in the garden of a riverside mansion. Both courses include 100 minutes of all-you-can-drink service, and the six-course menu includes hors d'oeuvres, seafood and meat dishes, and desserts, as well as a variety of food items to go with the drinks. On limited dates, you can also enjoy dinner while watching Hawaiian hula dancers.

Shozan Resort Beer Garden

[Beer garden data]
Location: Shozan Resort Kyoto “Novel Villa Garden”
Period / June 28, 2024 (Friday) - September 1, 2024 (Sunday) *In case of rain, indoor venues will be available.
Closed on Mondays through Wednesdays, but open on July 15 and August 12.
*Temporary closed daysOfficial sitecheck
Hours: 17:00 - 21:30 (last entry/19:30, LO/21:00)
All-you-can-drink time limit / 100 minutes
Reservation/high grade course requires reservation by 18:00 the day before
Number of seats / 60 seats
Standard course 6050 yen
High grade course: 9680 yen *Reservations required by 18:00 the day before
There is a special open price for three days from June 28 to June 30.

Shozan Resort Kyoto

  • Shozan Resort Kyoto
  • 47 Kagamiishi-cho, Kinugasa, Kita Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 5 minutes on foot from the bus stop "Tsuchitencho"
    For groups of 15 or more guests, there is a shuttle service by microbus *Reservation required
  • Tel.075-491-5101
  • Closed Monday through Wednesday, but open on July 15 and August 12
  • https://shozan.co.jp/topic/beergarden.html

5.Beautiful sunset [Fauchon Hotel Kyoto] special beer garden set on the top floor / Kawaramachi-Gojo

[Le Bar Fauchon, a hideaway for adults located on the top floor of Fauchon Hotel Kyoto (Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture), has started offering a beer garden set perfect for summer from May 7 (Tuesday). The theme is "Afternoon tea for adults to enjoy at night. Guests can enjoy free-flowing draft beer recommended by the hotel or craft beer made by Tango Kingdom Brewery, which uses Fauchon tea leaves. Enjoy the French gastronomy beer garden experience with apero sets and pommes frites, which are snacks that go well with beer.

Fauchon Hotel Beer Garden

The stand will be lavishly stocked with special French snacks, and pomme frites will be served together as a separate dish. Beer garden set with free-flow beer selection 5,000 yen per person

[Beer garden data]
Location: Fauchon Hotel Kyoto 10F [Le Bar Fauchon]
Period / Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - Saturday, August 31, 2024
reservation/Reservation required
Seats/26 seats
Beer garden set with free-flow beer selection 5,000 yen per person (including tax and service charge)
Menu / Apero set, pomme frites, free-flowing draft or craft beer

Fauchon Hotel Kyoto Le Bar Fauchon

  • Fauchon Hotel Kyoto Le Bar Fauchon
  • 406 Nambacho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 6 minutes on foot from Keihan Kiyomizu Gojo Station
  • Tel.075-751-7711
  • https://hotelfauchonkyoto.com/post-2365/

6.Beer terrace in the green atrium of Hyssop / Shijo-Kawaramachi

Restaurant Hyssop (Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto) on the 4th floor of the GOOD NATURE STATION commercial complex in Kawaramachi, Kyoto, offers a wide variety of dishes made with healthy ingredients. Based on vegetable-based dishes, the lineup is perfect for the hot season with spices and herbs that go well with beer and wine. The menu includes crispy and spicy fried eggplant, okra, and potatoes, oven-baked enchiladas with tortillas filled with chicken, tomato sauce, cheese, and other fillings, bitter gourd keema curry, and other mouthwatering dishes. Enjoy time to forget the hustle and bustle of the city at the comfortable terrace seating in the atrium.

Beer Garden at Hyssop

[Beer garden data]
Place/GOOD NATURE STATION 4F Cafe, Restaurant & Bar [Hyssop]
Period / May 3 (Friday) to June 2 (Sunday), 2024 *In case of rain, visitors will be guided indoors.
Time/17:30 - 21:00 (Food LO/20:00, Drink LO/20:30) *Last entry for Nature Beer Terrace course is 19:00
Time limit: 90 minutes for all-you-can-drink, 120 minutes for seating
Reservations/Reservations required by 21:00 two days in advance.
Number of seats / about 42 seats in the store, 14 seats in the courtyard
Course / Nature Beer Terrace 5,500 yen
5 dishes, all-you-can-drink included


  • hyssop
  • GOOD NATURE STATION 4F, 318-6 Inari-cho, 2-chome, Shijo-sagaru, Kawaramachi-Dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 2 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station" Exit 4
  • Tel.075-352-3728
  • Irregular holidays (according to GOOD NATURE STATION)
  • https://www.tablecheck.com/ja/shops/hyssop/reserve/

7.You can meet geisha and maiko in yukata at Kamishichiken Kaburenjo [Kamishichiken Beer Garden] / Around Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Kaminashiken Beer Garden (Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto) will be held at Kaminashiken Utamatsurijo with lanterns lit. Start with a draft beer and sake set, then enjoy a la carte. Seating is up to you, but the garden, tea ceremony room, and balustrade make every seat tasteful. Geiko and maiko in matching yukata will be happy to entertain you. It is said that if you receive a Senja-fuda, a business card, you will be blessed with good fortune. Enjoy a special moment with a lively conversation.

Kamishichiken Beer Garden

[Beer garden data]
Place: Kamishichiken Kaburenjo
Period / Monday, July 1, 2024 - Saturday, September 7, 2024
regular holiday/
July: Sunday 7, Sunday 14, Sunday 21, Sunday 28
August: Sunday, August 4, Tuesday, August 13 - Friday, August 16, August 25
September: 1 (Sun.)
Hours: 17:30-22:00*2 hours (choice of 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, 20:00, 20:30) (LO/30 minutes before closing)
Reservations/reservation priority, from 2 persons *June 3-.Official siteNow accepting applications at
Seats / 198 seats
The first set of 2,500 yen (draft beer and sake dishes)
Menu/a la carte
Minors are not allowed to enter, even when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
*Waiting time may apply for appointments made after 8:00 p.m.

Kamishichiken Song and Dance Festival

  • Kamishichiken Kabukai
  • Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto City, Kamigyo Ward, Imadegawa-dori, Nanahonmatsu Nishiiriru Mamoricho 742
  • 5 minutes from bus stop "Kitano Tenmangu-mae".
    10 minutes walk from Randen "Kitano Hakubaicho Station"
  • Tel.075-461-0148
  • https://www.maiko3.com/

8.Overlooking the Shijo Ohashi Bridge, in the Moon. Rooftop bar with a great sense of openness / Gion Shijo

in the Moon.] (Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture) is run by [in the Soup.], a bar that is a hideout for adults. (Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture), where you can enjoy delicious food and drinks in an unpretentious atmosphere on the top floor of a building with a panoramic view of Kyoto's nightscape. The recommended menu item served at the rooftop bar is the in the Moon cheeseburger for 1,100 yen. It is so popular that some days it sells out. For drinks, we recommend the Mojito 1,200 yen, which is made with plenty of fresh mint! The drinks are served in large glasses based on the concept of "the fun of drinking outdoors," so you can enjoy your drink in a relaxed and open atmosphere.

In the Moon Rooftop Bar

Rooftop bar data.
Location: in the Moon.
Duration & Hours/Vary according to season
SEASON LATE SPRING: Sunday, April 21, 2024 - Friday, May 31, 2024, 17:00 - 24:00
SEASON SUMMER: Saturday, June 1 - Sunday, September 15, 18:00 - 1:00 the following day
*Seating time at busy times is 1 hour.
*Closed in stormy weather (strong winds, thunderstorms)
May be open even if it rains. Contact the store for details.
Reservations not accepted
Seating capacity / 50 seats *If there are no seats available, standing will be guided.

in the Moon.

  • In the Moon.
  • RF Kamogawa Building, 200 Nakano-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • Short walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • Tel. 075-561-3941 (in the Soup.)
  • Irregular holidays
  • https://www.instagram.com/inthesoup._kyoto/

9.Enjoy a great drink at a mature rooftop bar [Kyoto Tokyu Hotel ROOF TOP BAR] / Horikawa Gojo

[The concept is to create an "adult hideout bar" on the rooftop of Kyoto Tokyu Hotel (Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture), where you can enjoy a free-flow plan that includes Moët & Chandon, famous for its beautifully mellow flavor, and food and snacks to go with the drinks recommended by the chef. The chef recommends food and snacks to go with the drinks. A BBQ plan is also available with advanced reservations. Stop by for a pre-dinner drink. Feel the night breeze in the open and stylish space.


Rooftop bar data.
Venue: Kyoto Tokyu Hotel Banquet Building 3F (Rooftop)
Period / Friday, June 14, 2024 - Sunday, October 6, 2024
*Closed Monday through Wednesday (June), closed Tuesday and Wednesday (July through October)
*Canceled in case of rain or stormy weather (strong winds, thunderstorms)
Hours: 17:00 - 21:00 (LO/20:30)
All-you-can-drink time limit/
Free Flow Plan, Girls' Night Out Plan: 90 min.
Banquet plan: 120 min.
Reservations required for banquet plans, women's party plans, and BBQ plans.
Number of seats / 50 seats
Free Flow Plan: All-you-can-drink plan with Moët & Chandon champagne from 5,000 yen
 Food set plan is available for an additional 4,000 yen.
BBQ Plan: Gourmet Set 6000 yen
 Free drinks can be added for 90 minutes for an additional 2,500 yen.
Banquet Plan: 8,000 yen (free drinks and food), 9,000 yen (8,000 yen plan with 1 glass of "Moët & Chandon")
Women's party plan: 7,000 yen (90 minutes of free drinks, food)
※Detail isOfficial sitecheck

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel ROOF TOP BAR

10.Kyoto Yakiniku on the rooftop [Tendan Sky BBQ Garden 2024] / Gion Shijo

The "Kamogawa Sky BBQ Garden" will be held on the rooftop of Temadan's main restaurant in Gion (Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture), which is attracting attention for its panoramic view of the Kamogawa River. Based on the concept of "tasting Tendan's Kyoto grilled meat in BBQ style," three types of grilled meat courses served with Tendan's characteristic "soup-like dipping sauce" will be available. During this period, "Kitayama Sky BBQ Garden" will also be open at the Kitayama branch.

*Opening hours of "Kamogawa Sky BBQ Garden" and "Kitayama Sky BBQ Garden" are different. For details, please contactOfficial sitecheck.

Renowned yakiniku restaurant Tendan Gion Main Branch

[Beer garden data]
Location / Yakiniku no Meimon Tendan Gion Honten 5F Rooftop Floor
Period: June 1, 2024 (Sat) - September 30, 2024 (Mon) *Canceled in case of rain.
Hours / *Last entry 2 hours before closing time. 17:00-22:00 (last entry 20:00)
reservation/Online reservation
*Telephone reservations are accepted after 12:00 on weekdays.
All-you-can-drink time limit / 100 minutes
Number of seats / 86 seats
Gion course 10,000 yen
Naginata (long sword) course 8,000 yen
Yamabushi (mountain priest) course: 6,000 yen
BBQ children's course: 3000 yen
*Each course comes with a free drink. Detail isOfficial sitecheck

Renowned yakiniku restaurant Tendan Gion Main Branch

  • Yakiniku no Meimon
  • 1-225 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 3-minute walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
    3 minutes walk from Hankyu "Kyoto Kawaramachi Station"
  • Tel.075-551-4129
    *Telephone reservations are accepted after 12:00 on weekdays.
  • 7 days a week
  • https://booking.ebica.jp/webrsv/search/e014163501/32004?isfixshop=true

11.BBQ style beer garden on the rooftop of Kyoto Tower Building [BBQ Bukyo] / Kyoto Ekimae

[The event is being held on the rooftop of the Kyoto Tower Building (Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture). This is a BBQ-style beer garden where you can choose from two styles of BBQ plans: the "empty-handed BBQ" plan, which includes a food menu and all-you-can-drink service, or the "bring-your-own" plan, where you can bring in your own favorite dishes. The BBQ set menu includes everything from a casual set to a Korean-style BBQ set recommended for girls' night out, and a wide variety of sours and wine cocktails are available for unlimited consumption. Permanent tents are set up so you can enjoy BBQ in the city with a view of Kyoto Tower even in the rain.

Kyoto Tower's BBQ Inquisitor

[Beer garden data]
Location: Kyoto Tower Building 10F rooftop
Period / April 20, 2024 (Saturday) - October 14, 2024 (Monday, holiday)
In case of rain, tents will be provided; in case of stormy weather (strong winds, heavy rain, etc.), business may be canceled at short notice.
Hours: 2-part system on weekdays (12:00-16:00, 18:00-22:00), 3-part system on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays (11:00-14:00, 15:00-18:00, 19:00-22:00) *Last order 30 minutes before each part ends
Reservations/required by 5:00 p.m. the day before *Close if no reservations have been made by 5:00 p.m. the day before
Number of seats / 220 seats
BBQ plan with food brought in / 1,500 yen, 800 yen for elementary school students and younger (cost of seating and equipment rental per person) *Food and drink plans are available for an additional fee.
Empty-handed BBQ plan / rental equipment + set food + all-you-can-drink included: 5,400 yen *3,850 yen for all-you-can-drink soft drinks
* Contents of set ingredientsOfficial sitecheck

BBQ Bukyo Nidec Kyoto Tower

  • Barbecue Bugyo Kyoto Tower Ten
  • Rooftop of Kyoto Tower Building 10F, 721-1 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shichijo-sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
  • 4 minutes walk from "Kyoto Station" Central Exit
  • Tel.090-7275-2966
  • Closed on weekends and holidays (in accordance with Nidec Kyoto Tower closing days)
  • https://bbqbugyo.com/kyoto-tower/

12.Enjoy BBQ to your heart's content at the tropical rooftop terrace [Bistro×Bar HAKONIWA] / Gion Shijo

Bistro x Bar HAKONIWA (Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture) is an adult hideaway located a few minutes' walk from Gion, Kyoto. Taking advantage of its location on the top floor of a building, the rooftop has a tropical space where you can enjoy BBQ at a reasonable price while feeling the night breeze. For an additional ¥2,000, you can enjoy a 90-minute all-you-can-drink buffet with more than 60 different drinks. The restaurant can be rented out to small groups and pets are welcome, so it can be used for girls' parties and off-line gatherings!

BBQ at Bistro×Bar HAKONIWA

[Beer garden data]
Location / Bistro×Bar HAKONIWA
Period / April 1 (Monday) to October 31 (Thursday), 2024
Hours: 12:00 - 24:00 (2 hours) *Only during BBQ season
reservation/Reservation required *Call for reservations for 17 or more people.
Seating/16 seats *More seats can be added depending on the number of reservations.
BBQ to your heart's content on the tropical rooftop terrace 3,500 yen
Beef Rump, Pork Belly, Lemon Herb Chicken and Vegetable Skewers
Grilled vegetables, French fries, edamame, sunchu, grilled rice balls, s'mores


  • Bistro x Bar Hakoniwa
  • Nawate Onishi Bldg. 4F, 216-2 Nishinomachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 3 minutes walk from Exit 9 of Gion-Shijo Station, Keihan
  • Tel.080-6513-0119
  • Irregular holidays
  • https://www.instagram.com/bistro.bar.hakoniwa/

13.Toast while casually BBQing on the rooftop [URBAN EARTH BBQ Kyoto Ekimae Branch] / Kyoto Station

[The concept of Urban Earth BBQ at Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande (Minami-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture) is to have a BBQ in an outdoor space in the heart of the city. It is an all-weather outdoor space with lawn all around and tents to shelter from the sun and rain. The lineup includes the popular Korean course, which includes cheese takkarbi and samgyeopsal, the American course, which is inspired by authentic American BBQ, and the Japanese course, which offers a sumptuous selection of seafood and meat. Enjoy BBQ in the style of your choice!


[Beer garden data]
Venue: Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande Rooftop
Period / Friday, March 1, 2024 - Saturday, November 30, 2024
*Operations may be canceled suddenly in case of inclement weather.
Time / 3 parts (11:00-13:30, 15:00-17:30, 19:00-21:30) *Last order for all-you-can-drink service is 1 hour before the end of the event.
Reservation/reservation required
Number of seats/
Dome area 168 people (18 compartments with seating for 6 people, total of 18 compartments)

Korean Course: ¥4895 (with all-you-can-drink alcohol and soft drinks) *All-you-can-drink soft drinks included: ¥4345
America Course: 5445 yen (with all-you-can-drink alcohol & soft drinks) *4895 yen for all-you-can-drink soft drinks
Japanese Course: 7480 yen (with all-you-can-drink alcohol and soft drinks) *6930 yen for all-you-can-drink soft drinks
Kids Course: 1,650 yen *includes all-you-can-drink soft drinks for elementary school students and younger
・Ingredients carry-on set is also available ※Detailsherecheck
*0-3 years old is free of charge


  • Urban Earth Barbecue Kyoto Ekimae Ten
  • 31 Higashikujo Nishisannocho, Minami-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande rooftop
  • 2 minutes on foot from each line "Kyoto Station"
  • Tel. 080-9665-4946 *To make same-day reservations, call tel.
  • 7 days a week
  • https://bbq.urban-earth.jp/kyoto-grande/
*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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