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Exterior view of Max1921 BOOK CAFE

Found near Heian Shrine in Kyoto! Max1921 BOOK CAFE, a book café where you can experience Polish culture.

[About a 14-minute walk west of Heian Jingu Shrine, the Hosoda couple, who used to live in Wroclaw, Poland, opened a book café serving local home cooking. Mr. and Mrs. Hosoda, who used to live in Wroclaw, Poland, have opened a book café that serves local home cooking.

Mr. and Mrs. Hosoda of Max1921 BOOK CAFE

You can enjoy four types of mild-tasting traditional Polish dishes, including soup jurek, which is like miso soup in Poland, pierogi, which is like ravioli, bigos, a standard side dish, and hulaki, which is a stewed honeycomb. In addition to the dishes, you can also get a taste of Polish culture through Polish Pottery and stories of life in Poland. Reading a book with apple cake and coffee is also recommended.

Jurek at Max1921 BOOK CAFE

Jurek 1400 yen. Soup made with liquid jurek fermented with rye. Delicious with the sweetness of vegetables and a hint of sourness.

Inside Max1921 BOOK CAFE


  • Max 1921 Book Cafe
  • 136-1 Shin Ponto-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 7 minutes walk from Exit 11 of Sanjo Station, Keihan
  • Tel. 075-708-2289
  • 10:00-18:00
  • Open Friday-Sunday only
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://www.instagram.com/max1921_bookcafe_kyoto/
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