Nightlife

Cafe in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Vermillion Espresso Bar

A Melbourne-inspired cafe, tiny Vermillion takes its name from the colour of the torii (gates) of the nearby Fushimi Inari-Taisha shrine. It does standout coffee as well as a small selection of cakes, which can be t…
Brewery in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Brewing Company

You’ll find its beer in many of Kyoto’s bars but it's worth a trip out to this small tasting room to sample it in a friendly local setting in South Kyoto. Check out the brewery vats as you sip on a selection of six …
Bar in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Roots of all Evil

Stop by this standing bar in the Kyoto Tower Sando food basement for creative gin cocktails. It's run by the owner of Nokishita 711 and offers interesting herbal, spicy, floral gin infusions. Cocktails from ¥800.
Coffee in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kurasu

Finally there's good coffee to be found near Kyoto Station! This minimalist cafe has a menu of monthly rotating coffee from specialty roasters in Japan, and offers filter coffee and espresso along with a matcha latt…