Restaurants

Top Choice Vegan in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Vegans Cafe & Restaurant

Who needs meat and dairy when food can taste this good without it? This light-filled cafe is a haven for vegans and vegetarians with a range of meals from healthy salad, rice and miso sets, to huge bowls of soy-milk…
Japanese in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Eat Paradise

On the 10th floor of the Kyoto Station building, you’ll find this collection of decent restaurants. Among the choices here are Tonkatsu Wako for tonkatsu (deep-fried breaded pork cutlet), Tenichi for sublime tempura…
Ramen in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Rāmen Kōji

If you love your noodles, do not miss this collection of nine ramen restaurants on the 10th floor of the Kyoto Station building (on the west end, take the escalators that start in the main concourse or access via th…
Japanese in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Cube

This is a great collection of restaurants located on the 10th floor of the Kyoto Station building; otherwise it can be accessed by the JR Isetan Department Store south elevator (11th floor). Most of the restaurants …
Food Hall in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Tower Sando

Head to the basement floor of the Kyoto Tower building for a range of food stalls to feast on. There's everything from a Mexican taco stand and ramen to yakiniku (grilled meat) and kaiten-sushi. Seek out stand-up ba…
Okonomiyaki in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Arata

This small neighbourhood okonomiyaki (savoury pancake) restaurant is a great place to grab dinner if you're in the Kyoto Station area. It's cheap and cheerful with a local friendly atmosphere.
Cafe in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Caffe Velocé

On the corner out the front of the north side of Kyoto Station, this casual cafe is a good place to kill some time while waiting for a train (though note there is no wi-fi). All the usual coffee and tea drinks are a…
Izakaya in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Shusai Jōjō

Shusai Jōjō is a modern izakaya (Japanese pub-eatery) within walking distance of Kyoto Station. There’s a variety of dishes to choose from in a convivial atmosphere. It's on the basement level; look for the black-an…