#151~200, Japan, Kyoto

#182: Ohta Coffee

A coffee and whisky bar that is open from the afternoon till late at night.
The coffee beans are roasted by the owner, and the whiskies are mostly vintage and/or rare.

A tiny garden at the back.

Two cups of their blend. All the cups and plates are handmade by the owner’s family.

Two slabs of raisin butter.

A little jar of good coffee pudding.


Ohta Coffee (自家焙煎 王田珈琲専門店)
575-2 Matsumoto-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Blog: http://coffee-senmon.jugem.jp/
<photos from Friday 20 April 2018>

#151~200, Japan, Kyoto

#181: Konaya Coffee

Their Cupid Blend and their Ethiopia Mocha, and a slice of their cake of the day which was short cake (strawberry cream cake).


Konaya Coffee (粉屋珈琲)
48-1 Shichiku Nishi Takanawa-cho, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Website: http://konaya-coffee.net/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/粉屋珈琲-140538626289375/
<photos from Sunday 22 April 2018>

#151~200, Japan, Kyoto

#180: ULUCUS

This cafe is famous for their cinnamon rolls and cardamon rolls.

Goran the handmade iguana sits at the back counter.

Iced coffee.


ULUCUS (ウルクス)
31-2 Shichiku Shimo Midori-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Website: http://ulucus.cafe/
Facebook page: https://ja-jp.facebook.com/ulucus.jp/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ulucus_kyoto/
<photos from Sunday 22 April 2018>

#151~200, Japan, Kyoto

#179: Okaffe

It was so difficult to find on the map that I actually had to call the owner to figure out where the entrance was.

A lovely little Japanese garden to look out on.

The owner Mr. Akihiro Okada, a.k.a. the Baristar, making two Vienna coffees.

A cup of the Dandy Blend and a cappuccino.

Lamb patty burger.

Chicken salad.

The Party Blend, custard pudding, dorayaki (a traditional Japanese pancake sandwich with sweet red bean paste “anko” inside).


235-2 Shinmei-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Website: http://okaffe.kyoto/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/okaffe/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/okaffe.kyoto/
<photos from Saturday 21 April 2018>

#151~200, Japan, Kyoto

#178: Philosophy Café

A quiet little cafe along the Philosopher’s Path, a popular promenade in Kyoto.

Cakes, tarts, and alcohol are available as well.

Two iced coffees, a pear tart, and a salmon and broccoli quiche.


Philosophy Café (哲学カフェ)
10-2 Shishigatani Teranomaecho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Website: http://www.philosophycafe.net/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/philosophycafekyoto/
<photos from Friday 20 April 2018>

#151~200, Japan, Kyoto

#177: Ikariya Coffee Kyoto

A coffee place opened by Kyoto’s hugely popular French restaurant, Ikariya Shokudo.

The cakes they have here are made by their sister store Ikariya Beika, which specialises in sweet goods made from rice flour. Their chocolates have rice crispy pops in them.

A latte using their “02 fruit” coffee beans from Ethiopia Yirgacheffe.

Lamb sausage and ratatouille dog.

“Zundamochi baum” – their baumkuchen with cream and sweetened edamame and broad bean paste.

A canele in the far back, a mackerel rillettes and egg sandwich on the right, and a rice cream puff with caramel cream in the front.


Ikariya Coffee Kyoto
75 Shioya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ikariyacoffeekyoto/
<photos from Sunday 25 February & Monday 4 June 2018>

#151~200, Japan, Kyoto

#176: Tyrol

A retro cafe that has been here since the good old times.

Two servings of Tyrol’s curry with a sunny-side-up, and two hot coffees.

Omelette and ham toasted sandwiches on the left; omelette sandwiches on the right.


Tyrol (喫茶チロル)
539-3 Monzen-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Website: http://tyrol.favy.jp/
<photos from Saturday 13 January & Friday 20 April 2018>