Kyoto Japanese Cuisine

Enjoy traditional Japanese vegetarian inside a Kyoto temple

  • children 7up
  • Large Groups
  • Private Room
  • Lunch
  • Vegetarian

Tucked within a quiet temple located in Kyoto, Kanga-an is a restaurant where you can indulge in vegetarian Shojin-ryori cuisine with a peaceful atmosphere surrounded by the picturesque and unique scenery of the four seasons in Japan. Bask in the traditional Japanese culture that this secluded area offers, while also enjoying the beautifully lit garden during the evenings.

For the adventurous, there is also a hidden bar within the premise overlooking the Japanese garden, where you can relax and enjoy a drink after having an excellent course meal. Kanga-an’s courses are based on a traditional vegetarian cuisine dating back from 300 years ago and is characterized by the skillful use of cooking oil. Similar with medicinal dishes, it is healthy and easy to eat. It is said that high ranking monks who had constantly eaten this dish were said to have lived a long life.

Kanga-an is place to enjoy traditional Japanese vegetarian dishes and Shojin-ryori cuisine in a quiet place rich in history. 

Address 278 Shingoryoguchicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, 603-8146
Business hours ・Afternoon: 12:00 to 15:00 (Last entry 13:00)
・Evening: 17:30 to 21:00 (Last entry 19:00)
・Bar: Ends at 23:00 (Reservation required)
Closed Open all year around (excl. New Year holidays)
Directions 3-min walk from Exit 1 of Kuramaguchi Station
Price Dinner: From ¥10,000
Lunch: From ¥6,500
Service Charge 10% service charge required
Seating Maximum of 85 guests
Reservation requires 2 guests or more
Smoking No smoking
Children Children who are able to order and eat a course.
Wi-Fi None
Language None
Dresscode No particular dress code enforced. However we ask that no overly casual wear be worn (shorts, t-shirts, sandals, etc. ).
Payment method Please fill out the reservation form on this site.
※Advance payment for reserved courses is required.
※Any additional orders that you make for food or drink at the restaurant are to be paid for at the restaurant after your meal.
Cancellation Policy ※ Cancellations made up to 15:00 JST of 3 days before the reservation date are eligible to receive a full refund.
※ Cancellations made after 15:00 JST of 3 days, or within 2 days before, 1 day before, or on the day of the reservation date are not eligible to receive any refund.
※ All changes to the reservation are required to be made at least 3 days before the reservation date.
※ Requests to change or cancel a reservation made after the specified days above will not be eligible for any refund and requests to change the reservation to an alternative date/time will not be accommodated.
※ Reservations will be cancelled and entry will be denied if more than 15 minutes late and no refund will be provided.

278 Shingoryoguchicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, 603-8146


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