Kyoto Japanese Cuisine

Enjoy traditional Japanese vegetarian and vegan meals inside a Kyoto temple

Tucked within a quiet temple located in Kyoto, Kanga-an is a restaurant where you can indulge in vegan 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. The restaurant does not use fish, or meat in its  soup stock, nor do they use dried sardine or bonito in the course meals. For adventurers, 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. A place to enjoy traditional Japanese vegetarian meals in a quiet place rich in history. Kanga-an does not only accommodate vegetarians and vegans, but also welcomes people who have no dietary restrictions.

Address 278 Shingoryoguchicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, 603-8146
Business hours ・Afternoon 12:00-15:00 (Last Entrance: 13:00)
・Evening 17:00-21:00 (Last Entrance: 19:00)
・Bar Ends at 23:00 (Reservation Required)
Closed Open all year round (excluding New Year holidays)
Directions 3 Minutes walk from Exit 1 of Kuramaguchi Station
Price Dinner ¥9,680 〜
Lunch ¥6,050 〜
Service Charge 10% service charge required
Seating Maximum of 85 guests
Reservation requires a minimum of 2 or more guests per group
Smoking No smoking
Children Children who are able to eat the available meals
Wi-Fi None
Language None
Dresscode No particular dress code enforced. However we ask that no casual wear be worn (shorts, t-shirts, sandals, etc. ).
Payment method Please fill out the reservation form on this site.
※Payment for reserved courses with a credit card is requird.
※Any additional orders that you make for food or drink at the restaurant are to be paid for at the restaurant after your meal.

278 Shingoryoguchicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, 603-8146


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