Since craft beer is now really a hot topic among foodies in Kyoto, there are plenty of places where you can indulge in Japanese craft beers and foods. Here are our recommendations!
They always have 100 kinds of bottled beer and 11 on tap. And their smoked foods really go with the beers. Moreover, there is also a huge menu of Japanese alcohol, sake and shochu. If you want to explore the world of Japanese alcohol, here is the best place to go!
|Opening Hours||6pm to 1am (Last Order 12am)|
|Address||Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku, Takakuradori Shijo agaru,Obiyamachi 571, Satake building 4F|
No2 Beer Bar Craft Man
What they make special is their 25 taps of craft beers! And their selection of beer is updated regularly. The first floor is standing bar, and on the second and the third floor there are tables when you want to sit down, chilling out. If you are not sure what to order, ask them for today’s 3 special beers!
|Opening Hours||5pm to 2am (Last Order 1am)|
|Address||Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Nijo Hanjikicho 643-1|
Casual and friendly atmosphere welcomes you when you come in through the vinyl curtain. They have 10 kinds of craft beers on tap on a regular basis. Their foods are tasty, thus make you drink more! On Sundays, they are open from the noon. It couldn’t be better to start your holiday with a glass of beer!
|Opening Hours||Tuesday to Saturday 3pm to 2am (Last Order 1am), Sunday 12pm to 23pm (Last Order 10pm)|
|Address||Kyoto-shi, Shimogyo-ku, Shijo Horikawa Higashi iru, Kasiwayamachi 15|
No4 Beer Café Bakujun (麦潤)
This bar is like a hideaway, located in a quiet street near Nishiki Market, and the atmosphere is good for any occasion. The unique owner runs here all by himself, and he will always be happy to help you out with choosing your drinks out of his selection of craft beers. Check out their website to see what they have on tap today!
|Opening Hours||5.30pm to 2am|
|Address||Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku, Rokkaku Tominokoji Nishi iru, Daikokucho 77, Kawamura Building 2F|
No5 Beer Pub Takumiya
The owner opened his own pub after working at a renowned Irish pub in Kyoto. He adds some essence of Japanese cuisine to traditional ‘pub food’. You probably wouldn’t want to miss their fish and chips there. They marinate cod with vinegar and Kombu, Japanese seaweed, before butter frying. It’s just so delicious and worth trying. Enjoy their exquisite food and craft beers on tap!
|Opening Hours||4pm to 12am|
|Address||Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku, Oshikojidori Higashinotoin Nishi iru, Funeyamachi 400-1|