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% Arabica Kyoto Higashiyama


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$3 - $10

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There will be always a queue no matter what time you think of having a coffee. I finally decided to wait. The shortest queue is in the morning at around 9 & the barrister only warms one cup of milk at once, that’s why it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank HansFriedri
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Great coffee, well made in a great area in Kyoto. With a number of outlets I found this the best coffee experience in Kyoto. The shop is tasteful and good to sit and drink if you want, or takeaway and explore the laneways around the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank charlieu44
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We had this twice during our trip and we didn't really need to queue, luckily. The coffee is far better than most places in Kyoto- it's very smooth and they clearly take pride in it. Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Natasha b
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Loved our daily % Arabica pit stop in Kyoto! One of the best lattes I had in Japan, lovely artisan feel and great staff

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mairoula_d
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Great coffee, stylish design, perfect location. The modern design blends really well with the Kyoto old town vibe. Made a perfect memory druing my journey with this great cup of coffee.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Elena R
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Always a queue here. I finally decided to wait. Shortest queue at 9am still waited 30 min. The barrister only warms one cup of milk at once, that’s why it takes so long. But you know what? I thought the coffee was good. I got...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Georgeaussyd
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Higashiyama district is a must visit in Kyoto - walk up cobblestone street to Shrine at the top. Great coffee stop is % Arabica

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Rickkik13
Reviewed November 9, 2018

So when we were in Armayshima a couple of days before we saw a line of almost 100 people for this place ... and I read the reviews ... but there was no way in my life I would wait hours for a cup of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jlanza29
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This would not be out of place in Brooklyn. Just absolutely amazing coffee that is matched by the most exquisite minimalist interiors. Stripped of everything superfluous to focus on what matters, the coffee. The espresso machines were the most beautiful I have ever seen.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank njdanaher
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Small, cosy and serves up a mean cup of coffee that hits the spot from the coffee's strength to the taste. Get the single origin coffee rather than the blend as you'll get to taste the coffee in a more pure form

Date of visit: November 2018
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April 22, 2017|
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Response from 4mousquetaire | Reviewed this property |
They did have some pastries and sausage rolls. I actually like the food stalls near the train station better.
Geraldine G
June 5, 2015|
Response from Kenneth S |
Our price is similar or a bit higher than the local Starbucks price ***
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