Follow the pathway through our 12th-century ‘Shakusui-en’ pond garden and cross the glass bridge for a traditional Japanese experience at Fuju lounge. Fuju serves expertly crafted local sweets and matcha tea. In the evenings, sip a glass of Kyoto sake or premium Champagne while on the terrace, which provides the perfect opportunity to gaze at the pond’s reflection.
- Fuju will be open April 29 – May 5
- Daily, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays beginning in June
- Japanese Sweets and Matcha Tea
Sit back and relax with our original Japanese sweets and Matcha Tea overlooking the Shakusui-en pond garden
- Sake and Champagne
Sample the smooth flavour of Japanese sake in contrast to the effervescence of Champagne
Our sake is made from organic brown rice using Master Brewer Yoshiki Yukimachi’s slow ‘Shizuku’ drip method for the purest, fullest taste. It epitomizes the ethos and aim of FUJU: To give visitors exclusive and intimate access to some of Kyoto’s most unique elements.Yoshiji Soda Food & Beverage Director
- Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Japanese Shaved Ice
Cool down with this Japanese summer dessert as you take in the beautiful views of the 800-year-old Shakusui-en pond garden. Flavours include Yuzu (Japanese citrus) and Ujikintoki (green tea). JPY 2,910.
More Dining Options
Sushi Wakon, which has received a Michelin star for four consecutive years, offers an intimate and interactive experience as you watch as our master chefs create stunning dishes made with top-quality ingredients that are flown in daily from Tokyo’s Toyosu market. Enjoy this unforgettable dining affair either at the 8-metre-long Hinoki counter or in one of our two private dining rooms.
Meet up with friends and mingle indoors by the fireplace, grab a seat at the sleek and modern bar, or, book a table on the large waterside terrace overlooking the pond garden and enjoy the uncomplicated, seasonal menu at our relaxed, light-filled brasserie. * Please note that hours may change without notice. Chat with us to ask for more information.
The Lounge & Bar
Enjoy a hand-dripped cup of coffee or relax with a Kyoto-inspired cocktail in a comfortable seat in our modern lobby lounge. *Afternoon tea is served at The Brasserie until further notice.
Whether you want to share a romantic dinner in the privacy of your room, need to feed a hungry family or are looking for quiet evening in, our in-room menus feature Japanese and international favourites, as well as items from Brasserie, all just a tap away on your room’s iPad.