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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 local delights, including 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.

Hours

Daily
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Romantic dinner by the pond
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Highlights

  • Japanese Sweets and Matcha Tea

    Sit back and relax with original Japanese sweets and matcha tea overlooking our Shakusui-en pond garden.

  • Bottles of sake and Champagne in brown ice bucket on table with glasses
    Sake and Champagne

    Sample the smooth flavour of Japanese sake in contrast to the effervescence of champagne.

  • Woman kneels and pours tea from ladle during Tea Ceremony
    Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony

    A private tea ceremony experience is available for you at our tea house, Shakusui-tei, where you’ll learn how deeply rooted the graceful movements of the traditional tea ceremony are. Available from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. JPY 20,000 per person (minimum of two people). 7-day advanced reservation is required.

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  • Roasted Tea Ice Cream Monaka

    Monaka is a type of wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) consisting of an azuki bean jam filling sandwiched between two thin mochi wafers.This season, create your own monaka with house-made roasted tea ice cream and an array of accompaniments. Enjoy your monaka with premium Japanese green tea or roasted tea. JPY 3,800.

Events

  • Daily, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    KYOTO SAKE TASTING TRIO

    Sample three locally made sakes chosen by our sake sommelier as you take in the beautiful views of our 800-year-old Shakusui-en pond garden. Located in the atmospheric pond garden, Fuju is the ideal spot to savour the moment and surrender to the history of Kyoto. JPY 6,072.
  • Daily, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Japanese Afternoon Tea

    Discover a tea set of sweets and savouries, intricately arranged in a two-layer bento box and served with a cup of matcha tea, hojicha (roasted Kyoto green tea) or a hojicha latte. Gaze out at the seasonal vistas of our Japanese pond garden as you savour this experience. JPY 6,500 per person. 48-hours’ advance reservation is required.
  • Available daily

    Exclusive Dinner by the Pond

    Share Japanese delicacies or enjoy a gourmet Western meal with your partner. Elevate your experience with fine sakes or wines curated by Beverage Director Takashi Nakano. JPY 35,000 per person; March 20 – April 30: JPY 50,000 per person. Regular wine and sake pairing: JPY 12,000 per person; premium wine and sake pairing: JPY 18,000 per person.
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