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.
- 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
- Japanese Sweets and Matcha Tea
Sit back and relax with original Japanese sweets and matcha tea overlooking our Shakusui-en pond garden.
- Sake and Champagne
Sample the smooth flavour of Japanese sake in contrast to the effervescence of champagne.
- Daily, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
KYOTO SAKE TASTING TRIOSample 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.
- AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND
Romantic DINNER BY THE PONDChoose from a Japanese bento dinner crafted by Chef Kenji Katsura featuring seasonal ingredients and prized delicacies or a five-course Western menu by Brasserie Chef de Cuisine Ryuji Koga, who has developed his skills at Michelin-starred restaurants across Paris and Tokyo. Japanese bento dinner or five-course Western dinner: JPY 50,000 for two; JPY 25,000 per additional guest. Add JPY 12,000 for regular sake or wine pairing or JPY 18,000 for premium sake or wine pairing. One-week advance reservation is required.
JAPANESE AFTERNOON TEA SETSavour a tea set of sweets and savouries, intricately arranged in a two-layer bento box and served with a cup of matcha tea, green tea or hojicha (roasted Kyoto green tea), alongside seasonal vistas of our Japanese pond garden. JPY 6,500 per person. 48-hour advance reservation is required.
More Dining Options
In-Room DiningWhether 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.
Sushi WakonEdomae Sushi Wakon offers an intimate and interactive experience as you watch as our chefs create stunning dishes made with top-quality ingredients flown in daily from Tokyo’s Toyosu market. Enjoy this unforgettable dining affair either at the 8-metre- (26-foot-) long Hinoki counter or in one of our two private dining rooms.
BrasserieMeet 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.
TakeawayEnjoy seasonal tastes in the comfort of your home. A selection of gift items is also available.
The Lounge & BarEnjoy a hand-dripped cup of coffee or relax with a Kyoto-inspired cocktail in a comfortable seat in our modern lobby lounge.