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.
- 7:00 am – 10:30 am Set menu or buffet available dependent upon the date. Contact us for details.
- 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
- Afternoon Tea
- Monday – Thursday 12:00 noon – 2:30 pm 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
- 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm (last order at 9:00 pm)
Premium terrace seating fees*
- VIP VIEW TERRACE SOFA
- MINIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE: 4 JPY 6,000 / JPY 1,500 per additional person
- Premium Sofa
- maximum number of people: 2 JPY 2,000
- Terrace Table
- minimum number of people: 4 JPY 3,200 / JPY 800 per additional person
- Upper deck table
- maximum number of people: 2 JPY 1,600
- UPPER TERRACE TABLE
- MINIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE: 4 JPY 3,200 / JPY 800 per additional person
*Fees apply to external guests only and are nonrefundable. In the event of poor weather conditions, a dining credit for our restaurants (excluding Sushi Wakon) or takeaway will be issued.
My mantra and guiding principle is to only ever serve food that I think is pleasing to the eye and delicious to the palate.Ryuji Koga Chef de Cuisine
- Opera Cake Collection
Discover our summer collection of colourful opera cakes made with the finest seasonal fruits. Available 11:30 am to 6:00 pm. JPY 2,500 each.Reserve now
Meet the Team
Ryuji KogaChef de Cuisine
Chef Koga, the first Japanese Sous Chef of Le Cinq at Four Seasons Hotel George V, under three-star Michelin Chef Christian Le Squer, provides an unrivalled culinary experience by merging meticulous French cuisine techniques with Japanese ingredients, creating his own style of Japanese-French fare at the Brasserie restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto.
- June 1–30, 12:00 NOON – 2:30 PM AND 3:00 PM – 5:30 PMReserve now
MOLTON BROWN COLLABORATIVE AFTERNOON TEAThis collaborative afternoon tea celebrates the world of Molton Brown, a fragrance representing British style. The theme is refreshment, with a menu inspired by the ingredients and colours of Molton Brown products that refresh the body and mind. Enjoy a selection of more than 30 beverages, including 27 varieties of premium Ronnefeldt tea, Valrhona coffee and hot chocolate, as well as five sweets and four savories. Weekdays: JPY 7,000 per person; weekends: JPY 7,800 per person.
- June 1 – August 31, 11:30 am – 10:00 pmReserve now
Brasserie Summer FeastIndulge in bistro fare crafted with seasonal local ingredients at our Brasserie Summer Feast. Making the most of Kyoto’s summertime abundance, this à la carte menu features specialties like gazpacho, bright with local tomatoes from Higuchi Farm, and bouillabaisse, made with fresh-caught seafood. You can also savour all-time favourites like black Wagyu beef and foie gras. The lush greens of our Japanese pond garden offer a stunning backdrop for this summer feast.
More Dining Options
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.
TakeawayEnjoy seasonal tastes in the comfort of your home. A selection of gift items is also available.
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 WakonSushi Wakon offers an intimate and interactive experience as you watch as our master 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-long Hinoki counter or in one of our two private dining rooms.
FujuFollow 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.