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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*

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
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


  • Trio of summer parfaits in stemmed glassware
    Premium summer parfaits

    This summer, sample a new parfait each month, each crafted with fresh summer fruits. In June, the Peach and Shiso Parfait offers a medley of delicate Japanese flavours, while the Grape Parfait boasts a beautiful contrast of green, purple and yellow in August. For lovers of tropical fruit, there’s no better treat than our vibrant Tropical Fruit Parfait in July. Available 11:30 am to 6:00 pm. JPY 3,100 each. Limit of 10 servings per day.

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  • Trio of summer opera cakes
    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.

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Meet the Team

Ryuji Koga

Chef 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 PM


    This 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.
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  • June 1 – August 31, 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

    Brasserie Summer Feast

    Indulge 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.
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