The elegant sweetness and fluffy texture of ohagi (pounded rice covered in red bean paste)


/ かさぎ屋

This Japanese confectionary near Kiyomizu Temple has been in business for 100 years. The interior has a traditional Japanese feel that hasn’t changed since the shop first opened. Just looking at some of the antique items used for years is a joy; some of these include an old black telephone, Japanese dolls, and an antique clock. The specialty here are ohagi. Delightfully sweet adzuki (red-bean paste) on the outside, with fluffy pounded rice on the inside, these ohagi go p...moreerfectly with matcha. We hope you’ll enjoy these all-hand-made sweets with no pre-made ingredients.

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You can enjoy the wonderful flavor of anko in a traditional Japanese atmosphere! You may be seated with someone you don’t know, so you could even make a new friend!
1Must Eat !
Usucha / ¥700

This is a two-piece set with usucha (a type of matcha) and ohagi. We recommend following a bite of ohagi with a sip of matcha.

2Must Eat !
Shiruko / ¥650

Shiruko (red-bean soup) with 2 pieces of fried mochi (rice cake). Let the mochi absorb the red-bean flavor and enjoy. This dish is very hot, so be careful.

3Let's Try !
Shisonomi / *A set item that comes with shiruko

Have some of this when you’ve had too much sweetness; the salty flavor will cleanse your palate.

4Let's Try !
Isomaki / ¥650

Mochi fried in shoyu (Soy sauce), then wrapped in fragrant seaweed. This dish isn’t just sweet, but is recommended to those who want a light meal.

How to Order & Eat
Kasagiya How to Order & Eat

Kasagiya How to Order & Eat

Kasagiya How to Order & Eat For those who like anko, please do try the ohagi. There is also ohagi shaved ice during the summer. Each customer must order one item, so please be prepared.

- Order Tips -
If you only want ohagi, just say “ohagi” when ordering. This comes with three pieces made with different kinds of adzuki.
Kasagiya Appearance Photo
Categories Wagashi(Japanese Sweets)
Phone +81 75-561-9562
Address 349, Masuyacho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0826
Directions Take the Route 100 or Route 206 bus from Kyoto Station for 14-17 minutes. Get off at Kiyomizu-michi and walk for about 8 minutes.
Hours 11:00 ~ 18:00
Reservations Not accepted
Closed Tuesday
Notes The shop is relatively empty on weekdays. It can get crowded between 3-4 PM on weekends and holidays.
Price range
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~ ¥1,000
Credit cards Not accepted
Good for Solo, With Friends
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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English menus available.
Menu English
Languages spoken Japanese only
Number of seats 20 seats
Private dining rooms Nothing
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
Kasagiya +81 75-561-9562 ~ ¥1,000 2/3

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