Downtown Food SouvenirsFeb. 02, 2016 UPDATE
European art of candy with flavors of Kyoto


Candy making is not as simple as it looks. It takes techniques that only professional candy makers comprehend. Taking the candy making techniques from Europe, Crochet creates beautiful colorful candies for people to enjoy during any occasion. You can be assured that the candy at Crochet carries candies with colors that contain genuine flavors of fruits or other ingredients familiar to Japanese people like green tea or yuzu. These round striped candies resembling “temari” balls, or colorful balls...more made with kimono fabric, have been enjoyed in Kyoto for many years. Pictured above is one of their bestselling flavors of lemon lime with the product name of “Shiraginu Temari”. Now with new techniques, variety of flavors are made and offered in Crochet, there are certainly flavors available that each person will surely adore.
Our Comments
Popular in Kyoto
Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
Highly Recommended
Top shops and spots loved by our editors and highly recommended to be listed on your itinerary.
Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
Good for Fans
Hideaway shops and spots of worthwhile destination. Recommended if you are keen on these genres.
For Enthusiasts
Very popular among enthusiasts on these genres. Not always suitable if you are not particularly interested.
A modern candy store that is very stylish! Candies have natural flavors far away from artificial flavoring that is so common today. I love fruit flavors like peach, so I was very excited to find a flavor with one of my favorite fruits. Great items to give as gifts! People give them as both casual and formal gifts like for weddings.
Pick and choose for 2 or 3 item box
Recommend !
Pick and choose for 2 or 3 item box / ¥324~
There are two sizes of items available and all the candies are packaged in petri dish. Some of the flavors lined up in the stores include fruit mixes, peach soda, green tea, and red bean. The smaller size are priced from ¥324 and are great for mixing and matching for a box that fits 2 or 3 items. The candies are packaged very nicely making them a perfect gift for any occasion.
Pick a wrapping paper
Recommend !
Pick a wrapping paper / Free with box packaging
For boxes fit for 2 or 3 items, there is a nice option of picking a wrapping paper. Thinking about the person you will be gifting to makes it extra special. The designs of the wrapping paper and packaging boxes are stylish you will certainly impress your loved one with these candies.
Momo no Seku - Peach flavor
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Momo no Seku - Peach flavor / ¥648
There are several flavors that are seasonal and offered only for limited time. This one for example is called “Momo no Seku,” a peach flavored round candy only available during spring season. There is no particular scheduling for when seasonal candies are offered. You may find that one meant-to-be flavor when visiting Crochet.
How to buy
How to Buy CrochetFor candies to be boxed, you must purchase two or more items.
- Shopping Tips -
Friendly staff will explain the flavors of the candies.
Crochet Interior Photo 1
Appearance photo 1 Crochet
Categories Food Souvenirs
Phone +81 75-744-0840
Address 69 Shioya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Directions ・7-minute walk from Kyoto city subway Shijyo station
・7-minute walk from Hankyu Karasuma station
Hours 10:30am - 7:00pm
Closed No regular holidays
Notes Popular shop among tourists and locals
Price range
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¥360 - ¥648
Credit cards Accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Great for gifts
Information Japanese
Languages spoken Japanese, basic English
Shipping services Domestic shipping service available
Crochet +81 75-744-0840 ¥360 - ¥648 3/3

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