Delightful Green Tea Sweets In Middle Of Gion

Along Shirakawa River in Gion is a preserved historical area of traditional Kyoto wooden townhouses. It’s a marvelous spot with hints of history showcased through the structures. In the corner of this area is a dessert shop called, Gion-Komori. This is a popular place among local young people, tourists, and foreign visitors, for one can enjoy true Kyoto sweets in a historic Japanese setting. Guests are reminded that they are truly experiencing Kyoto when they visit this cafe.

Warabi-mochi Parfait
Warabi-mochi Parfait / ¥1,550

A satisfying ensemble of delicate green tea ice cream, bouncy Warabi-mochi, and vanilla ice cream. Try to indulge it before the ice cream melts.

Komori Anmitsu (Ensemble of Japanese Sweets)Red Bean Jam, Agar with Green Tea ice cream and GreenTea Jelly
Komori Anmitsu (Ensemble of Japanese Sweets)Red Bean Jam, Agar with Green Tea ice cream and GreenTea Jelly / ¥1,200

Enjoy this bowl with big pieces of Warabi-mochi, chestnuts, green tea ice cream, Red bean jam, Agar, Green tea jelly, and Shiratama (mochi). Pour the sweet molasses according to your taste.

Hot Green Tea(Matcha)
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Hot Green Tea(Matcha) / +¥400 to each menu item

A bitter drink that creates perfect balance when enjoyed with some sweets. Add syrup to make it less bitter.

Green Tea Pound Cake (for take-out)
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Green Tea Pound Cake (for take-out) / ¥1,380
A great gift for anyone who likes the rich taste of green tea. Limited in numbers, so reserve in advance. It is good to eat up to a month after production.
How to Order

English menu with photos are available. If you want a cold dessert, we recommend the parfait or "Anmitsu" the items under "Red Bean Jam, Agar". For a hot dessert, we recommend "Zenzai".

- Order Tips -
Ask the waiter if you want to add molasses to your parfait or ice cream for an additional 50 yen. “Kuromitsu wo tsuketekudasai.”
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Overseas Tourist-Friendly
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At Gion-Komori by the Shirakawa River you can taste Japanese style sweets in a shop renovated from a wooden townhouse. They have many types of matcha parfaits, ones with warabimochi, ones with pudding, and other choices, you can choose what what you want! The subdued sweetness of the matcha makes sure that you will not grow bored of the taste.
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Overseas Tourist-Friendly
3.7 food3.5 service3.5 atmosphere4.0
Gion-Komori / ぎをん小森
Category Matcha / Green Tea
Phone +81 75-561-0504
Address 61 Motoyoshicho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0087
Directions 4-minute walk from Keihan Line Gion Shijo station
Open Hours 11am - 9pm(8:30pm last order) *Open on Sundays and holidays until 8pm (7:30 last order)
Reservations Accepted (for groups of 15 or more people)
Closed Wednesdays (open if it is a national holiday)
Notes There maybe waiting times before being seated during weekends
Price range
¥1,000 ~ ¥2,000
Credit cards Not accepted
Good for Romantic, With Friends
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
English menu is available
Menu English
Lanuages spoken Japanese only
Number of seats 124 seats
Private dining rooms None
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
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