Enjoy a relaxed and heartfelt tea time over some special British treats
THE THREE BEARS is a British style cafe in the center of Kyoto City serving freshly baked scones, cakes, and more. If you miss western food during your visit to Japan, consider taking a visit to THE THREE BEARS and enjoying classic British foods like cottage pie, scones, and cakes. THE THREE BEARS is loved by both locals and visitors alike for their attention to detail when bringing the tastes of Great Britain to Kyoto. The friendly café staff also have no problem communicating in English either, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy your time at this wonderfully British café.
Cream Tea (a set of 2 scones and a pot of tea)
Cream Tea (a set of 2 scones and a pot of tea) / ¥1,200
The scones are baked fresh daily and served with a side of clotted cream and jam. Deliciously crispy on the outside, warm and soft on the inside, these scones are perfect if you’re just looking for a bite to eat. Cream Tea is also served with a pot of your choice of tea, making it perfect for enjoying a long afternoon tea time.
Cake Set (a choice of cake and a pot of tea or a cup of coffee)
Cake Set (a choice of cake and a pot of tea or a cup of coffee) / ¥800~
This Cake Set comes with the week’s recommended cake and a pot of tea or coffee. The week’s recommended cakes are lined up in the display and it’s recommended you check them out before ordering. Cakes are baked fresh daily and topped with cream with each order, mean that you’re sure to freshest and tastiest cake available.
Cottage Pie (lunch set with tea or coffee)
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Cottage Pie (lunch set with tea or coffee) / ¥1,100
Try the Cottage Pie with a side of vegetables and slices of toast. A flavorful meat filling sits under a bed of creamy potato served hot right out of the oven. There are also other familiar British comfort foods, which are difficult to find around Kyoto, like macaroni and cheese, available too. All lunch items come with a pot of tea or cup of coffee. You can also choose ice tea or ice coffee instead. Enjoy a dessert with your lunch for an additional 250 yen. *This item is offered all day.
Afternoon Tea Set
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Afternoon Tea Set / ¥1,700~
The Afternoon Tea Set includes sandwiches, scones, and pastries all served on a classic British three tiered cake stand. Choose from several different types of tea as a pot of tea also comes with the set. This Afternoon Tea Set is recommended to those who want try a bite of a range of things.
How to Order


*Limited-time seasonal items are also available.

Menu items:

○ Cakes|Scones with clotted cream|Victoria Sandwich Cake 

Treacle Tart|Banoffee Pie|Eton Mess|Trifle

Lemon Meringue Pie|Shortbread|Gingerbread Man Biscuits

Mince Pie|Apple Crumble|Cupcake

Pavlova|Bread & Butter Pudding.

○ Beverages (tea/coffee): 

Earl Grey|Darjeeling|English Breakfast

Herbal Tea|Chai|Coffee|Elderflower Juice

○ Lunch: 

Roast Beef Sandwich|Salmon & Avocado Sandwich

Macaroni & Cheese|Cottage Pie|Welsh Rarebit

- Order Tips -
Ask what kind of cakes are available as they change weekly. Seasonal tea are also available, ask the staff for more details.
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Overseas Tourist-Friendly
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This British café has really good afternoon tea and scones. The atmosphere and service here are just great! Forget the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a relaxing moment in The Three Bears!
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The serving wear and interior of the cafe are very detailed and gives a very calm feeling. Scones come with cream and jam that are excellent! If you come in on a good timing, you may get to have some just-baked ones.
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Category Cafes
Phone +81 75-252-2221
Address Tokiwa Bld.1F, 647 Tearaimizucho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8152
Directions 2-minute walk from Subway Shijo/Karasuma Station. (Exit 21) 5-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Line Karasuma Oike Station. (Exit 5)
Open Hours 11:30 am - 7:30 pm (L.O. 7:00 pm)
Reservations Accepted
Closed Tuesdays
Notes New menu items and extension of opening hours are planned.
Price range
Credit cards Not accepted
Good for Solo, Romantic, With Friends, Families with Children
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Friendly Japanese and English speaking staff
Menu Japanese, English
Lanuages spoken Japanese, English
Number of seats 30 seats inside, 6 seats outside
Private dining rooms None
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
URL1 http://threebears.jp/
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