Kyoto late-night restaurants
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Here are a few area restaurants with late-night food service - generally open until at least 1am or later.

Late-night restaurants

Bungalow - Beer bar: Karasuma
[ Open 3pm-1am (LO; Sun 12-10pm). Closed Mondays. ]
One of the better places for craft beer in Kyoto (there isn't much competition), Bunglaow has ten taps devoted to Japanese craft breweries as well as a good menu of French and European bistro fare. ...
[ Open 3pm-1am (LO; Sun 12-10pm). Closed Mondays. ]
Ippudo - Ramen: Karasuma
[ Open 11am-2am daily. ]
Ippudo's Hakata-style ramen is known for its rich pork-based broth and thin, slightly chewy noodles. There are graters and garlic cloves on the counter if you're so inclined.
[ Open 11am-2am daily. ]
Bakujun - Beer bar: Karasuma-Oike
[ Open 5:30pm-2am. Closed Mondays. ]
This quiet bar has good food and craft beers, although the atmosphere is rather subdued. There are eight taps along with a selection of bottled beer (both Japanese and Belgian), with beers ranging...
[ Open 5:30pm-2am. Closed Mondays. ]
Before 9 - Beer bar: Karasuma-Oike
[ Open 5pm-1am daily. ]
This stylish two-story bar, located in a converted machiya townhouse, serves both craft beer and artisanal sake. Kyoto Brewing Co, a local brewer, is well represented on the bar's eight taps, and...
[ Open 5pm-1am daily. ]
Wine Grocery - Wine bar: Karasuma-Oike
[ Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays. ]
A cozy little wine bar with an extensive list - mostly French - ranging from Y6000 to Y100,000 per bottle and more (the median price point seems to be around Y15,000). There's also a choice of six...
[ Open 6pm-2am. Closed Sundays. ]
Yoramu - Bar: Karasuma-Oike
[ Open 6pm-midnight. Closed Mondays, 1st Sunday. ]
You'll find a fantastic trove of unusual, limited-edition sakes in this off-the-beaten-track sake pub. The food menu is just as eclectic, and well suited to the drinks.
[ Open 6pm-midnight. Closed Mondays, 1st Sunday. ]
Ringer Hut - Japanese regional: Kawaramachi
[ Open 11am-4am daily. ]
Tasty Nagasaki-style champon and sara-udon noodles are served well into the wee hours at this late-night budget noodle shop.
[ Open 11am-4am daily. ]
Le Monument Bleu - Belgian rest/beer bar: Kyoto City
[ Open 6pm-2am. Closed Mondays. ]
Located just one minute from Hankyu Saiin station, this attractively decorated specialty bar is worth seeking out if you're a fan of Belgian beers. The list of brews is impressive, and it's matched...
[ Open 6pm-2am. Closed Mondays. ]
Cordon Noir - Bar: Kyoto City Hall
[ Open 7pm-3am. Closed Wednesdays. ]
A specialty bar with an amazing selection of rare Scotch whiskeys; the bartender also mixes good cocktails. The food menu includes the Scottish favorite haggis.
[ Open 7pm-3am. Closed Wednesdays. ]
Karr - Beer bar: Kyoto City Hall
[ Open 3pm-1am. Closed Thursdays. ]
'Good beer! Good ham! Good music!' reads the sign on the wall, and this is a manifesto we wholeheartedly endorse. Pub Karr is a cozy, friendly little spot, well suited to a group outing if you don't...
[ Open 3pm-1am. Closed Thursdays. ]
Dai-ichi Asahi - Ramen: Kyoto Station
[ Open 5am-2am. Closed Thursdays. ]
A very popular late-night ramen shop with a devoted following.
[ Open 5am-2am. Closed Thursdays. ]
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