Cafe Independants: Kyoto City Hall
Cafe Independants
Kyoto City Hall / Cafe
Gokomachi Sanjo, 1928 Bldg B1F.
Open 11:45am-midnight daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

Perhaps the Bohemian epicenter of Kyoto, this student-hangout basement cafe features artfully exposed brick, peeling paint and well-worn stone floors. The 75-year-old building also houses a great experimental music record shop and contemporary art galleries. Lunches are very cheap (from Y500), and drinks include Belgian beers.