Bar and Lounge

TEL. +81 75 468 3166 (Reservations at one of our restaurants)

The beautiful Japanese garden at HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO really puts on a show across the four seasons – the breathtaking beauty of sakura cherry blossoms in the spring, summer is resplendently verdant, the colors of autumn are so striking, and in winter the snowscape is a wonder to behold. From THE GARDEN BAR one can relax, unwind and enjoy unparalleled views of the garden in the dusk, and as the light fades the scenery is gently uplit.

Operating Hours 11:00am to 11:30pm (last order)
Seating 44 seats
Counter Seating for 10 people
Table Seating for 34 people (of which 6 seats are located on the terrace)


Kyo-Tamba Chestnut Afternoon Tea

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JPY 7,100

Experience the richness of Kyo-Tamba and the bountiful autumn harvest with our Kyo-Tamba Chestnut Afternoon Tea. This afternoon tea is a delightful way to savor the flavors of Kyo-Tamba nurtured by the abundant nature of the region. Featuring the large and refined flavor of Kyo-Tamba Chestnuts as the centerpiece, you can fully enjoy a variety of Kyo-Tamba ingredients such as Kyo-Tamba Shiitake mushrooms and Tamba Wine in both sweet and savoury treats. While admiring the deepening autumn vista of the courtyard garden, indulge in a heartwarming moment with produce from the culinary treasure trove of Kyo-Tamba.

■ Hours: 12:00 - / 14:30 - * Two sessions of 2 hours each

* Please add another JPY600 to enjoy free-flowing beverages

Kyo-Tamba Chestnut Afternoon Tea

Cake Set

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A cake set that includes coffee or tea and a cake created by our culinary team. Choose from:
Chestnut Mont-Blanc, Seasonal Short Cake, Seasonal Chocolate Mousse and Original Cheese Cake Your choice from 4 cakes.

Harmonious Cocktails at THE GARDEN BAR


For a limited time only, THE GARDEN BAR, overlooking our courtyard garden, will be offering a variety of Hibiki arrangements to entice patrons into the world of HIBIKI THE HARMONY. Guests can enjoy an elegant moment with special cocktails created with Hibiki and overseen by Suntory's beverage supervisor, while gazing out at the Japanese garden and appreciating the changing seasons.

Evening High Tea - truffle-scented pizza and a bottle of Champagne


Enjoy oven-baked pizza garnished with truffles, accompanied with the fruity freshness of Taittinger Champagne.
Enjoy a perfect evening with a view of our illuminated courtyard garden.
*Seating is available for a maximum of two and a half hours.

Old Pine Blonde Ale

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Old Pine Blonde Ale has the aroma of fresh pine needles collected from the Kamiseya Forest, located in the Tango region of Kyoto. This craft beer, which combines the honey-like sweetness of malt with the citrusy aroma of pine needles, is an original creation from KOHACHI Beerworks exclusively for HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO. Why not enjoy a refreshing ale on the terrace looking out over the courtyard garden in the early summer sunshine?

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TEL. +81 75 468 3166
(Reservations at one of our restaurants)

  • *Customers under the age of 18 are not permitted in THE GARDEN BAR after 5pm
  • *All quoted prices include service charges(15%) and consumption tax
  • *Please understand that certain menu items may change depending on seasonal availability
  • *We ask any diners with allergies to inform us beforehand For restaurant guests with allergies
  • *Please note that all images shown are depictions