Francois Cafe

Francois Café (うフランソア喫茶) in the Shijyo Kobashi district of Kyoto opened its doors in 1934 and immediately distinguished itself through its style, curated by founders Shinichi Tanino and Shiro Takagi. Stained glass windows, an elegant dome white ceiling, and red velvet chairs offered a a luxurious salon style café from the beginning. Come here for a leisurely cup of coffee in a setting that will take you back to the early Showa period.

Address: Japan, 〒600-8019 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Shimogyo Ward, Sendocho, 184 四条下ル, 西木屋町通 (Google Maps)