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Cafe Bibliotec Hello

650 Seimeicho Nijo Yanaginobanba Higashi iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0951, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-231-8625
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“baguette” (3 reviews)
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650 Seimeicho Nijo Yanaginobanba Higashi iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0951, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We found this place recommended on a blog. The atmosphere was beautiful but not at all worth the price. The cafe was very busy and the staff was surly. A large part of our experience is on us for stopping for food that is obviously...More

1  Thank Erica M
Reviewed 23 December 2017

This cafe is fantastic - great food (and a large menu in English), comfy couches, and fun decor with books and records on display. Only downside: it allows smoking indoors, making it very unpleasant for non-smokers if you happen to be there when a smoker...More

Thank Mirabelle K
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Café has a nice ambience. Coffee not too bad but not impressed by the serving staff. They do serve food besides the coffee. Note: They would want every customer to order at least one drink.

Thank sllim2015
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This cafe was fantastic and located nearby to us. Great atmosphere and delicious food and coffee. Make sure to visit the bakery next door for incredible bread and pastries.

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Just as well we found this cafe on our last day in Kyoto, we could have spent way over our budget! The food is wonderful but it’s quite expensive. Mixed feelings about the table service.

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We just returned from our second visit to the cafe. On the first visit we found the coffee good but not great and the lunch ok. Tonight we returned for a pastry and some tea. The waitress was really rude to us. We came in...More

1  Thank Isenn
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came here as friends recommended this...and loved it. You can relax and read a book - take one out of the enormous library they have taking up the wall space! Fabulous food as well...and nice coffee! Wrote my blog while there, the cafe was full...More

Thank Kranz555
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I walked by this place on my way to Kyoto imperial palace. The banana trees outside caught my attention. It’s small but it was packed at around 1pm. The drinks were ridiculously expensive and so was the food. My order was 950, but I don’t...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

It's my second time to Cafe Bibliotec Hello. I came back because I love the place! 1rst time I ordered a brown lassi, so good! But the 2nd time when I ordered the same thing they have me half glass of it, diluted with almost...More

1  Thank Marie F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very very BAD SERVICE. Definitely one of the worst during my 3 weeks trip in Japan. I would not recommend to come only due to the bad customer service. Waitress was very rude and obliged all people sat at the table to have a drink...More

1  Thank velascus
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Seimeicho Nijo Yanaginobanba Higashi iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0951, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +81 75-231-8625
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