I’ve noticed that a lot of people discover Deep Kyoto, when googling for Cafe Peace. Sadly, Kyoto’s famous animal-loving emporium of vegan fake meats, Heartland beer and happy hippy clutter closed earlier this year. However, the ideals of Cafe Peace are continued each year at the annual and ever popular vegetarian festival, and as for eateries, in Kyoto, vegetarians are spoilt for choice. Here’s a list of top vegan restaurants in the city. Just click on the name to read more about them.
The following restaurants are entirely vegan:
Cafe Proverbs [15:17], a new vegan restaurant that took over the old Cafe Peace location on Hyakumanben. Cafe Proverbs has more of an emphasis on good health than animal loving, the menu is good, it’s non-smoking and the staff are very friendly. The interior design however, with it’s plastic seating and glaring lights, is not as comfy as the old style cosiness of Cafe Peace. Map.
The following restaurants serve both vegan and non-vegan dishes:
Vegetarian and Organic food supplies can be found here.
Online supplies can be found here.
I shall add more to this list as and when I find them. In the meantime recommendations are always welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org. There’s also a list of vegetarian restaurants that includes some shojin ryori temples up on Happy Cow.