restaurant carta. レストラン

The cuisine at restaurant “carta.” is personally overseen by culinary expert Ai Hosokawa.
Using traditional Japanese spices, condiments and fermented foodstuffs to provide subtle variations in flavor, 
carta. provides Western-style cuisine that matches the changing of the seasons and brings succor to the mind and body.
Savor an experience of true pleasure with delectable dishes made from seasonal foodstuffs,
paired with your choice from the finest selection of beverages. 


Appreciate the warm atmosphere created by walls adorned with hand-crafted tiles, 
 light fittings created by glass artisans,
and the plentiful use of Kyoto’s rare and highly sought-after Taizan ceramics.
Enjoy your meal bathed in bright natural sunlight flowing through the windows in the morning, 
or under the warm glow of lamplight in the evening.
Together with sparkling conversation across the countertop, give yourself over to experiencing the sensual treat that is Ai Hosokawa’s cuisine 
- encompassing the warm atmosphere, the charming tableware, and of course, the delectable food.


New western cuisine with Japanese seasonings as secret ingredients
From appetizers to main dishes and desserts, we offer a variety of seasonal menus.
Drinks that go well with meals, such as Kyoto Nishijin beer and domestic wine
I have it.
Please have a delicious time to taste what you like as much as you like.


The start of a pleasant day begins with a balanced breakfast. Welcome a graceful morning with a heartwarming meal.

For non-staying guests on a specific day of each month
We are accepting use.

Please see TOPICS for available dates.

Ai Hosokawa

Born in 1972. After graduating from university, he went to Italy alone to learn about cooking. After returning to Japan, he presided over a cooking class in Tokyo. He moved to Kumamoto in 2009 and hosts cooking classes and craft exhibitions at "taishoji". His books include "Shokukicho", "Vegetables" (Little More), "Pasta Books" and "Standard" (Anonima Studios).
MARUFUKURO 's cooking supervision, he treats the ingredients as if he were listening to them, and teaches him not to feel the chef's actions. He supervises not only cooking but also the interior and tableware of "carta.", And keeps in mind "hospitality that invites an important friend to his home."

Ai Hosokawa


  • Business hours

    [ Breakfast ]

    7:00-11:00 (10:00 L.O.)

    [ Dinner ]

    17:30-23:00 (21:00 L.O.)
  • Address

    342 Kagiyacho, Kamogawa Nishiiri, Syomen-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

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  • The price shown is the price including tax. The displayed price includes a 10% service charge.
  • The restaurant is none-smoking.
  • Please refrain from wearing flip-flops and men wearing only tank tops.
  • Menus and prices may vary depending on the season.
  • If you have food allergies or have any questions about ingredients, please feel free to contact us.
  • We also accept other requests and questions at any time.