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This famous old ryokan, offers yudofu and kyoto-style lunch and dinner

Enjoy luxurious dining in classic Japanese rooms with fine garden views.

Yu-dofu (boiled tofu) and Kyoto-style Kaiseki course menus created with seasonal Kyoto vegetables and specialty ingredients.

Our colorful and delicate dish presentation only adds to the experience.

Open everyday: 11:00-15:00 (L.O.14:00), 17:00-21:00 (L.O.19:00)
Tel: 075-771-4148
Major credit cards accepted.
English menu available.
Free Wi-Fi.

On the west side of Gokomachi, north of Shijo; Tel: 221-1039; Fax: 231-7632; convenient location in the central city; Kaiseki lunch: Japanese tatami room: from 8,000 yen; table seat: from 5,000 yen; Kaiseki dinner: Japanese tatami room: from 16,000 yen; table seat: from 10,000 yen; Japanese cypress bath; curfew: 23:00; classic Japanese style accommodation: from 35,000 yen (dinner, breakfast, service included). *Tax not included in prices.

On Oshikoji, South of Nijo castle and west of Horikawa; Tel: 075-841- 0811; Open daily: 11:00-21:00 (L.O. 20:30); Shinsen-en is the legendary garden founded in 794; Excellent opportunity to experience Japanese traditional cuisine with full view of this exquisite Japanese garden; Lunch is served between 11:00-16:00, including Udon Chiri (served with appetizer, rice, and fruit) 3,500 yen, and the Heihachi Gozen and Tempura Set (served with salad, rice, pickles and fruits) 3,500 yen; There are also highly popular nabe meals such as Shabu-shabu, 8,000 yen, and Sukiyaki, 8,000 yen; Ukishima-Gozen Set (5,000 yen) includes a variety of traditional Japanese dishes; English menu available; AMEX, VISA, DC, DINERS, MASTER. *Tax not included in prices.

On the north side of Shijo, west of Kawaramachi; Tel: 221-1811; Open: 11:00-15:00, 16:30-21:00 (L.O. 20:30); closed Jan. 1; enjoy our traditional Kyoto cuisine using tasteful, colorful seasonal ingredients, Kyoto food specialties (yuba (soy milk skin), and Kyoto vegetables, etc.; conveniently located downtown; take-out menu available; lunch bento box: 2,000 yen (11:00-15:00), Koetsu Mizusashi bento: 3,850 yen, yuba cuisine: 4,000 yen, mini kaiseki course: 4,000 yen (11:00-15:00), kaiseki courses: from 6,480 yen; major credit cards accepted.

Located on the west side of Omiya, south of Imadegawa; Tel: 075-468-8487; Open: 11:30-14:30 (L.O.); 17:00-20:00 (L.O.); Closed Wed.; Enjoy Seike’s exquisite fresh yuba (soy milk skin) cuisine made with pure sweet Miyama water in the 130-year old traditional machiya house; savor healthy yuba dishes: yuba steak, yuba shabu and tofu and more: lunch: 3,990 yen, 5,250 yen, 6,300 yen; dinner: 5,670 yen, 7,770 yen, 11,000 yen; Vegetarian welcome; Takehome yuba products from their yuba factory and restaurant complex in Miyama-cho (1.5 hours north of Kyoto) also sold; Credit cards not accepted; Seike Nijojo (Tel: 075-813-1517; closed Mon.): on the south side of Oike, west of Horikawa.

Located on the west side of Hanamikoji, 80m south of Shijo; Tel: 075- 533-2433; Open daily: 11:30-22:00; Nishisaka is located in the middle of Gion, the traditional world of geiko and maiko still alive; You can enjoy real taste of Kyoto cuisine at very reasonable prices; Lunch: Tempura set: 2,500 yen, Steak set: 3,500 yen, Yu-tofu set: 2,800 yen; Dinner: Beef shabu shabu: from 4,500 yen, Beef steak set: 4,300 yen, Kaiseki courses: From 7,800 yen. *Service charge not included in prices.

Enjoy a wide range of Kyoto/Japanese dishes; eat as much as you like! An all-you-can-eat style restaurant with more than 20 kinds of dishes: Kyoto tofu, tempura, vegetables, fried chicken, sushi and more!

60 min.
Adults: 1,850 yen
7-12 years old: 1,130 yen
3-6 years old: 510 yen
English menu & spoken

A 3-min. walk south of Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
Tel: 075-462-4949
Open: 11:00-17:00 (L.O.16:00)

Nice Food, Chilled Beer & Beautiful Maiko! Experience an Unforgettable Night at Shinmonso

July 11 (Fri.) - Sep. 6 (Sat.)
Closed Sun; 18:00-21:00 (last order 20:30)
Maiko attendance: Every day 18:00-20:00
Dance performance: 19:55-20:05

During or after a _ne Japanese dinner, a maiko will attend the hall and come to visit you at your table. Chat and take photos with her. After that, watch her elegant dance performances. Enjoy an elegance and relaxation night in Shinmonso’s open-air beer garden – Truly, an unforgettable night in Kyoto!

Dinner course
Beer Garden Course: 3,240 yen
(appetizers, skewered grilled chicken, noodle, 1 drink)
*Every person in the group need to order a course (no sharing).
*Extra a la carte orders accepted.

A la carte menu items are available from 420 yen, beer from 540 yen. We also offer a wide range of local Kyoto sake and shochu (Japanese liquor).

*If it rains, indoor seating will be prepared. Reservations are recommended (ask at the front desk of your hotel or inn to help you).

*English speaking staff is in the hall
*All seats non-smoking
*Reservations required by phone only
*No cancellation is accepted on the day of the reservation.

Gion Shinmonso
Shinmonso is a fine ryokan (Japanese Inn) that has hosted guests from all over the world. For our overnight rates and other information, please call or visit our website.
Tel: 075-561-8011 Fax: 075-561-8178
Gion Hanamikoji Shinmon-mae, Higashiyamaku, Kyoto

Nanzenji Kikusui
Savor seasonal Kyoto taste and a grand view of Higashiyama
Kaiseki course and Yudofu in a pure Japanese setting

Yudofu (boiled tofu) set: 4,000 yen
Mini Kaiseki course: 6,210 yen

Kaiseki course: From 8,000 yen

Overnight Stay (with dinner & breakfast)
From 20,000 yen/person

Major credit cards accepted

Nanzenji Kikusui
By Nanzen-ji Temple, a 7-min. walk from Subway Tozai Line Keage Stn.
Open: 11:00-22:00 (L.O. 20:00), lunch until 15:00
Tel: 075-771-4101

An authentic Kyoto Cuisine restaurant; Dishes are cooked using spring water and fresh local ingredients. Try out all these natural flavors.

Broth made with famous fresh spring water!
Try our authentic Kyoto Cuisine using our special broth and highly selected ingredients.

DINNER Special offer
Course A: 6,400yen Course B: 8,500yen

*Lunch Course: from 2,700yen
*Service charge & tax included.

A 2-min. walk from Yasaka Shrine, near Kodaiji Temple.
Open: Lunch 11:30-15:00, Cafe 14:00-17:00, Dinner 17:00-21:00
Closed: Wed.; Tel: 075-551-0035

Muromachi WAKUDEN

One of most famed Kaiseki restaurants in Kyoto; At Muromachi WAKUDEN, enjoy the meal in Kyoto's authentic atmosphere with a Japanese garden view; In Kyoto WAKUDEN, Kyoto station’s gorgeous surrounding scenery is all to yourself.

Cuisine, lavishly prepared using Kyoto's local ingredients
Preparing the very best seasonal cuisine in a space filled with Kyoto’s sentiment of beauty
*Only organically grown safe ingredients are used.

Muromachi Wakuden
Lunch: from 7,000 yen
11:30-15:00 (enter by 13:30)
Dinner: from 13,000 yen
17:30-22:00 (enter by 20:00)
Closed: Tue.; Tel: 075-223-3200
On the east side of Sakaimachi, south of Oike.

Kyoto Wakuden
Lunch: from 6,000 yen
11:00-15:30 (enter by 14:30)
Dinner: from 6,000 yen
17:00-22:00 (enter by 21:00)
Closed: Jan. 1; Tel: 075-365-1000
JR Kyoto ISETAN 11th floor, Kyoto Stn.

*Only course menus are available. *Tax & service charge incl.


A traditional sukiya style ryokan inn & restaurant with superb classical garden views Enjoy the sophisticated taste of Kyoto cuisine in our kaiseki courses

Counter seat for tempura: Mon.-Sat., closed Sun.: lunch: 11:00-14:00 (L.O.), from 3,240 yen; dinner: 17:00-20:30 (L.O.), from 7,452 yen; Kaiseki lunch (11:00-13:30; L.O.): tempura kaiseki from 9,936 yen; Tempura kaiseki dinner from 14,904 yen, Kyoto kaiseki from 24,840 yen; Accommodation: from 37,260 yen/person with full dinner and breakfast.

On Tominokoji, just south of Oike
Tel: 075-221-5544

Located on the north side of Yasaka, 200m west of Higashioji; Tel: 075- 551-1488; Open daily: 11:30-15:00, 17:00-22:00; Located in a quiet and traditional area, close to Kennin-ji Temple; Enjoy fine tempura cuisine in an old building (interior maintained) that was originally a teahouse where geiko & maiko lived; Freshest ingredients of the day; Lunch: Tempura course (3,500 yen, 5,000 yen), tempura kaiseki (6,500 yen); Dinner course and kaiseki (from 9,000 yen); Single tempura items (seafood, Kyoto vegetables, etc.) are also available; Reservation required; AMEX, VISA, DINERS, MC, JCB. *Tax not included in prices.


On the west side of Kawaramachi, a 2-min. walk north of Shijo; Tel : 221-5409; Open 9:30-21:00 (L.O. 20:30); Conveniently located downtown, between OPA and Gap, Hisago Zushi is probably Kyoto's most famous sushi restaurant, wellknown for its relaxing traditional atmosphere; Their expertly prepared and beautifully presented sushi will amaze you; The quality is excellent & the prices are reasonable; Lunch from 2,376 yen; dinner from 2,376 yen; Sennari Combination Set, 3,240 yen; Chef's Selection Set, 2,700 yen; English menu and English spoken by some staff members; AMEX, VISA, DINERS, MASTER, JCB, DC, UC.

Enjoy your moment with authentic sushi

Obsessed with fresh fish and traditional Kyoto vegetables, we serve only the “real” taste of Japanese cuisine.

Nigiri (hand-formed sushi): Standard 2,400 yen, Excellent 5,000 yen
Kaiseki course: 8,000 yen - 20,000 yen
Special beef course: from 12,000 yen
*+8% tax

English menu & spoken

Open: Lunch (12:00-14:00); Dinner (17:00-22:00); Closed. Mon.
On the south side of Shimojuzuyacho, west of Ainomachi (southwest of Shosei-en Garden)
Tel: 075-371-9303

Sushi made with love by dedicated craftsmen perform their art.

Enjoy the dynamic lively atmosphere with all counter seating
Traditional & Authentic Sushi at reasonable prices!

Sushi Combination Set (8 pieces): 2,100 yen
Sashimi Combination Set (4 types): 1,300 yen
*+8% tax
*English menu available

On the north side of Rokkaku, west of Kawaramachi (behind “mina Kyoto”)
Open: Tue.-Fri.16:00-24:00; Sat., Sun. and nat’l holidays 12:00-24:00
Closed: Mon.; Tel: 075-223-1277

Original Japanese

(mackerel, pork nabe hot pot, seafood)

East of the Path of Philosophy, across from Anraku-ji Temple; Tel: 075- 771-2816; Open: 11:00-15:00 (L.O. 14:30), 17:00-22:30 (L.O. 22:00), closed irregularly; freshest seafood directly brought from Goto Islands (Kyushu) daily; mackerel of Goto, unique and original, is rarity value and hardly found in Kyoto; Goto’s Saba (mackerel) shabu-shabu (pieces of mackerel boiled lightly in a broth), sashimi (raw fish) and seafood from all around Japan are a must-try; hotpot or steak of Agu pork from Okinawa also recommended; Lunch: Goto Saba Shabu Hotpot Set: 2,600 yen; Okinawan Agu Pork Shabushabu Hotpot or Steak Set: 2,600 yen; Dinner: Course: from 5,800 yen; assorted sashimi of the day: from ¥1,200; VISA, Master, etc.. *Prices include tax for only lunch.


Savor Beef in Japanese style - as much as you want!!

All-you-can-eat Shabu Shabu / Sukiyaki / Suki-Shabu combination pot
All from 1,980 yen!! excl.tax

*The best recommended course is our Suki-Shabu (3,980 yen), using Japanese beef! Prime Beef: 2,980 yen; Japanese beef: 3,980 yen; Japanese black beef: 5,800 yen available too! *Kobe Beef is available only at the Gyuzen shop: 9,800 yen (excl. tax)

Set menus also include all-you-can-eat vegetables, udon noodles, tofu and rice cakes! (All menu excl. tax)

Across from Yasaka Shrine, 4F of Gion Kaikan Bldg.
Open daily: 17:00-23:00 (until 24:00 on the night before Fri. & Nat’l holidays); Tel: 075-533-3344

MIYABI-AN Kyoto Rokkaku
On the north side of Rokkaku, west of Tominokoji
Open daily: 17:00-23:00; Tel: 075-253-0291
5% OFF if show a copy of the KVG!
English menu

Highly selected luxurious beef
Self-produced & raised TAMBA-GYU beef.

True joy to savor
Experience the exquisite way of eating that fitted best to each ingredients.
Produced by buthers, their high-class Teppan-yaki (steak grilled on an iron plate) and Yakiniku (grilled meat) are a wonderful treat for customers; In a beautiful machiya house.

Yakiniku course:from 3,900 yen
Teppan-yaki course:from 8,800 yen
Many other courses available!

On the east side of Sakaimachi, south of Aneyakoji
Open: 17:00-23:00; Closed: Mon.; Tel: 075-222-2901

Japanese BBQ restaurant
The most well-known yakiniku restaurant -for 50 years in Kyoto.
Enjoy Yakiniku using Japanese beef that only you can taste at here.
Experience the luxurious moment at the 3F Royal Floor

Since its establishment in 1965, this Yakiniku Dining has been loved by locals; A wide variety of items and is quite reasonable.

Dinner Yakiniku course: from 6,500 yen
Lunch Yakiniku course: from 3,000 yen (only on Sat., Sun., nat’l holiday)
A la carte from 7,000 yen

Open: Weekday: 17:00-24:00 (L.O. 23:30), Sat., Sun., nat’l holiday: 11:30-24:00 (L.O. 23:30)
*Closed 15:00-17:00; last order for the course menu is 22:00
Tel: 075-551-4129; On east side of Kawabata, a little south of Shijo
Reservation available via our website: www.tendan.co.jp/gion_honten.html
Major credit cards accepted
English menu


An authentic soba & udon noodle restaurant since 1710 Taste traditional noodle dishes of Japan in a classic Japanese building with fine garden views.

Tempura soba, Nishin (herring) soba, Zaru (chilled) soba and more: 680 yen-1,630 yen
Hokoro (a noodle hotpot with soba & udon noodle, yuba, chicken, vegetables and more): 8,200 yen (for two people)

On the west side of Fuyacho, north of Sanjo
Tel: 075-221-2525
Open: 11:00-20:00/Closed: Thurs.
Major credit cards accepted
English menu available

Nadai Omen
Authentic & original OMEN noodles!
Soup-dipping noodles with plenty of seasonal vegetables and sesame topping

Nadai Omen Noodle Soup (for 1 person): 1,150yen
Seasonal set: From 1,850yen
A la carte: From 500yen

English Menu & Spoken
Major credit cards accepted

Ginkakuji Main
South side of the Ginkakuji Bus Terminal; Tel: 075-771-8994; Open: 11:00-21:00 (L.O. 20:30), closed irregularly

Shijo Pontocho
On the north side of Shijo, west of Pontocho; Tel: 075-253-0377; Open: 11:30-15:00, 17:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:30); closed Thurs.

South of Kodaiji, east of Ninenzaka; Tel: 075-541-5007; Open: 11:00-21:00 (L.O. 20:30); closed irregularly

How about RAMEN today?
Meet 8 popular local RAMEN styles from all over Japan in Kyoto!
Popular take-out shops are on the same floor too!

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Open daily: 11:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:30)
Kyoto Station Bldg. 10F (South side of Big Steps)