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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 13,000 yen; table seat: from 10,000 yen; Japanese cypress bath; curfew: 23:00; classic Japanese style accommodation: from 40,000 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!

An all-you-can-eat style restaurant with more than 25 kinds of dishes: classic Kyoto home-style obanzai cuisine with local ingredients, Kyoto tofu, tempura, vegetables, fried chicken, sushi, dessert and more!

60 min.
Adults: 1,800 yen
7-12 years old: 1,100 yen
3-6 years old: 500 yen
*Tax not included.
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)

Oryori Mashita
A 1-min. walk to the east from Keihan Gion Shijo Stn.; Tel: 075-525-2160; Fax: 075-525-0984; Lunch: 11:30-14:00 (L.O. 13:30); Dinner: 17:00-21:00 (L.O. 20:00); Closed on Thurs. (open during the New Year’s holiday); A cozy little Japanese restaurant quietly situated in the heart of Gion offers kaiseki courses using fresh seasonal ingredients; Lunch time reasonable Dim Sum course (about 8 dishes) is 5,000 yen (including tax and service fee); Plenty of other courses available; 9 counter seats and table seating, private tatami rooms are also available on the 2F; English menu; Reservations necessary; Major credit cards accepted; *Tax and service charge (5%) will be added to your bill.

Imobo Hiranoya honten
Tradition over 300 years in Kyoto
Imobo is the traditional cuisine which is handed down for 300 years. It is said that if you visit Maruyama Park, you must try Kyoto’s representative cuisine at ''Imobo.''

Imobo course: from 2,500 yen
Reservation required for the 5,000 yen course (tax excl.)
Other ala carte menus available

Open daily: 10:30-20:30 (L.O. 20:00)
Tel: 075-561-1603

Hanasato Gion
Savor Kyoto Cuisine on Hanamikoji
Kyoto Cuisine - with a fresh seasonal ingredients can be enjoyed in a refined Japanese style room at Hanamikoji, Gion. *Optionally, we can arrange maiko as well.

Mini kaiseki course: from 3,000 yen
Meat (shabu shabu) course: 6,000 yen

Kaiseki course: from 8,000 yen
Meat (shabu shabu) course: 8,000 yen

*Reservation required for the night courses; Service charge included, tax separated.

Open: 11:00-15:30 (L.O. 14:30)
17:00-22:00 (L.O. 20:00)
Closed irregularly; Tel: 075-561-3311
In front of the Gion Kobu Kaburenjo Theater

Nichigetsuan Kiyomizu
Healthy Cuisines near Kiyomizu Temple
Enjoy the Kyoto Cuisine, using Kyoto vegetables, tofu and yuba (soy milk skin) in a relaxed manner. The shop is located conveniently in the point where Kiyomizu-zaka and Sannen-zaka meet.

Yu-tofu (boiled tofu): 3,000 yen
Kaiseki courses: from 5,000 yen

(Reservation required for Kaiseki courses) *Tax excl.

Open daily: 10:30-21:00 (L.O. 20:00); Tel: 075-561-0077
On Kiyomizu-zaka at the foot of Kiyomizu Temple

Harukami Pontocho
Kyoto Cuisine × Kyoto Machiya
Feel a cool breeze from the Kamo River and the Ponto-cho's serene atmosphere while enjoying your cuisine.

Lunch: Mini kaiseki course: from 2,000 yen
Dinner: Night course: from 5,000 yen

Plenty of a la carte are available as well! *tax excl.

Open daily
Lunch: 11:00-15:00 (L.O. 14:00); Dinner: 17:00~23:00 (L.O. 21:00)
TEL: 075-221-0011; On the west side of Pontocho, 10-m. north of Shijo


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 9,936 yen; Kaiseki lunch (11:00-13:30; L.O.): tempura kaiseki from 12,420 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 (weekday only counter 4,000 yen, 5,500 yen), tempura kaiseki (8,000 yen); Dinner course and kaiseki (from 10,000 yen); Single tempura items (seafood, Kyoto vegetables, etc.) are also available; Reservation required; AMEX, VISA, DINERS, MC, JCB. *Tax not included in prices.

Tempura Kitamura Pontocho
Freshly-served Tempura right in Front of You
Savor fresh tempura in a counter seating while looking at a Japanese small garden. Enjoy their tempura with a fresh prawn, fish, Kyoto vegetables and yuba, and many more!

Tempura course: from 3,000 yen
Tempura Donburi: from 1,000 yen

Tempura course: from 5,000 yen

(tax excl.)

Lunch: 11:00-15:00 (L.O. 14:00); Dinner: 17:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:00)
Closed: Wed. ; Tel: 075-221-0011
On the east side of Pontocho, 10-m. north of Shijo, next to Harukami


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


Experience the World of Japanese Beef — as much as you want!

All-you-can-eat Shabu Shabu / Sukiyaki / Suki-Shabu combination pot
All from 1,980 yen!!
*The best recommended course is our Suki-Shabu (4,180 yen), using Japanese beef!
Kobe Beef: 9,800 yen, Prime Beef: 3,180 yen; Japanese beef: 4,180 yen; Wagyu: 6,180 yen

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
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

Yakiniku YARUKI Shijo Kawaramachi
The Only Certified Kobe Beef
BBQ Yakiniku Restaurant in Kyoto

Popular Japanese style beef BBQ restaurant about 30 years in Kyoto. Reasonable price lunch set menu is from 980 yen, also a must-check!! (11:30-17:00)

Kobe Beef Amazing Loin Slices 5,000 yen

Open every day: 11:30-23:40 (L.O 23:00) 1F Shijo Aiburiya Bldg., south side of Shijo, west of Shijo Bridge; Tel: 075-211-2981; Major credit cards accepted

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Try Authentic Japanese Yakiniku in Kyoto
Japanese WAGYU BEEF × All-you-can-eat!!

A variety of ''All-you-can-eat'' Yakiniku Japanese barbeque (meat, vegetables, salads, rice, soups, and more!) at very reasonable prices.

Recommended Course: All-you-can-eat Yakiniku ''Excellent''
90 mins. /person; 3,300 yen+tax
*About 80 kinds of dishes (seafood, salad and soup, etc.) available.

Dip a meat into our specialty Japanese sauce which can get rid of excess fat from the meat and makes it even more tasty. Enjoy savory Japanese Wagyu beef as much as you like.

Open daily: 17:00-24:00 (L.O. 23:30); Tel: 075-255-7777
8F of the Unity Kawaramachi Bldg., on the west side of Kawaramachi, north of Sanjo
Major credit cards accepted


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!

Cold Plate Matcha Ice Cream ''Chasen''
Café & Cake ''Cafe Cento Cento -Dolce-''
Kobe Burger ''KOBE GAVLY''

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

GON DAI YUU Gojozaka
Exquisite Udon & Soba
Produced by Kyoto’s traditional restaurant

Experience their home-made noodles using domestic flour and broth made with highly selected ingredients.

Niku (meat) udon/soba: 900 yen
Tempura udon/soba: 1,100 yen
*Tax excl.

Weekdays: 11:00-16:00 (L.O.)
Sat., Sun., nat'l holidays: 11:00-17:00 (L.O.)
Tel. 075-525-2005
*Will be open during the night time when Kiyomizu Temple is having a night-time opening
On the east side of Higashioji, north of Gojozaka

Serving Tonkotsu Shoyu Ramen in Kyoto for Half a Century

One of Kyoto's traditional ramen with a "Chintan" clear and savory soup (100% extracted from pork broth). Only fresh ingredients: Japanese pork bones, Kyotos green onions and fresh soy sauce. Savory ramen filled with the umami of a great sharp aftertaste.

Ramen from 590 yen
Donburi rice bowl with topping from 360 yen
Handmade gyoza dumplings 270 yen

Open daily: 11:30-24:00 (L.O. 23:30); Tel: 075-708-8155; B1F of the Kawaramachi Takemoto Bldg.; A 5 min. walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Stn.