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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: 11:00-16:00 (L.O.15:00), 17:00-21:00 (L.O.19:00)
Major credit cards accepted.
English menu available.
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 12,000 yen; Japanese cypress bath; curfew: 23:00; classic Japanese style accommodation: from 40,000 yen (dinner, breakfast, service included).
GION HEIHACHI SHINSEN-EN
On Oshikoji, South of Nijo Castle and west of Horikawa; Tel:841-0811; Open daily from 11:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:00) ; 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) 3,800 yen, and the Heihachi Gozen and Tempura Set (served with salad, rice, pickles and fruits) 3,800 yen; There are also highly popular nabe meals such as Shabu-shabu, 8,400 yen, and Sukiyaki, 8,400 yen. Ukishima-Gozen Set (5,600 yen) includes a variety of traditional Japanese dishes; English menu available; AMEX, VISA, DC, DINERS, MASTER.
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: 1,890 yen (11:00-15:00), Koetsu Mizusashi bento: 3,700 yen, yuba cuisine: 3,900 yen, mini kaiseki course: 3,700 yen (11:00-15:00), kaiseki courses: from 6,300 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: 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: 2,100 yen, Steak set: 3,000 yen, Yu-tofu set: 2,800 yen; Dinner: Beef shabu shabu: from 4,000 yen, Beef steak set: 3,980 yen, Kaiseki courses: from 6,300 yen.
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!
Adults: 1,800 yen
7-12 years old: 1,100 yen
3-6 years old: 500 yen
English menu & spoken
A 3-min. walk south of Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
Open: 11:00-17:00 (L.O.16:00)
In this ex-kabuki actor's residence, enjoy selected fresh yudof(boiled tofu)in a lovery at-home atmosphere with excellent service.
Coureses from 2,600 yen
Open: 11:00-20:00, closed Thurs.
*Open daily until 21:00 during Hanatouro, in autumn and spring
On the east side of Nagatsuji, a 3-min. walk north from Randen Arashiyama Stn.
Shinmonso is a fine ryokan (Japanese Inn) that has hosted guests from all over the world. For our over night rates and other information, please call or visit our website.
Tel: 075-561-8011 Fax: 075-561-8178
Gion Hanamikoji Shinmon-mae, Higashiyamaku, Kyoto
On the east bank of the Takano River, north of Kitayama; 30 mins. by taxi from Kyoto Stn. or 7 min. by taxi from subway Kokusai Kaikan Stn.; Tel: 075-781-5008; Open: 11:30-21:30 (L.O. 19:00); lunch: 11:30-15:00 (L.O. 14:00); ryotei serving Kyoto’s culinary traditions and techniques from 1576; specialized in dishes using river fish and seasonal kaiseki courses; superb seasonal views of a Japanese garden & river; Wakasa Kaiseki Course: 12,600 yen, River Fish Course: 10,500 yen, Seasonal Kaiseki Course: 10,500 yen; 15% service charge will be added; Lunch from 3,360 yen; traditional Japanese sauna (1,050 yen).
Savor seasonal Kyoto taste and a grand view of Higashiyama
Kaiseki course and Yudofu in a pure Japanese setting
Yudofu (boiled tofu) set: 3,500 yen
Mini Kaiseki course: 6,037 yen
Kaiseki course: From 8,000 yen
Overnight Stay (with dinner & breakfast)
From 20,000 yen/person
Major credit cards accepted
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
YOSHIKAWA INN TEMPURA
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 3,150 yen; dinner: 17:00-20:30 (L.O.), from 7,245 yen; Kaiseki lunch (11:00-13:30; L.O.): tempura kaiseki from 9,660 yen; Tempura kaiseki dinner from 14,490 yen, Kyoto kaiseki from 24,150 yen; Accommodation: from 36,225 yen/person with full dinner and breakfast.
On Tominokoji, just south of Oike
TEMPURA ENDO YASAKA
Located on the north side of Yasaka, 200m west of Higashioji; Tel: 551-1488; Open daily: 11:30-15:00, 17:00-21:30; 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 and 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.
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 2,520 yen; dinner from 2,783 yen; Sennari Combination Set, 2,730 yen; Chef's Selection Set, 2,468 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.
Assorted Sushi: Standard 1,575 yen, Excellent 3,150 yen
Nigiri (hand-formed sushi): Standard 1,890 yen, Excellent 5,250 yen
Kaiseki course: 8,400 yen - 15,750 yen
Special beef course: from 10,500 yen
English menu & spoken
Open: 11:00-22:30; Closed. Mon.
On the south side of Shimojuzuyacho, west of Ainomachi (southwest of Shosei-en Garden)
All-you-can-eat Shabu Shabu & Sukiyaki: From 1,980 yen!!
Sukiyaki & Shabu Shabu combination pot: from 1,980 yen
Japanese beef is highly recommended: all you can eat; from 4,179 yen
5% OFF if you show a copy of KVG!
Across from Yasaka Shrine, 4F of Gion Kaikan Bldg.
Open daily; 17:00-23:00 (until 24:00 on the night before Fri. and national holidays)
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: 650 yen-1,580 yen
Hokoro (a noodle hotpot with soba & udon noodle, yuba, chicken, vegetables and more): 8,000 yen (for two people)
On the west side of Fuyacho, north of Sanjo
Open: 11:00-20:00/Closed: Thurs.
Major credit cards accepted
English menu available