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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


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Reviewed 5 days ago

Without tripadvisor we would have probably just walked past this place. We had to wait a bit outside because the space inside is quite limited - but it was was well worth it. The place is run by a friendly couple. Rice and curry were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TobiF88
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

.. not too happy about that. The house does look interesting. I guess they get busy.. but still. There is no waiting area to speak of, you stand on narrow stairs. All in all, seems severely overrated.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ns1991
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Not sure if the interior is authentic but it is nicely decorated, making a wonderful place to take your meal or just to have a cup of coffee or tea. The restaurant opens at 1120 and we were first in the queue. By the time...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KhiamYeongH
Reviewed November 5, 2018

It's a cafe in a Gassho-style house. The menu is small -- just curry rice, coffee or tea. But it's understandable because it's run by an elderly couple without any additional staff. They have to keep the menu small to be efficient. It's always full...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaylowe
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Ochiudo is in a traditional house. The food is delicious and the hosts are very welcoming. The curry they served was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cherylfwoodward
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Ochiudo literally means refugees. The hosts, very nice Japanese couples, explained in terms of historic civil war of the past resulted in winner and the losers - ochiudo. We travellers are not losers but we are quite similar to refugee. Wandering from one place to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bensono303
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

One if the best curry dishes I've ever had Tasty, great service, traditional atmosphere, not at all expensive

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yaniv b
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We stopped here without seeing any recommendations and stumbled across the perfect spot for a cup of tea, a rest and wonderful hospitality. Within seconds of climbing down the stairs we were seated around a traditional fireplace, offered English menus, and books showing magnificent pictures...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LucyKate
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing, located in and old traditional house of Shira, they offer just a beans curry with rice, a toast and a dessert, but everything is so good, the curry is delicious! :)

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank richarddlu
Reviewed June 18, 2018

By instinct we chose Ochuudo House, and it was a perfect choice! Later, this choice was memorable as we found the host was so hospitable and he shared with us some of the kinds being a Japanese, including coaching us how to grill Ginkgo Biloba!...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Anthony S
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