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Gion Nishi Hanamikoji Shijo Sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-551-9966
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“unagi” (13 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
“bbq eel” (2 reviews)
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Gion Nishi Hanamikoji Shijo Sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Better atmosphere would have been nice design, however the food was good, went to late as they were runner no out at 7:30 pm

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank austin_TexasLkd
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We decided to eat unagi for a lunch and this restaurant was the perfect place for that. Keep in mind that there is no typical table with chairs. It is Japanese style restaurant, so for us it was very uncomfortable after 10 minutes. Waiter speaks...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Klaudia P
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We really enjoyed the food here. The eel was delicately cooked and delicious but unlike other eel restaurant that we visited, there were only other tourists here. There was a very large table with very loud clients that kind of took some of the joy...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Pv2017
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Wouldn’t recommend this restaurant at all. Eel & rice was really bland although texture was good. Would not take our group of 5 due to no space but the table next to ours was empty throughout our meal. Table was big enough for 5 but...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Crystal T
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Booked via an online service...food was bland and boring, service was just super weird (dude standing against wall staring at me all meal) and then he asked if I wanted desert, then didn't get desert menu, then finally I just got up and paid downstairs...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Alexander H
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

We have booked this restaurant long before our trip to Kyoto as we all like Japanese unagi(BBQ eel) a lot. The restaurant has limited seats (estimate around 16)on 2nd floor,and guests have to set on tatami next to each other. It’s crowed, but the tasty...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank _I242BA
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

If there is ZERO STAR I WILL RATE THEM THAT !! Worse experience in Kyoto ever! staff was snobbish, discrimination on tourist ( but i can see many tourist were there eating which was their main customer !! ) total disappointment on this kind of...More

Date of visit: October 2017
3  Thank J L
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Michelin 1 starred restaurant. I wanted to try good bbq eel in Kyoto. It was really good. It changed my whole experience of eel...so soft as if melting in my mouth. We have got a table on tatami room on the second floor. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Elisha K
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

We chanced upon this gem while on our way to tokuya (which is a must go for warabimochi). Beautifully grilled eel, so fresh I don't think it can be any fresher, rice was excellent. The sauce may not the usual sweet one, so don't go...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Chuangdf
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

ordered take out bento boxed for a picnic at the park under the sakura. the eel is good but had better at have the price. But rice is really good .

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank sinoko896
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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kimberly l
March 3, 2018|
Response from _I242BA | Reviewed this property |
We’ve made arrangement via travel agent. Understand the restaurant has a website, please try it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gion Nishi Hanamikoji Shijo Sagaru, Higashiyama-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto  >  Nakagyo>  > Gion
  • Neighborhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-551-9966
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