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Guilo Guilo Hitoshina


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#96 of 3,795 Japanese in Kyoto
#124 of 8,056 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Japanese, Asian, Fusion
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t imagine how this place does not get all 5 star reviews. First you have to know you are going to a kaiseki, you don’t choose you are given a series of small dishes that are prepared by the chef for that day. You...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blown away by this amazing find! We were walking along one of the laneways of beautiful Kyoto and came across this hidden gem. Very reasonably priced at 4000 yen for 8 beautiful dishes that were not only delicious and full of flavour but also so...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank yjm26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we sat at the counter and I thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, ambiance and watching the kitchen staff and fellow customers. The food was not always to be my taste but really interesting flavours and presentation and one not to be missed. Reasonably priced for where...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank expatsal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been every time I go to Kyoto, and it's always different, but wonderful. Took my sons too, and it was a highlight of their trip to Japan.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Brigitte S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Workspace is oily with little space for staff to move around. Air suction isn’t powerful enough to suck up the odour and fumes from grill section of the kitchen meaning our jacket that was hanged by the wall all stank. Diners are all cramped together...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank jezman1011
Reviewed December 9, 2019

A thoroughly enjoyable experience! The atmosphere is nothing to write home about, it's not so spacious: I kept bumping elbows with the guy beside me (when seated at the counter/bar) but I was there for the food! Little dishes of interesting and tasty food were...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is perfect if you want to experience kaiseki (japanese haute cuisine) in a totally relaxed, joung and edgy environment. The food is amazing, the staff and the cooks are friendly, inviting and entertaining. I can recommend this restaurant to everyone visiting kyoto. Tipp:...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank HannahF1985
Reviewed October 8, 2019

exceed expectation. traditionnal food, food create in front of view. a mix of different taste. the place to be in kyoto

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank spoteraoul
Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

Family of four (adult children) visited for dinner having booked the previous night. We were seated upstairs which was busy but not rammed. The deal is an eight course taster meal for about £32. There is no choice or menu. We also had a couple...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank drc225
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Much hyped, much loved by tourists restaurant near Gion, which we booked well before heading to Japan 🇯🇵. We had counter seats, which are probably best unless you’re in a group. We had a great view of the kitchen and a partial view of cherry...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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January 7, 2019|
Response from imagier | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for such a late reply. I just saw this. I believe you have to make reservations once you are there. If you are at a hotel, have them do it for you. If, not, you could drift by one evening and make the reservation in... More
April 28, 2018|
Response from LGH_Texas | Reviewed this property |
cash ~$100/person
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