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Tempura Yoshikawa


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#32 of 2,304 Japanese in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$25 - $100
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Vegetarian Friendly
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We opted to sit at the counter as we were advised this experience was the best. While it did allow us to watch the chef prepare the meal, and we had our dishes hot and freshly made - the chef himself did not engage with...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ClearwaterJen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quality of the produce and skills of the chefs are fantastic but for the cost, the overall experience lacks a little something for me hence it’s only a four.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Yorkie_Traveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Admittedly I asked the hotel to make us a reservation at this restaurant without realising it was set menus. However we elected for the 8000y menu for dinner. It was great to sit at the counter and watch the chef do his magic. The quality...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Brisbane_Catlady
Reviewed August 25, 2019

Went there for the tempura lunch, which was superb in quality of ingredients and taste. A lady showed us in and explained each element of the lunch being served and how to combine the various flavours. There was a lovely garden that we could see...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank nd000_kt
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

This is my second visit here and it is an absolutely essential visit for anyone looking for a rather special evening in Kyoto. The food is absolutely exquisite and superbly presented with love and expertise. The tempura is cooked course by course in front of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stuart T
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Each tempura piece is individually deep fried, piece by piece with good pacing, accompanied with the explanation from the chef at the counter and the advice of taking the tempura with care. One can order the set lunch with 8 pieces of tempura or the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DasKind
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

We had a continuous source of tempura treats fresh and so light . Take care not to burn your tongue. We sat at the bar and watched the chef prep and cook our tempura as fast as we ate. Wow this is the way to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ChristchurchStewarts
Reviewed May 12, 2019

This was a lovely experience for a date night. We made a reservation online a couple weeks in advance for dinner at the bar. Service was excellent with servers who spoke very good English and were quite polite and helpful when it came to dietary...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank celestial605
Reviewed April 15, 2019

We feel really lucky to have managed to get a seat, in this small 10 seater tempura restaurant, without a reservation, for lunch. This establishment also runs a ryokan next door, so you get seated in there until there is space for you at the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 142JanetH
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in Japan. There's no denying how delicious a freshly fried, crispy battered prawn or vegetable is. Go try it!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from Pierre P | Reviewed this property |
We were only 2, we were seated directly. But it's a very small restaurant, so I'd book if I were you, just to be sure.
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