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Bar K-ya Honkan


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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t recommend this place to either foreigners or those who like a decent cocktail. First, we tried to sit in the two open seats at the bar, and were immediately shooed away, saying those seats were reserved. After waiting for 10 minutes, we were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmreilly08
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I went to the bar with my boyfriend looking for a good cocktail/ skilled bartender and cool location following a recommendation of a design city guide. The interior is definitely impressive and so are the skills of the bartender. However we did not feel welcome...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank AnnikaN459
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

After being recommend this bar on Google, a few friends and I went here to sample the cocktails and whiskey they had to offer. Various types of whiskey that were on display were not available, service was the slowest and worst we’ve received in Japan...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Brónagh B
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Hidden in the back part of the small house you find a very classy bar with excellent cocktails and a very wide international and Japanese whiskey portfolio. You sit comfortably at the bar and watch the bar men prepare your drinks. Highly recommend if you...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank proficiscimus
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t crowded, wouldn’t let us in. There are better bars. Totally poor service. Not worth your time.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Frank R
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This Kyoto bar has nice ambiance, good service and good selection of whisky. Although the Japanese Whisky option is limited to the traditional brands the international selection is impressive .

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Marco A
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Great for an easy and warm night with your partner or good friends. A traditional Japanese interior design and good jazz selection makes it a great place for dinner or a good drink.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Giacomo F
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Don't even bother to go there. Although the place is half empty they will turn you away - unless you're Japanese!

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

As a well dressed young western female I was turned away from this establishment at 8pm on a Saturday night because the bar was "full". There were 4 people inside the bar, it was otherwise empty. Either they don't like solo visitors, they don't like...More

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank one_more_backpacker
Reviewed December 2, 2016

This is one of the bar offering craft beer Kyoto Brewing Company provides. Their craft beer is not too strong, and pretty smooth. This is the only beer I could have in my life. All others are too strong for me.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank hakiko_5
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