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Gion Gyuzen

323 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyamaku, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-533-3344
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“japanese beef” (15 reviews)
“shabu shabu” (34 reviews)
“noodles” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
323 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyamaku, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the experience of shabu-shabu. Overall good service and liked the variety of vegetables you could choose after the first set came out

Thank Michael T
Reviewed July 13, 2017

My family and I just had dinner at Gion Gyuzen. We ordered the Japanese beef, which was very flavorful and tender. We also enjoyed the combination of shabu shabu and sukiyaki. The accompanying sauces are nice to enjoy especially with the shabu shabu because the...More

Thank jpa88
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I was stuck in the rain in front of this restaurant in Gion. It was almost six in the evening so I decided to take the lift to the restaurant. We chose the premium Japanese beef shabu shabu plan and it was not as good...More

Thank patarapong
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We asked our hotel to find us a reasonably-priced restaurant for sukiyaki in Kyoto and they recommended this, and we were very pleased. Our hotel phoned ahead to make a reservation, the same evening, on a busy Wednesday night during the peak of the cherry...More

Thank Reiziger2017
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

As I am fan of shabu shabu, I got to this restaurant at the recommendation of TripAdvisor which turned out to be a wonderful choice for out first stay in Kyoto after a long day wondering throught shrines and historic places. We really enjoyed food...More

Thank Viet T
Reviewed February 21, 2017

My best experience with shabu-shabu ever! The design is truly Japanese, service very friendly, but still the best is... shabu-shabu all-you-can-eat! Definitely will come back when I'm back in Japan!

Thank Jarosław W
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Gion Gyuzen is a big, theme-style restaurant with indifferent, minimal service. This was a sharp contrast to all of the other places we've dined in Kyoto, which have tended to be generally small, either elegant or simple places with friendly hospitality. Here there is an...More

1  Thank jcollord
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

The waiter that took us in was really friendly and helpful. All of the room-type of tables were reserved (but we got a private place which was quite nice and peaceful). The atmosphere of Gyuzen was very relaxed and chilled and the food was excellent....More

1  Thank Wen Hao C
Reviewed January 4, 2017

There were few all you can eat menu to choose from depending on your budget and what kind of beef you want and the way you wanna cook your food. We had a shabu shabu and sukiyaki, little combination of hot pot and grill. We...More

Thank BelindaCarvalho
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

My children wanted to try the shabu shabu in Japan, recommended by hotel to come here due to weekend peak season. However, don't be perceived by the website pictures as it just a bowl of hot water heated up and you just dipped your beef...More

Thank Lucas G
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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Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyamaku, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighborhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-533-3344
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