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Katsukura, Kyoto Station Bldg The Cube

901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku. | TheCUBE 11F, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-365-8666
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tonkatsu” (119 reviews)
“tenderloin” (34 reviews)
“miso soup” (52 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku. | TheCUBE 11F, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Following a long day out exploring Osaka we managed to follow the advice of other reviews and gave this a go. Follow the Cube and go up to 11F for a bunch of restaurants. Katsakura comes up as one of the first. Great warm welcome...More

Thank Tejuri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to back to Kyoto Station, hungry, after our trip to Hiroshima. I guess everyone was making preparations for Typhoon Cimaron so all the restaurants in the Cube and Kyoto station closed early. In fact the malls closed. So we were forced to eat...More

Thank Snowbeardude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant, you can chose between different meat and different quality and it is great. Great quality and very easy for foreigners. They accept credit card.

Thank Santi_A_S
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went there thanks to an advice from a friend. The restaurant is very nice, maybe not so big, but very beautiful. We took some pork, and it was very very very amazing. The sauce was amazing. For me this restaurant is a must in...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

My family loves this place. It is located in the Kyoto Station cube, top of Isetan Department store. Despite of our limited Japanese language ability, we were greeted warmly. The waitress patiently explained and took our order and quickly brought drinks . Each of our...More

Thank happymamaof3
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited Katsukura when we were in Kyoto, and I would definitely recommend this place! The atmosphere, the pork, the soup, the desserts and the staff, everything was just perfect! It is not among the cheapest places we have eaten i Japan, but it was...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We both ordered the pork cutlets here and everything was sooo delicious! The pork was cooked perfectly, the batter was light and yet so crispy! You grind your own sesame and this is because it's meant to be eaten freshly ground. There's 3 types of...More

Thank Anna V
Reviewed July 25, 2018

When you see a long line outside the store, usually it’s a good sign! We waited about half hour, it was worth it. The pork was fry perfectly juicy! But won’t feel too oily! The server forget that we want refill the soup, so she...More

Thank Jasmine T
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Katsukura is a very popular, small chain of tonkatsu (breaded pork cutlet) restaurants in Japan. We visited the one in Kyoto Station, for an early lunch so we beat the crowds. After you order, the server gives you a small mortar and pestle to grind...More

2  Thank Mina G
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Located on 11F. Look for the never ending escalators in the cube. The pork tenderloin was tender and really tasty. We also enjoyed making our own dipping sauce by grinding down the sesame seeds and mixing them with the sauces provided. The vegetable miso soup...More

1  Thank SmoothTravel101
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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November 26, 2017|
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Response from Vivien D | Reviewed this property |
Best google it to find out. But being a very busy cosmopolitan station I would at a guess say it would be open.
Yi-Chang C
October 8, 2017|
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Response from Vivien D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can do both. It's a fabulous restaurant. Nice place just to chill and enjoy the wonderful food.
Prima S
November 15, 2016|
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Response from FeHT | Reviewed this property |
They definitely don't take reservations. I recommend that you go there early - the you will have no waiting problems.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku. | TheCUBE 11F, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighborhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-365-8666
We serve Fried pork cutlet,as a healthy dish, using carefully selected ingredients. Set menu includes all-you-can-eat"sliced cabbage, miso soup, rice, and pickles".
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