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Kirin City Shinkyogokuten

#3,245 of 11,783 Restaurants in Kyoto}
$$ - $$$,
Nakanocho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-255-4485
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good61%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 15, 2017
“Great Kirin Beer and food”
Apr 15, 2017
“Small and very smoky area”
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Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Nakanocho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

This Kirin based bar/restaurant has a decent menu of both Japanese and western style food. The beer is mostly Kirin, but not limited to Japanese beers. Cocktails and other beers are available. Smoking is allowed inside. It can get pretty crowded during dinner and the...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed April 15, 2017

As a heads up/warning, this is a small, smoky bar area (that also has a delicious looking food menu). We could only stand the crushing smoke for about 5 minutes before having to leave, having not had a chance to taste the food. Figured I'd...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Dropped in for a mid-afternoon beer while wandering around Kyoto. Great little spot to grab a cold one and a snack or something more. It is small so during crowds, expect to wait for seating for more than 2 people. Fast, friendly service, especially for...More

Thank Matt O
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Kirin City Shinkyogokuten is a nice beer bar (underground) in Nishiki market of Kyoto. The ambience is great with very warm colors and wood panelling. There are three variations offered: Kirin Lager, Kirin stout and Kirin half and half (half lager, half stout). I had...More

Thank perl2ruby
Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for an impromptu beer and food. Had Kirin lager and Kirin Stout. Perfectly poured by very friendly staff. Also had camembert, garlic bread (the highlight) and currywurst. All very good, if not once the small side. Good underground atmosphere and vibe, felt like...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed April 23, 2015

In the middle of of market it was a great place to pop into for a pint. Bartender was friendly, service was great!

Thank michelleh020508
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Love the place everything..the crowd n cozy feeling. one drawback - its a smoking pub! Wish there was a place fr smokers only..cud have stayed for hours. But my asthma was kicking in. Imagine i dare stayed for abt an hour!!!

Thank purplesoleil
Reviewed June 16, 2014

This place is hilarious in the best way. If you dig Japanese culture then check it out. It's old school cool. The location is great, right in the Teramachi shopping arcade and also close to the famous Nishiki Market. It's a basement level restaurant, which...More

1  Thank JapanTraveler777
Reviewed April 8, 2013

The bar is a subtereanian throwback bar to the 60's. Dark wood with a circular bar in the center, makes you feel like youa re in a Tarantino film. The obviously offer Kirin beer on tap as well as mixed cocktails. This place deosen't get...More

1  Thank featheredserpent
Nearby
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
...More
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Average prices
$9 - $27
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
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Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nakanocho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Neighborhood: Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Phone Number: +81 75-255-4485
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