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188 Sendocho, Nishikiyamachi Shijo-dori Kudaru, Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-351-4032
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 18, 2017
“A small but very cozy restaurant!”
Sep 16, 2017
“Traditional and charming”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
188 Sendocho, Nishikiyamachi Shijo-dori Kudaru, Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

A small but very cozy restaurant of Kyoto cuisine, in the style of kaiseki. Design of the restaurant in the national style. Very clean. Excellent service. All dishes are very tasty, made from very fresh products.

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

This Place is amazing!! It is like to enter a traditional japanese house. We stayed in a small roome, sitting on a tatamy. We had a mixed tempura and It was Amazing. Everything was so nice, real, charming and well preparad. The two old owners...More

Thank Michele T
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We first got to know about this restaurant through the "Old Kyoto" guide, where it is featured quite prominently. It didn't disappoint, as the dinner was indeed a little bit of a time travel to what I imagine to be a very traditional tempura restaurant...More

Thank Tiago B
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We came here with some old Kyoto natives for an excellent sashimi and tempura meal. It was really superb! It has been run by the same small family for generations. It is really authentic fresh Japanese cuisine not for tourists. Enjoy!

Thank JASnipes
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

A husband and wife run this 5 seat tempura restaurant - very ambient, old-school Japanese settinf. The couple are very welcoming even with their limited English. I'm no expert on tempura but I enjoyed it and the miso soup they served - get a simple...More

Thank FeloniosMonk
Reviewed April 10, 2016

As told to us by a friend. It took us a while to find and found it on the second try the next night. (It's right next to a sukiyaki restaurant we tried on another night.) It looked very old, but decent tasting tempura. Floor...More

Thank Muffin808
Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is our second time in kyoto that we have sought out this venue. This place is wonderful. We choose to get the prix fix menu. Each course is delicately prepared with many ingredients. I've loved every course (salad, sashimi, cooked fish, special soup, miso...More

1  Thank waterfall9999
Reviewed August 8, 2013

really from another time, old fashioned, run for long by the same couple, doing only one thing, but well done: tempura. hidden in a little street of Gion area tempura were fresh, good, various. a the desk or around a table on a tatami it...More

Thank ninopoliti
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Private Dining, Reservations, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 188 Sendocho, Nishikiyamachi Shijo-dori Kudaru, Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighborhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-351-4032
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