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Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

We are coffee lovers & had ‘Niti’ on our “must visit” list before we left home. We are a huge fan of Chef Peter Gilmore & had read an article by Jane Lawson (although her Tour is what we wanted, it is out of our...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank timbertoby
Reviewed December 6, 2017

We were there around 9.30ish and were welcomed by the bartender. There was a seating charge of 1000jpy per person, and we were the only ones there. The female bartender was very lovely, chatting with us and even made a special cocktail for me that...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Varsam K
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Visited here for a lat night cocktail. very difficult to find which makes it even more special. converted teas hows that seems to have some ongoing clientele as several geisha in and out during our visit . very special bar to visit

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank das90a
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing strawberry snow ...disappears on your tongue. Quiet place. V peaceful n lovely There could be a bit of a wait but U can Make a reservation before, go for a walk n come back later. This is definitely worth doing

Date of visit: March 2016
2  Thank Malinky88
Reviewed December 19, 2015

The meal was fantastic and service was prompt. A great place for friends and couples. There are private rooms too.

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank I_S_B_L_o
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Cafe by day, bar by night. Hard to find in a small street, if you are passing in Gion try to pay this place a visit. It is ideal during the day for a quick stop for coffee or refreshments. They make excellent coffee in...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank 639ramzis
Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

We discovered this place because of a recommendation from our concierge. What a great cozy little restaurant /bar. Look for a white sign that says Niti in small black letters. FYI...there is a cover to be seated but well worth it. We were seated at...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Great little bar tucked away on a side street in Gion. Our bartender, Aoi, is awesome - friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. She taught us a lot about Japanese whiskey, sake, and beer! Note that there was a 1000 yen cover per person on a Friday...More

Thank mrstat24
Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a cozy little bar smack in the middle of Gion. We went here for post-dinner drinks and it was not hard to find the place, which was tucked into one of the little side alleys. There are two stories in this bar, with...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Sporenomad
Reviewed April 30, 2014

I'm just out of Gion Niti, and it was an exceptional experience, though exceptional seems to be the norm in Kyoto and Japan in general. Behing the barista did a Japanese cocktail for me, not on the menu, called yukiguni, 'snow country', I can only...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank SCREENParis
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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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