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Ikariya 523

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French, European
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I do not think I can express how delightful this dining experience was. Much as I enjoy Japanese cuisine, after three weeks in Japan this New Yorker wanted a familiar dinner. We passed the restaurant in the afternoon on the way back to our hotel...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We found this nice little restaurant on our last night in Kyoto, which was very sad because otherwise we would have visited it at least one more time! Very nice atmosphere, friendly (English-speaking) waitress and VERY good food 👍😊 Can only recommend that you try...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Karsten J
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent European meal with grilled beef, sautéed sea perch, salad, raclette potatoes, French Sauterne, good French breads, cream brûlée, cherry cake, and good strong European quality coffee. My only criticism was that the cheese plate was a bit bland. Overall, this equals...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Barbara n
Reviewed December 30, 2017

We enjoyed dinner here and the foods were so delicious! Moreover, Staffs were very friendly! Close to subway station.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

A small French restaurant. It is not very intimate, but we did not feel that the Place was overcrowded. The service was good and very observant, and as in most Places in Japan, they did not speak very good English, but we did not find...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Erik H
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Found this by chance as very close to our hotel (Royal Park), what a find! We had a lovely meal, and the staff were so friendly. We both went for a set meal consisting of two courses, bread and tax. At 2,800 ¥ it was...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank steverose47
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Being from Belgium, I have a lot of experience with bistros and French cuisine but you don't find a lot of restaurants like this in Europe. The chef has worked 3 years in France and now combines the best of that cuisine with Asian influences....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Bernard J
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

We found ourselves walking the streets of Kyoto looking for somewhere to eat, when it started raining. We looked to the nearest restaurant and decided to take a chance - and aren't we glad we did! We were greeted by very polite, smiling and attentive...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Jonas B
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

We passed by the restaurant randomly, and it started raining, so we went inside. The most welcoming and professional staff met us, and informed that the kitchen would not open until half an hour later, but we were welcome to sit and view menu card...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank christer_travels
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We walked this charming street on our way home one night and found this lovely restaurant. We got reservations for Sat night and there was a great crowd in a very comfortable setting. Many locals were in the restaurant. The service was very good and...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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