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Giro Giro Hitoshina

) #79 of 11,821 Restaurants in Kyoto $$ - $$$ Japanese
420-7 Nambacho Nishikiyamachidori Matsubara Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8027, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-343-7070
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“red snapper” (2 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
“omakase” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
420-7 Nambacho Nishikiyamachidori Matsubara Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8027, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing dinner here. The food was outstanding--even more interesting than a three-star restaurant we had visited. Definitely make reservations.

Thank MoniCz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so excited to get reservations here. Our family was stuffed upstairs, luke warm waters not filled often, and 6 out of 8 courses were fish related. One was a cold clam soup which made me want to heave. I can understand a few...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious meal, charming ambiance, very good price, nice service, great experience , very creative .

Thank MartaK50
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and I booked for a dinner in this restaurant and we were not disappointed! The menu changes every month and is unique. We were placed at the counter, of which we were able to observed the preparation of dishes. The staff was very...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful 8 course meal for dinner! Menu is never the same and be delighted by the friendly service and great food. Ingredients may be simple but quality is not affected. Exquisite cuisine at an insanely good price. Make your reservations early! It was sad seeing...More

1  Thank Chuangdf
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The dinner was fabulous, a real 8-courses kaiseki dinner with traditional dishes revisited. The menu (which is fixed, obviously) changes continuously; when I visited it I appreciated the entrées assorted plate, the cod, the phenomenal tempura with shrimp and coffee sorbet; the desserts were spectacular...More

1  Thank Antonella S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The many courses were modeled after the traditional Japanese dinner. Every one had a twist that made it special. We were delighted with all the efforts made each dish not only taste great, but also look beautiful. The price is so inexpensive compared to the...More

1  Thank GoalTorrent
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I chose this restaurant to celebrate my husband's birthday as I wanted something a bit special and different. We visited with another couple and were very happy with the whole experience. My husband is in a wheelchair and I got my Japanese friend to book...More

1  Thank Angel68_12
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward to this following the great reviews on here so we're slightly disappointed that it didn't live up to expectations. Booked a counter seat a month in advance. Upon arrival at 8pm were asked to go upstairs. We insisted we wanted a counter...More

Thank harriszena
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Situated in an old "minka" style house sitting on the edge of a tranquil and pretty canal, this is a place where you will be a little crowded in and exposed to the kitchen fireworks, smells, and chatter--but that is really the point of going,...More

2  Thank msakurai
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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Tatyana F
9 May 2017|
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Response from Angel68_12 | Reviewed this property |
I got a Japanese friend to make the reservation for me as I found the website very difficult to navigate.
6 October 2015|
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Response from chris f | Reviewed this property |
Hi they are western style tables, its a small restaurant but plenty of space for six. Stairs are steep. Enjoy the food is great. Chris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420-7 Nambacho Nishikiyamachidori Matsubara Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8027, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-343-7070
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