Chanced upon the restaurant. Great dinner set with Rice, noodles and tempura. Cosy environment. Scrumptious noodles.
On a recent visit to Japan we discovered Soba noodles in soup with a side of tempura shrimp was one of our favorite Japanese meals. Consequently, we chose Ukiya for our last night’s dinner in Kyoto. You may call it comfort food, but this simple...More
While walking along the main tourist alley in Kyoto, our guide recommended this place as having good soba noodles. She was right. We had both hot and cold versions along with meat and plain noodles, as well as Tenpura. Overall, it was a very tasty...More
We were hot and starving and in need of vegetarian lunch, but were far away from any restaurants I had researched. We popped in here to ask if they could accommodate me. The waitress/hostess was awesome. When she got a little stuck in our conversation,...More
We stopped at this place for lunch while walking through the historic Higashiyama District in Kyoto. It's a small restaurant with only three tables in the first floor. There are some more seating upstairs, but not sure how many. The place is very clean. It...More
We were walking along the Kamo river and looking for a place for dinner. There were too many choices, and we got into Ukiya quite accidentally. But it turned out to be a surprise. The soba and tempura there were of high quality, and the...More
I stopped by this little place while wandering around Kiyomizu temple. The Soba noodles and the tempura were really delicious. Overall, it was a very good experience worth trying in this beautiful location.
According to the waiter, the restaurant is famous for its buckwheat noodle and that was what I ordered. Although I had not eaten buckwheat noodle, I was pleasantly surprised. The noodle was served with fermented bean paste, looked bubbly and tasted spongy. Overall, it was...More