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Muto

#2,579 of 11,669 Restaurants in Kyoto
$$ - $$$
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Shimogyo-ku
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Horikawa Roku-jo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8336, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-354-8117
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Situate at the lower lobby of the Tokyu Kyoto Hotel the restaurant serves a number of set kaiseki menus. Service is fast and efficent and the food is very good. The only complaint perhaps is the course came a bit too fast. Between ¥6000.00 to slightly above ¥10000.00. Will recommend.

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Thank Idris A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Go to Muto french restaurant. This is at railway station area so if you are in Gion don't need to come here but around station this is good choice. Extended wine list several Campaign brands Bordeaux and burgundy . You can order set of french food ( for Japanese people more easy choice) or also a la card. Good cheese... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

We stayed in Kyoto Tokyu hotel and then this restaurant, upstairs at the bakery / cafe, is just 3 minutes away across the street. We went on a Sunday night and lots of tables were available, so no need to make a reservation. You have several menu options at different price levels. We took the 4 course menu for 4,400... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is on opposite side of the road from Kyoto Tokyu hotel, there are not many restaurants in this area and I needed a change from the hotel. I ate in the cafe had a salmon entree and pasta for a main, price was good and food was good. The cafe is not open for breakfast , upstairs has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

This is a French restaurant plus separate bakery and cafe located across the street and a little north of Nishi Honganji temple on Horikawa Dori. Upstairs is an excellent French restaurant. Downstairs is a bakery and cafe that offers desserts, coffee, and some lunch items. The bakery downstairs has amazingly good Mont Blanc dessert that was the best I tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horikawa Roku-jo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8336, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-354-8117

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Shimogyo-ku
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 with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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