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Roan Kikunoi, Kiyamachi

118 Saitocho Kiyamachidori 4-jo Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-361-5580
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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118 Saitocho Kiyamachidori 4-jo Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This were a sublime experience, the quality are skyhigh and the service impeccable.. I would recommend this restaurant any time, and I will come back myself again!

Thank Tue K
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a less expensive branch of the main restaurant. Food are very good. For those who have allergy or dislike certain type of food, please inform them in advance and your dining experience will be great. Recommended.

Thank yeoc468
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited Roan Kikunoi for lunch today at the recommendation of the mother ship Kikunoi as I wanted to have a kaiseki lunch but was traveling solo. All I can say that the food was mind blowing and at Yen 10,000 plus tax and service charge,...More

1  Thank Mu D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Food, staff, atmosphere all exceptional. An enjoyable evening. In this restaurant you sit at the counter watching the skilled chef (10years as an apprentice) prepare the meals. The chef had excellent English and regularly paused to explain to us what he was doing and why....More

Thank Stephen3691
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We dine there on April 6th and had the worst experience ever... the waitress didn't speak English and took us one hour to explain that we prefer other dishes... it took them 30 minutes to return with a negative answer from the chef.. the food...More

2  Thank pinib60
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I had dinner with my niece on March 26th. The chef and crew greeted us warmly when we arrived. Nine dishes including dessert, some sizeable and others very modest. Worth mentioning: the sawara amuse, the sashimi (incl. spiny lobster), the sorbet (wasabi and strawberry) and...More

Thank Congenital_Optimist
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

An absolute must visit - this is the more relaxed counter seating location of world famous Kikunoi. Friendly and interactive chefs (big brother Murata and Maruyama), in house sake and other sakes. Lower sets are perfectly extraordinary. Higher sets only if our need abalone, crab...More

Thank Alfbo
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I had here what was to be the best meal I've had in Japan so far. In this 2 michelin starred restaurant, you will come hungry and leave completely full, with a bag in hand containing onigiri (rice balls), made from the leftover rice that...More

Thank Glenn T
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Our lunch here was an absolute highlight of our trip to Kyoto and Japan so far. The food and presentation were exquisite and the service outstanding. Each dish did truly lead up to the next, and the buildup was never disappointing but always a complete...More

Thank halikrawchuk
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

In fairness, this was my only kaiseki restaurant I tried in Kyoto. There seemed to be varying reviews for others and I erred by playing it safe here given the mostly positive feedback. Pricey but really good. The presentation was just as impressive as the...More

Thank Scott S
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Though small by comparison, Pontocho is one of Kyoto's
most spirited and memorable neighborhoods. A narrow
street straddling the Kamogawa River, it is Kyoto's
busiest nightlife spot. When darkness falls,
Pontocho's many signs and lanterns bolt to life,
making the area glow with invitations to passers-by to
come inside and pull up a chair. Its restaurants and
bars sprawl onto the riverbank, providing a friendly
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Rhiannon B
29 March 2017|
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Response from E.S.Goh | Reviewed this property |
I guess some of the dishes are vegetarian but the majority would have seafood or meat.
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k-existence
8 January 2017|
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Response from yeoc468 | Reviewed this property |
The whole course is about 1.5 hours. Substituting the raw part would take the best part out of the meal, but possible if you tell them in advance when you reserve a seat.
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saqibnk
15 March 2015|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
I think you can. Please ask them in advance when you reserve a seat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Saitocho Kiyamachidori 4-jo Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Pontocho
  • Neighbourhood: Pontocho
  • Phone Number: +81 75-361-5580
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