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A la Chalamont

13 Nishitakatsukasacho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8004, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-441-0170
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (2 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
13 Nishitakatsukasacho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8004, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We found this charming classic french restaurant by accident. We had a wonderful true french meal. High quality like you hope to find it in Paris at a very reasonable price. Charming athmosphere. Dorte and Finn, Copenhagen

Thank Dortebusch
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We were a bit weary of noodles after 3 weeks. This place was excellent. The food was superb. Very French and bistrot. Worth a visit, we really enjoyed it. Merci!

Thank vpmcs
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Just returned from an outstanding evening. The dinnner including the wines was perfect. Lovely salmon, beef, duck and seabrass. Desserts were also perfect. Even a Pernod was available!! This place is managed by a lovely couple with great hospitality. Absolutely a must to visit!!

Thank zimmzimm1
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

What an unexpected find in this area with very few other restaurants. We were staying at the Brighton hotel and this was walkable despite the heat. An amazing three course set lunchtime menu, choice of chicken or eel (delicious - like scampi)- quality restaurant standards...More

Thank Suzy W
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the nearby Kyoto Brighton Hotel and were looking for an interesting meal having had Japanese a few days in a row. The closest restaurant was this little French restaurant and it is wonderful. There was three of us and we had...More

Thank Des5146
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I found a la Chalamont by accident and was very glad that I had. It was 10 minutes walk from where I was staying (and there was a dearth of restaurants in the area). I had dinner there on 4 nights. Hiromi (front of house)...More

1  Thank Lesley J
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

While enjoying fantastic japanese cuisine during 3 weeks travel in Japan I had cravings for French cuisine on new years day. I didn't have high expectations of a French restaurant in Japan. The food was so so, as expected. But what really bothered me is...More

Thank Drupke
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were craving for an escape from Japanese quisine and wanted some good old steak with French fries. Found this 'French' restaurant and its good reviews here on tripadvisor. Oh boy are they wrong. Have these people ever been to a French restaurant? We ordered...More

Thank Bartje01
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We had a farewell party at this charming restaurant after three days international conference in Kyoto. People from Australia, USA, Finland, Germany, Italy, Slovakia, Portugal, Hong Kong and Japan all enjoyed eating a lot of delicious dishes, relaxing talking, and drinking nice wine and beer....More

1  Thank Campetti
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We have been here in Kyoto for ten days now and have been twice to A la Chalamont. The food has been exceptional, we had Duck and Bouillabaisse as mains and beautiful entrees. It is run by husband and wife and they have created a...More

1  Thank Erniebaba
Nishijin District
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto
is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with
its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the
neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a
self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of
the city, it is a district where you can take it at
your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving
and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Nishitakatsukasacho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8004, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Nishijin District
  • Neighbourhood: Nishijin District
  • Phone Number: +81 75-441-0170
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