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#371 of 11,930 Restaurants in Kyoto}
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Higashiyamasanjo Higashiiru Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0027, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-5559
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Higashiyamasanjo Higashiiru Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0027, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Good restaurant, close to the sights in Higashiyama and the subway station. Outside the touristy area.

Thank Jens C
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Walked past this restaurant a couple of days ago with my boyfriend and liked the menu and came to have a dinner tonight. They serve tapa type of Japanese food. Very delicious and reasonably priced. A dinner of 6 dishes, a beer and sake in...More

Thank Lifang Z
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is almost like a tapa restaurant. Small plates at pretty decent prices. Dinner for 2 including about 5 dishes and sake served in frosted bamboo cost about 6,000 yen. Food was very delicious. Sake was great!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We stumbled in Bamboo by pure chance and really enjoyed the tiny place and the style of this small restaurant. There were always many other local guests, so we felt really great. Of our 4 nights in Kyoto we dined twice here and enjoy the...More

Thank MJPontheroad
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Strolling through the streets of Kyoto, we found this place called Bamboo. It looked casual, was full of locals and we decided to give it a try, which would soon be rewarded with a perfect dinner. Seasonal dishes were prepared and served with attention to...More

Thank Maramine
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Bamboo. First we got a free appetizer: mackrel and squid made 'shabu shabu'. That is boiling broth to dip your fish into. Then we had the kyoto smoked duck, it was a small portion but very nice! The fried...More

Thank lauracD9860VD
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

everything really tasty small plates (like Japanese tapas) there is a mandatory $5 appetizer which is essentially like a cover charge

Thank Damon L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

great, fresh food. very nice service. menu is an interesting fusion. seems to be shared ownership/management with the delicious italian restaurant next door (kitchen occobe). try both! the waiters also go back and forth between both places.

Thank Ajay K
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The food and staff was amazing. Try the yakitori if you are adventurous and like stews. Blah blah blah the last one hundred characters.

Thank Anders M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Came here on a Saturday night for dinner with family. We'd made a reservation and got seated at a table in the back of the restaurant, which is non-smoking (in contrast, I believe smoking is permitted at the counter). Soon after we arrived, we were...More

Thank tpa4am
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 36 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higashiyamasanjo Higashiiru Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0027, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-771-5559
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