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Le Bouchon

#67 of 12,998 Restaurants in Kyoto}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, European,
71 Enokicho, Nakagyo-ku | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto 604-0931, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-211-5220
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck confit” (4 reviews)
“french bread” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Wine Bar
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71 Enokicho, Nakagyo-ku | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto 604-0931, Kyoto Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing french restaurant in Kyoto. You will feel like you are sitting in one of Lyon's best restaurant. The Chef speaks perfect french and the food is simply amazing. We even got "apéro" offered by the house and the price value is really good. I...More

Thank GuiMaz
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Oct 7 After all the Japanese meals we decided on French for a welcome change. It is not a stuffy bistro but casual. A table for six was reserved for us. TG, since it was fully booked at 6:30 with a mix of diners. The...More

Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This "Bouchon" is decorated in the style of a French "Bouchon", typical popular restaurants of the city of Lyon. To head a restaurant in Lyon is hard because of the strong competition. Their you can lose your custom for one year, if you have bought...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We went while visiting Kyoto with our young children. We were staying at The Screen and looking for some simple western food one evening. The owner was very welcoming and spoke great English - the French bread was delicious and we all really enjoyed our...More

Thank ktb752014
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Le Bouchon is a small restaurant that serves simple French bistro food. They don't take reservations. If you are in the neighbourhood and want a light lunch or dinner (salad, small plates), this is a good restaurant for it. If you are craving simple French...More

Thank isolde100
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We ate in this restaurant last time were in Kyoto and it was so good, we went in to book a table this time we visited. It hadn't changed and still turns out very good french cuisine mostly to local customers. We were the only...More

Thank RoamingJock
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I write based on my experience as a cook in the Paris suburbs for 1.5 years. My dinner here was a pleasant reminder of a French restaurant. Everything about it was authentic. I had the Navarin lamb stew and the salade Nicoise, and both were...More

1  Thank Moke16
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I wanted to like this place, but it seemed a little off. The charcuterie and the lamb did not taste like anything I've had in France or the U.S. I had the lamb couscous and my husband had the skewered lamb. It was chewy and...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a little gem of a place. French cuisine cooked by Japanese chef trained in Lyon. Can it be any better? Sitting in a packed rustic restaurant with French decor and menu to match. Lots of trendy young Japanese and European customers to complete...More

1  Thank Countryside888
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Because our daughter had been living in rural Gunma for 9 months, longing for her favorites = Salade Lyonnais, Duck Confit, Foie Gras and Clafouti. The Foie was sold out but everything else was on the menu. She was thrilled. This is not a fine...More

2  Thank CenturySixTenths
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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2 December 2015|
Response from ibbyla | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea if this place will be open on Xmas. They do take reservations. Why don't you call them?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Enokicho, Nakagyo-ku | Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto 604-0931, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-211-5220
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