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Restaurant Kikusui

#1,134 of 12,992 Restaurants in Kyoto}
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ohashi Higashidumegion higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0076, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-1001
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
9 Jul 2017
“Authentic but reasonable pricing”
18 Sep 2017
“Horrible service and food on rooftop”
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ohashi Higashidumegion higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0076, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Beergarden on the roof offers only four beers but offered a nice view of the city. Service was horrible and so was the food. Came highly recomended but dissapointed heavily. If you're just going for a beer it's very nice but other than that it...More

Thank 1712liedje
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Most of Kyoto visitor have seen this classic building at Gion. You can enjoy authentic France at night, but they serve 12 bucks lunch menu daytime. How ever dinner menu will be 15 bucks. No need wear tux, very casual, but the interior and services...More

Thank Monique1794
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant 3 times in our two visits to Kyoto to rest our weary feet and enjoy a cold drink. We found the location and the service excellent. We did not eat so cannot comment but enjoyed each visit and highly recommend it...More

Thank FC021956
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We went there when looking for a place to have dinner in Gion and can't say we're happy about it. The service was friendly and the atmosphere quite OK, however, the food was not. We both ordered the dinner special expecting it's the recommended dish...More

Thank Bartek L
Reviewed 8 August 2016

It was recommended for the roof-top view of sunset; other reviews saying American food and service might be the bright spot but TOO touristy and in need up updating. Only part of roof has the western view as most of the other roof area is...More

Thank Itof
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went to the beer garden of restaurant kikusui and agree with one of the Below reviews: please please don't go there. The only thing that is good is the view, especially the food is awful.

1  Thank Lotte V
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We unfortunately let our hunger make a bad decision. Nothing like the pictures on the menu. Tasted awful, looked awful, wine was crap. I just hope i dint get good poisoning.

3  Thank HoppersAgain
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We were desperate for a cold beer on a hot evening in Gion, when we noticed lights on the roof of this building. Ever the adventurers, we jumped into the lift and found ourselves in this rooftop bar overlooking the river, downing steins of cold...More

Thank NZGirl69
Reviewed 11 April 2015

If you are looking for more western style food with friendly super efficient staff the this is for you We had set menus of roast chicken & the beef & both were ok

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 22 February 2014

I was on my way to Gion when I passed this restaurant and said, "I'm hungry for Western food so why not?" It turned out it was EXACTLY what I was hoping for. The menu offered a good variety and the hamburger I ordered was...More

Thank WarrenChu
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ohashi Higashidumegion higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0076, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-561-1001
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