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Kirin City Shinkyogokuten

) #2,446 of 11,623 Restaurants in Kyoto ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, Pub
Nakanocho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-255-4485
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good50%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jun 2016
“Great Lower Level Bar in Mall”
30 May 2016
“For some great Kirin pours”
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Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Nakanocho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

As a heads up/warning, this is a small, smoky bar area (that also has a delicious looking food menu). We could only stand the crushing smoke for about 5 minutes before having to leave, having not had a chance to taste the food. Figured I'd...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Dropped in for a mid-afternoon beer while wandering around Kyoto. Great little spot to grab a cold one and a snack or something more. It is small so during crowds, expect to wait for seating for more than 2 people. Fast, friendly service, especially for...More

Thank Matt O
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Kirin City Shinkyogokuten is a nice beer bar (underground) in Nishiki market of Kyoto. The ambience is great with very warm colors and wood panelling. There are three variations offered: Kirin Lager, Kirin stout and Kirin half and half (half lager, half stout). I had...More

Thank perl2ruby
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Popped in for an impromptu beer and food. Had Kirin lager and Kirin Stout. Perfectly poured by very friendly staff. Also had camembert, garlic bread (the highlight) and currywurst. All very good, if not once the small side. Good underground atmosphere and vibe, felt like...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 23 April 2015

In the middle of of market it was a great place to pop into for a pint. Bartender was friendly, service was great!

Thank michelleh020508
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Love the place everything..the crowd n cozy feeling. one drawback - its a smoking pub! Wish there was a place fr smokers only..cud have stayed for hours. But my asthma was kicking in. Imagine i dare stayed for abt an hour!!!

Thank purplesoleil
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This place is hilarious in the best way. If you dig Japanese culture then check it out. It's old school cool. The location is great, right in the Teramachi shopping arcade and also close to the famous Nishiki Market. It's a basement level restaurant, which...More

1  Thank JapanTraveler777
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The bar is a subtereanian throwback bar to the 60's. Dark wood with a circular bar in the center, makes you feel like youa re in a Tarantino film. The obviously offer Kirin beer on tap as well as mixed cocktails. This place deosen't get...More

1  Thank featheredserpent
Reviewed 13 August 2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 27
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nakanocho, Nakagyoku, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-255-4485
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