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798-1 Nishi Hashizume-cho Kiyamachi Dori Gojo-Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8029, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-361-3069
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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798-1 Nishi Hashizume-cho Kiyamachi Dori Gojo-Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8029, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful restraint right next to the river. There are huge windows on the river side with an excellent view. The food is excellent, especially the curry. The staff spoke excellent English and there is an English menu. We enjoyed this place so...More

Thank memsurs
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Ticks all the boxes: great food, reasonably priced, friendly staff (most spoke excellent English but they also have an English menu), nice decor and a relaxing view of the river, where we had the pleasure of watching a few Egrets (small, Crane-type looking birds) fishing...More

Thank RoundAgain
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Discovered this place as we cycled along the riverside. Just a really cool place to enjoy a drink or some delicious food. They also got a lot of great design Items you can see or buy.😊 Relaxing place, welcoming service, modern interior, and perfect music....More

Thank Olav M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Coffe and tea was delicious. Relaxing atmosphere and a great view overlooking the canal. Would definitely come here again.

Thank Hairet
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on our first evening in Kyoto after a day of train travel. Found a fantastically relaxed atmosphere, fab food and great cocktails too! Great for vegetarians - the taco rice was delicious. And special mention for the chocolate and ginger scones! There’s also beautiful...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We stumbled onto efish on a weekday. It has a lovely view of the river and fantastic coffee (milky lattes). Breakfast is great too, not the cheapest in the area, but worth it.

Thank tjsslb
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Efish was recommended by a local to us, as being a great place to eat with a very enjoyable view. Albeit somewhat pricey, the quantity of food, for Japanese cafe standards, was great and the view along the river is indeed amazing. Staff speaks a...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This cafe is unique in terms of their food variety and location. You can enjoy your lunch or coffee while admiring the beautiful view of Kamogawa. The price is very reasonable for the portion that they serve and I would definitely visit again in the...More

Thank AntonioRyan
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We came here following a Rough Guide recommendation. Despite what the book says it's not that close to Kyoto station especially in the 25C+ heat! It overlooks the river which isn't the best river view in the world but is nice nevertheless. Having eaten Japanese...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This place was fantastic. Veering on the expensive side, but their food is *good.* I had a seasonal mint chai that was to die for, and the soup of the day that was pumpkin (kabocha) - one of my favorite soups, and they did a...More

Thank Curious718888
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  • Address: 798-1 Nishi Hashizume-cho Kiyamachi Dori Gojo-Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8029, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-361-3069
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