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Scorpione Kichiu

#731 of 13,012 Restaurants in Kyoto
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140-18 Saitocho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-354-9517
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
24 Oct 2017
“Fantastic dessert”
29 Apr 2017
“Italian Fusion with view on the river”
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140-18 Saitocho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I went there for dinner with my wife. The view over the river is very nice, and the service is excellent. The food is correct, but is certainly not worth the high prices. Unless you pay 50€ for a bottle, the quality of the wine...More

Thank Pdesc
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely and satisfying meal overlooking the river, a perfect match between my partner's love of Italian and my insistence on having at least some Japanese flavours if we're eating in Japan! Mostly I want to talk about the dessert, it was exceptional....More

Thank Jye N
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Italian fusion with view on the river. Good food and nice view. Staff is (as always in Japan friendly and humble). Not cheap but price-quality is okay. There is a terrace when the weather is good.

Thank Maarten0123456
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I think we were there by chance about 7 years ago for New Year day and we remember that it was great. My husband passed this time, again in new year, in front of Kichiu and he insisted to go there next day after we...More

Thank nlamstkyjp
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Pouring rain drove us into this restaurant for shelter. Initially we were not going to stay as it was "Italian" food, which we love but did not want while in Japan. However, we looked at the menu and decided to stay. This is NOT your...More

Thank adventuregurl44
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

My Girlfriend and I ate there yesterday. We had a good experience but ended up paying 100$ for the both of us. The appetizer portions are a bit too small, but again really good. The primi piatti (pastas etc.) Were actually really fairly priced and...More

Thank Arik G
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic Italian 3 course dinner at this restaurant. Great atmosphere and overlooking the canal. The catch of the day was one of the best fish dishes I have ever had accompanied by great seafood. Staff gave first class service. I can't recognize...More

Thank Lene100Aarhus
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This place was excellent! Travelling as a Westerner (Aussie), we struggled to get into some of the traditional Japanese restaurants in Kyoto (they seem to have a strict pre-booking policy). As a result we stumbled across this Japanese-Italian fusion restaurant near our hotel. Very glad...More

Thank jase_the_acr
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a glass of wine and dessert. Scorpione is one of the few places in the Pontocho area that has seating looking over the river. We ordered the chocolate torte and added gelato. The torte was served a little...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Nice mix between italian and jaoanese cuisine, well presented and very tasty. A little bite overpriced, but not insane for the location. Wewent there for lunch.

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Shimogyo-ku
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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  • Address: 140-18 Saitocho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-354-9517
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