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Restaurant Yonemura Gion

#260 of 12,811 Restaurants in Kyoto
₹₹₹₹Japanese, Fusion,
481-1 Kiyoicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0821, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-533-6699
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“foie gras” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Fusion, Fujian
481-1 Kiyoicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0821, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

There is a very peaceful atmosphere and the stuff were very welcoming and polite. We were seated on the bar, in front of the kitchen. It's fascinating to see how all the cooks are perfectly synchronised and It is an absolute privilege to watch Chef...More

Thank munlay_ki
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, prepared with precise skill and delicious tastes that I haven't had before! Will definitely come back! The service was also amazing. All the staff members were attentive and many spoke English well and the Head Chef greeted every person who came to his...More

Thank Tiffany Y
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The restaurant was a bit difficult to locate but the food was excellent and the service was top notch. After a family member recommended the restaurant, we made a reservation in advance. We got a really nice dining room but please be warned that you...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Second time visiting Yonemura in Kyoto where the chef himself is masterfully making great dishes. Japanese with French influence. The plating is wow!

Thank IMShmupi
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I guess taste is a personal thing, but for me there wasn’t a bad note in this 10 course degustation meal. My family on the other hand found one or two things challenging, but given the number of dishes that is no problem. The balance...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant 5 times in 5 years and it never disappoints. Chef Yonemura has the Midas touch and everything he presents is beautiful as well as delicious and unique. Great wine list and magnificent service make this place one that we will...More

Thank SaigonStevo
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Don't waste your time or money dining at Yonemura Kyoto. The Food is so complicated the natural taste and freshness is destroyed. The menus sounds great, I felt excited about the meal but i think the young men who prepare each dish are unaware of...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Kappo dining, fusing kaiseki sensibilities with western touches (eg. Wine pairings available, in addition to sake and beer) in a lively setting set withing a beautiful house near Yasaka Shrine. A contrast with the much more serious traditional kaiseki roots (and typically somewhat serious setting)...More

Thank Alfbo
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My husband and I dined at Yonemura during our visit to Kyoto. We chose the restaurant based on TripAdvisor reviews and the Michelin guide. We were warmly greeted by the staff upon arrival and sat on the counter overlooking the kitchen. It was a lot...More

Thank Woodstocky
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This one of the new fusion-type restaurants that are breaking the mold of traditional Japanese cooking, which even when brilliantly prepared, as much of it is, can seem a bit repetitive. Yonemura's version is a wonderful amalgam of French and Japanese. Think "Flatfish Meuniere, foie...More

Thank Slopie25
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 57 - US$ 141
Japanese, Fusion, Fujian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481-1 Kiyoicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0821, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-533-6699
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