Miyako Messe & Fureai-Kan Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts
This multipurpose hall has excellent displays of Kyoto crafts. Exhibits include wood-block prints, lacquerware, bamboo goods and...
Pig & Whistle
The Pig is a British-style pub with darts, pint glasses, and fish and chips. It's got a relaxed layout and homey interior. The two main...
Bamboo is one of Kyoto’s more approachable izakaya (Japanese pub-eatery). It’s on Sanjō-dōri, near the mouth of a traditional, old...
Sanjō-dōri, Higashiōji nishi-iru, Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
This place may look like a total dive but the food is reliable and authentic, as the crowds of Kyoto’s Chinese residents will attest. There’s no English menu but there is a picture menu and some of the waitresses can speak English.
Decor is strictly Chinese kitsch, with the exception of the deer head over the cash register – still trying to figure that one out. Look for the food pictures out the front.