Merry Island Café
McLoughlin's Irish Bar & Restaurant
This is our favourite expat bar in town. It has ripping views over the Higashiyama mountains, great craft beers on tap, good food and a...
This elegant restaurant behind the Hotel Okura on Kiyamachi-dōri, is an excellent place to try kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine). The...
Lonely Planet review
This popular restaurant strives to recreate the atmosphere of a tropical resort. The menu is mukokuseki (without nationality) and most of what is on offer is pretty tasty. It does a good risotto and occasionally offers a nice piece of Japanese steak. In warm weather the front doors are opened and the place takes on the air of a pavement cafe (and it doesn’t hurt that it’s located on one of the prettiest streets in Kyoto).