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Enjoy a variety of Kyoto craft beers and sake in a historic former teahouse.

GION Yamaneko is a dining bar where you can casually enjoy seven kinds of Kyoto craft beers and over 50 kinds of Japanese sake from daytime, which is read morerare in Gion, in a space with a traditional Kyoto feel. The restaurant is decorated in a modern fusion of Japanese and Western styles, with chochin lanterns and dried flowers creating a stylish atmosphere. The two-story Kyomachiya townhouse, which is 150 years old & was formerly a teahouse, has a ground floor with counter and table seating for 23 seats and a second floor with sofa seating for up to 10 people. It is also favored for a quick drink, making it ideal for daytime drinking. A sake comparison set, carefully selected by three sake sommeliers, is highly recommended. It also offers a wide variety of drinks besides sake, such as original blend coffee, which can be used as a café. learn more from chef

  • English menu
  • English-speaking staff
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lunch
  • Late-night service
  • No smoking
  • Special dietary requests
  • Western cutlery

Help desk

Savor Japan help desk can help English-speaking foreign visitors in Japan communicate with restaurants and make reservations between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm (Japan time. This is not a toll-free number).

050-3816-1664 (+81-50-3816-1664)


075-741-6151 (+81-75-741-6151)

All reservations will be accepted via web form to ensure a smooth reservation process.
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502m from Gion-shijo Station
Japanese / General,Japanese / Japanese Sosaku (creative cuisine),Alcohol / Sake / Izakaya (Japanese tavern),Taverns
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm (L.O.10:00 pm)
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3,000 JPY
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321-1, Kitagawa, Gion-machi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto map

GION Yamaneko_Outside view
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English menu and English-speaking staff available.
English menu / English-speaking staff / Free Wi-Fi / No smoking / Special diet / Western cutlery / Reservations / Counter seating available / Sommelier/wine steward / course meals / Large sake selection

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