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Near Kitano Tenmangu Shrine. Enjoy exquisite cuisine and fine drinks while overlooking a garden that reflects the changing seasons.

MATSUO is a restaurant run by a couple born and raised in Kyoto, serving creative cuisine using Kyoto ingredients. Its signature menu item, "Wagyu Don read more Set," served with a unique cooking method, uses Japanese black beef and is available in three different choices depending on the amount of meat. The set includes Kyoto pickles and Kyoto-style beef stew. There is also a selection of carefully selected local sake that changes with the seasons and Kyoto's local beer. You can enjoy the unique taste of Kyoto. The restaurant has counter seating with a view of the garden, perfect for anniversary dates, business entertainment, and various other occasions. Located just a 3-minute walk from Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, the restaurant is recommended not only for locals but also for visitors. 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)


050-6861-6418 (+81-50-6861-6418)

All reservations will be accepted via web form to ensure a smooth reservation process.
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3-minute walk east from the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine / Head north on Higashi-Imakoji street, and you'll find the restaurant
Japanese / Japanese Beef Steak,Japanese / Japanese Sosaku (creative cuisine),Western / Steak / Steak,Yakiniku/Steak
[Monday, Thursday-Sunday, National Holidays, Day Before National Holidays] Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (L.O. 2:30 pm) / [Friday-Sunday] Dinner 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (L.O. 8:30 pm)
Tuesday, Wednesday
paymentsAverage price
Dinner: 4,000 JPY / Lunch: 4,000 JPY
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Credit Card Accepted
Visa / JCB / Diners Club / American Express / Master Card
E-money Payments Accepted
Transportation IC Card / Prepaid IC Card

744-15, Higashi Imakoji-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto map

Kitano Tenmangu Niku to Niwa MATSUO_Outside view
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English menu available.
English menu / Free Wi-Fi / Lunch / No smoking / Reservations / course meals / Large sake selection

*Please add a special request for inquiries regarding smoking/non-smoking.