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The Kawabun Nagoya

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

You can find nice meal and relaxable place in here.staff are very friendly but usually I don't recognize what they saying in Japanese.i think atmosphere is for family or couple,Japanese garden is so beautiful.should try once if your like to have nice lunch!!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Yelloweagle
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Probably the best food we had in Nagoya!. The place is awesome as well as the food. We tried a bunch of different options as we were a large group. Everything was perfect! Highly recommended!.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank adrianlmarano
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We love this place, is a very beautiful atmosphere and the food is excellent, every time we have been there they are open to change a little their menu for my vegetarian diet, very hard to find in Japan. Their food superb and the place...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Sarla T
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Ryoutei Kawabun is a traditional high-class Japanese-style restaurant. Allegedly, the offspring of a cook who served Tokugawa, tycoon, runs the restaurant. The Kawabun Nagoya is its branch that is western-style and more affordable. We sometimes have dinner there on the special days. This time, they...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Went to the kawabun in Nagoya for dinner, and have never experienced such an incredible meal. I started the evening with a scotch and a perfect surrounding to enjoy it. Then had the most tender and flavourful steak I have ever had. Finished the evening...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Jason B
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We were invited by friends to a diner at this classical and historic site. The building is more than 400 years old and is the first to have exclusive rights in preparing fish for the Shogūn for Japan in that time. You dine in special...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Peter S
Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Our meal was simply delightful. My husband and I were looking to treat ourselves to our last night in Japan and Kawabun did not disappoint. Our pasta was cooked al dente and the flavours were intense and aromatic. Our pork dish was amazing and both...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Angela R
Reviewed March 28, 2015

They say, the restaurant concept is mixture of Taisho era and Western. I went for lunch a couple of times before and knew it's great place for having meal. We could see good Japanese garden with small pound over having lunch. This time I visited...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank KToronto
Reviewed February 16, 2015

After my fifth business dinner at Kawabun over the last two years I find myself with mixed emotions as this is one of the top restaurants in Nagoya, with a great ambience, excellent service (almost too good as the wait staff hover too much to...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Scottyp2014
Reviewed March 27, 2014

Loved it! Super place, great staff, tasty lunch. Somewhere to impress visitors -family, friends and business alike. Will be returning soon!

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank jutabe
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