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) #404 of 11,779 Restaurants in Kyoto $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian
Higashiyamasanjo Higashiiru Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0027, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-5559
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Higashiyamasanjo Higashiiru Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0027, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We stumbled in Bamboo by pure chance and really enjoyed the tiny place and the style of this small restaurant. There were always many other local guests, so we felt really great. Of our 4 nights in Kyoto we dined twice here and enjoy the...More

Thank MJPontheroad
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Strolling through the streets of Kyoto, we found this place called Bamboo. It looked casual, was full of locals and we decided to give it a try, which would soon be rewarded with a perfect dinner. Seasonal dishes were prepared and served with attention to...More

Thank Maramine
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Bamboo. First we got a free appetizer: mackrel and squid made 'shabu shabu'. That is boiling broth to dip your fish into. Then we had the kyoto smoked duck, it was a small portion but very nice! The fried...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

everything really tasty small plates (like Japanese tapas) there is a mandatory $5 appetizer which is essentially like a cover charge

Thank Damon L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

great, fresh food. very nice service. menu is an interesting fusion. seems to be shared ownership/management with the delicious italian restaurant next door (kitchen occobe). try both! the waiters also go back and forth between both places.

Thank Ajay K
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The food and staff was amazing. Try the yakitori if you are adventurous and like stews. Blah blah blah the last one hundred characters.

Thank Anders M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Came here on a Saturday night for dinner with family. We'd made a reservation and got seated at a table in the back of the restaurant, which is non-smoking (in contrast, I believe smoking is permitted at the counter). Soon after we arrived, we were...More

Thank tpa4am
Reviewed 9 April 2016

this restaurant did a good job for us. Difficult to book other recommended choices - Kyoto was very busy. They were also turning non-reserved customers away while we were there. Beef fillet with Ponzu was the tastiest piece of beef we have had so far....More

Thank EastAngliandoc
Reviewed 24 December 2015

The party of four next to us, from New York, was sent here from the sister restaurant around the corner because HERE had an English menu. OK, fine. For us, the food was really good, as is common in Kyoto, but the service was slow....More

Thank Mack M
Reviewed 1 December 2015

First, I want to make sure that people know there are two locations for this restaurant. I was staying at a place near the location in Higashiyama-Sanjodori (京都府京都市東山区東山三条東入ル南側) but would find reviews, phone numbers, and links to the other location in the Kawaramachidori location (京都府京都市上京区河原町荒神口下ル東側)...More

Thank Blaise B
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$36 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higashiyamasanjo Higashiiru Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0027, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-771-5559
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