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Gion Manzara

570-128 Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-532-3619
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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570-128 Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel made reservations for us here - it’s a typical small Japanese entrance with an upstairs where you take off your shoes to eat. They accommodated 4 of us easily. Food was very good, atmosphere very casual, not too fancy. 2 adults and 2 kids...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I was traveling with a vegetarian friend who saw the veg friendly tag on trip advisor and picked this out. We loved the food and the wait staff, and the open kitchen... and went back a second time a few days later. Often full -...More

Thank CaitlinBrady
Reviewed 4 December 2017

It is upscale traditional Kyoto Cuisine which has very simplified yet sophisticated taste. Any one heavily seasoned food would not like food here. Kyoto cuisine is all about tasting the best of material in simplest possible ways. We went the as family and enjoyed every...More

Thank Yasuo S
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Read the high ratings on TripAdvisor and intentionally went there for dinner this evening. Food was normal and prices was ok too! However, what pissed us off was the restaurant overcharged us by adding the items which we DID NOT order. When we asked for...More

3  Thank Kwanie_oo
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. It's better to have reservation before going. The food quality was absolutely amazing. But if you have eaten any other nice japanese restaurant before, don't expect the same excellent service here. Wehad the 6 course menu, and the...More

Thank Duygu A
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This place was recommended by our hotel & I hope they're getting kick backs cause I wouldn't send people here. The menu selection was only ok and the food was fair but not great. The prices were high compared to similar restaurants or izakayas in...More

Thank Kurt I
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I visited Gion Manzara on our last night in Japan and had the most wonderful evening. We decided to both have the set menu and were pleasantly surprised when they said they could adapt the menu to suit myself (a pescatarian), while...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner and couldn’t face the set meals at 5500pp so ate à la cartè. The food was nicely cooked and presented although the service was not good and when we asked for the bill, the waitress waited at the table for payment and...More

Thank LondonPilot
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Among the busy Gion corner-restaurant area is difficult to know which one of the various appealing looking places to choose from. We found this atmosphere-full ,reasonable prised gem hidden on one of the sidestreets thanks to our hotelstaffs recommendation. The food was innovative and tasty,...More

Thank MsKelo
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant food with unique flavours that we didn't expect could work so well together. We loved it so much, we came back the following evening.

Thank Justine W
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Restaurant features
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Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570-128 Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-532-3619
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