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Gion Manzara

) #556 of 11,620 Restaurants in Kyoto $$ - $$$ Japanese
570-128 Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-532-3619
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  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
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570-128 Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Neighbourhood: Gion
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the back of a recommendation from the hotel, but, left feeling let down by menu choices, food quality and standard of overall cleanliness. Definitely don't recommend and would advise that you will undoubtedly find a better option at the same price in the...More

Thank KHentges1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't recommend as grubby inside and not sure of hygiene. We thought the menu looked good outside the restaurant but unfortunately once inside we were provided a different English menu with less options and handwritten / no pictures. I struggled to find options to...More

Thank Explorers4444
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Had dinner here recently. Small place, about 4 tables, 3 are for couples fourth is 4-person table. Also bar seating, about 10 people. Nice and cozy atmosphere. English menu. 2 courses with many dishes 5000 to 8000 yen or a la cart small dishes from...More

Thank bariatricrunner
Reviewed 9 December 2016

An izakaya in a traditional Kyoto townhouse. They have a kitchen counter and some tables, and the place is rather lively but also a bit touristy (like many places in Gion). They have an English menu. I was seated at the counter, which is the...More

Thank Roger E
Reviewed 4 December 2016

So guy goes in Japanese izakaya , orders chicken salad and wine and leaves one star review... As many reviewers here we got reservation here trough out hotel, Mume , when we asked for real not touristy Kyoto meal under Y5000 for two..."It's where we...More

Thank SergeBkln
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Great food. Easy English menu. The complaints on here are way off or they have never eaten in Japan before. We had the seasonal course. It took about one hour to get through everything and was very well paced and tasted great. Would recommend to...More

1  Thank officersreview
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Royal Park Hotel the Kyoto nearby and the hotel recommended we go here. It seems like nearby hotels have some sort of deal with the management. We were very underwhelmed- the wine was not good, the portions were very small, and...More

1  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It's a very cute and somewhat upscale izakaya with a nice, low-key vibe (and excellent fried chicken)!

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A great Kyoto experience. The food was great although the service was a bit slow. We took our shoes off and sat upstairs. The best dish was the restaurant specialty - Japanese beef cutlet and lettuce rolled sushi. This was an amazing dish. It's quite...More

Thank shsef51
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great small plates including stewed pumpkin, miso grilled cod, green tea rice with salted salmon, and more. In the historic Gion geisha district.

Thank Jeff B
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 Details

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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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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