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Down home blues bar in central Kyoto

This is a small bar in central Kyoto -on Kiyamachi dori - where blues is played over the stereo and... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
petermax9
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Kyoto, Japan
Chill and quaint

Small, but quirky, good drinks and great music. Didn’t get charged a cover but had a few rounds of... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Jonathan K
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Darwin, Australia
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9 Jun 2018
“Down home blues bar in central Kyoto”
1 Jun 2018
“Chill and quaint”
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209-3 Nabeyacho Kiyamachidori Shijo Agaru, Nakagyo-ku | Hotta Bldg. Kiyamachi 5F, Kyoto 604-8015, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

This is a small bar in central Kyoto -on Kiyamachi dori - where blues is played over the stereo and very often live, The bar owner is a good blues guitarist himself, and the bar acts as a magnet for local blues musicians. Beers on...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Small, but quirky, good drinks and great music. Didn’t get charged a cover but had a few rounds of beer and g and t’s so we may have been given a pass. Blink and you’ll miss it though, 5th floor and holds no more than...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Located on the fourth floor with just a small sign outside. its easy to miss and as you climb stairs you might give up thinking you came the wrong way. But then you hear music and arrive at a door that gives way to a...More

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come inside and pull up a chair. Its restaurants and
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