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La Risata

901 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-342-5522
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good60%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Oct 2016
“Good italian food ! ”
9 Aug 2016
“Best Breakfast w/view of Kyoto”
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Italian, European
901 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

On the 15th floor of the Granvia hotel, this restaurant offers good italian food japanese style. The wine list is ok. The service is very excellent and not to fast... Thank god. Seats about 40 to 50 guests. Ask for a window seat for the...More

Thank Michel L
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This restaurant is located on the 15th floor of the Hotel Granvia. We were tired of the breakfast buffet on the second floor so, we decided to try the breakfast at La Risata. It was great! If you are looking for a big breakfast, stay...More

Thank winterebel
Reviewed 10 July 2016

La Risata is on the 15th floor of the Hotel Granvia, above Kyoto Station. It is easy to find and is a very well presented and appointed restaurant. The best part is the view at night. There is nothing overly special about this restaurant. We...More

Thank littlehawke
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The food was lovely, if expensive and the wine was excellent. The greeting was uncomfortable and somewhat off-putting, unusual as Japanese hospitality tends to be stellar. Our server was very pleasant and accommodating. We enjoyed our meal but wouldn't be inclined to return.

Thank MeandHeTravel
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Here, they occasionally do the wine-coupling special dinner course. February’s one has a theme: northern Italy. Prosecco Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCS Very dry sparkling opens the course. Trout Tartar with accent of Kochi pomelo Pomelo maybe a little too strong for “accent”, but trout has...More

Thank kasuganomichi
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Reception - friendly but was not warm Service staff - spoke little English, made it tad difficult, but we got by. It seemed hard for them to smile. Drinks - limited wine by the glass, and limited cocktails. But we got something Food - in...More

Thank Harris J
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Part of the Hotel Granvia complex we availed ourselves of the special dinner discount guest room discount & headed up to the 25th floor, or was it 29 ? We had heard good reports from another discerning couple of our group so gave it a...More

2  Thank raffles123
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

What a good find. Amazing views, observant good and quick staff. The food is also amazing. Had a 4 course lunch. I'm glad I went here. Price range for lunch set: 2500-8000 yen.

2  Thank Bastian T
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I enjoyed breakfast there while on business. Service was good and the coffee was excellent. The food was not what you'd ever find in Italy (salad for breakfast!) but it was all tasty, fresh and well prepared. There are nice views over the beautiful city...More

1  Thank sam s
Reviewed 27 December 2012

It was Xmas Eve and did not have a reservation for dinner. After weeks of eating only Japanese the only thing we knew for certain was we wanted something "almost like home" (which, being Spaniard, excludes the fast-food fare so popular in Xmas over here)....More

1  Thank AudazViajero
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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  • Address: 901 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-342-5522
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