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Reviewed 3 January 2024

Really AMAZING steaks! Had an awesome dinner here on our recent trip to Kyoto. We tried various cuts and shared them - no one was disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 September 2023

Best meal ever in Kyoto, good food, good drinks ! Staffs are so friendly ! We did not have reservation but still be served well even there was almost full

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 2 May 2023

We went to this French steakhouse. They serve Kobe beef, waygu beef. My family and Friends ordered 20,000 Yen each Kobe beef set dinner. We ordered 2 filet and one sirloin steak 150g. They served us very low grade beef to us. There are other...people thinks ordering the same menu but they had very good quality steak. Nice looking and thick. I asked the Teppan chefs what kind of beef was that from the other group. He answered very rude. “It is the same kind of beef and same weigh”. The impression I got from him that he thinks I am complaining which I was not my intention to complain. I just want to know what kind of beef There are more people came later ordered same Kobe beef I heard and noticed they also had very good quality beef. It is so disappointed as we were looking for a good Kobe steak for dinner. Menu show A5 grade Kobe beef but it looks even lower grade than I usually bought from Tokyo central from Los Angeles.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 5 April 2023

Reservations were made well in advanced and confirmed two days prior. Upon our arrival at the "restaurant" we learned via a white board that they had moved to the gion district. We booked 8:30 as it was the only available booking and we're scrambling to...find dinner as most restaurants were either closing or fullMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 5 April 2023

I had a reservation for this restaurant, however when I came there turns out the restaurant is no longer there and changed places. I was very disappointed. There is no information that restaurant changed place.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2022 via mobile

The chefs are very friendly and accommodating. We are from Australia and the chefs were extremely welcoming and helpful. The Kobe sirloin set is beautiful and worth it, must try for a Kyoto visit!!!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 21 November 2022

Arrived at the restaurant without a reservation and it was fully booked. We were happy that the chefs made an exception to accommodate our dinner plans nevertheless. The dinner was magical, easily the best beef and experience we had thus far in our Japan trip....We preferred the tenderloin to the sirloin, while both were excellent, the tenderloin was orgasmic. The chefs were wonderful hosts, explaining to us patiently as they whipped up our teppanyaki dinner since the only Japanese we knew was "Arigato". Even my 7-year-old boy, who hates garlic, enjoyed his meal and the crunchy garlic slices served to him. Will return for another meal.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 8 October 2022

This was a booked on the strength of reviews on TripAdvisor and we weren't disappointed. We had our own enclosed section, and you cook your own. We selected one of the set menus and it was selection of Steaks and other meats Staff were very...helpful. Overall, a great experience i highly recommend a visit to this restaurantMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 20 August 2022 via mobile

Great atmosphere, authentic Japanese style srevice and the Steak was amazing! You have to go here if you're in the area.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 12 August 2022

Delicious food in a very gourmet setting where the entertainment is watching the chefs lovingly prepare steak several different ways in delicate portions. Everything tasted delicious, the service is impeccable, and the room is special. This is a great place to go for dinner in...Kyoto.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 August 2022 via mobile

Having dinner at this restaurant is absolutely an amazing experience. The experienced chefs create the dishes in front of you with a tremendous amount of detail and also do the serving with a lot of enthusiasm. The Kobe beef was the best I had in...Japan and just melts in your mouth. Thanks to the chefs, we had a wonderful evening which we will not easily forget!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 21 November 2021

This was our first teppanyaki experience and it did not disappoint! All of the staff were incredibly skilled and friendly, and the food- especially, of course, the beef- was delicious. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 25 April 2020 via mobile

Amazing Kobe. Great experience. Staff really friendly. A place to return and recommend. Thanks Chef Tomoyoshi, our kids say that it was the best restaurant of our Japan trip.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 24 March 2020

Loved the food, nice place to go alone or in a big group. Chef tomoyoshi was very friendly and made excellent food !!!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Aged Kobe beef is one of the best Japanese beef. Premium Pound Is definitely one of the best Teppanyaki restaurant in Kyoto

Date of visit: February 2020
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teachtag2016
12 November 2019|
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Response from mzmeowus | Reviewed this property |
This is a steakhouse, and the beef is cooked. The beef was prepared perfectly. I didn’t sample the non beef options.
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During Lunchtime you can go there without booking. Otherwise you contact them by eMail. (Trip Advisor does not allow to send website links. If this does not work google the website of the restaurant. Press contact on the... More
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  • Value: 4.5