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£21 - £31
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Japanese, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Dining bars
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Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 16 March 2024

Food was great. We enjoyed everything from the menu including dessert. And service was amazing!!! We’ll definitely come back and highly recommended. Only thing, we went to there night before and couldn’t get in because super busy and didn’t have reservations so strongly recommend to...make a reservation!!!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 24 February 2024

Delicious fun dinner. Try the bipibap and the Kobe selection It was an adventure for us - everyone was very helpful. Excellent service

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 February 2024

Great food, great atmosphere. I love everything here. Recommend for you guys to try here. Price is ok. Should revised again 💞

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 17 February 2024

Great experience as a whole. Good service and amazing food especially the Kobe beef. Cozy traditional japanese restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 30 January 2024 via mobile

It was a comfortable and filling experience! We managed to get a table even though we didn’t reserve in advance. Was lucky to get to the door before the next group who was turned away. The restaurant was clean and spacious and we had our...own private space. We ordered the Kobe beef set for table bbq and it was pretty good. There were two different sets; one with 3 types and one with 5. If you are unsure which cuts you like, I recommend you choose the 5 because the 2 premium additions made the difference huge. They didn’t have Kobe beef single items in the menu or I would just suggest the premium loin for super tender meat or premium short rib for the super buttery (cannot eat too much of this though). Premium beef tongue and pork jowl was nice too. We also ordered the spicy beef soup but it was overshadowed by all the meat. The raw beef with egg was a nice surprise so be sure to order that! We enjoyed the meal and good service although the Kobe beef price was on the high side. But it wasn’t unexpected since it was premium beef. Overall recommended!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

this restaurant was absolutely fabulous! The staff were extremely friendly and the food was excellent. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking to find an easy located place in Kyoto.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 13 January 2024

Stumbled upon it (not far from Kyoto station). No booking but accommodated us happily in a private booth. Very reasonably priced (about $300aud) for three. We had 2 x soups rice and steak x 3 (inc a5 wagyu rib and a Kobe taste). Really good...oxtail soup too. Waiter Yamamoto very helpful and good English. Highly recommend. Will be coming back in a few days.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 25 December 2023

Food was good. We ordered food through a tab...and we never receieved some orders. We had to call them and ask them for the order we made and then they served us. In the end we enquired about one dish we did not get and...the waitress got very defensive and rude. We were referred to this restaurant by the hotel concierge. I will definitely inform the hotel Concierge not to send their guests to a restaurant that cannot handle service.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 December 2023

The quality of food is very good with reasonable price! The staff is very nice and helpful!!! Waiter won't foce you to order expensive food until you ask!!!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 December 2023

This is a very good and pricey do it yourself beef barbeque restaurant near Kyoto central train station. The Kobe beef was very tasty and worth the price. Guests sit in private sections with a grill on the table for you to grill the beef...yourself.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

Great food (meat), simply fantastic! Also, very kind and helpful team. Various types of beefs that are great to tast, very tender. Also, the beef rice bowl is a great side-dish. Very tasteful. I would recommend to go there!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 10 November 2023

This was a nice place to celebrate our anniversary. The semi private booths allow foe intimate dining without feeling completely shut off. The meat quality was stellar, we had the Kobe Beef plate.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 9 November 2023

Food and service are top notch. We ordered Kobe beef and it was fantastic. Must try when in Kyoto. Location is near Kyoto station.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 9 November 2023

I had a memorable lunch with my two children and my wife. The food was of high quality and delicious. It was one of the best restaurant experiences during our vacation in Japan

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2023

Nice ambience! Staffs very welcoming and polite. Food is great👍 Our waitress Yuika is very accommodating and courteous😇 We really appreciate Yuica! Best, 🥂🍰🍦

Date of visit: November 2023
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Yes they speak English and the steaks are served all day long. We went early, concierge recommended, to get the best selection.
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