Fine Dining// Kaiseki
omi beef kaiseki // GION
Isshin's specialty is the infamous Japanese Ōmi beef, offered on their set menu as a nose-to-tail experience.
It is operated by Chef Hideichi Katagiri and his wife from the Shiga prefecture where Omi beef is from. The restaurant is famous amongst locals for their dishes utilizing the rarest cut of the inner shoulder blade, the misuji, which only yields about 2kg from an entire cow.
Reservation is required.
Recommended Dish: Omi Beef Set Menu // 13,000 JPY
Hours: 6PM – 10:30PM
TRADITIONAL KAISEKI // GION
This is a fantastic choice if you want to experience traditional Japanese Kaiseki. It has a mix of both seafood and meats in their set menu.
The food and presentation is on par with Kyoto's exquisite standards.
Reservation can be made online, and staff can also speak English.
Recommended Dish: Traditional Kaiseki // 15,000 JPY
Address: 463-12 Shimokawarachō, Higashiyama-ku, Kyōto-fu 605-0825, Japan
Hours: 10AM – 10PM
seafood kaiseki // gion
This is Japanese Seafood Kaiseki at its very best. The restaurant decor is minimal and humble as its culinary creations take the spotlight.
Its presentation and intense obsession for perfection have consistently won many awards for this restaurant, once you've experienced it you will understand why!
This restaurant requires reservation weeks in advance, by phone only. Please contact our concierge to help you make an advanced reservation.
Recommended Dish: Chef's Omakase Menu // 15,000JPY - 22,000JPY
Address: 〒605-0825 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Shimokawarachō
Hours: 12PM – 3PM, 6PM-9PM