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Gion S

5 Benzaitencho Higashiyama-Ku | Louis Issei Bldg. 1F, Nakagyo, Kyoto 605-0086, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-525-0585
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
15 Mar 2018
“Good and charming place”
30 Apr 2018
“Perfect ”
Closed Now
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5 Benzaitencho Higashiyama-Ku | Louis Issei Bldg. 1F, Nakagyo, Kyoto 605-0086, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We were hungry and seeing by incident this small Italian restaurant. It was excellent, actually, it was the best Italian food we enjoyed so far in Japan. As well, excellent selection options for vegetarians.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank brunom71
Reviewed 4 April 2018

At first waitress say Last order, and then when I ordered desserts and coffee she sayed, from now we are stop coffee mashine Oo. It means if you want to drink some coffee after diner you must ordered it now and waiteres bring it to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Came for morning coffee, but looks a good place for lunch. Good music, good service, good spot, excellent service

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Rina F
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

In bustling Gion, but under the cherry trees near a side canal is Gion S, an Italian restaurant in operation for about 9 years. The wine, lunch of mushroom pasta, wrapped pizza and capresee were prompt, delicious and fairly priced; sitting outside was a joy...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank daniels372
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

When i visited this place, my wife desparately needed a restroom. When the waitress got to know that it was because of her “time of the month“, she refused her to access the rest room and asked her to leave!!!!! This is absolutely unacceptable for...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Dynathet3g
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped here by chance, cold and desperate for food for our toddler. The staff welcomed us in and quickly provided menus and bread sticks to snack on. Menu is Italian food but a lot of choice. We were delighted with our salad/pizza/pasta - very...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Ilovetravel16
Reviewed 21 April 2015

we stopped for a drink only, which was extremely good (alcoholic yougurt). we didnt eat but the food looked delicious. the coffee/bar/restaurant is in a prefect location on a lovely, less touristique corner in gion. we sure would like to come once more for a...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank tip_11
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here for a quick cake and coffee mid afternoon. Usually being a smoking place would bother me but it didn't here so the ventilation must be pretty good. However, the cake and coffee was good but it cost almost $25! Over $7...More

Thank northern_rusty
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

We needed a break from Japanese food. This place fulfilled that need ten times over. Beef(bistecca) was amazing as was the tiramisu. In fact we ordered another 2 tiramisu it was that nice. House red was delicious also. Would definitely come back

Thank 743keithc
Reviewed 17 November 2014

A good location with outside dining -two tables. Inside can hold twenty or less people with a bar. Inside is smoking, so if that is an issue, not the best place for you... we dined outside. Little english, yet no problem. Friendly... good service and...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank World-and-I
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Benzaitencho Higashiyama-Ku | Louis Issei Bldg. 1F, Nakagyo, Kyoto 605-0086, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto  >  Nakagyo>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-525-0585
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