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Gion Rakuraku

570-122 Giommachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku | 1f & 3f, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-532-0188
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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19 Apr 2017
“Fabulous Kaiseki dinner experience”
19 Apr 2017
“Stunning Kaiseki dinner”
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570-122 Giommachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku | 1f & 3f, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Gion Rakuraku
1. Good Japanese restaurant Gion
"We had a fabulous kaiseki dinner "
ScubaDiver-Traveller
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2. Sophisticated Kyoto interior
"sat at the counter and quite enjoyed watching the chef prepare dishes."
ambJax
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3. Beautiful & Delicious
"presentation was beautiful, the taste of each dish was amazing"
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had a fabulous kaiseki dinner (traditional multi-course Japanese dinner) at this restaurant. Creative design; multiple dishes; very high end food. This is great place to try kaiseki. Great food, great cuisine and a great location in Gion. You need to reserve your seats ahead...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I did my research on the web and came to learn about this place that has received good reviews. And I was glad that I have selected it. The restaurant is small but the environment is cozy. The owner as well as his staff were...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband and I enjoyed an absolutely stunning kaiseki dinner at Gion Rakuraku. We selected the middle priced of the kaiseki dinner sets. The presentation was beautiful, the taste of each dish was amazing. We sat at the counter and quite enjoyed watching the chef...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Came across this restaurant by chance, walked up and down the street and then selected this place. Very glad we did. Had the cheapest of three kaiseki menus and it was quite sufficient. The food was absolutely delicious and the service very good. The propietor...More

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Satoshi N, オーナー at Gion Rakuraku, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your warm words for our Gion Rakuraku! It was nice to have you here. We are grad that you enjoy our food. If you have chance to come Kyoto, please come to see us! Yours, Satoshi Nakata

Reviewed 28 August 2016

We dined at this restaurant a few years ago and remember the experience very fondly. We found the restaurant by chance and had such a great time on our first night that we returned again the following evening. The chef was exceptional, the menu is...More

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Satoshi N, オーナー at Gion Rakuraku, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your warm words! We still remember you coming twice in one trip. We are happy to have you as guests and also friends. If you have chance to come back to Kyoto, please come and see our face! Thank you again! Yours,...More

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This place serves very high grade Japanese beef. Service is also good. Recommended to come here for a meal if you are around.

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Satoshi N, オーナー at Gion Rakuraku, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your recommendation! Please come to Kyoto and visit us again! Yours, Satoshi Nakata

Nearby
Gion
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570-122 Giommachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku | 1f & 3f, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-532-0188
Description
Gion Rakuraku is Japanese restaurant located in best Gion erea. 10counter sheets on counter, 2 table sheet for 4 persons on 1st. floor. 2 personal rooms for 4 to 20 persons for private meal. We serve fine Japanese prefixed cuisine course in Gion. Our food has the vest cost performance in Japanese food in Kyoto. Nice Japanese atmosphere is created by the owner's taste from the essence from tea ceremony and flower arrangement.
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