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) #462 of 11,745 Restaurants in Kyoto $$$$ Chinese, ,
283-2 Tenjinyamacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8221, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-257-5766
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
23 Jul 2016
“Great Chinese food, beautiful setting”
15 Nov 2016
“What an amazing fine dining experience !!”
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Chinese, Bar, Pub
283-2 Tenjinyamacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8221, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Dined at this restaurant on my wife's B'Day. Scrumptious food and exemplary service. The host went a step ahead at served us complementary sweet dumplings whilst the whole restaurant sang Happy Birthday for my wife !! Try their cozy bar as well !! Thank you...More

Thank Gaurav B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Located in a restored merchant's home, this restaurant is a nice setting. This is a fancier place and the prices are a little bit higher than most of the other dining we did in Kyoto. All of the food and drinks were really good. We...More

Thank cmdr-flatus
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We were surprised at how much we enjoyed Zezekanpocchiri- excellent food, service, and atmosphere. Every dish was tasty, and the wait staff was amazing. The setting is in a restored merchant house and has a beautiful small courtyard garden. Just watch the low rafters if...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Chinese food in Kyoto has a nasty tendency to be bland and uninspired -- unless you're looking for quick-and-dirty gyoza and the like. This restaurant is quite another matter. Situated in a massive old merchant's house, lovingly restored, they serve a wide range of classical...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I have been in this place once, not going back for sure. Nice place, building, atmosphere but bad service and non vegetarian friendly. The place is very beautiful but the service, the attitude of some members of the staff is far away from what we...More

Thank Antuo
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Superb place, have à drink in The bar which is in the part of the house that used to be The storage for kimono fabrics. The bar man is funny and try his best to make your drink as it should be. The restaurant is...More

Thank Birgitta v
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This is a Chinese restaurant with very beautfiul atmosphere and very good service but the food quality is not in line with what you would expect from such a nice environment. When we have seen the full duck picture and ordered it later o we...More

Thank Utku67
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Zezekan is located in a house that once belonged to a wealthy merchant and was built around 1920. The interiors have been preserved and are quite remarkable in that the style is not quite traditional Japanese, but not anything else. The wood paneling and carving...More

Thank JandFF
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283-2 Tenjinyamacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8221, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +81 75-257-5766
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