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AJANTA Indian Restaurant&Bar

515-4 Kyogokucho, Shimogyoku | Yamamoto Bldg.1F, Kyoto 600-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-352-1427
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“tomato soup” (5 reviews)
“naan” (15 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
515-4 Kyogokucho, Shimogyoku | Yamamoto Bldg.1F, Kyoto 600-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant sounded promising based on other reviews but i was left very dissappointed. Heres why: Good points: 1. There menu has a good variety of set menu options for dinner which represent good value for money. You can choose which one depending on ur...More

Thank curioustraveller104
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Ajanta's lunch special is easily one of the best deals in Kyoto. If you are in Japan but longing for delicious naan and curry at a great price, this is the place!

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Had lunch here on the 27th October . This was the best Indian food i had in Japan .I believe the owner is a Japanese who visited India thirty years back was enamoured by India ,came back to Japan and opened this joint.The flavour is...More

Thank DrKlair
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for 10 years. Simply the best Indian restaurant in Kyoto. Thanks so much! Excellent value, service, and food.

Thank rosscokyoto
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were staying just around the corner from here whilst on holiday. My wife and I popped in after a long day's sightseeing and thoroughly enjoyed the food. The set BBQ meal was good value at 3000 Yen for a mixed grill, 2 curries, soup,...More

Thank rIckydwilson
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Been to this place twice during our stay in kyoto. The food was yumm and had good vegetatian options. Their kulfi dessert is a must try. Very good service.

Thank Sushma R
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We ate at the place multiple times, many vegetarian choices, food was excellent (I am North Indian so I know the cuisine :)), service was good, prompt and accommodating with kids and families. Great find!!

Thank Sangbhav
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Being vegetarians tourists in Japan is a challenge, so we were delighted to find an Indian restaurant close to where we stayed. It was a pleasant surprise to find authentic Indian food at a simple restaurant in Kyoto. The staff and the owner are extremely...More

Thank navinpasari
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We ended up there for dinner, looking to eat different then japanese. It was good indian food (not the touristy one you have sometime) and well seasoned (not too spicy at all like others said, maybe they are used to touristy places finally ;-) )....More

Thank Viviane H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Our meal was excellent--rice with vegetable korma and saag paneer (superior), raita, with an Indian salad to start. The naan was exquisite, very light, thin and slightly crisp. It's probably the best Indian meal I've had to date.

Thank anneue
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515-4 Kyogokucho, Shimogyoku | Yamamoto Bldg.1F, Kyoto 600-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-352-1427
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