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BRITISH PUB Pig & Whistle

#394 of 12,818 Restaurants in Kyoto
$$ - $$$, British,
Shobi building 2F, 115 Ohashicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0009, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-761-6022
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  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sanjo station” (2 reviews)
“on tap” (2 reviews)
“pints” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Shobi building 2F, 115 Ohashicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0009, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We felt terribly guilty going to a British pub when in the cultural Kyoto. However, we’ve no regrets. It was far less touristy and had several locals in. (It ironically felt more Japanese that the increasingly commercialised Gion). It was warm and toasty with a...More

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Went here after a review in a Kyoto travel guide. If your looking for somewhere with a westerner to serve you you have the spot. Ordered a couple of meals and pints of cider. Meals were smaller then expected for their price. Pints were imperial...More

Thank Chlobanger
Reviewed 2 October 2017

京阪三条駅頭上に立地していて、終電ぎりぎりまで飲めるという最高の立地! 店内は外国人客も多く、ダーツゲームやスポーツ観戦も楽しめます。 時々は音楽ライブもやっていて、知らない者同士でも気軽に会話を楽しみながら飲めちゃいますし、定期的に英語教室もやっているみたいです。 非常に広い店内ですので、大勢でのパーティー使いも出来ますし、カウンターで一人にお酒をたしなむことも出来ます。 でもやっぱり、ここの醍醐味は大勢でとにかく盛り上がることだと思います! The best location that Keihan Sanjo Station building has it and can drink to the last train limit! In the shop, a lot of foreign visitors can enjoy a dart game and the sports watching games, too. I sometimes hold...More

Thank wenzushanben
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Ended up here to watch the last Lions vs All Blacks game having been lucky enough to bump into a local earlier in the day telling us that the game would be shown here. Decent pint & food that was just about good enough. Mrs's...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Very ordinary pub. The fish and chips could have been a little more generous with fish, and vinegar, salt and pepper is a little more British than ketchup and the yellow stuff that came with. Was it mayonnaise or?. Service was fast and the staff...More

Thank Nobbynonads
Reviewed 15 May 2017

When you have overdosed on truly Japanese sights and culture you can retreat here for a strange but wonderful cultural experience - a British pub. BUT very friendly, and teenage child friendly, great sport screens, music sometimes, darts, great beers and whiskeys. Not to everyone's...More

Thank StephenOs
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Food was okay, two of the three staff members were really friendly, the third lady, not so much. She didn't know what was going on (maybe she is new?). The music wasn't my thing. They seem to play older rock and slower songs. Actually, I'm...More

Thank Sheraz C
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Nice pub, good place to meet new people, play some darts and have few drinks. We have been there twice, each time met locals and had a great time together. Place you should visit if you plan to have a night out in Kyoto.

Thank Kamil B
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The pub is just outside the Sanjo Station in Kyoto, JP. About a 7 minute walk from Gion district and a 5 minute walk from the Sanjo Arcade. Friendly pub atmosphere with a fine assortment of brews on tap. Happy hour visit was good.

Thank archieasc
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Nice english themed pub. Tried to avoid going to somewhere just like home when we've travelled this far but had to get out of the rain. Friendly staff, happy hour helped with the expensive japanese prices, and friendly atmosphere.

Thank George D
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goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shobi building 2F, 115 Ohashicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0009, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +81 75-761-6022
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Kyoto's best-known authentic English pub since 1986.Happy Hour every day till 8 pm ¥100 off all drink. Our fish & chips are a great place to start! we have 10 kinds of beer on tap,5tv for viewing sports and 4 hard darts yard.
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