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Ishibekoji Kamikura

463-12 Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0825, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-748-1841
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Japanese, Asian, Seafood
463-12 Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0825, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most gorgeous and refined meals I have ever had. Everything was perfect, including the service. Well worth the price tag. Go here for something special, you will not regret it.

Thank Pomme00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This might have been the most stand out meal of our trip and for the relative price, it is by far the best dollar for dollar dining experience we had. You enter a below-grade sushi counter off the beautiful, cobble-stoned streets and are immediately greeted...More

Thank cg06830
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Enjoyed meeting other foodies at the bar, unique dishes, should easily be Michellin rated. What a hidden gem.

Thank TravelwiseSantaCruz
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lovely space, lovely people on one of the most atmospheric streets in Kyoto. The food is wonderful. This is a kaiseki, but a more contemporary/progressive one than a rote traditional one. The food is almost completely fish oriented—there’s a little wagyu—and the chef was most...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This was one of the better meals I have ever had. We had the 16,200 Yen Kaiseke menu which, as you can see from the pictures I added, was a true delight for the eyes, as well as for the mouth. The restaurant is hidden...More

Thank Magste
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Kyoto is THE city to experience a kaiseki meal, a multicourse progression of both cooked and raw dishes that change based on seasonality. I stayed at Gion Hatanaka, a traditional ryokan that is sisters to this restaurant (also highly recommend). They helped immensely with booking...More

Thank Lillian Y
Reviewed 26 July 2017

All aspects of this restaurant are just brilliant. It is situated in a really impressive historic neighborhood, but the interior blends tradition with modernity. Service was absolutely royal. The dishes looked as brilliant as they tasted. We experienced great many things that surprised us about...More

Thank Ott U
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Before this dinner at Ishibekoji Kamikura, we have had Kaiseki experience in Tokyo, Hakone and even New York. But this one is the best of them all. As a seafood lover, the two-hour dinner offers many kinds of fresh seafood including but not limited to...More

1  Thank Yue D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Read the reviews on here and decided to visit. My hotel did not want to help us book ahead, so I went to their website and sent a message indicating an interest in booking for our group of four. Was pleasantly surprised by their quick...More

Thank alix159
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Kamikura provides very fresh locally sourced ingredients in every dishes. Each dish was delicately decorated and the taste was amazing! It was the first time for me to try Kyoto beef and I am addicted to it! It is not too oily - just perfect!...More

Thank Ponpisit S
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Steven C
6 October 2016|
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Response from Ray P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Steven, We stayed elsewhere and on the strengh of a very positive recommendation, I booked 1 year ahead and was not disappointed. I think it's the same people who run the hotel and restaurant but it is only a dozen seats... More
Megan A
13 July 2016|
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Response from Phileas_Blog | Reviewed this property |
We used amex- because we stayed in the Ryugin that is attached to the restaurant, we could settle the entire bill at departure time
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$2
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 463-12 Shimokawaracho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0825, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-748-1841
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"KAMIKURA" is specialized in traditional Kyoto Cuisine,creating novel dishes using seasonal ingredients and bringing Japanese cuisine that will excite you with new sensations.Chef selects local vegetables,fish and beef. It is in traditional architectures preservation district.
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