They simply do not make restaurants more attractive than this old teahouse near Atago Torii in Arashiyama. It’s a teahouse that doubles as a proper restaurant.
With an atmospheric thatched roof, this traditional country house has been turned into one of Kyoto’s most attractive restaurants. You can choose from a simple cup of hot matcha tea with a sweet for Y840, or you can reserve one of the back rooms for a full kaiseki spread that will run about Y15,000 per person.
For more Kyoto kaiseki choices, see our Best Kaiseki in Kyoto page.
16 Senno-cho, Saga Toriimoto, Ukyo-ku
Non-smoking area:: Yes
5min walk from Otaginenbutsu-ji-mae Bus Stop, Kyoto City Bus 72 from Kyoto Station
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