If you need a quick meal when exploring the Umekoji-koen Park area, this excellent ramen restaurant is a great choice.
Kobushi Ramen exterior – image © Chris Rowthorn
After checking out the Kyoto Railway Museum in Umekoji-koen Park, this restaurant is the perfect place to refuel. There’s a wide variety of ramen on offer and the picture menu makes ordering a snap.
One of the restaurant’s most famous dishes is the “dry” tantanmen, which are spicy noodles served without soup (Y900). If that doesn’t sound good, there are plenty of more conventional types of ramen available.
Kobushi Ramen – image © Chris Rowthorn
For more Kyoto ramen choices, see our Best Ramen in Kyoto page.
1-16, Sujaku Shokaicho, Shimogyo-ku
11:30am – 2:30pm and 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Non-smoking area: Yes
20min walk from Kyoto Station
Bus No 205 or 208 from Kyoto Station to the Umekoji-koen-mae bus stop
Read customer reviews of Kobushi Ramen on Tabelog.
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