La Part Dieu is a fine and intimate French restaurant in northeast Kyoto, a short taxi ride from Ginkaku-ji Temple. Formerly known as Le Bellecour, the restaurant has recently been refurbished and rebranded as La Part Dieu.
La Part Dieu – image © Chris Rowthorn
Enter La Part Dieu and you’ve essentially entered France. Waiters speak Japanese, French and a bit of English and the menu is in French and English.
This place strikes a pleasant medium somewhere between casual bistro and a more proper dining room. Lunchtime courses here run about Y4,000 and dinners run around Y6,00. Just about everything on the menu is good here, and the master is expert with fish and lamb and the cheese cart always has some interesting and rare choices.
Name in Japanese:
59 Tanaka-Satonomae-cho, Sakyo-ku
Non-smoking area: Yes
3min walk from Mototanaka Station, Eizan line
15min walk from Demachiyanagi Station, Eizan line & Keihan line
Official Website (Japanese)
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