Between hopping among Kyoto’s beautiful temples and shrines, you can taste the best food in Kyoto at one of the best Michelin star restaurants. From backstreet restaurants that have been family-run for generations, through to the fine dining Michelin-starred restaurants available in the busy downtown area, some of Kyoto's Michelin star restaurants have a legacy stretching back centuries. Experience the full traditional dining experience sitting on a tatami floor for Michelin-rated shojin ryori (Buddhist cuisine) at vegan restaurants, or grab yourself a counter seat at a specialty sushi restaurant.
Some Michelin-starred restaurants in Kyoto have a long history of food and tea service. You can try the finest Kyoto cuisine in a set meal or a bento box style, as well as luxurious sit down banquets at Kyoto’s best kaiseki restaurants with exquisite Japanese cuisine. In a city so committed to creativity and craftsmanship, the caliber of Kyoto’s Michelin-starred restaurants are certainly second to none. Some specialize in quality kaiseki cuisine, a traditional banquet style that’s made up of different courses, each featuring a different cooking style that celebrates ingredients and signature flavors of the season. Each dish of kaiseki is delicate, diverse, and delicious. You may have never seen food that’s as beautifully presented as at Michelin star restaurants in Kyoto.
From atmosphere and hospitality to the amazing food (of course), Kyoto will offer an exquisite Michelin-starred dining experience that you will not want to miss out on. To secure one of the most unforgettable gourmet experiences of your life, you can reserve a seat at a Michelin restaurant in Kyoto with byFood. Reserve your Michelin-starred lunch or dinner in Kyoto for a deep cultural and culinary adventure.