SIGN UPLOG IN
Detail

Gion Sasaki

ID
241
Restaurant Reservation
Michelin three-star flair adds an entertaining edge to this outstanding traditional restaurant, where there’s never a dull moment.
0.0 (0)
Traditional Japanese / Kaiseki / Kappo
Lunch: ¥8,000-9,999 - Dinner: ¥30,000-39,999
Michelin Stars
We strive to be as accurate as possible and keep up with the changing landscape of Japan’s food and travel industries. If you spot any inaccuracies, please send a report.
Restaurant Details
In kappo dining, the personality of the chef is central to the experience. At this Gion kappo, the owner-chef takes on the role of culinary showman with enthusiasm, making his dining experience appeal to every one of the senses. He has a large supporting cast of apprentices buzzing about behind the counter to assist him in this task. They flutter around the large stone charcoal oven, in which fresh bamboo shoots and other seasonal delicacies are grilled. The owner chose the premises specifically because it could accommodate this oven, so the delicious, smoky dishes which come from it take a center stage in the menu. Through the nights, potatoes and pumpkins are slow-cooked using the leftover heat from that day, leaving them beautifully cooked for the following day’s guests. While his menus are ostensibly very traditional, given the names of the dishes and ingredients used, he applies methods gained through his experience with foreign cuisines to bring an innovative touch to each: hence the Western style over in the kitchen. There’s an interactive element to the experience too — guests are given a brush and dish to paint a layer of soy sauce onto their sushi platter, for example. Expect a few more creative, fun flourishes, like the conger eel being served in a small shrine. Gion Sasaki might have quite a sizable capacity with its 19-seat counter, however it’s still incredibly difficult to reserve, part in thanks to the attention of the Michelin Guide judges, who awarded it 3 stars. If you get the chance, don’t miss the chance to enjoy one of Tokyo’s most fun and dynamic kappo dining experiences.
Gion Sasaki Phone Number
075-551-5000
Business Hours
Monday: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM, 06:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM, 06:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM, 06:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM, 06:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM, 06:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM, 06:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Holidays
Sunday
Gion Sasaki Address
566-27 Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0811, Japan
Gion Sasaki Cancellation Policy
Free cancellation up to 1 week prior
Read more
Be the first to review this restaurant!
Ratings and reviews
0.0
ID
241
Make a Reservation
Select at least 1 guest
Select Guest
Select at least 1 guest
Guest
0
CLEAR
APPLY
Date
Select Date
Date
December
2021
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
2829301234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930311
Time
Select Time
Time
A byFood representative will contact the restaurant on your behalf. For more information about high-end reservations, see FAQs
Other
Pescetarian
Be the first to review this restaurant!
Ratings and reviews
0.0