SIGN UPLOG IN
DetailDetailDetailDetailDetailDetailDetailDetailDetail
36x36
36x36

Kikunoi Roan

ID
741
Restaurant Reservation
Experience the four seasons with a twist through well-decorated kaiseki courses in the heart of Kyoto.
0.0 (0)
Traditional Japanese / Kaiseki / Kappo
Lunch: ¥10,000-14,999 - Dinner: ¥20,000-29,999
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
They say don't judge a book by its cover, but here at Kikunoi Roan, every dish is as delicious as it looks — maybe even better. The restaurant puts emphasis on presentation in terms of the decoration of the dishes as well as the preparation itself, which is more like a live performance. This kaiseki restaurant, located just a minute's walk from Kawaramachi Station in Kyoto, is arguably one of the best ones in the whole city, if not the country, with two Michelin stars to show for it. Specializing in Kyo-ryori (Kyoto cuisine), Kikunoi Roan was named by the head priest of Tenryuji Temple, inspired by the Zen saying "meirekireki rododo," which was a wish to the owner-chef Yoshiharu Murata to take a sincere approach in creating his own cuisine without being shackled by tradition. His calligraphy characters still proudly adorn the sign. The non-traditional flavors of this kaiseki are a refreshing change. From experimenting with non-Japanese ingredients to the usage of European cooking techniques, Murata isn't afraid to think outside the box with his dishes. Bold-flavored plates like white miso-marinated egg yolk, corn sorbet, and crab rice cooked with crab broth are just a few to name. The tastes at Kikunoi Roan definitely may well be more in keeping with the preferences of non-Japanese, but that does not stop the locals from venturing out of their comfort zone to dine at one of Kyoto's best luxury restaurants.
Kikunoi Roan Phone Number
075-361-5580
Business Hours
Sunday: 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Monday: 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Tuesday: 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Wednesday: 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Thursday: 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Saturday: 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Kikunoi Roan Address
118 Saitocho, 4 Jo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8012, Japan
Kikunoi Roan Cancellation Policy
Free cancellation up to 1 week prior
Read more
Be the first to review this restaurant!
Ratings and reviews
0.0
Image source: ホットペッパー グルメ
ID
741
For each guest that dines at this restaurant, byFood will donate
10 meals
Make a Reservation
Select at least 1 guest
Select Guest
Select at least 1 guest
Guest
0
CLEAR
APPLY
Date
Select Date
Date
October
2021
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
262728293012
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31123456
Time
Select Time
Time
¥ 2,000
per guest*
*Fee for reservation service (not including cost at restaurant)
For each guest that dines at this restaurant, byFood will donate
10 meals
Be the first to review this restaurant!
Ratings and reviews
0.0
Image source: ホットペッパー グルメ