2024 Michelin Kyoto Chinese Restaurant : Akihana (Bib Gourmand)

updated: June 03th, 2024

Discover the exquisite flavors of Akihana, a Chinese restaurant in Kyoto. Indulge in their delicate dishes and enjoy the refreshing textures of their signature almond tofu. Located in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Akihana is a must-visit for culinary enthusiasts seeking top-notch cuisine with a touch of elegance.

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    "Akihana" is a Chinese restaurant located in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.
     The restaurant is approximately 681m away from Ichijoji Station on foot.
     Opening hours are from 11:30 to 14:00 and from 18:00 to 21:00, Wednesday through Sunday (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).
     The establishment only has counter seating and does not have table seats.
    At this restaurant, you can enjoy dishes made by a chef who trained at a popular Michelin-starred restaurant.
     The cuisine is characterized by delicate flavors and gentle fragrances, with a satisfying punch of taste.
     In particular, their signature almond tofu can be enjoyed in a bowl, providing a refreshing texture.
    Many visitors also come for lunch, with options other than the weekly lunch special being popular.
     The high quality of ingredients and elaborate cooking methods, such as the Sichuan-style dan dan noodles and the steamed dumplings, receive positive feedback.
     The service is also attentive and friendly, prompting many customers to express interest in returning for dinner.
    "Akihana" has been selected as a Michelin Bib Gourmand and is also featured in Gault et Millau.
     Menu items such as mapo tofu and shrimp chili are popular, and while the prices may be slightly high, you can enjoy top-notch cuisine.
     It is particularly recommended to visit with three or more people and share the delicious dishes.
    The restaurant has a clean and inviting interior, with ample spacing between tables.
     Hand sanitizer and air purifiers are available, ensuring a comfortable and safe dining experience.
    "Akihana" is located at Hino-no-kuchi-cho 27, Corporas Zen 1F, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, and is approximately 681m away from Ichijoji Station.
     We encourage you to visit and experience it for yourself.


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