2024 Michelin Kyoto Italian Restaurant : cenci (1 star)

updated: May 23th, 2024

Enjoy delicious Italian cuisine in a calm atmosphere at cenci in Kyoto City. Discover fusion dishes and exceptional service at this highly-rated restaurant located in Sakyo-ku.

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    The restaurant "cenci" is located in Marutamachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.
     Access can be made from Keihan Jingu-Marutamachi Station, which is a 12-minute walk away, or from Kyoto Subway Tozai Line Higashiyama Station, which is a 15-minute walk away.
     The restaurant has 4 counter seats and 26 table seats (2×6 tables and 4×1 table), and there are also private rooms available.
    The restaurant operates on various days, such as Wednesdays to Sundays and holidays.
     The business hours are from 12:00 to 15:00 for lunch time and from 18:00 to 21:30 for dinner time (last order for food is at 15:00 and 21:30 respectively).
     The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but occasional closures may occur.
    Now, let's take a look at some reviews of this restaurant.
     Many people highly praise the ambiance of the interior, saying "You can enjoy a meal in a calm atmosphere.
    " The food itself is also highly regarded as being delicious, with comments such as "The fusion of Kyoto's taste is wonderful.
    " However, some reviews mention that the restaurant has recently focused on fusion cuisine, which might not be suitable for those seeking classic Italian cuisine.
    The restaurant offers a variety of dishes including Persew's prosciutto, bonito, and eel ravioli, as well as chestnut and brown sugar dessert.
     The chefs have a commitment to the quality of ingredients, and they are praised as being "perfect except for the sommelier aspect".
    "cenci" is a representative Italian restaurant in Kyoto and has been ranked 47th in "Asia's Best Restaurant".
     The restaurant's interior and staff service are also excellent, giving off a sense of exclusivity described as "like a hidden base".
    That concludes the introduction of "cenci".
     It is recommended for those who want to enjoy delicious food in a calm atmosphere.
     Please visit and experience it for yourself.


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