2024 Michelin Kyoto Japanese Restaurant : Kikunoi Honten (3 star)

updated: June 17th, 2024

Indulge in traditional Japanese cuisine and exceptional service at Kikunoi Honten, located in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. Experience the charm of Kyoto through exquisite dishes surrounded by scenic beauty.

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    "Kikunoi Honten" is a restaurant located in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.
     It is about a 927-meter walk from Higashiyama Station.
     The restaurant has 120 seats and 10 private rooms.
    This restaurant is known for its chef who has been awarded three Michelin stars and specializes in traditional Japanese cuisine.
     Thanks to the chef's expertise, Japanese cuisine has been recognized as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
    The menu offers a luxurious and diverse selection, including courses using winter ingredients such as truffles, crab, pufferfish, yellowtail, and duck.
     The presentation and seasoning are exquisite, and each dish is meticulously prepared.
    Moreover, "Kikunoi Honten" benefits from an excellent location, adjacent to Maruyama Park and Kodai-ji Temple, making it convenient for tourists.
     The spacious grounds include a pond where visitors can enjoy the sight of swimming carp.
    The restaurant also offers top-notch service, with the proprietress providing warm hospitality and attentive waitstaff.
     Detailed explanations of the dishes are given, allowing guests to experience the charm of Kyoto through their meal.
    Not only the culinary expertise, but the establishment itself is also appealing.
     The spacious rooms and beautiful gardens showcase the attention to detail in its design.
    We highly recommend visiting "Kikunoi Honten" to enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and exceptional service.




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