Reservation for Unagi Yondaime Kikukawa Gion in Kyoto

updated: July 09th, 2024

Discover the best eel restaurant in Kyoto's Gion district. Indulge in crispy-skinned eel dishes at Kyoto Gion Unagi Yondaime Kikukawa.

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    Kyoto Gion Unagi Yondaime Kikukawa is located at Yamato Ooji-dori Shimobashi-agaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.
     The restaurant is conveniently accessible from Gion-Shijo Station Exit 9 on the Keihan Main Line, which is about a 3-minute walk, and from Kyoto Kawaramachi Station Exit 1A on the Hankyu Kyoto Main Line, which is about a 9-minute walk.
    This restaurant is known for its signature crispy-skinned eel.
     However, some customers have mentioned that it can be overcooked and have some bitterness.
     Nevertheless, the ambiance of the interior is outstanding, and you can truly feel the Japanese atmosphere.
     They also have a great selection of Japanese sake, allowing you to fully enjoy the eel.
    Their menu features popular dishes like the "Specialty 1-pc Unagi Ju Kyoto Gion Yondaime Kikukawa Hitsu-mabushi" and the "Grilled 1-pc Set Kyoto Gion Yondaime Kikukawa Hitsu-mabushi.
    " These dishes are renowned for their crispy and fragrant skin along with the tender flesh.
     You can also enjoy various flavors by changing the seasoning with sansho pepper, black seven spice, and green onion.
    The chefs take great care in selecting the ingredients and preparing the food.
     Particularly, their skill in grilling with a white sauce is highly praised.
    The restaurant can accommodate 74 guests with the option of using private rooms on the second floor.
     They serve lunch from 11:00 to 15:00 and dinner from 17:00 to 22:00.
    Kyoto Gion Unagi Yondaime Kikukawa is highly recommended for those who wish to experience Kyoto's specialty cuisine.
     Please do visit the restaurant when you have the chance.


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