2024 Michelin Kyoto Japanese Restaurant : Ryoriya Maekawa (1 star)

updated: May 23th, 2024

Experience the exquisite cuisine of Ryoriya Maekawa. Located in Kyoto City, Kyoto, this Michelin-starred restaurant offers a wide selection of traditional Japanese dishes. Book your reservation now!

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    Ryoriya Maekawa is located at 405 Nanba-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.
     To access the restaurant, you can walk for about 10 minutes from Hankyu Kyoto Line Karasuma Station Exit 2 or head south from Shijo-Karasuma and turn into the alley just behind SHbythesquarehotel Kyoto Kiyamachi (formerly Hotel Kyoto Kiyamachi) on Matsubara Street.
    At Ryoriya Maekawa, you can enjoy the skillful craftsmanship of the chef, who hails from Sasaki.
     They offer a variety of dishes at reasonable prices, including stews served with bread and cuisine that transcends traditional Japanese food.
     They also have a wide selection of sake and glass wines.
    The restaurant provides 18 seats, including 10 counter seats and 4-8 seats (1 group) in private rooms on the second floor.
     You can enjoy your meal in a calm atmosphere.
    Ryoriya Maekawa is operated by highly experienced chefs who have trained under Sasaki-san.
     The quality of their cuisine is highly praised, with creative dishes using seasonal ingredients.
     They pay attention to the seasoning and balance of flavors.
    It is known as a popular restaurant that is difficult to make reservations at, particularly during their spring-themed dishes.
     The owner, who trained at Gion Sasaki for many years, opened the restaurant 3 and a half years ago, showcasing their skills and efforts.
    Ryoriya Maekawa is located near the Kamogawa River in Kyoto, which is bustling with tourists.
     You can savor Japanese cuisine in a quiet atmosphere.
     The chef, who trained at Gion Sasaki, creates exquisite Japanese dishes with excellent ingredients and well-balanced flavors.
     The prices are more reasonable compared to other famous restaurants in Kyoto, around 20,000 yen, and they are highly regarded by many people.
    Those lucky enough to enter from the cancellation waitlist can enjoy the composition and texture of the dishes, feeling the essence of Sasaki's style, and indulge in a delightful dining experience that satisfies all the senses.
     The pricing is fair considering the quality of the cuisine, and it is expected to become even more difficult to make reservations in the future.
    Ryoriya Maekawa opened last year and has already received a Michelin star.
     The dishes created by the chefs who trained under Sasaki deliver flavors that are easy to enjoy and are universally delicious.
     They also have an individual billing system, where payment is split between those who drink and those who don't.
    At this restaurant, you can enjoy specialty dishes from Miyazaki Prefecture and unique menu items.
     The skill and flavor balance of dishes like "dish name" and "" truly shine.
    Please visit Ryoriya Maekawa when you have the chance.


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