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Michelin 3-Star restaurant Kichisen serves Kyoto cuisine with a meticulous attention to a seasonal choice of ingredients, tableware and decor and a sophisticated culinary and cultural experience in the tradition of court and ceremonial feasting.
- High-end Kyoto cuisine.
- Traditional ryotei atmosphere.
- Cha-kaiseki (tea ceremony) style presentation.
- Next to Shimogamo shrine, a World Heritage Site.
- Peaceful surroundings.
-This restaurant is located 15 minutes by taxi from JR Kyoto Station.
-5 minutes by taxi from Imadegawa Station on the subway line.
-10 minutes on foot from Demachi-yanagi Station on the Keihan line.
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Kichisen Friendly Kaiseki
The atmosphere was welcoming to foreigners, which is quite a surprise since many kaiseki is very much close to locals. The location is a little hidden, but a waiter was at the door waiting and welcomed me to the restaurant. The chef spoke a little English but he made it up with his enthusiasm. The food was beautifully presented with different potteries as in the tradition of kaiseki. The food itself was locally sources and was very tasty. It was a journey from sea to land from wild vegetables, sushi, to fruits. I recommend this restaurant to anyone who is being introduced to traditional japanese cuisine.
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