Jul. 23, 2018 UPDATE

Is it Kyoto!? The hottest international cuisine restaurants

Kyoto is famous for kaiseki, but there’s more. Some places offer authentic international cuisine. Not only the food but also the atmosphere of the restaurants is elaborated.
International cuisine restaurants

Kyoto is a center of kaiseki cuisine, but there are a lot of restaurants serving international cuisine. These dining places are perfect for foodies who want a break from Japanese food. Genuine taste, authentic looks, welcoming staff, and great dining experiences― that’s what you can expect for at the restaurants on this list!


1Le Bouchon

The vibes  French bistro/ casual dining

Sightseeing spots  Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kyoto State Guest House

What to eat  Tartare de cheval (horsemeat steak tartare)

Average budget  Lunch:¥1,000~¥2,000/ Dinner:¥4,000~¥5,000



2ANTONIO

The vibes  Cozy authentic Spanish restaurant/ open kitchen with a lively atmosphere

Sightseeing spots  Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kinshi Masamune Horino Memorial Museum

What to eat  Boquerones en vinagre (marinated anchovies)

Average budget  Dinner:¥4,000~¥5,000 



3IL DENTE DI LEONE

The vibes  Italian hidden Trattoria/ fusion of northern and southern Italy

Sightseeing spots  Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kyoto State Guest House

What to eat  Piemonte Pasta-Tayalin (mushrooms and Parmigiano)

Average budget  Lunch:¥2,000~¥3,000/ Dinner:¥6,000~¥7,000



4Pan to Gohan AOW

The vibes  Casual café like in Southeast Asia, Thailand/ a homely atmosphere

Sightseeing spots  Shisen-do (Jozan-ji Temple) and Shugaku-in Imperial Villa

What to eat  Healthy homemade bread

Average budget  ¥1,000~¥2,000



5Arash’s Kitchen

The vibes  Ethnic casual dining place/ an authentic Persian ambiance

Sightseeing spots  Heian Jingu Shrine and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

What to eat  Kebab Koobideh

Average budget  Lunch:¥1,000~¥2,000/ Dinner:¥2,000~¥3,000



6Mexican Dining AVOCADO Kyoto

The vibes  A pop and friendly atmosphere/ modern cross-culture of Kyoto and Mexico

Sightseeing spots  The Takase River and the Museum of Kyoto

What to eat  Freshly-Made Guacamole

Average budget  Lunch:¥1,000~¥2,000/ Dinner:¥2,000~¥3,000


Chiemi[ Sharing Kyoto Staff ]
Even though you’re looking forward to Japanese food, you might want a break from it sometime during your stay. For those of you, Kyoto has many places serving international cuisine. Among them, here is a list of six restaurants you can enjoy their genuine dishes and authentic atmosphere. Highly recommended!
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