Gion & Kiyomizu Temple ItalianOct. 22, 2015 UPDATE
The smell of this fresh, oven-baked pizza hits you as soon as it leaves the oven!


An Italian restaurant located in an area dotted with temples, including Kiyomizu temple.
This place is easy to spot - just look out for the big red awning and large front window. The restaurant has a casual atmosphere and the wood-based interior gives it a feel of warmth and comfort. This is a place where you can truly relax and feel at ease.
This place is best known for it’s oven-baked pizzas, which are served up piping hot fresh from the oven.
The lunch menu includes a great value set meal,...more as well as a range of pizzas and pasta dishes. In the evenings, you can choose from a range of dishes created using seasonal ingredients. Here, we are going to focus on the lunch menu.
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Average: ★★★★★2.3
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Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
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The tables by the large window are great for sunny days! This place gives you a feeling of space while you eat, which is really liberating. It’s also fun to watch the staff at work baking pizzas in the oven, a sight which you can enjoy through the window from outside the restaurant!
The pizza dough has a delicious savory taste which spreads right out to the edges of the pizza. You’re sure to enjoy the taste of the pizza to the very last bite!
Pizza Margherita
1Must Eat !
Pizza Margherita / ¥1,400
The pizza dough has a springy texture and aromatic smell, and lets you taste the unspoiled flavor of the flour. The dough is topped with a tomato sauce which brings out both the sweetness and the sourness of the tomatoes superbly, and a rich-tasting cheese from Napoli, Italy.
Pranzo A
2Must Eat !
Pranzo A / ¥1,800
This set menu allows you to enjoy 4 items for a very reasonable price. Choose from pizza or pasta for your main dish, and you will be able to enjoy it alongside a salad, home-baked focaccia and your choice of coffee or tea. The pasta dish shown in the picture is
"spaghettini peperoncino with Satsuma bacon and a selection of mushrooms". The mellow fragrance of the mushrooms and the delicious high-quality fatty bacon make this an excellent selection.
Add a desert to your Pranzo A meal for
3Let's Try !
Add a desert to your Pranzo A meal for / ¥300
The deserts are made using seasonal ingredients and their small size makes them the perfect way to finish off your meal. The desert shown in the picture is a custard pudding with Japanese chestnuts. The subtle fragrance and sweetness of the chestnuts compliments the creamy pudding wonderfully.
Pizza Topping
4Let's Try !
Pizza Topping / ¥100 ~
This option is recommended for those who want their favorite topping on their pizza. No need to hold back - go ahead and enjoy your pizza exactly how you want it!
* The choice of toppings is as follows:
Fresh Tomatoes ¥100、Olives ¥100、Poached Egg ¥100、Salsiccia ¥300、 Anchovies ¥300、Spicy Salami ¥300、Parma Ham ¥600 etc.
How to Order & Eat
IL PAPPALARDO How to Order & Eat An English menu is available. The set menu options are Pranzo A(¥1,800) and Pranzo B(¥2,800).
In the Pranzo B menu, the salad is replaced with a selection of ‘assorted appetizers, and desert is included.
You can also order pizza and pasta dishes separately without either of the menus.
- Order Tips -
It is possible to order pizzas to takeaway. We also have a range of other takeaway options, including cookies, etc..
IL PAPPALARDO Appearance Photo
Categories Italian
Phone +81 75-533-3330
Address 451-1, Myohoinmaekawacho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0932
Directions 10-minute walk from Keihan Line Shichijo Station.
Hours 11:30 ~ 15:00 (L.O.14:00) | 17:30 ~ 22:00 (L.O.21:00)
Reservations Accepted
Closed Tuesday, Irregular holidays
Notes Since the is known to fill up on both weekdays and weekends, it is recommended that you make a reservation prior to coming to the restaurant.
Price range
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Lunch : ¥1,000 ~ ¥2,000 / Dinner : ¥5,000 ~ ¥8,000
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, etc.
Good for Romantic, With Friends
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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English menus available.
Menu English
Languages spoken Japanese only
Number of seats 32 seats
Private dining rooms Nothing
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
IL PAPPALARDO +81 75-533-3330 Lunch : ¥1,000 ~ ¥2,000 / Dinner : ¥5,000 ~ ¥8,000 2/3

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