Kelp and Bonito Broth Makes This Curry Udon Irresistable
This restaurant, always bustling with tourists, is located near the Yasaka shrine in Gion. They’re famous for their curry udon. The soup is mix of broth from kelp and bonito, and originally blended curry spices. You can choose from medium thick or thin noodles, but we recommend the medium thick. The firmness goes well with the curry soup. Also, because they don’t use any animal oils, your stomach feels light after the meal. Any tourist can feel at home, thanks to the thoroughly translated Englis...moreh menu and Chinese-speaking staff.
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1Must Eat !
Kakuni Curry Udon / ¥900
Kakuni is Japanese for Seasoned stewed pork. It’s the number 1 most popular menu at the restaurant. The richness of Kakuni matches the curry beautifully.
2Must Eat !
Tori-Ten Curry Udon / ¥870＋Special-Cheese / ¥120
Tori-Ten means Fried-chicken. You should try waiting for the curry to seep into the chicken before eating it. The cheese gives the curry a milder taste.
3Let's Try !
Shiro,gohan（rice）Small size / ¥180＋Egg / ¥80
A dish where an Egg is placed on Shiro,gohan, and plenty of curry soup is poured on top. Remember to mix the yolk of the Eggy well, so the flavor spreads throughout the entire bowl.
How to Order & Eat
First, choose what ingredients you want in your curry udon. Then, pick the Flavor of curry from Regular、medium、strong . Finally, choose the thickness of udon between Regular、Thinner.
- Order Tips -
The restaurant is usually very crowded around noon, so you should order as fast as you can. If you want to add spiciness, use the shichimi or the sansho (in a small bottle with a wooden cap.)
|Categories||Soba & Udon|
|Address||528-6, Giommachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0074|
|Directions||10-minute walk from Keihan Line Gionshijo Station.|
11:30 ～ 20:30 (L.O. 20:00)
|Notes||Very crowded and usually need to wait between 12:00～14:00.|
|Credit cards||Not accepted|
|Good for||Solo, With Friends|
|Friendly for Overseas Visitors||
English menus available.
|Languages spoken||English, Chinese|
|Number of seats||25 seats||Private dining rooms||Nothing|
|Non smoking / smoking||Non smoking|