Enjoying spicy curry surrounded by lots of nature
Very unique atmosphere inside of the restaurant- there are many plants as if you are in a forest which actually is originated in the name of this restaurant. Their famous dish is “Aigake curry”. You can enjoy two kinds of curries in one plate! Various kinds of curries such as wild boar meat, chicken and spinach curries are available. All the curries are flavorful and thick but have a light taste. Black rice used for curries is nutritious and you may enjoy the texture as it is harder than regular rice. Mistress would welcome you in a cheerful mood, so we suggest that you have a conversation with her!
Aigake Curry: chicken curry and spinach keema curry / ￥1,150
Flavor of chicken is derived from different kinds of spices. For keema curry, a little bit of bitterness of spinach makes it more flavorful, and juicy ground meat and its texture is a good accent for this curry.
Aigake Curry: Chicken spinach curry and wild boar curry / ￥1,150
A wild boar meat is seasoned by various kinds of herbs and spices, and goes well with spicy curry by mixing with black rice. Curry source is very tasty but eating with mild chicken curry makes it more flavorful.
Beer that goes well with curry / ￥650
About 14 kinds of domestic beers are available. All the beers go well with curries and were chosen by owner. Bitterness of the beer makes the curry more flavorful. Beer on the picture is called “EXTRA HIGH” from Ibaragi prefecture.
How to Order
No English menu is available. However, if you have any question, please ask staff as they must be answering nicely. You can order either only 1 kind of curry or 2 kinds of curries for one plate.
- Order Tips -
If you are vegetarian, and would like to have vegetarian curries, they would remove any meats.
4.4 food4.8 service4.3 atmosphere4.0
Shinrin Shokudo / 森林食堂
|Address||24-4 Nishinokyo Uchihatacho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto|
|Directions||10 minutes walk from Nijo station by Sunway Tozai Line/ JR Nijo station|
|Open Hours||11:30a.m. - 10:00p.m.|
|Notes||As there are only 1 or 2 staff in the restaurant, you may wait about 20 - 30 minutes till your curries are served. We suggest that you visit there with time to spare.|
￥1,000 - ￥1,800
|Credit cards||Not accepted|
|Good for||Solo, With Friends|
Although English menu is not available, staff would explain by body language!
|Menu||Japanese only (But staff will explain with body language!)|
|Lanuages spoken||None (conversational level)|
|Number of seats||22 seats|
|Private dining rooms||None|
|Non smoking / smoking||Non smoking|