Dec. 26, 2017 UPDATE

Ukiya The Museum of Kyoto

- 有喜屋 京都文化博物館店 -
Handmade Soba and Donburi with Richly Flavored Dashi
A soba restaurant located in The Museum of Kyoto. The noodles are painstakingly handmade using fragrant domestic buckwheat flour, and are eaten dipped in a slightly sweet “soba tsuyu” broth. Also recommended are the Curry Don and Oyakodon, both made with a delicious dashi with konbu seaweed and bonito flavors. The restaurant features table seating (which can fit 6 at most) and floor seating. Customers with a little more time on their hand are recommended to take a load of and relax in the floor-seating area.
Tenzaru / ¥1,380
Relatively thin noodles that go down nicely, with a delicious fragrance. First try the soba without dipping to appreciate their fragrance, then dip in the "soba tsuyu" broth to enjoy both flavors together.
Niku Currydon
Niku Currydon / ¥1,100
The soup is made with kobu seaweed, bonito, and a mild curry. Mix the meat, bound with egg, with the rice below before eating.
Wanko Set
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Wanko Set / +¥200 when added to a donburi
Wanko Soba - a variation on the traditional Japanese-style soup that comes with donburi. Recommended for those wishing to enjoy both a soba and a donburi dish. *You can choose whether you’d like your Wanko Soba hot or cold; pictures is the hot version.
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Soba-yu / Free
Soba-yu after boiled buckwheat noodles hot water. Soba-yu is drank with "soba tsuyu" poured in after you have finished eating your soba noodles. High in nutrients, it is also said to be good for your skin. *Soba-yu is brought by a member of staff when you’ve finished eating your soba noodles. It’s free, so there’s no need to worry about extra charges!
How to Order

・Menus featuring English, Chinese, and Korean are available. There is also a menu written only in Japanese, too. ・Besides regular soba noodles, 100% buckwheat noodles are also available for an additional fee of ¥200. The regular soba noodles are delicious enough as they are, but why not try both?

- Order Tips -
Press the button marked "PUSH" on your table when you want to call a member of staff.
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Overseas Tourist-Friendly
2.7 food2.0 service2.0 atmosphere4.0
The atmosphere of this restaurant is that of an expensive Japanese restaurant, but the food here is quite reasonable, especially the lunch sets are good value. The dashi of the soba noodles and the fragrant tempura go really well together.
3.7 food4.0 service3.5 atmosphere3.5
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
3.7 food4.0 service3.5 atmosphere3.5
Ukiya The Museum of Kyoto / 有喜屋 京都文化博物館店
Category Soba Noodles
Phone +81 75-255-2078
Address Kyoto-bunkahakubutsukan 1F, 623-1, Higashikatamachi, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8183
Directions 5-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Line Karasuma Oike Station.
Open Hours 11:00 ~ 20:30 (Last order at 20:00)
Reservations Accepted
Closed Monday
Notes Best enjoyed after checking out the exhibits at The Museum of Kyoto . Often busy at lunchtimes (12-2pm) on both weekdays and holidays.
Price range
¥1,000 ~ ¥2,000
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, etc.
Good for Solo, With Friends, Families with Children
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
English menus and Chinese menus and Korean menus available.
Menu English, Chinese, Korean
Lanuages spoken Japanese only
Number of seats 40 seats
Private dining rooms Available to fit a maximum of 20 people.
Non smoking / smoking Non smoking
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