Jul. 25, 2018 UPDATE

Another C

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Another C offers you modern Japanese cuisine of such skill and quality it wouldn’t feel out of place in New York nor Tokyo
Another C is a restaurant run by chef Tominaga. The restaurant only seats eight people at a time! So getting to dine here is an exclusive experience, but at the same time, chef Tominaga makes sure that you feel relaxed and have nice, full glass of wine at hand. Oh, and just to mention, he speaks fluent English and has worked in some of the best restaurants in New York. The restaurant itself is located on the fourth floor of a very normal-looking building, and it doesn’t even have a sign on its door. But as the door is a glass door, you can see inside and recognize Another C instantly, for the warm-colored lighting of the restaurant makes the atmosphere something you’ll know right away. (Don’t worry about finding the restaurant though; they do have a sign on the first floor.)
Kyoto x NY Another C’s Classic Dinner
1Recommended
Kyoto x NY Another C’s Classic Dinner / 10,000 yen (+tax)
At Another C, they have no menu. Or you could say the menu changes daily, as chef Tominaga buys only the best seasonal ingredients available at Nishiki Market, famously known as the kitchen of Kyoto. What is special about the dinner course at Another C is that it starts with steak, which when we went to Another C was Satsuma Wagyu from Kyushu. This is just one part of Another C’s heartfelt hospitality; chef Tominaga wants you to enjoy the wagyu steak in the beginning, because this way you won’t be feeling full and can taste the full potential of the steak.
Afternoon rosé wine
2Recommended
Afternoon rosé wine
It seems like in other places of the word, rosé wines are in vogue right now. Another C is making sure that they’re going to become a thing in Kyoto too. One of Another C’s specialties is that they offer wines from New York, most of which you almost never see in Japan. The dry taste of the Wölffer Estate rosé we had was a surprisingly good choice to have with the wagyu steak.
Look at how chef Tominaga works his magic
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Look at how chef Tominaga works his magic
One of the best parts of your experience at Another C is that every seat is a counter seat, and you get to see, up close, how chef Tominaga actually makes his dishes. Getting to see all the effort that goes into these delectable dishes just makes them also taste that much better; you have an appreciation for the dish you’re eating.
Enjoy the night view
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Enjoy the night view
When it gets dark, Another C looks even better. The streetlights shine into the restaurant and make the mood at the restaurant feel a bit romantic, but Another C must be at its most romantic in spring when you can enjoy the cherry blossoms of the Takase River from it.
How to Order

Sometimes it may be a bit hard to decide which drinks to have with which dish, but don’t worry; at Another C you can leave this to chef Tominaga. We were extremely happy with the drink choices he made for us. 

4.1 food4.2 service3.8 atmosphere4.3
Price
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Sampo
4.2 food4.5 service4.0 atmosphere4.0
Dining here is an experience in itself, but what I really remember from my experience was not the great rosé and steak I had, but the sandwich chef Tominaga made for us. We had three different sandwiches, each containing a different fish, but my favorite was the unagi, Japanese eel, one. I don’t even usually like unagi that much, but in that sandwich the taste of the unagi just shined. And the little bit of parmesan on the top made the flavors feel so complete that I still remember that taste like it was yesterday.
Takuya
4.2 food4.0 service4.0 atmosphere4.5
At Another C you get to enjoy a good atmosphere, jazz music, and the skillfully made dishes, all handmade by chef Tominaga. This restaurant that serves only seven people in a day is a hidden gem located in the middle of a business area, and you’ll only know this restaurant by a small sign on the first floor. This is a great restaurant for those with a mature taste!
Kenji
4.0 food4.0 service3.5 atmosphere4.5
Another C is a restaurant that only serves seven people in a day, so you don’t have to worry other groups arriving after you here. The way the chef of this restaurant cooks the dishes right in front of you, from fresh ingredients bought at the market, is a show in itself. I’m sure chef Tominaga will make your night unforgettable here with this fusion Kyoto-style cooking.
4.8 food5.0 service4.5 atmosphere4.8
Price
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Lars
4.5 food5.0 service4.0 atmosphere4.5
LifeInSakyoku
5.0 food5.0 service5.0 atmosphere5.0
Another C
Category Kaiseki / Kyo Ryori (Kyoto Cuisine), Others
Phone +81 75-231-7361
Address Sanjo-Kiyamachi Bldg 4F, North East Corner of Kiyamachi-Street and Sanjo-Street, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
Directions A 5-minute walk from subway Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station.
Open Hours From 6 p.m. onward.
Reservations Needed.
Closed Usually open every day, but for New Year’s holidays and irregular holidays check the official website.
Price range
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners / Accepted.
Good for Solo, Romantic, With Friends
Overseas Tourist-Friendly
Chef Tominaga spent many years studying the culinary crafts in New York, and you can hear this in his speech. He speaks almost perfect English.
Menu No menu.
Lanuages spoken English and Japanese.
Number of seats 7
Private dining rooms No.
Non smoking / smoking Nonsmoking.
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