Apr. 06, 2023 UPDATE
Gion Moriwaki - 祇園もりわき -
Traveler Friendly
They use Google Translate to communicate with you in English.
Menu
Japanese and English(Only drink menu)
Languages spoken
Japanese and simple English
1940 6 7.3 1 reviews
Apr. 06, 2023 UPDATE

Gion Moriwaki

- 祇園もりわき -
Traveler Friendly
They use Google Translate to communicate with you in English.
Menu
Japanese and English(Only drink menu)
Languages spoken
Japanese and simple English
1940 6 7.3 1 reviews
Story & Recommendation
Gion Moriwaki, a restaurant where you can enjoy dishes filled with the charm of kaiseki.
Gion Moriwaki opened in 2014 in the south area of Gion, an area lined with popular upscale restaurants. The restaurant is like a hideaway, with a pure Japanese-style hemp "noren" curtain as a landmark. The owner of the restaurant, who trained at a first-class hotel in Kyoto and a famous Japanese restaurant, offers dishes that are very reasonably priced despite the use of high-quality ingredients, and they are also really beautiful to look at and taste wonderful. At the counter made of a single piece of cherry wood, you can enjoy seasonal dishes that make the most of seasonal ingredients. Located in the southern Gion area, this restaurant is relatively easy to enter, and is recommended for those who are trying kaiseki cuisine for the first time for both lunch and dinner. Please enjoy "the taste of Japan" and "the taste of dashi soup stock" at the kaiseki cuisine that Gion Moriwaki proudly offers.
1Recommended
Lunch Course
Lunch Course / ¥6,000, ¥8,000, ¥11,000, ¥13,000, ¥16,000 (+ tax)
The menu includes only courses for both lunch and dinner. Though lunch is reasonably priced from 6,000 yen, it consists of eight dishes and is hearty enough. The ¥13,000 and ¥16,000 courses offer nine dishes. The photo shows a spring-like bowl of white tilefish and simmered tofu with edible butterbur scape. The restaurant also offers a variety of other dishes using seasonal ingredients and famous handmade soba noodles, which will surely give you a very satisfying time.
2Recommended
Dinner Course
Dinner Course / ¥11,000, ¥13,000, ¥16,000 (+ tax and service charge)
A night in Gion filled with Kyoto's typical refined and elegant atmosphere. Four types of evening courses are available to suit any budget in a sophisticated space. This is also attractively priced from ¥11,000 and offers a full eight-course menu that offers more value than its price. The assortment of appetizers "Hassun", which has a wide variety of menu items such as seasonal grilled fish, is beautifully decorated with lovely tableware and will make you want to take many pictures of it. Please enjoy the friendly atmosphere while talking with the owner.
3Let's Try!
Various types of Japanese sake
Various types of Japanese sake / ¥900(inc. tax)* Price per about 180ml
Gion Moriwaki always has more than 10 varieties of sake on hand to match the dishes. You can ask for what you prefer and order it, or you can order recommended sake that is stocked for each season. The picture shows Daiginjo of Matsu no Tsukasa.
How to Order

*Information as of March 24, 2023. Prices and menu items are subject to change.

An English menu is available for drinks only.

- Order Tips -

If you have any allergies or food items you do not like, contact the restaurant in advance through Sharing Kyoto's concierge service!

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