Recommended Restaurants

At MIMARU, we select and recommend restaurants for our guests with the following ideas in mind:

– Can experience Japan
– Offer menus which small children can enjoy
– Offer menus written in English and other langueges

*Available languages may vary

Breakfast

  • Kyosaimi Nomura
  • Kyosaimi Nomura
  • Kyosaimi Nomura
  • Kyosaimi Nomura

Kyosaimi Nomura

Freely select obanzai items, homemade food from Kyoto. Choose up to four items in the Breakfast Set and up to six items in the Obanzai Set from over 10 items of Obanzai Kobachi, which mainly include vegetables. White or mixed grain rice is available with free refills. Obanzai Kobachi items change daily, so this is also recommended for repeat customers.

Type of cuinine:
Japanese - casual
Address:
SOHO Karasuma 1F, 224 Hashibenkei-cho Takoyakushi-dori Karasuma Nishi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Access from hotel: 7 minutes
Business hours:
Breakfast 7:00 - 10:00
Lunch/Dinner 10:00 - 20:00
Price:
Breakfast¥500~
Dinner/Lunch¥800~
Credit cards:
Not accepted
Separate room:
Not available
  • IYEMON Salon Kyoto Café Lounge

IYEMON Salon Kyoto Café Lounge

The café conveys the perspective of Iyemon, Suntory's popular brand of Japanese tea. The Japanese teas served at the café have many different characteristics and flavors depending on varieties and production techniques. Simply enjoy the tastiness of the authentic Japanese teas, while you may also try original menu items such as hojicha/black syrup latte and yuzu-scented green tea with tonic. Many different meals and desserts are abundantly available and taste very good with tea.

Type of cuinine:
Japanese café/Western - casual
Address:
Chiso Bldg. 1F, 80 Mikura-cho Sanjo-dori Karasuma Nishi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Access from hotel: 9 minutes
Business hours:
Breakfast 8:00-10:30
Lunch 11:00-15:00
Tea time 15:00-17:00
Dinner 17:00-22:30
Price:
Breakfast/Lunch~¥2,000
Dinner¥2,000-¥4,000
Credit cards:
Accepted
Separate room:
Not available

Lunch

  • Miyako-yasai Nasukamo
  • Miyako-yasai Nasukamo
  • Miyako-yasai Nasukamo

Miyako-yasai Nasukamo

Without being tied to the categorization of Kyoyasai vegetables, the buffet-style restaurant offers seasonal vegetables at reasonable prices harvested that morning, grown by local farmers. Enjoy all-you-can-eat items such as large cuts of fresh vegetable which maximize the original taste, original obanzai items, soups, steamed vegetables and noodles. Choose from an abundant selection of toppings for curry, a classic item, and the lunchtime-only pita bread sandwich. This is a unique experience.

Type of cuinine:
Japanese / buffet - casual
Address:
276 Ogisakaya-cho Higashinotoin-dori Ayanokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Access from hotel: 16 minutes
Business hours:
Breakfast 8:00 - 10:00 (9:30 last order)
 *Capacity: 100 persons
Lunch 11:00 - 16:00 (15:30 last order)
 *If the tables are fully occupied, stays are limited to 60 minutes.
Dinner 17:30 - 23:00 (22:00 last order)
 *If the tables are fully occupied, stays are limited to 80 minutes.
Price:
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner~¥2,000
Credit cards:
Not accepted
Separate room:
Not available
  • SCORPIONE KICHIU
  • SCORPIONE KICHIU
  • SCORPIONE KICHIU

SCORPIONE KICHIU

The restaurant is located in a house along the Kamo River. A counter surrounds the open kitchen on the first floor. The tables on the second floor command a panoramic view of the peaks of Mt. Higashiyama and the water of the Kamo River. Celebrate the cherry blossoms along the Takase River in the spring. Feel the river breeze from a noryoyuka (deck) in the summer. During each of the four seasons, the restaurant offers authentic Italian food featuring rich seasonal ingredients.

Type of cuinine:
Italian - formal
Address:
140-18, Saitocho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Access from hotel: 26 minutes
Business hours:
Lunch 11:30 - 14:30 (last order)
Dinner Mon. to Sat. 17:30 - 21:30 (last order)
Sun./national holidays: 17:30 - 21:00 (last order)
Price:
Lunch¥3,000~
Dinner¥6,000~
Credit cards:
Accepted
Separate room:
Not available

Dinner

  • THE SODOH HIGASHIYAMA KYOTO
  • THE SODOH HIGASHIYAMA KYOTO
  • THE SODOH HIGASHIYAMA KYOTO

THE SODOH HIGASHIYAMA KYOTO

In a space that preserves the traces of the residence of Takeuchi Seiho, pioneer of modern Japanese painting, the restaurant offers Italian food combined with local Kyoto ingredients and seasonal flavors. The menu mainly consists of prix fixe dishes with periodically changing ingredients. Vegetarian options are also available. A view of the courtyard spreads beneath the window of the atmospheric restaurant and transforms with each season. The restaurant can also accommodate a group of up to 30 persons. The private rooms on the second floor command a view of the peaks of Mt. Higashiyama and the Tower of Yasaka.

Type of cuinine:
Italian - formal
Address:
366 Yasakakamimachi, Yasaka-dori Shimogawara Higashi-iru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi
Access from hotel: 39 minutes
Business hours:
Lunch 11:00 - 14:30 (last order)
Dinner 17:30 - 21:00 (last order)
Price:
Lunch~¥2,000
Dinner¥4,000-¥6,000
*A 10% service charge will be added.
Credit cards:
Accepted
Separate room:
Available
  • AWOMB
  • AWOMB
  • AWOMB

AWOMB

Exuding the typical atmosphere of Kyoto, the Japanese style café operates in a renovated machiya building that is almost 80 years old. Teori-zushi is a popular menu item among tourists as well as local people. It is colorfully topped with more than 40 ingredients, such as local vegetables, slices of seasonal raw fish and deli food. Use your hands to roll up your favorite ingredients. This style of eating cannot be found elsewhere. Discover a new combination of flavors.

Type of cuinine:
Sushi/Japanese café - casual
Address:
189 Ubayanagi-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Access from hotel: 7 minutes
Business hours:
Lunch 12:00 - 15:00 (last order)
Dinner 18:00 - 20:00 (last order)
Price:
Lunch/Dinner¥2,000-¥4,000
Credit cards:
Not accepted
Separate room:
Not available