Kyoto station is considered a gateway for tourists visiting Kyoto with many attractive places for family trips, date nights, souvenir shops and dining spots. It is also considered a great place to come during rainy days, as you can get there and enjoy your time without getting wet. Here are a few recommended restaurants to consider around Kyoto Station.
Dai-Shogun Yakiniku is only a 5-minute walk from the Central Karasuma Exit of JR Kyoto Station, there you can enjoy yakiniku while gazing at Kyoto Station. They offer Kuroge Wagyu beef from Kagoshima and Miyazaki at reasonable prices. There is a wide variety of menus such as the "Fried chicken set meal" and "Hamburger set meal", as well as the "Special roast beef bowl" (900 JPY) which is one of their high-quality meat lunch menus! The clean and spacious seats are recommended for families and large groups of people!
All-day dining on the 1st floor of Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo. They offer dishes that can be enjoyed casually from breakfast to dinner. The interior of the restaurant, which incorporates the essence of Japanese culture, has a relaxing atmosphere that is suited for even only one person to enjoy. You can enjoy the Western-style menus and unique course meals. Patissier's special cakes can also be taken out.
Koke Kokko is a restaurant where you can enjoy carefully selected charcoal kushiyaki (skewers) while overlooking the whole view of Kyoto's five mountains. They offer several courses such as the "Kokekokko '' course that comes with 6 types of charcoal-grilled skewers, cabbage skewers and stewed beef (2,600JPY). The menu also has many single items to choose from and among them is the recommended original skewer "Kushi GIRO'' (550 JPY) using 100% buffalo milk mozzarella cheese.
This shop uses carefully selected domestic buckwheat flour to make their own original blend of noodles on a daily basis. You can enjoy a rich menu of specialty soba, Kyoto curry udon, tempura, and kamameshi in a beautifully designed modern Kyomachiya-style space. Single items start at around 1,000JPY, and the all-you-can-drink "soba course" starts at 3,850JPY.
NOTE: Due to the on-going COVID-19 Pandemic, the business hours of the shops above may differ from the hours listed on OpenRice JP. Please confirm with the shop directly before your visit.