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 in Kyoto Station.
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" (550JPY) using 100% buffalo milk mozzarella cheese.
In this restaurant you can enjoy traditional Kaga cuisine (a region in Japan) while gazing at the panoramic view of Kyoto. They make beautiful aesthetic dishes using seasonal, fresh seafood and Kaga vegetables. Private rooms are also available and can be used for a wide range of purposes such as anniversary celebrations, ceremonies, and alumni associations. Lunch starts from 2,640JPY and dinner starts from 6,600JPY.
A buffet restaurant located on the 2nd floor of Hotel Granvia Kyoto, directly connected to JR Kyoto Station. You can enjoy about 60 kinds of various dishes from Japanese cuisines to Western cuisines, as well as sweets. The all-you-can-eat course typically starts from 5,500JPY and the theme changes depending on the season. We recommend checking their official website to confirm the current theme and price.
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.