Omakase – Enjoy food and drinks once in a lifetime at Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama

A dining room in the upscale Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama restaurant. © Kyoto Kitcho

Kyoto, Japan (Gastrosofie). Connoisseurs of Japanese culinary art travel to Kyoto solely for one restaurant, this restaurant: the Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama. You want to enjoy the upscale Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama restaurant once in a lifetime. Experience Omakase there once, that’s part of doing good.

There you want to, can and are allowed to enjoy Japan’s finest flavors with all your senses in a traditional atmosphere. The Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama was opened in 1948 in the Arashiyama district in western Kyoto on the Katsura River. All sorts of craftsmen and gardeners have ensured over the years and decades that the place for culture and cuisine, including its beauty, has been improved and preserved.

That the natural and cultural landscape of Kyoto contributes to the culinary experience is not the question. Anyone who looks at the dining rooms will perhaps be surprised, impressed and possibly fascinated by the spatial generosity and the sobriety and clarity of the design.

Earthy tones inside and the old wood of the house harmonize perfectly with the green of the garden, which is visible through the large glass fronts.

Guests will also find this unity of nature and culture on the table and plate, with only the best ingredients from all over Japan being delivered to this kitchen in Kyoto. The manufacturers of the ingredients, like the chefs who process them into exquisite dishes, contribute to the three Michelin stars that have been awarded.

Starters at Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama. © Kyoto Kitcho

Lunch starts at 40,000 yen for one person and 50,000 yen for dinner. There are also taxes and a service fee or tip.

If you want, you don’t choose any menu, but rather the chef’s omakase. All ingredients are based on current market prices. Everything that goes with it is enough for a day, some for a week: Various starters, soup, sashimi, a hearty specialty, a grill dish, a slowly cooked dish, a vinegar dish, steamed rice and cucumber, fruit, green tea and fine confectionery .

This fully personalized menu is prepared by the chef using the freshest seasonal ingredients in the dining room booked. That alone is an incomparable gastrosophic experience in the

Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama

Address: 58, Susukinobaba-cho, Saga Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, KYOTO 616-8385, Japan

Contact: Phone: +81 758811101


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