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Guu's course

All dishes are examples of the day/evening course priced at 17,600 yen. A beautiful swan next to a slobbering chicken dish made with Fukushima Date chicken, a pie dish with radish, apple and blue cheese, and a three appetizer plate to sip champagne.

Enjoy a course meal prepared by one of the world's best chefs at [Chinese Guu] in Nijo Kiyamachi

September 17, 2022 open

When asked, "What Chinese restaurant in Kyoto interests you the most right now?" the probability of young chefs mentioning this restaurant is quite high. Everything you see is out of the ordinary, from the one-piece walnut countertop to the custom-built range equipped with an ultra-high-heat burner to the 66-centimeter-diameter steaming basket! And what is perhaps the most out of the box is the background of the owner-chef, Mr. Miyatani.

Chef Guu

Owner Chef Kaname Miyatani
Born in Shiga Prefecture. After graduating from a culinary school in Kyoto, worked in restaurants in Japan, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, etc. Established [Guu] in 2020, opening a restaurant in 2022.

Fascinated by the energetic mood of the Hong Kong kitchen he encountered as a teenager, he moved to Guangzhou at the age of 21 to begin his training in the real world of Cantonese cuisine. He studied at global establishments such as Kin Tau Hsien at the InterContinental Hong Kong, which is renowned for serving the world's finest Cantonese cuisine and dim sum.

Guu Dim Sum

Small steamed baskets of dim sum emerge from a giant-sized steamer basket, filled with one of the chef's specialties: small baskets of steamed baskets, shrimp steamed dumplings, and seafood steamed dumplings.

In 2021, he was selected as the exclusive chef for the space travel team led by Yusaku Maezawa, the founder of ZOZOTOWN, and spent precious days in Russia. The chef, who has accumulated such exceptional experience, says, "I want to convey the charm of traditional flavors such as dim sum served with steam, crispy pork, and braised shark's fin.

Interior view of Guu

The use of Kyoto ingredients such as guji and shogoin turnips is also an attraction, but the reason why so many fans keep coming back may also be due to the friendly personality of the famous chef.

Appearance of Guu

Chinese Cuisine Guu

  • Chinese Gu
  • September 17, 2022 open
  • 467-2, Hinokuchi-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 4-minute walk from Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Subway Station
    8 minutes walk from Keihan "Jingu Marutamachi Station"
  • Tel: None
  • 12:00 Start at once
    18:00 Start at once
  • Closed on Mondays and Sundays, other irregular holidays
  • By appointment only
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://www.instagram.com/guu.kyoto/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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