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Appearance of Matsukume

Found near Gojo Station in Kyoto! The most affordable mini kaiseki at Shoukume!

Gojo Station is one subway stop from Kyoto Station. A five-minute walk from Exit 2 is a Japanese restaurant that has been in business for more than six generations since the Edo period. The restaurant was formerly a caterer and became the current Japanese restaurant 18 years ago.
The Japanese-style setting is relaxing, with tatami room seating overlooking a tsuboniwa garden and a counter at the entrance.

Inside Matsukume

The mini kaiseki lunch continues to attract a growing number of repeat customers, especially locals, who call it a "cost-effective lunch. It includes a number of dishes such as tempura, fish yuan-yaki, and takikomiawase, and is priced at 1,300 yen. The restaurant's ingenuity is evident in every detail of the dish, such as the tempura, which is made by hand by dipping fluffy sesame tofu in rice cake flour to give it a unique texture. The deep flavor of the carefully prepared broth is also apparent, and for such a reasonable price, one can't help but take one's hat off to the restaurant.

Mini Kaiseki of Shoukume

Seasonal ingredients such as grilled Spanish mackerel with herring roe and fig tempura are incorporated and colorfully arranged. Mini Kaiseki (dinner course): 1,300 yen

Be sure to try the value-priced kaiseki courses starting at 4,500 yen.

Ms. Nakamura, owner of Kume Matsu

The owner, Tetsuya Nakamura, was born in Kyoto. He has visited Thailand more than 20 times and speaks the language like a native!

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  • 220 Odawara-cho, Shinmachi Higashi-iru, Banjoji-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 5 min. walk from Exit 2 of Gojo Subway Station
  • Tel. 075-351-0748
  • 11:30-14:00 (LO)
  • Closed on Tuesdays
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • Reservations required in the evening (by the day before)

    PHOTO/Takahiro Takami, TEXT/Eiko Itakura
*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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