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[Enjoy the tastes of the season at Rokuso, a creative Italian restaurant located near the Kyoto Imperial Palace.

[While strolling around the Kyoto Imperial Palace, you will see an elegant white-walled machiya (traditional Kyoto townhouse) on the Teramachi Imadegawa River to the north. This is the Italian restaurant Rokuso (Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto). The owner-chef Nagatani, who trained for about 20 years at famous Italian restaurants, prepares creative Italian cuisine that expresses the scenery of his hometown Hanaseki, where he grew up catching river fish and harvesting vegetables.

interior view of the Rokuso

Italian cuisine served in a Japanese-style setting is unique to this restaurant. The counter made of a single piece of Yoshinosugi (Yoshino cedar) is the perfect place to chat with the chef about the ingredients.

Only courses are offered for both lunch and dinner (lunch from 6,600 yen, dinner from 12,650 yen). The menu changes monthly, offering seasonal ingredients.

Handmade pasta tagliatelle

Handmade pasta tagliatelle is a springtime dish of firefly squid tossed with parsley sauce and roasted rape blossoms with mustard (*part of a course served in April 2024).

The chef's attention to detail is concentrated in dishes that bring out the true appeal of the ingredients. For example, the homemade pasta served in each course is carefully prepared to ensure that it is chewy and goes well with the sauce. For a reward for your hard work or a special anniversary, experience the ultimate full-course meal with a straight back and a smile.

Cherry blossom petal jelly and azuki beans

Cherry blossom petal jelly and azuki beans are made with salted cherry petals and blackcurrants in a jelly. Dessert reminiscent of Japanese sweets cooked with maple syrup along with azuki beans (*part of a course served in April 2024).

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  • 522-1, Kakadouchi-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 5 minute walk from Kawaramachi Imadegawa bus stop.
    9 minutes walk from Exit 3 of Demachiyanagi Station, Keihan
    10 minutes walk from Exit 3 of Imadegawa Subway Station
  • Tel. 075-231-1690
  • 11:30-12:30 (last entry) / 18:00-19:30 (last entry)
  • Closed on Wednesdays and 2nd Tuesday
  • All seats non-smoking No private room No parking
  • https://www.rokusou2019.com/
*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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