KYOTO BEEF refined taste and a high-quality texture -2

Try all kinds of WAGYU BEEF dishes that will leave you wanting more

GINKAKUJI ONISHI is extremely popular from the locals. It is owned and operated by a longstanding wagyu meat shop of the same name, which specializes in A5 rank wagyu (the highest rank) including their own private brand “Hirai beef” from Kyoto and “Murasawa beef” from Nagano prefecture. From their accumulated knowledge and experience in the wagyu market, they became well-known restaurant offering high-quality wagyu dishes. They recommend you try the Miyabi course (¥12,000 / limited to 6 people per day / reservation must be made two days in advance) having dishes using specially selected wagyu including Hirai beef and other Japanese seasonal fine foods. In this course, you will have the chance to try seasonal appetizers, wagyu sushi, thick cut and thinly sliced wagyu tongue, wagyu striploin yaki-shabu,
wagyu Chateaubriand with Foie grass and other special dishes. (They offer other courses and a-la-carte dishes)

Miyabi course (¥12,000)

  • Ginkakuji Onishi
    Tel: 075-213-0024
    Address: 京都市中京区寺町通二条下ル榎木町98-8
         98-8 Enoki-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
    Open: 5pm-11pm (Last Entrance: 8:30pm, Last order: 10pm)
    Closed: Mon.
    Price: from ¥10,000 per person
    Smoking: Yes
    *Reservations are recommended
    *Children under 6 are not allowed to enter the restaurant.

    English menu available
    Wi-Fi: Yes

Try KUROGE WAGYU BEEF at a beef specialty shop founded 150 years ago

MORITAYA was the first beef specialty shop founded in Kyoto. Their specially-selected Kyoto Beef and Kuroge Wagyu Beef comes directly from farms in Tamba, Kyoto. You can try their beef in courses where sukiyaki, shabu shabu (thinly sliced beef that is quickly boiled) or beef grilled in oil is the main dish. From May to September, it is possible to eat on the kawayuka patio. Gaze upon the Kamo River while dining on masterfully made beef dishes in this high- class location. Within the same complex, this store also features the restaurant TEPPANYAKI HANARE, where grilled steak is served by a chef at a counter. The flavors of the beef are brought out using simple cooking techniques on the teppanyaki grill.

 Specially-selected high-quality lean meat marbled with sweet and fragrant fat is used.
 Lunch: from ¥5,702, Dinner: from ¥6,296

  • Moritaya Kiyamachi location
    Tel: 075-231-5118
    Address: 京都市中京区木屋町通三条上ル上大阪町531
         531 Osaka-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
    Open: 11:30am-3:30pm (Last order: 2:30pm), 5pm-11pm (Last order: 10pm),
       Sat., Sun. and public holidays 11:30am-11pm
       (Lunch Last order: 4pm, Dinner: Last order: 10pm)
    Closed: Open every day
    Price: Course/Lunch: from ¥5,702, Dinner: from ¥6,296
    Smoking: Yes
    OPEN: 11:30am-3:30pm (Last order: 2:30pm), 5pm-11pm (Last order: 9:30pm)
       *Open during lunch hours only in May and September
    PRICE: Course/ Lunch: from ¥5,702, Dinner: from ¥6,296

    English menu available

Extremely fresh beef dishes made by experts

Specially selected Kuroge Wagyu beef is readily available for you to try at this butcher in Nishiki Market. Kuroge Wagyu beef has attracted attention from all over Japan due to its high quality. As an entire cow is purchased for the Kuroge Wagyu beef they offer, this shop is especially proud of the freshness and taste of their beef. High-quality beef is available for sale, as are delicious dishes such as the Grilled Beef Box with special tare sauce, the Skewered Steak that is eaten with garlic salt and Today’s Steak. As this restaurant specializes in meat, you can be sure that they offer only the most delicious meat to their customers.

1. Today’s Steak (The kind of beef and cut changes daily) from ¥1,380
2. Hiro’s Grilled Beef Box (Comes with tail soup) ¥1,200
3. Hiro’s Skewered Steak (With Garlic Salt) ¥800

  • Kyoto yakiniku Hiro Nishiki
    Tel: 075-222-1129
    Address: 京都市中京区鍛治屋町217
         217 Kajiya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
    Open: 9am-6pm (Last order: 5:30pm)
    Closed: Open every day
    Average: ¥1,000
    Smoking: No

    English menu available

The information is current as of May 2018.