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Shava Liva

403 Shimomaruyacho, Nakagyo-ku | 1F Fis Building, Kyoto 604-8006, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-778-5001
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
21 Nov 2017
“Creative food, slow service”
10 Jul 2017
“Nice break from Japanse food”
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$$ - $$$
403 Shimomaruyacho, Nakagyo-ku | 1F Fis Building, Kyoto 604-8006, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is branded as "Italian", but the dishes have a creative Japanese interpretation. I tried the 6 course set menu, which I enjoyed a lot. It did test my patience, the service is very slow. I overheard another table complaining as well. The price...More

Thank brienanni
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Monday night and besides us only 1 table. Service was friendly and prompt and the food quite ok I have to say. We had the garlic bread and Caprese for starters and then the braised beef and Pasta Carbonara. Cheesecake for dessert. Portions could be...More

Thank Marquitoz
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Found this centrally located restaurant in Kyoto while searching for something familiar, and after finding our hotel (which had several restaurants) couldn't satisfy us. We were a little concerned at first by the fact that we were among few diners, but that was quickly overcome....More

Thank jrandsk
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Well it was a Monday evening. Yes it was quiet, so a little worrying but the food was very good. Garlic bread was a far too small but copious amounts of fried potatoes (UK chips). Steak dishes were superb, best to reserve a few chips...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

It was very quiet when we arrived at 22:00 on a Sunday, and we ended up being the only ones there. The service was friendly and prompt, which would be expected on a slow Sunday night. The food quality was good, and we enjoyed caprese...More

Thank Catrina G
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Bad service not even able to bring beer. After 45 minutes a miserable grilled beef came on the table. Beef quality even worst than a supermarket. If you want to enjoy Kyoto skeep this place.

Thank Massimo Z
Reviewed 27 September 2015

As a group of 4 well, travelled and enjoy good food we were dissappointed. We were just walking the streets looking for some good food and came across this restaurant. There was only 2 others in the restaurant and it was 9-30pm so not busy....More

Thank Yorkslasstraveller
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 Shimomaruyacho, Nakagyo-ku | 1F Fis Building, Kyoto 604-8006, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +81 75-778-5001
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Here at FIS building 1st Floor, Café & Restaurant – SHAVA LIVA, we serve comfortable atmosphere with Italian cuisine. The overall décor is filled with relaxing sofas and good music. Depending on the time frame we can offer several different uses for our space. You can come and enjoy according to your purposes; use for morning, lunch, café, dinner and bar.First, stop by SHAVA LIVA when you spare a time. Then you will find next situation.
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