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AJANTA Indian Restaurant&Bar

515-4 Kyogokucho, Shimogyoku | Yamamoto Bldg.1F, Kyoto 600-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-352-1427
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“tomato soup” (5 reviews)
“naan” (15 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
515-4 Kyogokucho, Shimogyoku | Yamamoto Bldg.1F, Kyoto 600-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ajanta was caring about vegetarian food requirements. The quality of the dishes and Naan were really good. Our family really enjoyed. I would recommend to avoid Lassi which was like a sweet buttermilk and Paneer veg as they put a few pieces of paneer in...More

Thank VJMumbai
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

As a pure vegetarian, I was worried for food in Japan before going there but one of my freind recommended me about ajanata. Ajanta is approximate 2.3km from Kyoto station in kawaramachi area. One word for all thing is awesome. First I thanks to my...More

Thank amitskumar1988
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant sounded promising based on other reviews but i was left very dissappointed. Heres why: Good points: 1. There menu has a good variety of set menu options for dinner which represent good value for money. You can choose which one depending on ur...More

1  Thank curioustraveller104
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Ajanta's lunch special is easily one of the best deals in Kyoto. If you are in Japan but longing for delicious naan and curry at a great price, this is the place!

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Had lunch here on the 27th October . This was the best Indian food i had in Japan .I believe the owner is a Japanese who visited India thirty years back was enamoured by India ,came back to Japan and opened this joint.The flavour is...More

Thank DrKlair
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for 10 years. Simply the best Indian restaurant in Kyoto. Thanks so much! Excellent value, service, and food.

Thank rosscokyoto
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were staying just around the corner from here whilst on holiday. My wife and I popped in after a long day's sightseeing and thoroughly enjoyed the food. The set BBQ meal was good value at 3000 Yen for a mixed grill, 2 curries, soup,...More

Thank rIckydwilson
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Been to this place twice during our stay in kyoto. The food was yumm and had good vegetatian options. Their kulfi dessert is a must try. Very good service.

Thank Sushma R
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We ate at the place multiple times, many vegetarian choices, food was excellent (I am North Indian so I know the cuisine :)), service was good, prompt and accommodating with kids and families. Great find!!

Thank Sangbhav
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Being vegetarians tourists in Japan is a challenge, so we were delighted to find an Indian restaurant close to where we stayed. It was a pleasant surprise to find authentic Indian food at a simple restaurant in Kyoto. The staff and the owner are extremely...More

Thank navinpasari
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515-4 Kyogokucho, Shimogyoku | Yamamoto Bldg.1F, Kyoto 600-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-352-1427
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