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#251 of 13,015 Restaurants in Kyoto
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35-1 Matsuyacho, Nakagyo-ku, 604-0831, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-213-1512
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“sake tasting” (9 reviews)
“sake bar” (12 reviews)
$$ - $$$
35-1 Matsuyacho, Nakagyo-ku, 604-0831, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, Yoram is an intense character, but I think that is part of his charm. We came ready to explore the finer nuances of sake and Yoram took us on this journey. He is certainly committed to his craft. We tasted a variety of styles...More

Thank Elizabeth_and_Joel
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Recommended in a guide book I read. It said a tasting would be 1300, mine was 2000 - for three glasses. Not sure if that's expensive or not, but a beer usually goes for about 500. Anyway, the experience was very good! I was there...More

Thank Anders L
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Yoram has lived in Kyoto for 30 years, and is happy to share his expert knowledge of sake with you. I tasted a flight of seven sakes, each completely different. I'd definitely recommend spending an hour or so that will completely change what you think...More

Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Yoram made our night. He took us on a sake journey that no one could have predicted would be so eye-opening, delicious, and with such good company! A big thanks to him for answering all of our neverending questions about sake, Japan, and geisha with...More

Thank C0nvictTang
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice choices and very personnalised advices. From the noob to the expert. As a cultural visit in a beautifull city. It would be tasted...

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Forget what you know about sake until now... today we met an amazing Israeli guy who lives 31 years in Kyoto and has the most amazing sake bar. His knowledge of sake is amazing and after tasting 13 different types (some young some 40 years...More

Thank AmosBer
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This has been a highlight of our trip to Japan, the sake tasting was fantastic and the owner was so informative in his descriptions about the different types of sake. I cannot recommend this place enough affordable, great drinks, great ambiance, and an experience.

Thank Monica W
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Nice friendly sake bar that seats 8 to 10 people. Very knowledgeable owner will gladly give you lessons on sake and it's variants. Very good for a relaxing drink after dinner. Prices are reasonable given the quality. Enjoy

Thank Am M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very small bar. Large selection of Sake, and very informative bar owner. We only went there to try Sake after a meal elsewhere.

Thank thommomelb
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Wow, very small place but very knowledgable owner. Probably one of the best of Japan. Keep it like that

Thank Ludovic B
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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12 September 2016|
Response from MalfisDuchess18 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. It works just like a normal bar, but when Yoram sees a new face, he'll generally ask if you want the sake flight tasting experience.
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6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-1 Matsuyacho, Nakagyo-ku, 604-0831, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +81 75-213-1512
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