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558-6 Yugyomaecho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0864, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 755251260
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Sengata, Indonesia
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The location is precise at the bus stop to go to Kiyomizu Dera on foot. The curry is really delicious, and eat it with rice or naan bread. naan bread is also good choice as a traditional bread of India. But as my experience naan bread is just good to be eaten on the spot. Because it will be rather... More 

1 Thank Muhammad K
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The owner was friendly, welcoming and the place was clean. The food was a bit pricey, but left a good taste in our mouth. We ordered Palak Paneer, Dal, Naan and Veg Biryani. The food was filling for 3 people. Masala Chai was a bit dilute, but still had some life in it.

Thank chandrasekaran d
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Bad attitude by the staff there who demanded we pay 100yen just to use the toilet! And was not accomodating to our queries even.. the worst hospitality in japan that we encountered

1 Thank Sharmanaath S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent food to enjoy while being Kyoto and in a very convenient location(right outside the Kiyomizu Temple). I highly recommend to order the naan bread and tandoori chicken since it tasted like real authentic Indian food, the same taste I had while I traveled in India.

2 Thank Vikramjit C
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Pretty avoidable place...Bangladeshi style cooking positioned as Indian cuisine. Bread was not fresh rather the frozen pre-packed stuff...borderline awful. The owner/ manager was strangely very unsocial and avoiding any interaction! Made us feel very uncomfortable given we were the only people in the restaurant and he was the only staff (was after lunch hours). Feel bad giving this review... perhaps... More 

1 Thank RTVSquare
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Got off the bus when we saw this Indian restaurant. Had an early dinner. Food portions were small and one of them was very very spicy (even by Indian standards). The Naans were good, the side-dishes not so much.

Thank ShekarTalkies
Mumbai, India
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139 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Chakra is a Banlgadeshi (NOT INDIAN) Restaurant in Higashiyama. The owner is jolly and speaks 6 languages fluently. Would recommend!

1 Thank Anand2107
Tokyo, Japan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Good Indian food. Naan was excellent. I recommend this restaurant to others. And good place near kyomizu temple. I like it.

Thank Dilan X
Pine Bush, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

By chance upon exiting our bus as hunger pinched our demeanor we saw a sign for Indian Cuisine and English language. Serendipity- The food was excellent and the owners where so helpful with the feeding and care of our 21 month old. Thank you for a wonderfully delicious lunch and excellent hospitality.

1 Thank Daniel V
Dallas, Texas
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115 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Food was decent. Price was on the expensive side(Hey, it's Japan). Service was mechanical (Only one guy and no expressions on his face). If there was a little more interaction than just taking orders and delivering food, there would have been a higher rating.

1 Thank VNADFW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 558-6 Yugyomaecho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0864, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 755251260

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?