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720 Myodenjicho Nishinotoin Shijo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku | Koetsu Bldg. Kita 1F to 2F, Kyoto 600-8472, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-351-1856
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
7 Apr 2018
“Satisfying and delicious ”
3 weeks ago
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
720 Myodenjicho Nishinotoin Shijo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku | Koetsu Bldg. Kita 1F to 2F, Kyoto 600-8472, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warmed up sauces with 2 or 3 pieces of chicken or shrimp added. Possibly adequate in Japan, but it wouldn't be so anywhere else, and certainly not at the price charged.

Thank IGF
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I and two friends visited this restaurant towards the end of two wonderful weeks touring Japan. We loved the Japanese food but were beginning to miss our regular curries! This restaurant did not disappoint. The food was delicious and plentiful and the...More

Thank Starfish1332
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from Gautama having decided to eat there purely for ease of location, it was raining hard & we didn’t fancy another walk in the rain. All 4 of us were really pleased with our choices, all the dishes we ordered were...More

1  Thank hazellawson
Reviewed 28 September 2017

To start with, the food is great but don't expect anything like a larger place. 16 chairs distributed over 5 tables, that's it. Everything is kind of outdated and needs some renovation. You can choose from plenty options including approx 10 vegetarian main dishes. For...More

Thank Florian P
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Best night ever having stumbled across this just off Shijo-dori Street we enjoyed fabulous Indian food in a welcoming family atmosphere. Recommended to anyone looking for something different in Kyoto and a lively exchange with English speaking staff.

Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The restaurant was across the road from our hotel after a lot of sightseeing we decided to try it. We are so happy we did what a great place, the staff were very welcoming and the atmosphere was lovely with Bollywood Movies showing in the...More

Thank Shazsarale
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my cousin was very hungry so we decided to find the closest place to eat from our appartment. As we entered the resturant we got meet by a proffesional very serious waiter. We got menus and started to look for any course with...More

Thank Tønnes H
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Gautama has been in the same place for nearly ten years now, running almost entirely on lunch. It's perfectly solid, reasonable food. Not much selection to speak of, though: at least at lunch, you pick one of a small number of "sets," selecting one or...More

Thank ChrisLehrer
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This restaurant was opposite my hotel so thought it would be worth trying. It's a small place but the staff were very friendly and offered the usual array of Indian which was authentic and tasteful although I did feel it to be a little expensive...More

Thank 4rmHere2There
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere, the workers, the food and more! When you want a nice break from the Japanese food and get something a bit more spicy or if you just want to dip the bread in your food without getting weird stares from everyone this is...More

Thank Stefan W
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

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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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  • Address: 720 Myodenjicho Nishinotoin Shijo Kudaru, Shimogyo-ku | Koetsu Bldg. Kita 1F to 2F, Kyoto 600-8472, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shimogyo-ku
  • Neighbourhood: Shimogyo-ku
  • Phone Number: +81 75-351-1856
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