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Gautama

720 Myodenjicho, Nishinotoin Shijodori Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku | Koetsu Bldg. 1 to 2F, Kyoto 600-8472, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-351-1856
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
“garlic naan” (3 reviews)
“indian food” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
720 Myodenjicho, Nishinotoin Shijodori Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku | Koetsu Bldg. 1 to 2F, Kyoto 600-8472, Kyoto Prefecture
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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 Everything is kind of outdated and needs some renovation.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 Christopher L
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 4mHere2There
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
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

It's Japan and and it's Indian so I guess a bit of a specialty, however despite the high prices the food wasn't that great. I had the rogan josh with mutton that had 5 little pieces of meat in it. It was definitely not on...More

Thank keegs53
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The restaurant is in the city centre, just opposite at the mitsui garden hotel. Very simple, good food. The owner is very friendly and speaks a lot of languages also italian. Very cheap, is a good choice if you don't want eat japanese again!

1  Thank sarpi75
Reviewed 27 September 2015

After a week in Japan, we wanted vegetarian Indian food. This is a small cozy restaurant. The food was delicious and fresh - moderately priced. They made a good effort to customize the food to our taste. We were so impressed we went back for...More

1  Thank nick2015443
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Myodenjicho, Nishinotoin Shijodori Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku | Koetsu Bldg. 1 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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