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Man in the Moon Gion

#515 of 12,166 Restaurants in Kyoto
$$ - $$$Irish, , British
376 Kiyomoto-cho Higashiyama-ku | 1F Gion no Hosuzu Takara Bldg., Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-551-8177
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“great pub” (2 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British
$$ - $$$
376 Kiyomoto-cho Higashiyama-ku | 1F Gion no Hosuzu Takara Bldg., Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

Popped in here to watch the world cup match. There were two large HD tv's, so a worthy stop if you're looking for a sports bar. Place was pretty basic with a few tables and chairs. Had a handful of beers on tap + some...More

Thank briguy517
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Great food, especially the smoked cheese platter, the propper pours on the Guinness, the atmosphere. Great place to have a pint and relax.

Thank Spirits of Japa... R
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Didn’t eat here so can’t comment on the food. Bar itself is inviting with a good selection of beers and spirits at the going rate for the area.

Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We ordered and were served ‘fried’ chicken that was grossly undercooked, pink, and slimy. After one bite, we left. This location should invest in cooks that practice basic food safety procedures. This was our only bad restaurant experience on several trips to Japan. AVOID THIS...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Raining out, we're searching for a place to eat, wanted noodles but couldn't read the signs, plus most of those restaurants are small, as well as full...have you been there ? So we see run across the street and enjoy two beers and fish and...More

Thank Salida1048
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A small, friendly pub with great food, welcoming staff and even happy hour! Central location, very close to the main train and bus station.

Thank Maxine B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

For those of us who find themselves craving a good pub in all corners of the world, this one hits the spot. Quaint watering hole, interesting patrons, just off the crazy tourist circuit in Gion.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We went there for some beers a Gin and tonic and a coke - the beers were cold and fresh draft and we had some chips

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after a walk around many temples and Gion. Tried the Kyoto local IPA and really enjoyed it. Like hoppy ales from back in UK. Staff were friendly and quick service. Down side is they still let people smoke inside in a lot of...More

1  Thank Coldplay7450
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The staff really make this pub great! There is also a wide assortment of bottle and draft beer as well as whiskey.

Thank Tim1117_12
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Irish, Bar, British
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Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 376 Kiyomoto-cho Higashiyama-ku | 1F Gion no Hosuzu Takara Bldg., Kyoto 605-0084, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-551-8177
  • E-mail
2013/3 newly opened Irish pub in gion(Kyoto's famous night spot). open everyday: 17:00-4:30 (until 24:00 on Sun. & national holiday); relax with 1 pint of Guiness in a real Irish atmosphere; 10 beers on tap; 60 single malt whiskies; friendly staffs assist you to make your stay in Kyoto more enjoyable; 2 large TV screens for live sporting events; Eng. menu & spoken;
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