Kyoto Japanese Cuisine

The ultimate in seasonal tastes, comfort and hospitality

Kichisen is located near Shimogamo-jinja shrine, a UNESCO world heritage site, on the outskirts of Kyoto and next to the forest “Tadasu-no-mori”, the last remnants of a 2,000-year old woodland. Yoshimi Tanigawa is the head chef of Kichisen, which has been listed consecutively in the Michelin Guide as 3 Stars from 2014-2019.
Kichisen focuses on serving the authentic hospitality cuisine in the tradition of the “cha-kaiseki”and has small private dining rooms and counter seating for up to five guests.

In Japanese, the word “gochisō” (feast) originally meant that the host had raced around on horseback to gather the ingredients for his guests’ meals, and thus expressed hospitality. At Kichisen follows this philosophy and gathers delicious seasonal ingredients from throughout Japan to serve to its guests.
At Kichisen, you’ll find a certain story, rhythm and subtle charm which often pervades the progression of the courses in Kyoto cuisine.

Address 5 Tadasu-no-mori (Morimoto-cho), Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市左京区 下鴨糺ノ森(森本町)五
Business hours Lunch is served from 12:00 to 14:30 (last seating at 12:30)
Dinner is served from 18:00 to 22:00 (last seating is 19:30)
Closed Irregular Holidays
Directions We recommend taking a taxi to the restaurant.

-15 minutes by taxi from JR Kyoto Station.
-5 minutes by taxi from Imadegawa Station on the subway line.
-10 minutes on foot from Demachi-yanagi Station on the Keihan line.
Price Lunch Menu
¥14,375 / ¥16,989

Dinner Menu
¥23,523 / ¥27,443 / ¥30,057
¥33,977 / ¥36,591 / ¥40,511

Kids Menu
※price includes tax and service charges
Seating 4 Private Rooms (One Tea Room) / Counter Seating for 4 guests
Smoking 禁煙
Children Children are welcome however, please confirm at the time of the booking.
Kids Course is ¥10,455 (price includes tax and service charges)
(children may share course)
Course includes Sashimi, Dashimaki (Japanese omelette), Chawan-mushi (egg custard dish), Tempura, Rice and Dessert.

5 Tadasu-no-mori (Morimoto-cho), Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto

Address in Japanese: 京都府京都市左京区 下鴨糺ノ森(森本町)五


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