Kyourakutei is a small soba restaurant located 4 minutes walk away from Iidabashi station. It has been awarded on the a prestigious Michelin Guide. They are famous for handmade soba, fresh tempura (Japanese-style deep fried seafood and vegetables), and local sake.
The restaurant has a nice and retro atmosphere. There are both table and counter seats. You can watch the chefs cooking dishes like tempura from the counter seats.
Soba noodles are freshly made at the restaurant and you can watch it. It is exciting and amazing to watch all the process of making soba noodles by hand.
Regular zaru soba (ざるそば) is just 900 yen. You dip the chilled soba noodles in the sweet and savory dipping sauce using chopsticks. It is simple yet you can enjoy the fine texture and natural flavor of soba.
You can try two kinds of soba made in the different ways all in one plate (1050 yen). Can you tell the difference?
Their tempura is also must-try. The ingredients are fresh and the batter is light and crispy. You can order your choice of tempura or a tempura set (4300 yen) which consists of two shrimps, three kinds of seafood, and vegetables.
They also have a nice selection of sake from all over the country. Drinking sake with delicious soba and tempura is the best!
Highly recommended soba restaurant in Tokyo!
If you want to try absolute delicious soba in Tokyo, Kyourakuen is the place to go. You can enjoy the atmosphere and live making (cooking) too!