Beautiful, naturally tasty, and very healthy, you've got to try Kyo Kaiseki while in Kyoto, and for that, there is no better place than Gion Namba, located in the heart of old Kyoto!
Kaiseki is a style of Japanese cuisine consisting of a set of dishes served on an individual tray for entertaining guests. Although often quite pricey, you still have got to try this cuisine while you are in Japan! Here are some selected Osaka restaurants specializing in kaiseki.
Want to discover Japan's vegetarian and tofu cuisine? Then you have got to visit Sasanoyuki in Tokyo! The tofu maker is legendary for its sublime tofu-based cuisine.
Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama is a breath-taking restaurant located in Arashiyama, Kyoto. They serve beautifully prepared kaiseki cuisine with a view on the stunning garden. You are bound to have an incredibly memorable dinner!
This clean-lined beautiful traditional restaurant is a real gem in the Roppongi area. You can have some sublime sushi and rare Japanese delicacies as part of a kaiseki course.
In terms of Michelin-starred restaurants, Japan is the place to visit, as it is the epicentre of Michelin stars in the world. Here is a guide on which outstanding restaurants to try in Japan and how to make a reservation. Santé!
Seasonal Cuisine Nakashima is an exquisite 3-star Michelin restaurant in Hiroshima. You can try Hiroshima's local and seasonal ingredients prepared in the best possible way imaginable.
Akasaka Kikunoi is a 2-Star Michelin Restaurant right in Akasaka, Tokyo. Although it is in the centre of one of Tokyo's most famous and business district, you will feel as though you are in calm and beautiful Kyoto. What a wonderful escape for a few hours!
This 2-Michelin star kaiseki restaurant serves exquisite traditional Kyoto flavors in the middle of Tokyo.
Kaiseki cuisine is a completely unique dining experience that you must try at least once while you're in Japan. Kaiseki is a series of beautifully presented dishes. Kaiseki generally is quite pricey, but not all of these restos are. Check out our list of kaiseki restaurants you need to try in Kyoto!