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Japanese: Tempura

Gion Wisteria

Gion Wisteria Overview


570-121 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto 605-0074


+81 (0) 75-533-9577


10 minute walk from Kawaramachi Station.
5 minute walk from Gion-Shijo Station.
3 minute walk from Gion-Shijo Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: Closed
Mon: 5:00PM-10:30PM
Tue: 5:00PM-10:30PM
Wed: 5:00PM-10:30PM
Thur: 5:00PM-10:30PM
Fri: 5:00PM-10:30PM
Sat: 5:00PM-10:30PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, AMEX, Diners Club, JCB

Gion Wisteria Description

Gion Wisteria is a hidden gem located in the heart of Kyoto, Japan. This restaurant specializes in tempura, offering a unique and delightful dining experience. The menu features a variety of seasonal ingredients, including fresh seafood, vegetables, and succulent meats, all expertly prepared in a light and crispy tempura batter.

What sets Gion Wisteria apart from other dining establishments is its attention to detail and commitment to quality. The chef, who previously worked as a head chef at a renowned hotel, takes great pride in creating meticulously crafted tempura dishes. Each piece is cooked to perfection, showcasing the natural flavors of the ingredients.

Step into the refined and elegant ambiance of Gion Wisteria, with its sophisticated interior adorned with orange lighting. The restaurant offers both counter seating, where you can witness the skilled craftsmanship of the chef, and private rooms for a more intimate dining experience. Whether you're looking to impress clients, celebrate a special occasion, or simply enjoy a meal with your family, Gion Wisteria is the perfect choice.

To complement your meal, the restaurant also offers an extensive selection of wines and champagnes, carefully curated by a sommelier. Indulge in the harmonious pairing of tempura and fine beverages, enhancing your dining experience.

Experience the artistry of tempura at Gion Wisteria, where every bite is a delight. Immerse yourself in the flavors of the season and savor the exquisite craftsmanship of the chef. Make a reservation today and embark on a culinary journey that will leave you craving for more.

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Private Dining Room


Sake Selection

WiFi Available

Stylish Interior

Gion Wisteria Reviews

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Gion Wisteria Tabelog Average Rating



Excellent experience !
Chef skill makes Tempura amazing than I expect.
Chef introduced each food and recommended source, it makes tempura more delicious.
Wish I can visit again!


We loved our dining experience. The tempura was all prepared excellently. My wife who tends to be a picky eater even tried things she had never tried before and marveled at how good they were. Next time we’re in Kyoto, we’ll make sure to make reservations again.


Great experience and all tempura delivered meticulously


Translated from Japanese:

I made a reservation because it was said to be one of the 100 famous restaurants. Generally everything was delicious. However, I wonder if it would be okay to have a more popular restaurant? I thought. It was definitely a restaurant that would be difficult to reserve in Tokyo. The sense of interior...


Translated from Japanese:

I made a reservation for entertainment. This restaurant has a typical Kyoto atmosphere from its stone-paved entrance. The inside of the store is clean, simple and beautiful. The staff's hospitality and speaking style are very polite and the service is excellent...


Translated from Japanese:

It is located on a small path on the south side of Gion, a little west of Hanamikoji. The store is built like a townhouse, so you can't see inside. The restaurant has a good atmosphere with a counter and one table. Everything from the side dishes to the tempura and the tencha tea was delicious. ...

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