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Kijurou Overview


18-27 Sagatenryūji Kitatsukurimichichō, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto 616-8374


+81 (0) 50-5487-3279


3 minute walk from Arashiyama Station (Keifuku Electric Railroad)
5 minute walk from Arashiyama Station (JR Sagano Line)
10 minute walk from Arashiyama Station (Hankyu Railway)

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-8:30PM
Mon: 11:00AM-8:30PM
Tue: 11:00AM-8:30PM
Wed: 11:00AM-8:30PM
Thur: 11:00AM-8:30PM
Fri: 11:00AM-8:30PM
Sat: 11:00AM-8:30PM

Payment methods

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

Kijurou Description

Located just a 3-minute walk from Arashiyama Station in Kyoto, Kijurou is a Japanese restaurant that offers a unique dining experience. As you indulge in the exquisite flavors of carefully selected wagyu beef, you can also enjoy the breathtaking view of a beautiful Japanese garden. The restaurant's interior is designed in a way that allows every seat to have a panoramic view of the garden, which changes with the seasons, showcasing cherry blossoms in spring and vibrant autumn foliage.

Kijurou takes pride in its signature dish, the 'Steak JÅ«,' which features tender wagyu beef, including the mouthwatering 'Sirloin Steak JÅ«' and the flavorful 'Steak JÅ«' made with wagyu thigh meat. The menu also includes a set meal that pairs wagyu beef with traditional Kyoto-style tofu. To complement the delicious food, Kijurou offers a selection of carefully curated local sake from Kyoto.

What sets Kijurou apart from other dining establishments is not only its delectable cuisine but also its serene and spacious ambiance. The restaurant provides a tranquil setting where guests can relax and savor their meal while enjoying the view of the Japanese garden. Please note that reservations are not currently accepted, so it is recommended to visit the restaurant directly and be seated on a first-come, first-served basis. Embark on a culinary journey at Kijurou and experience the harmonious blend of exquisite flavors and picturesque surroundings.

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List




Sake Selection

Wheelchair Accessible

Stylish Interior

Kijurou Reviews

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Kijurou Tabelog Average Rating



Reasonable priced Wagyu beef, and delicious too! Sauce in the rice set is so good! The 120g portion is just right. But if you are coming on an empty stomach, consider getting the 160g. Heard that wait times are long during lunch, so came at night 6pm. No line and not crowded at all (1/10/24). Definitely recommend for a cozy dinner after visiting the bamboo forest.


Amazing wagyu beef rice sets, one of the best I’ve has so far in Japan. We tried the more fatty versions and it was DELICIOUS. Apart from the beef, the sauce is also a highlight of the dish. Crazy flavours and complements the beef really well. Another side dish I loved was the pickled vegetables and it was great even for me a vegetable-hater 😭

So so good, I would definitely visit again. Also, would recommend coming before the restaurant opens. We arrived right on the dot and there was already a long queue. We had to wait for about 30-45minutes for the first batch of customers to finish. However, tables turn fast so waiting time may vary.


Good beef with a decent side dish. A bit pricy but you can for 120g but if you like beef its better to go for the large 160g. It open at 11:00am but people queue at abt 10:30am, So Come early 09:00 go to the bambo forest, finished at 10:30 and line up for a good meal.
FYI a meal cost abt ¥3000-5400 perPax,


Translated from Japanese:

On January 2nd, I lined up 10 minutes before opening, and although the place was already full in front of me, I was able to get in right away. They took my order while I was in line, so I was able to eat right away. Meat is expensive...


Translated from Japanese:

Wagyu beef loin hitsumabushi. It was very delicious. I also had a second helping of rice. Since it's a wagyu beef loin, it has a lot of fat, so it makes your stomach feel a little heavy.If you eat it with some dashi stock, it will make your stomach feel a little better, but the soup stock was way too small! of...


Translated from Japanese:

Kyoto. Arashiyama. I don't have a problem with lunch, but come here for a little luxury. Wagyu beef grilled meat (yuba sauce). Good cost performance! Highly recommended. The meat is good, and the tofu skin is good. Enjoy it twice...

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