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Located in Kyoto, Middle is a French restaurant that offers a unique dining experience. With a rating of 3.69 and 19 reviews, this restaurant has become a favorite among locals and tourists alike. The restaurant is conveniently situated near Kitaoji Station, making it easily accessible for those exploring the city.

What sets Middle apart from other dining establishments is its exquisite French cuisine. The menu features a variety of dishes that are expertly prepared using the finest ingredients. From appetizers to desserts, each dish is crafted with precision and attention to detail. Whether you're in the mood for a classic French dish or a modern twist on a traditional favorite, Middle has something to satisfy every palate.

The restaurant's interior is tastefully decorated, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The elegant furnishings and soft lighting create a cozy ambiance that is perfect for a romantic dinner or a special celebration. The attentive and friendly staff ensure that every guest feels welcomed and well taken care of.

If you're looking for a memorable dining experience in Kyoto, look no further than Middle. With its exceptional French cuisine, inviting atmosphere, and attentive service, this restaurant is sure to leave a lasting impression. Whether you're a food enthusiast or simply looking for a delicious meal, Middle is the perfect choice.

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Middle Overview


5-3 Shimogamo Kamikawarachō, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto 606-0812


+81 (0) 50-3187-3880


6 minute walk from Kitaoji Station Exit 3.
1 minute walk from Botanical Garden Mae stop.

Operating Hours

Sun: 5:00PM-9:00PM
Mon: 5:00PM-9:00PM
Tue: 5:00PM-9:00PM
Wed: 5:00PM-9:00PM
Thur: 5:00PM-9:00PM
Fri: 5:00PM-9:00PM
Sat: 5:00PM-9:00PM

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Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Wheelchair Accessible


Middle Reviews

Middle Google Average Rating



LOVED this hidden gem in Japan! An absolute highlight of my trip—one of the best meals hands down. From the dreamy sashimi to the mind-blowing beef carpaccio and the most incredible squid, every bite was a delight. The dessert, a seemingly simple treat (hard to capture any photo in the dim lighting), turned out to be a mouthwatering surprise with oat milk whiskey.

The staff was beyond thoughtful, and the chef, fluent in both Japanese and English, spent a good 20 minutes sharing his passion for unique, sustainable, local ingredients. Missing out if you don't visit. Counting down the days until my next Japan trip for another incredible meal!


An interesting balancing act between French cuisine experience and Kyoto kaiseki cooking techniques and ingredients. The tastes and flavors are very subtle and delicate. It is copious in a Kyoto kaiseki sense. It is a healthy variety and amount of food. However I would. Probably had not chosen to end the omakase with another fried dish. The service is attentive and friendly. The decor is beautiful. It is almost perfect if you do not mind a long service. In an elegant and unusual decor.


Nice and cosy ambience with a beautiful house at a tranquil area, as a restaurant. Enjoyable lunch, very good cooking. Service was adequate for a small 3-chefs team.

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