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Muroi Description

Located in Kyoto, muroi is a Japanese restaurant that specializes in traditional Japanese cuisine. With a cozy and inviting atmosphere, muroi offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments in the area.

The menu at muroi features a wide variety of authentic Japanese dishes, prepared with the utmost care and attention to detail. From fresh sashimi to flavorful tempura, each dish is expertly crafted to showcase the natural flavors of the ingredients. One of the standout items on the menu is the sushi, which is made with the freshest fish and served with precision and artistry.

In addition to its delicious food, muroi also offers a selection of sake and other traditional Japanese beverages to complement your meal. The knowledgeable staff is always on hand to provide recommendations and guide you through the menu, ensuring that your dining experience is both enjoyable and memorable.

Whether you're a fan of Japanese cuisine or simply looking to try something new, muroi is a must-visit restaurant in Kyoto. With its authentic flavors, warm ambiance, and attentive service, muroi is sure to leave a lasting impression on your taste buds.

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Muroi Overview


6 Takagamine Kuromonchō, Kita Ward, Kyoto 603-8464


+81 (0) 75-491-7755


23 minute walk from Kitaōji Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Mon: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Thur: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Fri: 6:00PM-10:00PM
Sat: 6:00PM-10:00PM

Payment methods

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

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

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Sake Selection

Muroi Reviews

Muroi Google Average Rating



Muroi in Kyoto stands out as an extraordinary culinary experience. From the moment we entered, we were charmed by the warm and welcoming atmosphere. English speaking Chef Shigeru Muroi added a personal touch to our dining adventure. With only 10 counter seats, the intimate setting fostered an interactive and engaging culinary journey.

Each dish was a masterpiece, meticulously prepared and beautifully presented. It was clear that every ingredient was carefully selected and expertly crafted. The chef ventures up the mountain for fresh water, and uses some of the best Kyo vegetables from the famous Higuchi Nouen (vegetable farm).

In retrospect, Muroi was perhaps the best meal we had during our entire stay in Japan. The combination of exceptional food, a talented culinary team and atmosphere made it an unforgettable highlight of our trip. It's a culinary gem that we would highly recommend to anyone visiting Kyoto.


An unforgetable dining experience. The food was exquisite with inventive with use of seasonal local ingredients and beautifully presented. As good as any five stars restaurants in London for a fraction of the price. Definitely recommend.


An absolutely amazing experience in every way!!

The food was excellent, they were even able to cater to me being vegetarian while the rest of my group was not.

The service was also fantastic, the entire team took great care in looking after us and explaining each dish. We felt really cared for.

The atmosphere was gorgeous, the place was clean, looked lovely and traditional, and we could see the entire process as it was made.

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