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Ryokiden Overview


520-5 Shimomaruyachō, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto 602-8176


+81 (0) 75-801-3125


4 minute walk from Senbon Demizu bus stop.
18 minute walk from Nijo Station.

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-3:30PM
Mon: 11:00AM-3:30PM
Tue: 11:00AM-3:30PM
Wed: Closed
Thur: 11:00AM-3:30PM
Fri: 11:00AM-3:30PM
Sat: 11:00AM-3:30PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card, JCB

Ryokiden Description

Ryokiden is a charming café located in Kyoto, Japan. This hidden gem offers a unique dining experience that sets it apart from other establishments in the area. The café specializes in serving delicious Japanese cuisine with a modern twist.

The menu at Ryokiden features a variety of mouthwatering dishes that are sure to satisfy any palate. From traditional favorites like crispy tempura and savory korokke (croquettes) to innovative creations like matcha-infused desserts and beautifully presented sushi rolls, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The skilled chefs at Ryokiden take great pride in using only the freshest ingredients to create their culinary masterpieces.

In addition to the delectable food, Ryokiden also boasts a charming and cozy atmosphere. The interior is tastefully decorated with traditional Japanese elements, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. Whether you're looking for a quiet spot to enjoy a cup of tea or a place to indulge in a full meal, Ryokiden is the perfect destination.

Overall, Ryokiden is a must-visit café in Kyoto for those seeking a unique and memorable dining experience. With its delicious cuisine, cozy atmosphere, and attentive service, it is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit.

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Wine List

Craft cocktails



Ryokiden Reviews

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The seat meal was very tasty. There is a nice internal garden, very peaceful. Local restaurant, highly recommended!


This was absolutely the best pork katsu I've had in my life... the atmosphere of the restaurant is comfortable with nice music too!


Found a great little lunch restaurant near my place. I live in the neighborhood, but I just had never gone down this particular alley before. Apparently, it’s well known in the area and very good. It’s also in an old, traditional Kyoto machiya. Can’t beat that for ambiance.
I had the mix-fried plate, hamburger cutlet, fried shrimp, and pork cutlet. The glass with the white sauce is homemade onion dressing for the cabbage. It was all great.


Translated from Japanese:

This is my first store. The store has a relaxing atmosphere that looks like a remade old folk house. I ordered a set of mixed fries and side dishes. Three fries to choose from (loin cutlet, crab cream croquette, fried fish), side dishes...


Translated from Japanese:

Yamanaka Abuten, which has been running an oil shop since the Edo period, owns many townhouses in Nishijin, and this is one of them, a townhouse cafe that serves dishes centered on tonkatsu. The difficult-to-read store name ``Ryokiden'' is...

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