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Sagano-yu Overview


4-3 Sagatenryūji Imahorichō, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto 616-8366


+81 (0) 75-882-8985


1 minute walk from Arashiyama Station on the Keifuku Electric Railway Arashiyama Line.
3 minute walk from Saga-Arashiyama Station on the JR Sanin Main Line.

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Mon: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Tue: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Wed: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Thur: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Fri: 11:00AM-6:00PM
Sat: 11:00AM-6:00PM

Payment methods

Cash, Visa, Master Card

Sagano-yu Description

Located in Kyoto, Sagano-yu is a unique restaurant that offers a delightful fusion of Japanese cuisine and traditional bathhouse culture. The restaurant takes its name from the famous Sagano area, known for its scenic beauty and hot springs. As you step into Sagano-yu, you will be transported to a serene and tranquil atmosphere, reminiscent of a traditional Japanese bathhouse.

The menu at Sagano-yu is a true reflection of the restaurant's commitment to authenticity and innovation. The skilled chefs combine traditional Japanese flavors with modern techniques to create a range of mouthwatering dishes. From sushi and sashimi to tempura and grilled meats, each dish is meticulously prepared using the freshest ingredients sourced from local markets. One of the standout menu items is the signature Sagano-yu hot pot, a hearty and comforting dish that is perfect for sharing with friends and family.

What sets Sagano-yu apart from other dining establishments is its unique concept of combining a restaurant with a bathhouse. After enjoying a delicious meal, guests have the opportunity to relax and unwind in the traditional Japanese-style bathhouse located within the restaurant. This immersive experience allows diners to fully immerse themselves in Japanese culture and tradition.

Whether you are a food enthusiast looking to indulge in authentic Japanese cuisine or a traveler seeking a unique cultural experience, Sagano-yu is the perfect destination. With its exquisite menu, serene ambiance, and the added bonus of a traditional bathhouse, this restaurant truly offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience in the heart of Kyoto.

Restaurant Features

Take-out Available

Reservations Accepted



Stylish Interior

Sagano-yu Reviews

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Sagano-yu Tabelog Average Rating



This place is one of my favorite restaurants we ever visited in Japan. Apart from the absolutely delicious foods we had, I am blown away by the history and architecture.

I love their intention behind preserving this old bathhouse and incorporating it into the design and aesthetic of the restaurant. It is so beautiful and rich. I thoroughly enjoyed walking around the restaurant and basking in all of its glory.

The servers were attentive and kind. The food was delicious. The atmosphere is priceless. There’s something to say about incorporating old architecture and elements into new design, and I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to admire their work.


Not easy to find a place for food on weekend everyone is here enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Pasta is pre-prepared. Not recommend. Pancakes are ok - especially the sweet potato 🍠- and also sweet potato latte is unique.


Dog friendly historical bath house renovated to a modern restaurant with wooden furniture and comfortable seating. Lunch sets and pancakes are amazing, so are the hot coffee latte and ice cream. We really enjoyed having lunch here and taking a break mid day during our one day trip.


Translated from Japanese:

I ordered tofu pasta and chocolate banana pancakes. It is OK to use tofu as it is or mix it with pasta. The pasta is thick noodle type fresh pasta with a chewy texture. It goes well with the tofu cream sauce and is delicious. Green onions and chicken balls...


Translated from Japanese:

A stylish cafe in a renovated public bathhouse that I wanted to visit when I went to Arashiyama. I ate the famous tofu pasta. The chewy noodles are delicious with soy milk cream, and there is also homemade tofu on the plate...


Translated from Japanese:

Park your car in Kameoka and take the trolley to Arashiyama. This store is a 10-minute walk from Saga Station, the last stop on the trolley. I like the emo look. There is a small souvenir shop attached, and it seems that it was originally a public bath, with tiles, faucets, and brick walls...

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