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Yangasu Description

Located in the serene atmosphere near the Kyoto Imperial Palace, Yangasu offers a unique dining experience that combines traditional Japanese cuisine with innovative twists. The concept of '食の新体験' (shoku no shin taiken), or 'new culinary experience,' is at the heart of this restaurant. Chef Abe, always pushing boundaries, creates dishes that surprise and delight with unexpected combinations of flavors and ingredients.

The menu at Yangasu showcases the best of Kyoto's local produce, expertly crafted into dishes that are not only visually stunning but also bursting with flavor. Each plate tells a story and carries the chef's passion for culinary exploration. The beautifully presented dishes are served on exquisite plates, adding an extra touch of elegance to the dining experience.

One of the highlights at Yangasu is the carefully curated selection of Japanese sake, chosen to perfectly complement the flavors of the dishes. The pairing of food and sake is a true delight for the senses, elevating the dining experience to new heights.

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for a memorable meal, Yangasu is the perfect destination. Immerse yourself in the world of innovative Japanese cuisine and indulge in the artistry of Chef Abe's creations. Prepare to be amazed by the unexpected combinations and flavors that await you at Yangasu.

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Yangasu Overview


381 Shimizuchō, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-0874


+81 (0) 50-3184-0909


1 minute walk from Marutamachi Station Exit 5 on the subway.

Operating Hours

Sun: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Mon: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Tue: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Wed: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Thur: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Fri: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM
Sat: 12:00PM-2:30PM, 5:00PM-11:00PM

Payment methods

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

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List

Private Dining Room


Sake Selection

Yangasu Reviews

Yangasu Google Average Rating



Our dinner last night was just amazing. The cuisine is subtile, well crafted, delicious and has some very appreciable touches of modernity. The service is careful and very warm. Definitely a must try in Kyoto for kaiseki experience !


Great place with interesting and slightly Chinese influenced course and diverse Sake tasting.


Highly recommended especially for gourmets who love Japanese sake! !

Located in Marutamachi, Kyoto,
Yangasu is a Japanese restaurant that combines Kyoto cuisine, innovative cuisine, and sake kaiseki.
I've been curious about it since I saw it on Instagram
Finally the long-awaited first visit✨

Luxuriously too
We received a course of 7 dishes made with carefully selected summer ingredients and 8 types of sake pairings.

The first item, sesame tofu, is innovative.
I was impressed by the taste, which was somewhere in between sweets and side dishes!

From soups to burgers,
You can't do this at a regular Japanese restaurant.
I had a gourmet experience!

There is also a semi-private room with a counter and a sunken kotatsu.
You can relax and enjoy yourself
Recommended for parties such as dates!


The menu I received↓↓↓

Sesame tofu with cashew nut and fig sauce
🍶Kochi Sake Ginjo Bunkajin Natsujungin

Soup: White fish anameme, okra, somen noodles, pork trotter soup
Ishikawa Prefecture Naohiko Noguchi Research Institute Daiginjo sake pairing

sliced ​​raw fish
Yokowa (bluefin tuna) with smoked soy sauce and fried green leaves
Horse mackerel, flavored vegetables and plum jelly
🍶Miyagi Prefecture Junmai Ginjo Summer Love

A burger with strawberries and asparagus? Hanamaki
Fried sauce is yam konbu & passion fruit
🍶Kyoto Junmai Ginjo Ice Breaker

Nagaimo somen noodles, Chinese cabbage, micro tomatoes
🍶Yamagata Hisashi Yamada Nishiki

Charcoal-grilled wild sea bream with black garlic sauce
Zucchini and yams? Small potatoes? fried chicken
🍶Fukushima Prefecture Junmai Ginjo Sharaku

Corn and bacon rice pot with butter
Miso soup with Nanjing somen noodles
🍶Iwate Prefecture Akabu Junmai Daiginjo

White peach mousse and Sato Nishiki cherry
🍶Fukushima Aizu Kijoshu Miyaizumi
Gyokuto Uji Gyokuro Wari

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