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Yosuke Yamaji

Yosuke Yamaji Description

Located in the heart of Kyoto's Gion district, Yosuke Yamaji is a French restaurant that offers a unique and unforgettable dining experience. Renowned for its exquisite cuisine and elegant atmosphere, this restaurant stands out among the many high-end dining establishments in the area.

Led by Chef Yosuke Yamaji, who has spent 11 years honing his skills at renowned restaurants such as Paul Bocuse and Joel Robuchon, the restaurant prides itself on its commitment to using only the highest quality ingredients. With a keen eye for selecting the best produce and a mastery of cooking techniques, Chef Yamaji creates dishes that are a symphony of flavors, showcasing the freshest seasonal ingredients.

One of the highlights of dining at Yosuke Yamaji is the carefully curated wine selection, chosen in collaboration with a sommelier. The restaurant offers an extensive list of French wines that perfectly complement the exquisite dishes on the menu. The warm and inviting ambiance, bathed in natural light and surrounded by greenery, sets the stage for a truly special dining experience.

The restaurant offers a variety of lunch courses, each showcasing the best of seasonal ingredients. From the limited edition 8,000 yen course featuring the freshest vegetables and seafood, to the popular 12,000 yen course with the finest black wagyu beef, there is something to suit every palate. The menu changes every month to ensure that guests can always enjoy the freshest and most innovative creations.

For those seeking a truly exceptional dining experience in Kyoto, Yosuke Yamaji is the perfect choice. With its impeccable cuisine, elegant ambiance, and commitment to using the finest ingredients, this French restaurant stands out as a true gem in the city's culinary scene.

Yosuke Yamaji Overview


151-570 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto 605-0074


+81 (0) 75-561-8001


5 minute walk from Gion-Shijo Station
13 minute walk from Higashiyama Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 12:00PM-9:30PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: 12:00PM-9:30PM
Wed: 12:00PM-9:30PM
Thur: 12:00PM-9:30PM
Fri: 12:00PM-9:30PM
Sat: 12:00PM-9:30PM

Payment methods

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

Restaurant Features

Reservations Accepted

Wine List


Private Dining Room


Sake Selection

Stylish Interior

Yosuke Yamaji Reviews

Yosuke Yamaji Google Average Rating



Had a very pleasant anniversary lunch here, food and service were amazing. Overall a 10/10 dining experience :)


We had a great time here, wine list was out of this world and food tasted great. Every dish was well prepared. Will definitely come again.


Mother’s Day lunch in 2018 was a lovely, warm dining experience. The service is classy, the presentation is aesthetic, and the flavors are simple, yet deep. We will return as soon as this pandemic is over.

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