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Kyo-ryori Rokusei in Okazaki, an especially quiet and historic town within Kyoto, is a renowned restaurant that has intrigued people with the greatness of Kyoto cuisine since its opening in 1899. Its specialty is the Teoke Bento, which has a variety of many different Kyoto dishes stuffed inside a Teoke, a container with wooden handles made by a "human national treasure" artisan. The interior of the restaurant has the noble atmosphere of Kyoto and has zashiki (tatami rooms) seats where you can dine while looking at the Japanese garden or counter seats where you can eat comfortably even if you are alone. The kaiseki cuisine (Japanese course menu with many small delicate dishes) using generous amounts of seasonal ingredients is also popular.
- 71 Okazaki Nishitenno-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
- Contact No.
- 10-min walk from Higashiyama Station on Metro Tozai Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Weekdays 11:30-14:00/ 16:00-21:00 (last order 20:00)
Weekends and national holidays 11:30-21:00 (last order 20:00)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Other Information
- *Average budget(/person): Lunch from 3,000 yen, dinner from 10,000 yen *Menu: Teoke Bento 3,240 yen (incl.tax), 10% service charge applied/ 15% if private room or private party *Credit card accepted
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Containers Made by Human National Treasure Artisan
The wooden containers used for the signature dish Teoke Bento are traditional craft pieces handmade by human national treasure of Japan, Nakagawa Kiyotsugu. The wooden material is selected carefully over a period of several years and undergoes a long process until its completion.
Teoke Bento Filled with Many Kyoto Dishes
Rokusei's signature dish is the Teoke Bento (3,240 yen incl.tax). It is a beautiful and elegant round wooden container filled with nearly twenty kinds of Kyoto dishes. It comes with miso soup and seasonally changing rice such as takenoko (bamboo shoots) rice, maroon rice, or rice with peas.
Restaurant with the Elegance of Kyoto
The restaurant has zashiki seats where you can dine quietly while looking at the Japanese garden, as well as counter seats to have a casual meal in between sightseeing. Here, you can spend some time feeling the elegance of Kyoto as you experience the impeccable Japanese hospitality provided by the staff.