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SENT JAMES CLUB Pontocho
Located on a second floor of a traditional Kyoto-style house, SENT JAMES CLUB Pontocho has a hidden bar-like feel. After passing through a black curtain and ascending the stone staircase, you will see a traditional Japanese-style space consisting of tatami mat (straw mat), stone and wood. You will enjoy the full bar in a tranquil Japanese atmosphere. It has a wide range of menu items, including various whisky and cocktails. You will experience authentic chic Kyoto in this bar.
- 180-3 Zaimoku-cho, Pontocho-dori Sanjo Sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
- Contact No.
- 3-min walk from Sanjo Station on Keihan Honsen or Keihan Oto Line 5-min walk from Sanjo-Keihan Station on Kyoto Subway Tozai Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 19:00‐26:00 on weekdays
17:00‐24:00 on Sundays
Open all year round (closed on January 1st)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Other Information
- Average price per person: 2,000-3,000 yen Menu: whisky-from 900 yen, seasonal cherry blossom cocktails-900-1,300 yen, seasonal frozen cocktails-1,300 yen, seasonal persimmon, chestnut or grape cocktails-900-1,300 yen, cover charge-500 yen Credit cards accepted
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A Japanese-Style Full Bar
Tatami mats are laid in a dimly lit room. It is a Japanese-style room, but the horigotatsu (sunken area for your legs) allows you to stretch your legs like a regular table seating. A faint light passes through shoji screens (wooden panel with Washi paper) behind the seat making a subdued Japanese ambiance.
A Wide Variety of Whisky
The bar offers various kinds of whisky, such as scotch, bourbon and Japanese whisky. It also serves scotch whisky that is exclusive in Kyoto.
Popular Seasonal Cocktails
Various kinds of seasonal cocktails are served at this bar. They have cherry blossom cocktails (900 yen to 1,300 yen) in the spring and frozen cocktails (1,300 yen) during the hot summer months. You can also enjoy cocktails made with persimmon, chestnut or grape liquor in the fall.