No guarantor required! Weekly and monthly rates available. Good for short and long-term stay.
Yubanzai Komameya, Nishiki Branch
This is a yuba creation restaurant produced by yuba specialty store Ueda Yuba-ten. Yuba is a dish made out of the thin layer that forms on top of soy milk when heated and is one of Kyoto's specialties. This is a popular restaurant where you can enjoy yuba cuisine carefully prepared by experienced artisan chefs at reasonable prices. It also has a wide variety on the menu, from inexpensive donburi (rice bowl with toppings) and a la carte to fancy lunch courses using typical Kyoto ingredients. Every dish includes yuba, okara - made through the process of tofu-making, and soy milk.
- 3F Libertas Nishiki-koji, 619 Nishiuoya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
- Contact No.
- 5-min walk from Karasuma Station on Hankyu Kyoto Line, or 5-min walk from Shijo Station on Metro Karasuma Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Lunch 11:30-14:30
Dinner 17:30-23:00 (Last order 22:00)
Closed: Wednesday (following day if Wed. is a holiday)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Other Information
- *Average budget (/person): Lunch from 1,000 yen, dinner from 3,000 yen *Menu: Kumiage Yuba-don 720 yen (incl.tax)
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Yuba Cuisine Freshly Made by Expert Chefs
The yuba in Komameya is made with dedication, by carefully scooping up the thin layer that forms on warm soy milk made from Japanese soy. Here, you can savor freshly made yuba prepared carefully by expert chefs with their experience and techniques. This is also the only place in Kyoto that serves yuba made out of black soy beans and green soy beans.
Healthy and Affordable Kumiage Yuba-don
Kumiage Yuba-don (rice bowl with yuba toppings) (720 yen), topped with smooth soy milk-covered yuba and a raw egg, comes with osuimono (clear soup) and pickled vegetables and is very affordable. Wasabi can be added according to preference. It is only at a specialty store like this, that you can thoroughly enjoy smooth yuba.
The wood used for the tabletop is natural solid wood and gives a warm feel. All seats are in a horigotatsu (low table to sit on the floor with hollow legroom), so that you can dine comfortably as if sitting on a chair even in a Japanese ambiance. Relax and enjoy the gourmet of Kyoto.