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4.2 (475) $$$$ $$$$ Kaiseki


Summary: 400-year culinary tradition.

Hyotei: A 400-year-old tea house turned kaiseki dining haven, nestled in the serenity of a Zen temple's grounds. Experience culinary artistry with dishes like the acclaimed soft-boiled egg and breakfast rice gruel, all within the walls of a historic main building and tearoom. The Takahashi family has preserved this culinary gem for 15 generations, each adding their unique touch, such as the current owner's tomato soy sauce seasoned Akashi tai tsukuri. With a rich history and a commitment to tradition, Hyotei remains a testament to Japan's gastronomic heritage while continuing to innovate and delight diners with its exceptional cuisine.


3 Stars
La Liste
Score 92.5 / 100 2023
Ranked # 368 in the World 2023
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35 Nanzenji Kusakawacho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8437, Japan

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