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#223 of 11,658 Restaurants in Kyoto
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Kawaramachi, Nakagyoku | 2F KUS Building, Kyoto 604-0827, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-251-0141
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Bengaluru, India
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a good choice of Indian dishes.Typical for many other restaurants in Japan as well the entire restaurant is managed by just 3 people.

Thank Arun N
Zurich, Switzerland
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120 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I needed a break from Japanese food and was happy to find this around the corner from my hotel. Lovely meal and realised how little spice the Japanese seem to use and that I had missed it! Friendly staff who spoke perfect english.

Thank KCS
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very tasty indian food by a second-generation 'Indian-Japanese'. All the dishes were excellent. Garlic nans were crisp and very flavourful. The gulab-jamun deserts were lovely.

Thank anil d
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love sampling Indian food from different cities as we travel. Found this restaurant on a previous trip to Kyoto and we keep coming back. Though there are several good spots for Indian food in town, Kerala is our family's favorite. The restaurant is conveniently located near the Royal Hotel. Inside, it's a little cramped but cozy and tastefully decorated.... More 

Thank 214seanj
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We needed guaranteed vegetarian food in Kyoto. The food was delicious rich and authentic. We shared a Dosa as a starter. Then paneer and dhal, with naan and raita. Followed by coconut ice cream and masala tea. The service was excellent and the proprietor was very helpful in menu choices.

Thank Baljindersingh
Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

What an amazing restaurant. Beautiful decor, the music is at a pleasant level and the hospitality was of high standard. If you like Indian food this is the place. I'm getting hungry just writing this review, The food is so delicious. The experience we had here was great! I definitely recommend to anyone who is looking for good authentic Indian... More 

Thank Zuzana2101
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Heard of this place on a blog for eating GF in Japan, so we gave it shot. The man who served us was so nice, the menu was in English and he was able to confidently tell us what was GF and what wasn't. We eat a lot of curry at home in Aus and genuinely found it to be... More 

Thank Claire A
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our food and the service from the owner was very good. Nice tasty Indian curries. We had a very good experience.

Thank Jiten M
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101 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We went here on a rainy day craving for Indian food. Don't confuse yourself with Kerala(a place in South India), the cuisine here is mostly North Indian. This place has good ambience and the food is fantastic. Not that tough on h wallet either. Recommended if you want a slice of India in Kyoto.

Thank Pradeep M
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The owner was rude to us and said that we cant order only certain things and need to order a minimum of some amount. This was extremely disappointing and we felt bad. Rest assure we are never going there again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kawaramachi, Nakagyoku | 2F KUS Building, Kyoto 604-0827, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
  • Phone Number: +81 75-251-0141

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?