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Restaurant Ninja Kyogoku Shinobi no Sato

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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583-2 Nakanocho Shijyoagaru Shinkyogoku, Nakagyo-ku | B1F, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
Name/address in local language
+81 75-253-0150
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with 4 kids aged 8 - 15. The lady greeting people was very nice and the entrance procedure was cool especially for the kids. We had 6 people so we had a private room and we were kept waiting for some time before we received any menus or were able to order anything. Eventually we pressed the bell... More 

Thank acdc1895
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smallest servings ever. Not even rice or a glass of water with it. The entrance way was the only good thing. Very disappointed kids. Off to find real food now.

Thank Britta M
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47 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Have chosen the buffet. My father commented that it was the "cheapest" type of buffet he had ever eaten. Not worth the price. The ninja theme is not fantastic. I should have just trust the reviews and not visit this resturant. Food wise is not too bad but if you are looking for themed restaurant, this is definitely not a... More 

Thank Jackie T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We took our two sons, 10 and 12, thinking they'd love it. It was not at all what we expected. No show, just a few magic tricks at the end of our meal. The lower level cave-like setting was not what we expected. Everyone was in their own cave, so you couldn't see anyone else from your table. The staff... More 

Thank Karen S
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Dark rooms, fairly ordinary service. I was expecting a ninja show, but it was about 2 minutes long of magic tricks. the food was ok, nothing special, Desserts were extraordinary, but that's about it. Save your money

Thank Rosemary S
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I've been this restaurant with Japanese. It was just like ninja costume play no more than that. Later i heard staffs were talking in an archaic way or something. So all customer expect me could understand and so laugh. Not really recommended to those who don't know Japanese well.

Thank Hyejin K
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This was quite frankly the most absurd and pointless waste of money I've ever had. Do not go under any circumstances. Ridiculously expensive and appalling show. It makes absolutely no sense - I was called on stage to tell the audience whether I had any talents; then they just made me do a strange gun-like gesture with my hands and... More 

Thank Richard M
Ipoh, Malaysia
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Visited there for a friend's birthday, all you can eat of average food selection and very limited options for vegetarians. The place provided surprise BD small cake for the occasion free of charge, this was the good part in the visit.

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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Fake place with average food, high prices and lots of gimmicks. It's really surprising that anyone would go here. They do magic tricks at the table, but that's the good part!

Thank SM-Bombay
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Ninja Kyoto is located in Kawaramachi, with a building hard to miss. The dark and purple exterior welcome guests to a unique dining experience. I opted for the 'Labyrinth Restaurant' option, and was ushered by a well-in-character kunoichi (female ninja) through the fun labyrinth, ending in the dark, mysterious restaurant with caves as private dining areas! The whole experience is... More 

Thank Hailey T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 583-2 Nakanocho Shijyoagaru Shinkyogoku, Nakagyo-ku | B1F, Kyoto 604-8042, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Neighbourhood: Shinkyogoku Shopping District
  • Phone Number: +81 75-253-0150
Edo Period. A ninja who was active in the world of war. Its name is "Kyogoku Ninja" Even now, 400 years have passed, we are training at the village. Heart, technique, body and hospitality. Please come to a secret village through a fellow ninja and a secret loophole.

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes. Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall windows of several one-of-a-kind stores featuring local labels and modish boutiques. Arcades, outdoor concert spaces, mega department stores, and small, enchanting cafes have sprung up to accommodate the increasing traffic. Whether looking for souvenirs and kitsch on Shinkyogoku Street, or scoping out the massive food court and restaurant floor at Takashimaya Department store, there's something for every wallet or purse, and a buyer for every item.
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