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Kyoto Night Food Tour with Arigato Japan



Tour the streets of Gion and Shirakawa and feast on a traditional multi-course, multi-flavored Japanese dinner.

  • Enter Gion, the home of many geisha and traditional tea houses.
  • Stroll the streets with a guide to fully appreciate and feel the life of the city.
  • Enjoy the most unforgettable Kaiseki meal of your life.
  • All Seasons

  • 3 hour total

  • English

  • Any Age

  • 2 〜 10


Anne Kyle

Anne is the founder of Arigato Japan. She was born and raised in the Philippines. Anne majored in Airline Business Administration and Tourism. She has traveled around 50 countries between 2006 and 2017. After living in Japan for almost 20 years, Anne founded Arigato Japan in February 2016 with tours in Tokyo, realizing her true calling to help make the experience of visitors to Japan the best possible.

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Kyoto is a magical place. Visitors can be transported back in time to Japan’s historical past. Starting near famous Yasaka Shrine you will stroll with your guide along the local streets of Gion. Gion is a maze of old wooden buildings, teahouses and very exclusive Japanese restaurants, mostly available by invitation only. Your guide will tell you stories about this very exquisite part of Kyoto along the way. You will also explore the gorgeous Shirakawa neighborhood. You will have the chance to whet your appetite with a special Kyoto treat as you wander. Learn about the life of Kyoto’s famous Geisha (Maiko and Geiko) This area is simply impossible to describe- a must-see for yourself experience. At the end of our walking tour we will sit down to enjoy a 10 course kaiseki meal, where you will be able to try some of Kyoto’s freshest food. Kaiseki generally means a meal incorporating a combination of seasonal ingredients meticulously prepared so all the flavors blend harmoniously. Enjoy this three hour tour and end it with this very special dinner! We want this moment of your life to be a memory you will never forget, so we will reserve the details for those who join the tour, but rest assured - we have organized a truly amazing meal for you!

  • Stroll through the streets of Gion and soak up the atmosphere.

  • Enjoy a multi-course "Kaiseki" dinner with only the freshest ingredients!

  • Kyoto is famous for its Macha Green Tea and Macha flavored desserts.

  • Complement your meal with a cup of sake (Japanese rice wine).


  • Duration


    (17:00 〜 20:00)

    * Time may vary, not including transportation time

  • Access

    Kawaramachi Station

  • Participants Guests

    2 〜 10

    Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met. Accompanied infants participate for free.

  • Age


  • Conditions

    Available on Clear or Lightly Rainy Days

  • Cancellation Policy

    We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 3 days prior to your reserved date.


  • Adults(12+)


  • Children(4~11)


  • Infants(~3)


Included in the Price

Guide, Walking tour, Multi-course Kaiseki dinner


  • Things to bring

    Just bring yourself!

  • Meeting Point

    1st Floor of Starbucks at The Old Kyoto Gion Hotel. It is a 4-minute walk from Keihan Electric Railway “Gion-Shijo Station” Exit 6.

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