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Kyoto Night Foodie Tour

京都市, Japan

Experience hosted by Sawyer & Friends

3 hours
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

I suppose you have so many things to do in Kyoto on your list. But, what about night? You may be wondering what to do in Kyoto at night, while you are having troubles choosing where to go in the daytime in your limited time. Then, let us take you on a foodie adventure!

Kyoto's restaurants and bars look very different from those in the other areas of Japan. It's often a challenge for even the locals to get into them as they are often elegant and crowded. 

In this Kyoto night food tour, I will take you to three different places that are normally hard to find for tourists.

There, we can eat and drink together like the locals do. Each of these restaurants has a strong concept and atmosphere.

To start, we'll walk around the Gion area and head to the first Izakaya. On the streets, we'll see many old Kyoto-style buildings with Machiya architecture, as well as tea houses.

At the first location, we'll enjoy Kyoto vegetables or meats with simple seasoning in order to taste the ingredient's pure flavors.
At the second restaurant, we'll enjoy mouth-watering tempura skewers paired with green tea drinks, basking in the retro (Showa-era) atmosphere.

At the end, we'll go to a sake standing bar to sample local sake. (Non-alcohol menu is also available)
Other things to note
This experience is for all-ages.
Only those who are 20 years or older can drink alcohol because of law in Japan.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the tour starting time.
For a free date/time change, reschedule at least 24 hours before the tour starting time.
I suppose you have so many things to do in Kyoto on your list. But, what about night? You may be wondering what to do in Kyoto at night, while you are having troubles choosing where to go in the daytime in your limited time. Then, let us take you on a foodie adventure!

Kyoto's restaurants and bars look very different from those in the other areas of Japan. It's often a challenge for even the locals to get into them as they are often e…

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What's included

  • Food
    3 Food tastings (Full dinner)
  • Drinks
    3 drinks (Alcohol and Non-alcohol available)
  • Equipment
    Photos taken during the tour
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Meet your host, Sawyer & Friends

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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I moved to Kyoto from America, and am a huge history buff. I studied ancient cultures and religions while attending university, so being able to live in such a historical city means the world to me!
I want to be able to show my guests the most incredible nightlife scenes in Kyoto. Let me take you to my favorite restaurants in Kyoto and give you some insight into Kyoto and the food culture!

■ I also offer the hiking experience at Fushimi Inari. It is the most popular hiking in Kyoto so please check it out!

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I moved to Kyoto from America, and am a huge history buff. I studied ancient cultures and religions while attending university, so being able to live in such a historical city means the world to me!
I want to be able to show my guests the most incredible nightlife scenes in Kyoto. Let me take you to my favorite restaurants in Kyoto and give you some insight into Kyoto and the food culture!

■ I also offer the hiking experience at Fushimi Inari. It is the most popular hiking in Ky…
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Where you'll be

I will take you through Gion and Pontocho area, where the locals gather at night. There are a lot of local bars and restaurants in the areas but let me take you to my favorite places. We will walk through the beautiful street and visit 3 locations. We will enjoy the different kind of dish at each location.
Mario
February 2020
Great tour of very local restaurants and truly unique food. As a tourist you don’t get this level of local immersion on your own. As we walked around 2 different areas of Kyoto, Ken was very friendly and shared insights about local culture.
Lisa
February 2020
Ken was a fantastic host and made our evening so special! He brought the whole group together and gave us so much great information on the food scene in Kyoto.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend.

What to bring

Cash