HOME»  The overview of the restaurant

The overview of the restaurant

French cuisine server in Japanese Kaiseki Style

【Pontocho Misoguigawa】is founded at Pontocho of the ancient capital Kyoto in 1981. The building is venerable former teahouse and the atmosphere of pure Japanese style. We serve the trsditional and classical French in Kyoto ceramics. We have sent the fusion of Japanese culture and French esprit to all over the world for 40 years. This restaurant is the existence of pioneer about that to establish the genre ‘’French place of meeting’’ as a new unique Japanese food culture style.
Pontocho Misoguigawa protect recipe of traditional French cuisine, which is said to have been established in the Belle époque (good old days) to the stubbornly.
Please enjoy the unique style of French multi-course born from among the well-honed sensibility in the atmosphere of the restaurant.

The overview of the restaurant

location Sanjo-sagaru, Pontocho-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8011
tel 075-221-2270
fax 075-222-0991
mail info@misogui.jp
hours Lunch time 11:30~15:00(close)
13:30 close the order

Dinner time 17:30~22:30(close)
close the order kaiseki course 18:30
close the order A la carte 19:00
closed Sunday and Wednesday
31st December to 6th January
(reopening 7th January for dinner)
access ・5 minutes on foot from Sanjo station of Keihan line
・5 minutes from Sanjo station of subway east-west line
・8 minutes from Kawaramachi station of Hankyu line


Informal counter seating ‘’WASHIN’’ with homey atmosphere for customers who prefer to order à la carte dishes.


Relaxing Sunken seating ‘’KIBUNE’’ room with calm atmosphere.
Please enjoy each season’s scenery of KAMO river, Spring cherry blossoms, summer greenery, Autumn leaves and Winter snow.


The KAMOGAWA, TAKASE, KATSURA and SUIKO rooms preserve the calm atmosphere of a traditional Japanese tea house.
These rooms can be used for special occasions such as formal marriage interview, business dining ,memorial service, etc.


The outdoor terrace seating, YUKA, is a traditional summer Kyoto dining experience. While enjoying traditional French KAISEKI cuisine, you can watch the KAMO river flow by and savour the summer breezes. Please enjoy the atmosphere created by French KAISEKI cuisine and the ambience of classical Kyoto.