Osaka's a big city filled with awesome food. Much of the best food that the city has to offer is delicious, but a bit less refined. 'Terada,' a Michelin-starred kaiseki restaurant is different, however, offering both delicious food and refinement. If you're seeking a traditional and delicious meal in Osaka, this is one place you definitely want to consider.
Kaiseki is the ultimate form of Japanese cooking. A kaiseki meal consists of many elaborate small courses which showcase various cooking techniques and local ingredients. Kyoto is home to some of the very best Kaiseki restaurants in the world, and many have earned Michelin stars. This is a guide to 5 of the best.
Kashiwaya is a 3 Michelin star kaiseki restaurant in Osaka, with an outstanding reputation for excellence. If seeking a truly unforgettable meal in Osaka, there's no better option than here.
Located in Gion, Kyoto, 'Chihana' is a kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine) restaurant that first opened in 1954. Gion is one of the most iconic districts of Kyoto, and high-end kaiseki such as that served at Chihana is the perfect meal to complete a visit to the historical neighborhood.
'Sojiki Nagahigashi' is a 2 Michelin star kaiseki restaurant in Kyoto that serves incredible food which utilizes fresh local ingredients that the chef gathers each day. Guests lucky enough to dine here can experience kaiseki cooking at its finest while watching the chef from a seat at the counter.
The 2 star Michelin restaurant offers one of the most authentic traditional dining experiences in Kyoto with its rare kind of local cuisine called Yusoku Ryori.
Kichisen is one of just seven restaurants in Kyoto to have earned 3 Michelin Stars. The restaurant serves an extravagant and visually stunning Kyokaiseki course. For those seeking to experience the very best of Kyoto's cuisine, Kichisen is about as good as it gets.
Beautiful, naturally tasty, and very healthy, you've got to try Kyo Kaiseki while in Kyoto, and for that, there is no better place than Gion Namba, located in the heart of old Kyoto!
Kaiseki is a style of Japanese cuisine consisting of a set of dishes served on an individual tray for entertaining guests. Although often quite pricey, you still have got to try this cuisine while you are in Japan! Here are some selected Osaka restaurants specializing in kaiseki.
Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama is a breath-taking restaurant located in Arashiyama, Kyoto. They serve beautifully prepared kaiseki cuisine with a view on the stunning garden. You are bound to have an incredibly memorable dinner!