Kyoto Restaurants

Ponto-cho Robin

  • 137–4 Wakamatsu-cho Map It
  • Nakagyō-ku
  • Japanese

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

An adventurous menu sets Ponto-cho Robin ahead of the competition. Charcoal-color walls, rich wooden staircases, and a great view of the river from this 150-year-old town house make for a great setting for dishes like sea urchin in wasabi broth, grilled river fish, and the ever-popular kami-nabe, a hot pot made of paper and cooked on an open flame at your table: it's mesmerizing and tasty. The chef goes to the market daily and rotates the menu regualarly based on what's fresh. Seating on the riverfront deck is lovely in summer.

Restaurant Information


137–4 Wakamatsu-cho, Ponto-cho, Kyōto, 604-8011, Japan

Map It


075-222–8200-direct line; 050-5869–4426-reservation line

Restaurant Details:

  • Reservations essential

Published 05/21/2015


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