Fodor's Expert Review Gyoshintei

$$$ Tosho-gu Japanese

This is the only restaurant in Nikko devoted to shojin ryori, the Buddhist-temple vegetarian fare that evolved centuries ago into haute cuisine. Gyoshintei is decorated in the style of a ryotei (traditional restaurant), with all-tatami seating. It differs from a ryotei in that it has one large, open space where many guests are served at once, rather than a number of rooms for private dining. Dinner is served until 7.

Japanese Japanese Fusion Lively Lunch Dinner $$$

Quick Facts

2339–1 Sannai
Nikko, Tochigi-ken  321-1431, Japan

0288-53–3751

Known For:
  • Buddhist-temple cuisine
  • Serene setting
  • Traditional atmosphere
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Thurs.

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