13,860 JPY 〜
/ Guest
18,480 JPY 〜
/ Guest
  • Taxi Available

  • English Speaking Staff

A historic 1-star Kyoto restaurant in Hanamikoji that blends tradition with innovation

Pass through hanamikoji street from Shijo Street to the south, about 3-minutes' walk on a Kyoto-style sett, Kyoto cuisine "Mokubei" is located diagonally to a Gion practice field. A modest yet characteristic structure for this restaurant with more than 50 years of history.

"In order to preserve tradition, you have to continuously evolve with the times. We want to retain the fundamentals yet while flexible to explore new ways of cooking." says Mr. Terada, the 4th generation owner. Using top quality kombu seaweed and two types of bonito flakes, they carefully prepare the broth under strict temperature control and pair it with finely selected ingredients.

For the best harmony of cuisine, Mr. Terada choosing tableware by his intuition but not chasing branding. To present the beauty of seasons and also special festival in Kyoto, Haiku by the owner will be a extra taste for the appetizers, showing the refined hospitality. A restaurant located in Gion, Tokyo while giving guests the casual atmosphere just like home. a perfect place for gathering with friends, business dining or having a meeting with peers of your school life.

※ Awarded 1 star on world-renowned gourmet guide Kyoto-Osaka 2023.

* The availability of an English version of this page does not guarantee that the restaurant can provide services in English unless otherwise stated. Please be aware that, even if stated, there may still be days when English speaking staff are unavailable.



[Counter] 12,000 yen course
13,860 JPY / Guest
[Counter] 16,000 yen course
18,480 JPY / Guest
[Counter] 25,000 yen course
28,875 JPY / Guest



Mokubei [杢兵衛(もくべえ)]

Cuisine Type

Japanese, Kaiseki, Washoku

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00~ (L.O.13:00) Dinner: 18:00~ (L.O.19:30)




570-120, Gionmachiminamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

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Mokubei [杢兵衛(もくべえ)]