A graceful time in membership club house, surrounded by garden expressing love towards four seasons
Near the Kamigamo shrine, the oldest shrine in Kyoto, here is a membership club style restaurant ※ "AIC AKITSUSHIMA KYOTO". In this venerable land surrounded by the rich nature of Kyoto, the elegant club house would serve you a blissful time.
When passing through the gate with thatched roof, the trees in the garden showing love towards four seasons showing up, together with the smell of moss, and the sound of tarp , wrapping around every guest. It unleashes guests from the hustle and bustle of the city, entering the world where only prime elegant time flows. As the stepping stones lead you down, the club house appears in its way. It is an extremely private space allowed only memberships. Mr. Koji Ueshima serves as a chef here. He started by serving in French Michelin stared restaurant, then became the first Chef of Kyoto Hotel Okura "Pittoresque", and the chef owner of "Le Sarment D'or" near Gion/Shirakawa, finally this " AIC AKITSUSHIMA KYOTO ". Here abundant local ingredients are used, such as Kyoto's local vegetables and Tango's seafood. The French cuisine "Akitsushima" expressing the beauty of every season with the spirit of "Wakon Yousai"(Japanese Spirts and Foreigner Skills) which accepts Western techniques while cherishing the ancient belief of Japan.
You may enjoy having a drink with a hospitality-filled service at this majestic club house, a hideaway secret paradise. English service and Vegetarian menu are also available here. Be free inviting overseas guests to enjoy.
※ 【Membership Club】
To provide opportunities for global education towards more young people, membership clubs gathering members to cooperate in recruitment and operation of scholarships.
10% of the facility use fee such as dining fee and drinking fee at our facilities is used as "AIC scholarship", for young Japanese people to be active in the global world. Specifically, the entrepreneurs aiming to go to Auckland International College, the scholarship grant for NZ language study abroad, global activities, and the excellent Auckland International College graduates who are families or schoolmates of the club members, will be supported.
【Auckland International College】
It is one of the best prestigious high school in the world established in 2003 in Auckland city, which is New Zealand's biggest city. Approximately 300 top-level students selected from all around the world, including Japan, are studying at the same school that adopted the "IB (International Baccalaureate)" program. Many of them receipted acceptance letter from top level university that has a name in the top 50 in the world after studying here.
※ Private room guide
■ Pool house: Visitor space
Dining is available at the open kitchen and poolside
■ Main room: Membership space
2 tables (4 persons / 6 people multiplication), enjoy having meal aside the lovely garden.
■ Steakhouse: Member space
Meals can be served aside garden landscape and lichen featuring “Wabisabi”(Japanese Quietness), totally 6 counter seats.
■ Maroni: Membership space
One table (14 people maximum), suit for small dinner party, or social gathering etc.
■ River floor: Membership space
2 tables (4 persons / 6 people maximum), dinning while feeling the change of the four seasons
· 10 minutes by car from Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line, Kitaoji Station,Exit 2
· 5 minutes on foot from Kyoto city bus Hirano line, in front of the garage Nishigumo
* The availability of an English version of this page does not guarantee that the restaurant can provide services in English. Please be aware that there are restaurants where service in English is not available.