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Takumiya

Seating 30 people maximum, Beer Pub Takumiya is a modern little bar with minimal interiors. They serve about eight local Kyoto craft beers, Guinness and snacks. Beer options change regularly and staff are friendly and knowledgeable.

Bar Rocking Chair

Hidden down a residential street is a cosy cocktail bar with dark wood interiors and fireside rocking chairs. Kenji Tsubokura, the owner (who recently won the world bartender of the year award) is on hand to help you with your drink order; be sure to try The Kyoto Distillery gin called Ki No Bi while you are there.

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  • 434-2 Tachibana-cho
    Bukkoji-sagaru
    Gokomachi-dori
    Shimogyo-ku

Kiyamachi-dori Street

Head north up Kiyamachi-dori Street in the Pontocho district for a spirited evening of bar-hopping; Kyoto’s biggest nightlife strip stretches one kilometre between Sanjō and Shijō boulevards. Don’t be put off by the cabaret bars and big, back-lit signs, tucked away are authentic haunts  and down-to-earth drinking spots.

Takumiya

Bar Rocking Chair

Kiyamachi-dori Street

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