Sushi Matsumoto

Kyoto Sushi

World-renowned orthodox Edomae-style sushi embodying the spirit of Kyoto

“Sushi Matsumoto”, a Michelin 1-Star Sushi restaurant located in Gion, Kyoto is one which is acclaimed for its uncompromising quality of work with orthodox Edomae-style sushi. It has  established itself as a top sushi restaurant well-known to all sushi enthusiasts in Kyoto. 

Both the size of and balance between the rice and toppings are impeccable and each bite provides an unforgettable experience. 

While preparations each day are strenuous, the restaurant serves only the freshest and most carefully selected seasonal seafood procured directly from the local market every morning. The rice is also a blend of new and aged rice which gives it its consistency as well as its texture.

Matsumoto offers an unique Kyoto experience with authentic sushi.

Address 570-123 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074
Business hours Lunch 12:00~14:00(Last order at 1:30 p.m.
Dinner 6:00 p.m.~9:00(Last order at 9:00 p.m.)
Closed Tuesday
Lunch on Wednesday
Directions 5 minute walk from Gion Shijō Station.
Telephone +81-75-531-2031
Price 【Lunch】
¥11,000(13 Nigiri sushi)
¥14,300(17 Nigiri sushi)
¥17,600(2 Appetizers,3 Dishes + 12-13 Nigiri sushi)

¥17,600(17-18 Nigiri sushi)
¥20,900 (3 Appetizers,4 Dishes + 12-13 Nigiri sushi)

※Prices include consumption tax
Service Charge 10% service charge required
Seating 11 Seats (7 Counter Seats and Two Table seats seating 2 people each)
Smoking Prohibited
Children Children 12 or older that can eat an adults course are permitted.
Wi-Fi None
Language None
Parking None (please use nearby coin-operated parking).
Dresscode No particular dress code enforced. However we ask that no casual wear be worn (shorts, t-shirts, sandals, etc. ).
Payment method Please fill out the reservation form on this site.
※Payment for reserved courses with a credit card is requird.
※Any additional orders that you make for food or drink at the restaurant are to be paid for at the restaurant after your meal.

570-123 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0074


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