Okay, this isn’t technically cuisine, but it is worth mentioning due to the recent uprising of craft beer across Japan. Since this is Kyoto, then Spring Valley Brewery is the playful fusion of classic and modern that will give you both the vibe and the beer that you’re looking for. Spring Valley offers a clean, contemporary interior in a renovated wooden townhouse over 100 years old, and they have a full food menu and a solid list of Japanese craft beer to choose from. The suggested pairings and course menus are deep and easy to decipher, making it a great pick for both newcomers and experts alike.
Craft Beer Kyoto: six of the best spots
Although there’s no danger that microbrews, milk stouts and pungent IPAs will ever supplant the national love of cold…
Spring Valley Brewery