1. Japan
  2. Kyoto Prefecture
  3. Kyoto
  4. Gion

Kyoto: Izakaya Food Tour with Local Guide

Product ID: 207750
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Discover the historic districts and local neighborhoods of Kyoto, stopping at several izakayas, or traditional drinking houses on the way. Enjoy mouth-watering, small-plate dishes along with free-flowing drinks as you explore the city with a local guide.
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Duration: 3 hours
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English, Japanese

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  • Experience Kyoto's unique nightlife culture with a local host
  • Drink sake at some of the city's most unique bars
  • Enjoy a few beers and taste smalls plates of local dishes
  • Head to a Tachinomiya, a unique street-side standing bars
Full description
Join a like-minded host to experience Kyoto's nightlife like the locals do - gathering in izakaya, the small local drinking houses, and tachinomiya, Japan's unique street-side standing bars, to enjoy a few beers, share plates of food, and sip sake with friends after work.

Spend the night bar exploring the historic Gion district, or for a truly authentic glimpse into izakaya culture, explore the city's train station bars where locals gather for drinks before catching the last train home.

Once you've bar hopped your way through this tangled network of bars, perhaps head to another yokocho, the historic alleyways that are steeped in tradition and dotted all over the city, where you'll find more character than you thought could ever be squeezed into such narrow streets.
  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours tour with a local host
  • 1 drink & 2 dishes or 2 drinks & 1 dish at each bar
  • Seating charges (table charge-like fees)
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks other than the ones included in the list above
  • Drinks that cost more than 1000 Yen each
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Important information
Know before you go
• The local host will be in touch within 24 hours of booking to find out more about your personality and interests and create a bespoke experience for you
• Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place
• Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do

From US$ 141.59 per person

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Product ID: 207750