Museum of Sake Journal Summer 2015 - Page 20

WHERE TO DRINK SAKE KYOTO, JAPAN 1 SAKE BAR ASAKURA SAKE BAR YORAMU 3 Hidden small 11-seat bar with friendly English speaking Japanese owner serving from a range of small sake breweries and a selection of cheese. In this tiny 9 seat bar you can enjoy Israeli owner Yoramu’s choice of ‘natural sake’, from fresh unpasteurised sake to amber-colorued 30-year-plus vintages with Kyoto delicacies and handmade soba noodles. English speaking. Kiyamachi Oike-sagaru, Hitosujime Higashi-iru, Daikyu Building 2F,  Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8001 +81 (0)75-212-4417 Image Credit: Michael Baxter ( 2 Nijo Dori, Higashinotoin Higashi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0831 +81 (0)75 213 1512 Image Credit: Sake Bar Yoramu / Tom Kawara JAM + SAKE BAR Serving a selection of 70 rare artisan sake from all around Japan, this sake bar is situated inside a hostel for foreign travellers in the Gion area. English Speaking.. 4 GUILO GUILO HITOSHINA The original site of Guilo Guilo Paris and Hawaii, this charming restaurant serves so-called ‘punk kaiseki’authentic Japanese Kappo course menus with a modern touch, created by owner chef Mr. Edakuni and his young team. Guilo Guilo features a small yet neat sake list to complement the evening. Tokiwa-cho 170, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-0079 +81 (0)75-201-3374 Image Credit: Bjorne Hoff Namba-cho 420-7, Matsubara-sagaru,  Nishikiyamachi-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto +81 (0)75-343-7070 Image Credit: SoHo+Co 3 1 2 4 MUSEUM OF SAKE JOURNAL 20