Best Udon & Soba around Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Restaurants List
Sobaya NicolasKyoto Station, To-ji Temple / Udon & Soba
Its aromatic soba, made by milling buckwheat seeds harvested during autumn and then carefully stored so as not to spoil the flavor, is popular. The restaurant serves simple dishes such as zaru soba (cold soba with dipping sauce) as well as original soba using karasumi (dried mullet roe) or avocado, which are popular among young people. Also on offer are menus of items such as the tempura set with selected seasonal vegetables and three side dishes (2,160 JPY) and desserts such as annindofu (an almond jelly) served with soba syrup.
Gontaro Shijo Main StoreKyoto Station, To-ji Temple / Udon & Soba
The thin, refined, white noodles feel good going down, and go well with the noodle soup base full of umami extracted from dried bonito and kelp. The store’s famous menu item is Kyohu Udonsuki (from 5,000 JPY), which contains abundant ingredients from the sea and mountains. Soba Gozen (from 1,500 JPY), which includes a side dish, a seasonal soba and a bowl of rice, is also popular.