The Sodoh Higashiyama is a former mansion built by Takeuchi Seki in 1929. The exterior is a purely Japanese, but the interior of the restaurant is a warm and eclectic atmosphere. Wood is used abundantly throughout, giving an all over warmth, In the evening, candles on the table creating a quite romantic atmosphere. The adjacent Japanese garden of nearly 6000m² is steeped in history.
Italian cuisine created by making the most of the goodness of fresh ingredients harvested in Kyoto. Enjoy dishes using beef sourced directly from the farm. Everything is beautiful in appearance, and you can feel certain Japanese taste even in an Italian restaurant. Cooking full of creativity while preserving tradition.
The 85 year-old building housing this restaurant and was loved by the master of Japanese paintings Takeshi Seki The history of the building remains and immerses you in the atmosphere. In addition, there are plenty of drinks on offer from the bar. Plus about 30 kinds of cigars, mainly from Cuba, are available for the quintessential cigar and drinks after dinner.