Food & travel observations - mainly in Kyoto, Japan and Australia by food author Jane Lawson
Famous Soba (buckwheat noodle) restaurant, Owari-ya in Kyoto
From June to September, Kibune's restaurants build covered platforms out over the river where visitors can enjoy a meal as the water flows beneath them. Photograph by Michelle Wiese
Kyoto's cheap eats
Kawadoko in Kyoto is the name for the restaurant situated on top of the river in summer,take a meal while listening to the sound of running water. 京都川床・貴船 My son just ate here--and I am insanely envious!
Kawadoko in Kyoto is the name for the restaurant situated on top of the river. In summer, take a meal while listening to the sound of running water. GOING HERE THIS SUMMER!
How to Have a Perfect 24 Hours in Kyoto, Japan Featuring Kiyomizu Temple
Kawadoko is the ingenious custom of dining on platforms built over a river which provides natural air conditioning during the hot summer months. We experienced kawadoko in Kibune, a small town in a valley just north of central Kyoto in early July.