Ayuchaya Hiranoya

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(ayuchaya hiranoya)

Ayuchaya Hiranoya is a historic restaurant located in Sagano, Kyoto, renowned for its exquisite Ayu (sweetfish) dishes, traditional Matcha tea, and delectable Japanese sweets. The restaurant has a rich history that dates back to the Edo period when it was established as a small tea house to serve travelers and pilgrims visiting the nearby temples and shrines.

Over the years, Hiranoya evolved into a full-service restaurant, serving a variety of Japanese cuisine, including Ayu dishes, which became its specialty. The restaurant has a rustic and charming atmosphere, with traditional wooden interiors and a serene garden that provides a perfect backdrop for a relaxing dining experience.

Hiranoya’s signature dish is the grilled Ayu, which is expertly prepared and served with a variety of side dishes, such as pickles, miso soup, and steamed rice. The restaurant sources the freshest Ayu from the nearby Kamogawa river, where the fish are renowned for their delicate and sweet flavor.

Apart from its renowned Ayu dishes, Hiranoya is also famous for its traditional Matcha tea ceremony, which is a unique and authentic Japanese experience. The restaurant’s Matcha tea is prepared by skilled tea masters, who follow the centuries-old ritual of whisking and serving the tea in a traditional tea bowl.

In addition to its exquisite food and beverage offerings, Hiranoya also provides a serene and tranquil ambiance, making it a perfect place to relax and unwind. The restaurant has a spacious seating area, including private rooms that offer a more intimate dining experience.

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