A kaiseki restaurant nearby to Myoshinji temple, in the western part of Kyoto, Hamatoku was established about a hundred years ago. The focus of their cuisine is seasonality and bringing beauty to all aspects of the preparation and serving of the meals. Their special Wajima lacquer dishes, made especially in Kanazawa, are inscribed with images from the Tale of Genji. There are 38 different scenes and the dishes are carefully matched to the season and type of food.
Hamatoku offers a special New Year cuisine (osechi-ryori) that you can order and eat in your own home.
Included in the 28 different foods that are in the bento are some special traditional New Year treats:
Price range: Lunch from 8000 yen; dinner from 9500 yen
(No credit card facility)