Restaurant - Italian
504 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0074, Japan


Welcome to Chimera, a true gem in the heart of Gion, Kyoto. Our passion for Italian cuisine led us to create a unique dining experience, where the rich flavors of Italy merge with the delicate subtleties of Japanese cuisine. Our chef, Mitsuhiko Tsutsui, is a master of the Chimera style, blending Kyoto-based ingredients and his own techniques to create unforgettable dishes. The name "Chimera" represents our commitment to creating something truly special. Like the mythological creature that is a fusion of different animals, our cuisine is a fusion of different culinary traditions. Our focus on harmony ensures that every bite is a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. We believe that a true ristorante is not just about the food, but also about the atmosphere. Our cozy and intimate space is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or a night out with friends. Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable, always ready to guide you through the menu and recommend the perfect wine pairing for your meal. At Chimera, we invite you to indulge in the magic of our Chimera style and experience the ultimate fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisine. Come and join us for an unforgettable dining experience.

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