Shinmonzen Yonemura

Shinmonzen Yonemura

The owner and chef, Masayasu Yonemura, calls himself an “ever-changing cook.” He creates gourmet dishes in this restaurant, which was awarded two stars by the 2021 Michelin Guide.

Located in front of Chion-in Temple gate in Higashiyama, Kyoto, the restaurant is designed in an elegant Kyoto residence. In the stylish interior with admirable furniture, you can sit at the counter or sofa and watch the kitchen on the 1st floor while your dish is being made before your eyes. The seats at the tables on the 2nd floor are also comfortable and relaxing.

The menu for lunch and dinner is all Omakase Courses (chef’s choice). Chef Yonemura whips up ingredients in season with his creative skills into amazing French Japanese dishes that wow you. His innovative cuisine that goes beyond conventional genres and convinced many foodies. Experience it yourself.


The renowned chef, Masayasu Yonemura, shows his mastery.
The counter seats allow you to watch the work in the kitchen up close.
The menu has only Omakase course (chef’s choice).


Name in Japanese
新門前 米村
Postal Code
25 Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Business Hours
12:00pm-12:30pm (the last admission), 5:30pm-6:30pm (the last admission)
Lunch 10,000 yen and up, Dinner 25,000 yen and up
From Keihan Main Line, Sanjo Station, walk 6min.
Credit Cards
Only available for dinner.
Official Website
Official Website


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