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L'Escamoteur Bar

Open Now: 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Smoke and fire, in a good way

This is like a bar run by steampunk gypsies. The staff was from all over the world and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
South Bay area, Ca
AWESOME cocktail bar and atmosphere!

Do not miss this fun bar with secret doors, magician bartender, swings as chairs and great drinks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gregg S
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Vintage Cocktails, Old-Time Atmosphere, Magic House, Elixirs and Mystery. Are you ready to take a step into the unknown?!
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138-9 Saisekidori, Shijosagaru, Saitocho, Shimogyo-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-708-8511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is like a bar run by steampunk gypsies. The staff was from all over the world and very friendly. The décor was amazing, like cirque du soleil running a bar. And the cocktails were really great. Kind of expensive, 1500-2000 yen for a drink,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this fun bar with secret doors, magician bartender, swings as chairs and great drinks and atmosphere! Highlight of our night!

1  Thank Gregg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is simply awesome. The bartenders are excellent. The drinks are creative and inventive. You will be enthralled with the atmosphere of the bar, very cool on the inside. The drinks are so creative. Some drinks you will be called upon to be a...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar amazing staff best service you probably find in that town, ambiance and atmosphere are outstanding ... my best recommendation in kyoto

1  Thank jonclode
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The bar is owned by a French magician and once you recognize that , the entire theme of the bar makes sense. It’s extemely quirky and with the friendly and good natured bar tenders wearing those magician hats and using interesting tools to make your...More

1  Thank Gsajid
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Hidden gem, truly great atmosphere and high quality cocktails. Highly recommended for lated night drinks.

1  Thank Umberto L
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We went there on our last night in Kjoto and it was a very nice evening. The cocktails are very good and the staff is very friendly. The whole atmospehre in the bar was great.

1  Thank Simon K
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Coming from Melbourne we love a good cocktail speciality bar and this place did deliver. Very friendly staffs, the drinks are one better than the other. The atmosphere is amazing with a quirky deco. The background electro swing music add to the ambience really well....More

2  Thank Emmanuel2108
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is probably one of the most amazings bars in the world. It's magical. The bartenders are really funny. It's kinda expensive ($10-$14 per drink) but it's totally wot it.

1  Thank Gabriella M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Probably not unexpectedly we fell for the top reviews this bar has. We got there and they were “full” so told us to come back in 15-30 Min. We did, but meanwhile other people had also arrived so they were in place before us. We...More

1  Thank 495gabrielas
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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1 June 2018|
Response from ben l | Reviewed this property |
Canot book, cocktail price are around 12-15€
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