Shigetsu: Tenryuji Temple
Tenryuji Temple / Shojin-ryori
Saga Tenryuji Susukinobanbacho 68. [inside Tenryuji temple grounds]
Open 11am-2pm daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

With a fantastic location overlooking the beautifully landscaped garden of Tenryo-ji Temple, Shigetsu serves up a beautiful vegetarian shojin-ryori lunch built around yuba, tofu and seasonal vegetables. The staff don't speak English, but there are only three choices on the menu - Y3000, Y5000 and Y7000 set menus. (There's also a Y500 admission to the garden area.) Reservations are recommended.