Shinjuku is a district in central Tokyo that does not sleep. There are countless bars and drinking spots open until the wee hours of the next day. If you have no idea where you should go to drink, here are some recommendations that will make your night journey into Shinjuku exciting!
For a night out in Shinjuku with free-flowing alcohol and great food, check out these five selected izakayas! They're all pretty cheap too.
8bit cafe is a tiny cafe/bar near Shinjuku Sanchome station. The cafe serves, of course, good drinks and some finger food, but its claim to fame is the panoply of vintage game consoles you can come play with. It'll take you right back to childhood!
A popular bar in the Golden Gai district of Kabukicho is Albatross. Its claim to fame is its warm artsy decor complete with huge chandeliers. A must-go place for a chill night in Shinjuku.
Beef Kitchen Stand is a Spanish style dining bar located at a 3-minute walk from the Seibu Shinjuku Station, in the Kabukicho district, in Shinjuku, Tokyo. You can have some beefsteak and Hamburg steak for just ¥290! This is one of the best places for a cheap eat in the area!
It's perhaps hard to imagine, but there's a bar in Tokyo that is operated by Buddhist monks! The place feels like a cross between a temple and a quaint Japanese bar. They serve original cocktails and drinks and side dishes that come from zen cuisine. A must-go!
Zoetrope is a must-visit for whisky fans in Tokyo. With over 300 different varieties of Japanese whisky in this cosy and unique bar in the Shinjuku area, you'd be silly not to come here and try Japan's finest whisky available. Read on, then drink on!
Drinking sake (酒) is one of the things you do while in Japan. It is a Japanese wine made by fermenting rice and loved by the Japanese for a long time. There is an extensive list of types of sake you can try in Japan, from sweet to dry. If you have a chance to come to Tokyo, go to Shinjuku to have a incredible sake experience! This article will introduce four best sake bars near Shinjuku station, all of them are within 10 mins walk from the station.
Shinjuku area in Tokyo is filled with restaurants and bars. But, because there are so many, isn't hard to decide on one place? This article will introduce a restaurant in Shinjuku, "C by favy." You can eat good food and drinks for a super reasonable price, while also being able to socialize with other customers!