Bay Side Bar R-10
This is the place you want to start your evening! Bay Side Restaurant and Bar has one of the most beautiful views of the harbour from its terrace. Enjoy the magical sunset while you sip on a cocktail. Occasionally, they have live music to add to the atmosphere. The food is mostly Italian and they have lots of drink selection from Japanese sake to beer. You can have an all-you-can-drink option for 2 hours for ¥3,150.
Located a 2-minute walk from the Dejima station.
Sakae Bar has a calming old-fashion atmosphere and offers a large variety of drinks. Their specialty is cocktails. If you're having a cocktail, you might want to try the strawberry martini, which is their most popular drink. It's made with fresh strawberries that add a gentle sweetness to the martini and makes it feel refreshing and light.
Bar Strand is located very near the Shiambashi station. It has an authentic ambiance and what to get there is whiskey or cocktails. It's the type of place that is quite easy to enter alone or in small groups. Enjoy cocktails made with fresh fruits and savour some rare whiskeys from the long list available.
Bar If is the place for gin in Nagasaki in an authentic bar atmosphere. The bartender is according to many people one of the nicest people in the bar scene in the area. He's very welcoming and makes some killer cocktails too. For a genuine Japanese traditional bar experience, you should try If in Shiambashi. You can enjoy there a comfortable space with sofa seats or sit at the counter.
Victor is another quaint bar that you'll definitely enjoy if you like the warmth of an old-fashion bar. The bar master here has won many awards for his skills and has a special way to make everyone feel welcome. He's the type of person to remember the name of every people that comes to his bar. He'll even amaze you with some of his magic tricks if you go there. This is a hidden gem in Shiambashi. It's located on a second floor.
If you're looking to have fun in Nagasaki's nightlife district, you should definitely check out these five bars. They are very well regarded by the locals and you are guaranteed to have an authentic, memorable experience.
If you're looking for a more tranquil experience at night, why not spend some time enjoying one of the best night views in Japan while you're in Nagasaki.