You can find all kinds of bars in Shibuya, but our recommendations are for those, offering a huge dining and drinks menu. Some of them are noisy, some are quiet and sophisticated, but Shibuya is a city awake all night, to enjoy nightlife and to see all beauty of contemporary and traditional Japan.
1. Ishinohana (石の華)
Ishinohana is a small, lovely arranged bar, 253 m far from Shibuya Station. Here you can enjoy in Japanese drinks, but the specialties of this bar are cocktails. The cocktail that you have to try is Oribe. Oribe is a matcha latte cocktail, very rich taste and smooth, topped with gold leaves.
Address: 3-6-2 Shibuya Shibuya Tokyo
2. Izakaya Vin
Izakaya Vin is a wine and bistro bar, founded in 1971, where you can enjoy a wide range of wines and great food. This bar is working in late-night hours until 1:00 AM, so you can come here to relax after you enjoyed exploring Tokyo all day or after work with your co-workers.
Address: 1-5-7 Dogenzaka Shibuya Tokyo
Website: http://www.izakayavin.com (Japanese Only)
3. Bar Antiquite (バー アンティーク)
Bar Antiquite is an elegant dining bar, 10 minutes walk from Shibuya Station, located in a quiet area. Here you can enjoy antique chic and a huge assortment of food and drinks. This is a perfect place to enjoy in the romantic atmosphere with your date.
Address: 2-5 Sarugakucho Shibuya Tokyo
4. Bar Adonis (バーアドニス)
In a comfortable ambient of Bar Adonis, you will find a great selection of beautifully arranged dishes and various kinds of drinks. This bar provides the good variety of food menus such as from mixed nuts to pizza and pasta.
Address: 2-23-13 Dogenzaka Shibuya Tokyo
Website: http://bacchus-shibuya.com (Japanese Only)
5. Le Zinc (ル・ザンク)
96meters from Shinsen station and 10 minutes walk from Shibuya Station, Le Zinc is located; the quiet and sophisticated little bar with only 14 seats. You won’t believe that this bar is in Shibuya because it is so pleasant and silent. Here you can try delicious cocktails and enjoy in peace and quiet atmosphere.
Address: 22-15 Maruyamacho Shibuya Tokyo
6. Fujiya Honten (富士屋本店)
Fujiya Honten is actually small standing-style Izakaya, close to Shibuya Station entrance, where you can enjoy in tasty Japanese dishes menu and Japanese sake (Nihonshu). Fujiya Honten preserves the good-old-days atmosphere, but it will be closed due to redevelopment.
Address: 2-3 Sakuragaokacho Shibuya Tokyo
7. Hachigatsu No Kujira (八月の鯨)
Hachigatsu No Kujira is a bar with a long tradition, founded 1946. In this bar, very close to Shibuya Station, you can enjoy the excellent choice of cocktails and desserts. This barʼs characteristic is that the bar makes original cocktail according to your favorite film if the bartender has seen the film, too.
Address: 28-13 Udagawacho Shibuya Tokyo
8. JBS Shibuya (JBS 渋谷)
JBS Shibuya is a Jazz bar with thousands of analog records. Music played here is, of course, played with records, and the sound is very nice. On Friday nights, the bar will be packed with people both Japanese and foreigners.
Address: 1-17-10 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-Ku
9. The Griffon Bar (ザ・グリフォン 渋谷店)
The Griffon is a contemporary and comfortable Izakaya, close to Shibuya Station with a huge variety of beers, particular about local craft beers. Special recommendation for customers is grilled meat and sausages.
Address: 2 Chome-22-6 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: http://www.beer-dining-the-griffon.com/shop/shibuya (Japanese Only)
10. Bar and Restaurant BEE8 (ビーエイト)
Bar and restaurant BEE8 is a place that you shouldn’t miss if you come to Shibuya. This is a bar and restaurant, offering quality exquisite Japanese cuisine and great western cuisine.
Address: 2-8-1 Dogenzaka Shibuya Tokyo
Website: http://bee8.tokyo.jp/ (Japanese Only)
Information in this article is as of February 2017. Refer to the official websites for the latest information.
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