Shibuya is one of the busiest shopping districts in Tokyo. A lively area during the day and a booming entertainment district during the night. It is also a center of the latest fashion trend and culture and favorite hangout place by the young and old alike.
Aside from shopping boutiques and nightclubs, there are also plenty of dining options that can be found in Shibuya. Unique and specially themed cafes can be found in every nook and cranny in this special ward of Tokyo.
Here are some of the best cafes that can be found in Shibuya!
1. Cafe Mamehiko Udagawacho (カフェ マメヒコ)
Cafe Mamehiko Udagawacho is a gem that is found in the energetic streets of Shibuya. A wide variety of food and drinks coupled with a unique and modern atmosphere will definitely give you a good impression. It can get crowded during peak hours so be sure to come as early as possible!
Address: 37-11 Udagawacho Shibuya Tokyo
Website: http://mamehico.com (Japanese Only)
2. Chatei Hatou (茶亭 羽當)
Although Chatei Hatou is just a few minutes walk from Shibuya Station, it’s not easy to find this place. It is a very cozy Japanese cafe with great interior design. These are one of the few places in Shibuya where you can have great tasting coffee at a reasonable price.
Address: 1-15-19 Shibuya Shibuya Tokyo
3. Coffee House Nishiya (コーヒーハウス ニシヤ)
Coffee House Nishiya is not your typical Japanese Coffee House. It is an Italian style bar that serves espresso and cappuccino during the day, and beer and cocktails during the night. Their custard pudding is a highly recommended dessert that is loved by the ladies.
Address: 1-4-1 Higashi Shibuya Tokyo
Website: http://coffeehousenishiya.com (Japanese Only)
4. Flannel Style Coffee (ex. Shoto Cafe Bunkamura)
Flannel Style Cafe is ex “Shoto Cafe Bunkamura”, which was well known for their delicious chiffon cake called Shoto Cake. The concept of Flannel Style Cafe is “the place where you can enjoy coffee, sandwich, and sweets from all over the world.” As the concept describes, their signature menu has changed from fluffy Shoto Cake to “Fickle Sweets”, which changes daily.
Address: 2-24-1 Dogenzaka Shibuya Tokyo
Website: http://www.bunkamura.co.jp/cafe/index.html (Japanese Only)
5. SILKREAM Shibuya (シルクレーム)
SILKREAM is the place to go for the best tasting soft serve ice cream in Shibuya. It has a very rich and “silky” taste that is very popular with the locals and tourist alike. This cafe is very popular with the ladies because they have crepes and cheesecakes as well. Their special parfait uses luxury CREMIA soft serve that will make you crave for more!
Address: 1-19-4 Jinnan Shibuya Tokyo
Website for CREMIA: https://www.nissei-com.co.jp/cremia/
6. Gontran Cherrier (ゴントラン シェリエ)
Gontran Cherrier is a heaven for pastry and croissant lovers. A French bakery on where you’ll find the freshest baked goods for take-out or you can sit back and enjoy it at their dining area. An ideal place to have bread and coffee for breakfast in the busy streets of Shibuya.
Address: 1 Chome-14-11 Shibuya Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
7. Alternative Cafe & Bar VANDALISM
Alternative Cafe & Bar VANDALISM is a charming and cozy place, and is a highly recommended cafe if you ever find yourself in Shibuya. A place to eat delicious food at very reasonable prices. Very friendly staff and the service is perfect.
Address:B1F Ota Building, 26-9 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku
8. Aoyama Flower Market Teahouse (青山フラワーマーケット ティーハウス)
Aoyama Flower Market Teahouse is one of those places that leaves a good impression. This is a beautiful tea house that serves all kinds of tea and dessert. The reason for their popularity is because of the beautiful flower arrangement, that is both eye catching and gives off a refreshing and unique flavor to the tea.
Address: 5-1-2 Minamiaoyama, Shibuya, Tokyo
9. The Roastery by NOZY Coffee
The Roastery by NOZY Coffee is born from the collaboration of NOZY Coffee and TY Harbor. A modern themed cafe with a touch of “Roasty” atmosphere that is bound to catch your eye. Although this cafe has a limited menu, their original single-origin coffee blend tastes great.
Address: 5-17-13 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Website: https://www.tysons.jp/roastery/ (Japanese Only)
10. Paul Bassett (渋谷ヒカリエ)
Paul Bassett is an espresso cafe that is produced by the world champion barista Paul Bassett. A cafe where you can enjoy delicious espresso drink and ricotta cheese pancake.
Address: 2-21-1 Shibuya Shibuya Tokyo
Website: http://lcdhpb.jp (Japanese Only)
Data is as of December 2016
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