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1. WIRED CAFE LUMINE [Shinjuku Station South Gate]

 

From WIRED CAFE LUMINE, you can have a full view of Shinjuku South Gate. Depending on the season, you may see fireworks at Jingu or Christmas themed illuminations on the southern terraces. The cafe offers a lot of plate meals, which is good for women. There are couch seats and the cafe is a very chilled and comforting place. It is a great place to have some nice and quiet time alone as they also have alcohol and dinner dishes. If you are going to LUMINE the Yoshimoto, a comedy theater, this is the best place to be before/after the show. You can spend your time working, reading, etc.

 

 

[About WIRED CAFE LUMINE]

Opening Hours: 11:00-22:00

Closed: irregular holidays

Price/fee: 〜1,000 JPY

Access: 2 min walk from JR Shinjuku Station

Address: LUMINE2 6F, LUMINE Shinjuku 3-38-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: www.cafecompany.co.jp/en/

HP: www.cafecompany.co.jp/brands/wired/shinjyuku_lumine/(Japanese)

Other points to note: 60 seats

2. cafe la voie [Shinjuku Station West Gate]

 

Cafe la voie is on the first flour of Kadoya Hotel. It is a cafe you can have a nice meal in a relaxed atmosphere. If you are planning on spending a long time at a cafe, this is your place to be as they have food for lunch and dinner and sweets. They offer pretty good dishes like oven-grilled chicken curry, beef stew, and delicious Hamburg steak. Their coffee is good too and you are recommended to try and enjoy its rich flavor. There are also terrace seats, so you can have a nice and comfortable time in a good weather.

 

 

[About cafe la voie]

Opening Hours: Breakfast:7:00-10:00 Lunch:11:30-14:30 Dinner:17:00-23:00

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000 JPY

Access: 3 min walk from JR Shinjuku station West Gate

Address: 1F Kadoya Hotel 1-23-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo(Google Map)

HP: www.kadoya-hotel.co.jp/la_voie/about.html(Japanese Only)

Other points to note: 60 seats

3. Renoir Shinjuku Station West Gate [Shinjuku Station West Gate]

 

Break, work, meeting, reading a book, breakfast, etc. Renoir fills the needs of a variety of people. You’ll have access to free Wi-Fi for up to 3 hours. Other than coffee, you can have a lot of different food such as cake and bread, in this nice and quiet cafe. The popular dishes are the pizza toasts and the sandwiches. They are pretty good and available at a cheap price. Especially, their breakfast menu offers a combo meal that lets you have a toast, eggs, and a soup by adding just 60 JPY to your choice of drink. They are open from the early morning to the late night, so you can go to the cafe whenever you want.

 

 

[About Renoir at Shinjuku Station West Gate]

Opening Hours: Mon.~Sat.:7:30-23:30 Sun./holidays:7:30-23:00

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 4 min walk from JR Shinjuku Station

Address: 2F Nihonseimei Nishishinjuku building 1-17-1 Nishishinjuku Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: pkg.navitime.co.jp/renoir/(Japanese Only)

Other points to note: 67 seats

4. COFFEE LAMBRE Shinjuku [Shinjuku Station East Gate] 

 

Established in 1955, COFFEE LAMBRE is a cafe with a historic and retro atmosphere. The place has a lot of space so it is recommended for those who want to spend their time without having to think about other people in the cafe. They have standard cafe menus like egg and tuna sandwiches, meat sauce pasta, dry curry, etc. Classic music is being played in the cafe, so you can focus on your work, meeting, or book. The place is filled with old interiors, and you can feel the good old Showa Japan. Modern cafe is good too but sometimes it’s good to just focus on your time in this kind of cafe.

 

 

[About COFFEE LAMBRE]

Opening Hours: 9:30-23:00

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 5 min walk from JR Shinjuku station East Gate

Address: 1F/B1F 3-31-3 Shinjuku Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: www.shinjuku-chuo.com/shop/lambre/lambre.htm(Japanese Only)

Other points to note: 220 seats

5. Brooklyn Parlor [Shinjuku Sanchome Station]

 

Brooklyn Parlor has branches in Shinjuku, Osaka, Hakata, and Sapporo. In Shinjuku, they offer a wide range of meals such as pasta and burgers for lunch and sandwiches, prociutto, chorizo, dinner, and sweets for cafe time. It is in the basement flour of Marui, a shopping center. You can spend a nice and calm time there as the atmosphere is pretty calm and the lights inside are slightly darker and there are couches, wooden chairs and bookshelves. Each table has a plenty of space in between so you don’t have to worry about others and can just focus on your work, conversations, and books.

 

 

[About Brooklyn Parlor]

Opening Hours: 11:30-23:30(Sun./holidays:11:30-23:00)

Closed: irregular holidays

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 1 min walk from C1 exit, 3 min walk from A1 exit of Shinjuku Sanchome station

Address: Shinjuku Marui Annex B1F, 3-1-26 Shinjuku Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo(Google Map)

HP: www.brooklynparlor.co.jp/shinjuku/(Japanese Only)

Other points to note:
Facebook:www.facebook.com/brooklynparlor
Twitter:twitter.com/BrooklynParlor

6. SCOPP CAFÉ [Shinjuku Sanchome Station]

 

SCOPP CAFÉ is a comfortable cafe with a secret-hide-out-like vibes. The cute latte art is pretty popular and it tastes good and looks good. You’ll see a lot of female customers as the coloring of the cafe is pretty. Sometimes they open until late and offer drinks and food that go well with the drinks. For lunch, they have plates, Keema curry, pasta, Asian rice meals, etc. They open everyday until 4pm, so it is a good place for grabbing late lunch.

 

 

[About SCOPP CAFÉ]

Opening Hours: Man.〜Sat.:12:00-24:00 Sun.:12:00-22:00

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 1 min walk from C1 exit of Tokyo Metro Shinjuku Sanchome station, 4 min walk from exit 1 of Tokyo Metro Shinjuku Gyoen station

Address: Koshuya building B1F 2-5-11 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: scopp-cafe.com/(Japanese Only)

7. coto cafe [Shinjuku Sanchome Station]

 

Coto cafe is a cafe with old wooden interiors. They have food like spicy green curry, break plates with fresh salad, and coto rice. All the lunch dishes come with a drink, and there are also paid options to add sweets, soup, and alcohol. The retro vibes is making a really comfortable space there, and it makes you want to stay for a long time in a comfortable chair. Each interior is very neat and it is a highly recommended place for artistic people.

 

 

[About coto cafe]

Opening Hours: Mon.〜Thr./Sun./holidays:11:30-23:30 Fri./Sat.:11:30-24:00

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 2 min walk from B2 exit of Shinjuku Sanchome station

Address: Nakata building 2F  5-17-6 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: cotocafe.jp/(Japanese Only)

Other points to note: 36 seats

8. Caffice [Shinjuku Sanchome Station]

 

Caffice is a calm place where you can enjoy the coffee dripped from beans that are roasted in the cafe for each cup. Each seat is well separated from one another so you can relax in your chair without minding others. There are 3 areas in the cafe: business area, lounge area, and cafe area, so that you can do your thing in each area. They have a lot of food and sweets that go well with the coffee.

 

 

[About Caffice]

Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 1 min walk from Shinjuku Sanchome station, 5 min walk from Shinjuku station south gate

Address: Shinyon curumu building 2F 4-2-23 Shinjuku, Shijuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: www.caffice.jp/(Japanese Only)

Other points to note: 75 seats

9. Edinburgh  [Shinjuku Sanchome Station]

 

Edinburgh is a cafe that has a lot of long-term customers and opens 24 hours. They are particularly famous for their unique way of serving cafe au lait. They pour milk from a high position with a special pod, and this performance alone is worth seeing. The cafe has a retro vibe to it and is a really comfortable place to be. Their specialty is sweets but they also have dishes like pizza toasts, so it won’t be a problem if you want to stay there for a long period of time. What makes this cafe stand out from the others is that they open all day any day, so you can go there to have a little break or to work. It is a place you won’t regret knowing.

 

 

[About Edinburgh]

Opening Hours: 24 hours

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 1 min walk from Toei Shijuku Line Shinjuku Sanchome station

Address: Shinjuku M&E Squire building 2F 3-2-4 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: edinburgh.jp/(Japanese Only)

Other points to note: 130 seats

 

10. Paul Bassett Shinjuku [Nishi Shinjuku Station]

 

Paul Bassett Shinjuku is a cafe that is produced by world barista champion, Paul Bassett and it is a place where you can enjoy high quality coffee. The cafe looks luxurious and makes you feel like you are in somewhere in Europe. They use carefully selected coffee beans from all over the world and have a lot of sweets and food that go well with coffee. Especially, their Ricotta cheese pancakes are really good and popular among women. It is a good place to spend your lunch time, but the recommended time to visit this place is in the mornings.

 

 

[About Paul Bassett Shinjuku]

Opening Hours: Mon.〜Fri.:7:30-20:30 Sat.:8:00-20:00 Sun./holidays:9:00-19:00

Closed: open everyday

Price/fee: 〜1,000JPY

Access: 4 min walk from Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Nishi Shinjuku station

Address: Shinjuku Nomura building B1F 1-26-2 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

HP: www.paulbassett.jp/(Japanese Only)

Other points to note: 58 seats

 

Shinjuku Station has lots and lots of cafes around it and we introduced you some of them. They all have free wi-fi available, so when you are around Shinjuku, why not drop in for a short while.

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