10 Tokyo Bars Crowded with Expats

Tokyo, the most popular touristic destination in Japan, is also has lots of foreign residents working or studying. Here listed are some of the best bars frequented by expats.

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1. A971 [Roppongi]

Roppongi is one of the best districts to look for expatriates’ community in Tokyo where you can easily find foreign friendly bars. A971 is two-story café and lounge located at Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi. The first floor functions as a bar with DJ events at night and is priced reasonably for the location. The clientele is mix of casual and business.

HP: www.cafecompany.co.jp/en/brands/a971/index.html

Address: Midtown East 1F, Tokyo Mid Town 9-7-2 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

2. Geronimo Shot Bar [Roppongi]

Geronimo is a cozy shot bar with friendly staff and regulars. It offers nice drinks and great extensive music at decent price without cover charge. The North American Indian themed bar has impressive décor in Native American taste. This is a place to enjoy party ambiance and its daily Happy Hours.

HP: www.geronimoshotbar.com/#!shof-2011-present/chyy

Address: 2F Yamamuro Bldg. 7-14-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

3. Hob Goblin [Roppongi]

Hob Goblin is a most popular British pub chain in Tokyo based originally in Oxford, England. The large pubs in Shibuya, Akasaka and Roppongi offer a vast selection of world beers and wide range of British and international food menu. They have four large screens to enjoy sports live as well as free darts area to make you feel at home.

HP: www.hobgoblin.jp/Roppongi/tabid/119/language/en-GB/Default.aspx

Address: 1F Aoba Roppongi Bldg, 3-16-33, Roppongi, Minato-ku,Tokyo (Google Map)

4. Wall Street Cafe [Roppongi]

Wall Street Café is a New York style café bar serving authentic foods and extensive drink menu. It features nice music and eight big screens for exciting night out. You can enjoy live sports program or nice view of Roppongi’s iconic corner on the second floor.

HP: wallstreetcafejp.com/

Address: 1F Yoko Central Bldg., Roppongi 3-15-22, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

5. Motown House 1&2 [ Roppongi]

MOTOWN HOUSE is a standing bar popular among over thirty clientele craving for its well-selected black music in the 60s to on through modern dance music. MOTOWN HOUSE 2 locates nearby 1. This is the place for those who love dancing and beer. They offer about 15 kinds of beer.

HP: www.motownhouse.com/english_f/mtown1_f/info1.htm

Address: 2F COM Roppongi Bldg. 3-11-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

6. R2 Supper Club [Roppongi]

R2 is a supper club based on a 1930’s underground New York jazz club directed by experts in the hospitality industry: cocktails, foods and service. Fine dishes, drinks, and live music are served in stylish manner. This is the place rather for suits and ties.

HP: www.r2sc.jp/en/

Address: 1F Centrum Roppongi Bldg. 7-14-23, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

7. Sheyda Bar [Roppongi]

If you look for luxurious night out for relaxing conversation with an international atmosphere, Sheyda Bar will be a good option. They serve high-grade drinks and dishes as well as good selection of shisha tabacco. Party nights after hours with POP, Latin and Oriental music is performed by their DJ. You don’t have to worry about time here.

HP: www.sheydabar.com/en/index.html

HP: www.sheydabar.com/ch/index.html (中文)

Address: 3F Taime bldg. 3-11-6, Roppongi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

8. 300yen Bar [Ginza]

Considering its location in Ginza where almost everything including night out is expensive, 300 Bar is a nice place for a casual drink. This standing bar is loved not only for their drinks and foods for 300yen plus tax each but also its friendly atmosphere. There are two shops in Ginza districts and another in Yurakucho.

HP: www.300bar.com/english/index.html

Address: B1F Fazenda Bldg. 5-9-11 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

9. Dubliners Irish Pub [Shinjuku]

Dubliners is an Irish pub chain with five branches in Tokyo including Shinjuku. They offer both Irish and Japanese draft beers, needless to say Irish food menu. Live music including traditional Irish music can be enjoyed without cover charge. This place full of Irish pub atmosphere is frequented by both foreign residents from English speaking countries and Japanese.

HP: www.dubliners.jp/en.html

Address: 2F Shinjuku Lion Beer Hall 3-28-9, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

10. What the Dickens! [Ebisu]



The top floor of the four-story building 3 minutes from the Ebisu station is crowded with the multinational guests. Live music including rock and jazz from various periods is performed every evening by local bands without cover charge. Lively British pub serves typical British foods and beers. Though it is a bar, it becomes like a clubhouse once music performance starts.

HP: www.whatthedickens.jp/

Address: 4F ROOB 6 Bldg. 1-13-3 Ebisunishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)

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The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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