12 Best Rooftop Bars for a Romantic Date in Tokyo
With a clear sky and less people after rooftop bars, winter is a great time to enjoy the beautiful night views. Why don’t you soak in the stunning views of Tokyo’s skylines while sipping some cocktails?
Nov 09 2015
1. rooftop bar & terrace G [Shinjuku]
From the spacious terrace of terrace G on the 13th-floor of the Granbell Hotel, you can overlook the luminous views of Shinjuku. They offer a wide variety of food from snacks to pizza at a reasonable price. Have some hot cocktails to warm you up!
HP: www.granbellhotel.jp/tw/shinjuku/ (中文)
Address: Granbell Hotel 2-14-5 Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
2. New York Bar [Shinjuku]
On the 52nd floor, New York Bar atop the Park Hyatt Tokyo in Shinjuku, is one of the best place for an impressive night out, accompanied with live jazz music. You can enjoy magnificent views of Tokyo downtown through the floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as delights chosen from their long list of beverages including wines and cocktails. They don’t accept reservations.
Address: Park Hyatt Tokyo 3-7-1-2 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku (Google Map)
3. MANHATTAN [Takeshiba]
Manhattan, a complex of a restaurant and a champagne bar, boasts great views of Tokyo’s main landmarks including the Rainbow Bridge, the Sky Tree, and the Sumida River. The champagne bar at terrace area provides wide range of delicious side dishes served by the New York Grill, the dining area of the complex as well.
HP: www.interconti-tokyo.com/tw/ (中文)
Address: InterContinental Tokyo Bay 6F, 1-16-2 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
4. Rooftop Bar [Toranomon]
The Rooftop Bar on the 52nd floor of Andaz Tokyo is one of the highest rooftop bar in Tokyo where you can enjoy unimpeded views of Tokyo skyline. The floor is designed with a hint of Japanese architecture and separated into several areas to create a relaxxing ambiance comfortable for each guests. They offer cocktails based on Japanese teas and seasonal fruits as well as classic beverage menu. If you look for luxurious night out, this is a place well worth visiting.
Address: Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills 1-23-4 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
5. Roof Top Bar Privado [Asakusa]
Privado means “private” in Spanish. As the name shows, this rooftop bar atop the 7-storied building provides a cozy space in a private atmosphere. From the river-side terrace facing the Sumida River, you can enjoy stunning views of the river and the Sky Tree towering in the neighboring area. The ambience is praised by the locals. They offer cocktails and wines as well as some Italian dishes. It’s worth visiting though they charge extra for the river-side terrace tables.
HP: www.privado.jp (Japanese Only)
Address: 7F MIRROR Building 2-15-5 Kuramae, Taito-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
6. The BAR [Daikanyama]
XEX Daikanyama is a complex of a bar and two restaurants. The open-air terrace decorated in Balinese-style provide rather romantic ambience with flickering lanterns, while the inside area is filled with lively music and sultry atmosphere. You can order Italian meals and Sushi from their restaurants in a same complex. It’s a nice date spot.
Address: 3F, La Fuente Daikanyama 11-1 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
7. Hacienda del cielo [Daikanyama]
Hacienda del Cielo means “sky house” in Spanish. This energetic place provides nice modern Mexican meals and drinks as well as classical line-ups. Boasting an open inside area with a ceiling of 8m height and a spacious open-air terrace, the bar will make you relaxed and happy. There are some delights of night views from the terrace area.
HP: modern-mexicano.jp/hacienda/ (Japanese Only)
Address: 9F MANSARD DAIKANYAMA Building, 10-1 Sarugakucho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
8. Tower's Bar Bello Visto [Shibuya]
At Bello Visto atop the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, you can overlook the bustling Shinjuku downtown in the chic and relaxing atmosphere. Bello Visto offer live piano performance to sooth you as well as good selection of beverages including wines and cocktails. On a clear day, you might recognize the Sky Tree towering far.
Address: Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
9. BVLGARI La terrazza lounge [Ginza]
This rooftop bar, featuring the premier champagne, Don Perignon, is loved by champagne lovers. You can relax and enjoy skylines of Tokyo at the open-air terrace decorated in Italian contemporary style as well as delicious champagne. This place is recommended to drop in before or after dinner as a refreshment.
Address: BVLGARI Ginza Tower 11F, 2-7-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
10. Peter: The Bar [Yurakucho]
Located on top (24th-floor) of the Peninsula Hotel Tokyo, Peter offers panoramic views of Tokyo including the Ginza district. This stylish and friendly bar serves drinks and foods for reasonable prices. They provide happy hour from 5 to 8 o’clock in the evening as well. No table charge required.
Address: The Peninsula Tokyo 1-8-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
11. THE BAR [Kioicho]
Located on the 40th-floor of the Hotel New Otani, this bar offers breathtaking views with Tokyo’s landmarks such as the Tokyo Tower and the Rainbow Bridge. Why don’t you come and enjoy downtown views and beautiful cocktails in which they are specialized? They provide happy hour from 5 to 8 o’clock in the evening.
HP: www.newotani.co.jp/tw/tokyo/ (中文)
Address: Hotel New Otani Tokyo 4-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (Google Map)
12. Roku Nana [Roppongi]
If you are after an inconspicuous ‘secret’ bar, Roku Nana is the place. Nestled between buildings without any sign, it’s hard to find this place despite its location close to the Roppongi station. Atop the 3-storied building, everything is designed to feature the skyline. They offer good variety of drinks including cocktails and whiskey.
HP: www.roku-nana.com (Japanese Only)
Address: Verde Roppongi 3F, 7-16-11 Roppongi, Minato-ku,Tokyo (Google Map)
The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.