Shinjuku is the district in central Tokyo that does not sleep. There are countless bars or drinking spots opened until midnight and beyond. If you have no idea where you should go to drink, here are some tips to make your night journey in Tokyo exciting!
To start off the list of cool bars in Shinjuku is Rooftop Bar & Terrace G. It has a breathtaking view of the city and is perfect for drinking outside in the summer. It's always pretty lively and is a great place to meet new people.
The cocktails here are the reason to visit! They use herb liquors made from organic herbs from their garden. It is what Japanese cocktails are all about!
3. BAR CANDY Shinjuku
This is a hidden bar around the corner from Shinjuku station. The owner makes amazing drinks and has 35 years of experience. You can also enjoy good wine and good music.
4. Shinjuku Craft Beer Tap Shinjuku San-chome
At Shinjuku Craft Beer Tap you can enjoy beers from all over the world. There are more than 15 drafts and 30 different types of bottled beers available. There are also delicious dishes and side-dishes that are served at a reasonable price.
There is a wide variety of alcohols to have, from Japanese sake to shochu, wines, and cocktails. If you are hesitant, just try to explain what your tastes are to the bartender and he'll make a cocktail based on your preferences.
rit bar is a small and intimate bar in Shinjuku where you can enjoy live jazz music while sipping on delicious cocktails. The interior of the bar is really elegant and is a great place to bring a date. There is live music three times per day: -19:30-20:15 -21:10-21:55 -22:45-23:30
This is another place to get beautiful and delicately prepared cocktails. You can get fresh fruit and even fresh vegetable cocktails. You definitely can't go wrong with the cucumber gin & tonic, for something sweet, you should try the watermelon salty dog!
At this bar, you can play lots of nostalgic video games and also read Japanese cartoons freely.
9. Suntory Lounge Eagle
Eagle is a classic dining bar hidden behind the Shinjuku Studio Alta. The fruit cocktails are popular among female customers. There are also tons of side dishes which are perfect for pairing with wine.
The best part is enjoying watching the bartenders make the cocktails right before your eyes!