The famous fast-paced hustle and bustle of the Shibuya District is known around the world. From the well-known Shibuya Scramble Crossing to two of the most used and busiest train stations worldwide, Shibuya is known as the heart of the business center. There is a lot to see, and if you are not too overwhelmed, need a quick break to refuel, or are looking for a perfect place to spend the evening in Shibuya there are some great bars in Shibuya to visit. Check out the best bars in Shibuya District in Tokyo.
If you are looking for an ambient sake bar, you have found it in Sasagin. Located near the Yoyogi-Uehara Station, Sasagin serves both sake and fresh, flavourful Japanese cuisine. The restaurant staff are kind and accommodating and are happy to suggest sake and eager to offer food pairings that complement the drinks. Known among “foodies”, Sasagin is a go-to Izakaya, if you are looking for one of the best bars in Shibuya, Sasagin is sure to impress.
1 Chome-32-15 Uehara, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0064, Japan
Monday-Saturday, 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm, closed Sundays
Coins bar 300
Finding cheap drinks in Tokyo can be tricky, look no further than Coins bar 300 if a reasonably priced beverage is what you’re after. A local dive bar in Shibuya, attracting tourists and neighborhood regulars, making it a perfect place to mingle. The vibe is pretty chill, no fuss – no muss, drinks are modest and reasonably priced. Although the place fills up, this is an ideal location if you have a group and just want to grab some drinks together. The staff are friendly and approachable and want to ensure you have a good time!
36-2 Udagawacho | Ｂ1Ｆ Noah Shibuya Building, Shibuya 150-0042, Tokyo Prefecture
Open 7 days a week from 4:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Classy, elegant and one of the most spectacular views, Bellovisto is easily one of the best bars in Shibuya District. Take a break from the hoards of busy commuters and shoppers in Shibuya and seek refuge way above the commotion, the Bellovisto bar is found inside the Cerulean Tokyu Hotel some 40 floors up offering a memorable and inspiring view of Tokyo. Enjoy a cocktail, some wine or sake, taking in the sunset and reflecting over the magnificent view.
26-1 Sakuragaokacho | 40F Tokyu Hotel, Shibuya 150-8512, Tokyo Prefecture
Open Monday-Friday 4:00 pm – 12:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 3:00pm-midnight
A quaint, small joint that is often overcrowded but has a surprisingly relaxed vibe. It is a cool spot in Shibuya, and as the name suggests, it is standing room only. Stop by to sample a few varieties of Sake, the bartender is friendly and helpful. A hidden gem in the district, SAKESTAND is one of the best bars in Shibuya as it offers a warm, local atmosphere that is inviting, despite the tight squeeze! A great place to start the night before heading out elsewhere, there are a few small snacks available but don’t expect much else to eat.
1-19-8 Dogenzaka | 2f, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
Open 6 days a week from 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm Closed on Tuesdays
Tucked away, Bar Nekohachi is a quiet gem with a warm, cozy atmosphere ideal for sipping cocktails. Walking distance from both Yoyogi Park and the Shibuya train station, Nekohachi is a charming bar to enjoy a freshly crafted cocktail. They also offer an extensive whiskey selection, over 100 to be exact, all listed in a thorough menu, and the staff who are enrobed in kimonos are happy to assist. This is certainly one of the best bars in Shibuya and an inviting, and elegant experience in Tokyo.
17-1 Kamiyamacho | Dai-2 Watanabe Bldg. 1F, Shibuya 150-0047, Tokyo Prefecture
Monday- Saturday 7:00 – 3:00 am closed Sundays