Thinking about going out to Asakusa bars for a night out? It’s almost impossible to come to Japan and never explore the beauty of Asakusa. Apart from the traditional side of Asakusa, there are many unique bars and nightlife in Asakusa. If you want to figure out where to drink in Asakusa, you should definitely check these bars out!
This place is the home to some of the most traditional Japanese architecture such as the iconic Kaminarimon gate, Sensoji Temple and geisha houses. In the Nakamise streets packed with more than 50 tiny shops, you’ll find traditional Japanese sweets and gifts that are perfect as souvenirs. You can also devour the savoury dishes of tempura and unagi in the city, after a quick stroll along the Sumida River where you can see the cherry blossoms during in spring.
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Bars in Asakusa
Although we focus on bars and clubs for FLIP Guide, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit this lil ‘shop when it comes to where to drink in Asakusa. Pink is what you will see at Qulu Qulu but it’s done in a way that doesn’t result in a headache. They serve good cafe food and desserts, and also a few cocktails. It’s a great spot to grab some food before heading on your night out.
Nui Bar Lounge
Not just your regular hostel, Nui Hostel has a stylish, relaxing and laid back bar that’s open to not just hostel guests but the public as well. Nui Hostel has a wide selection of cocktails and you can no doubt spend hours and hours at this spot, chatting up all kinds of fun people!
R Restaurant and Bar
Located on the 13th floor of the Asakusa Gate Hotel, this local favorite is known for its floor-to-ceiling windows. Almost every seat allows for amazing views of the surrounding cityscape, featuring both Sensoji Temple and Tokyo Skytree. The kitchen also serves some delicious and visually stunning French cuisine.
This legendary watering hole was established in the late 1800s, and is the oldest western-style bar in Tokyo. Kamiya Bar is really a quintessential Asakusa experience, a little noisy and a little smokey, and plenty old-school. This place is legit.
This classy, quiet and intimate bar is a time capsule back to the 30s. The food is delicious, and the cocktails are even better. Flamingo isn’t too expensive either, though there is a 1000 yen cover charge, but it’s well worth it. The dimmed lighting and sophisticated decor make Flamingo perfect for date night.
Do you like these bars in Asakusa? What do you think about the nightlife in Asakusa? Got more interesting places to recommend to us? Leave a comment below and let us know!
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