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Switch

Switch looks more like a hipster café than a bar, with a pinewood bar counter, pinewood tables, pinewood chairs. It looks like a page from an IKEA catalogue. But, then, you also have a buffalo skull hanging on the wall, and little tiny chameleon figurines on the bar counter.

Switch is a warm, welcoming place, and the drinks are expertly crafted as well. You can taste the mixology expertise in your drink. I felt like I’d drunk the real McCoy of Moscow Mules when I had a Moscow Mule here.

There’s also a small food menu with pasta and pizza. Though, I recommend the nasi goreng, a Southeast Asian dish. As a Singaporean, I can say that that nasi goreng tasted pretty authentic.

Although both the food and drinks at Switch are masterpieces, I don’t think it’s a bar you’d like to spend too long in. The seats, both at the tables and at the bar, can start to become a little uncomfortable after a while, so if you’re looking for a place to spend the entire night in, Switch isn’t your best choice. We recommend grabbing a drink or two with a meal and then checking out some other bars in the area. But do definitely check out Switch for at least a while; your tastebuds will thank you for it.

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Hey friend!

Just like you, we are foreigners from all around the world.

When we first arrived in Tokyo, we all found this city to be overwhelming, not sure where to begin.

During the years that we have lived here in Japan, we have discovered and visited countless famous tourist attractions as well as unique and underground places.

We are now proud to say that we are experts of Japan and would love to share the knowledge with all of you!

 

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