Izakaya

35 Steps Bistro, Shibuya

35 Steps Bistro is a good example of a typical Tokyo Izakaya. It doesn’t have the intimacy of some independently owned places – this is more of a casual place to come with friends or colleagues for a casual dinner. A bit hard to find the way but fantastic food […]

Kichiri, Ebisu

Looking for a Family-friendly restaurant/izakaya for dinner time? Well, This is my new favourite Izakaya introduced to be by the famous Blogger in Tokyo @thetokyochapter. Kichiri is a modern Japanese ( fusion) Izakaya located right by the Ebisu station. Kichiri is a chain of restaurants so, if you’re fan keep […]

Gyoza It, Akasaka

This ‘Gyoza’  restaurant is conveniently located in Akasaka (Tokyo) 1 min walk from Akasaka metro station.The stylish restaurant adds a modern twist to the gyoza — which is something of a Japanese soul food — pairing different styles of dumplings with wine and champagne in a chic setting. The interior […]

Suju Dining, Tokyo Midtown

Suju dining is located in Midtown Mall in Roppongi. It is an Izakaya but not in the traditional sense; very modern and spacious decor. It’s a great introduction to local cuisine for foreigners (gaijins) We always end up going there for lunch since it’s my little one’s favorite restaurant. It […]

Gonpachi,Nishi-azabu

Gonpachi in Nishi-Azabu The ‘KILL BILL’ restaurant This restaurant inspired the location for the “Showdown at House of Blue Leaves” fight scene in Kill Bill Vol 1. The atmosphere was abuzz with diners soaking in the surroundings and the welcome greeting from the staff every time a group was brought […]

Hona Azabu Okonomiyaki, Hiroo

This is probably the closest Okonomiyaki place to Roppongi Hills. Its right down the street from Grand Hyatt – walking towards Hiroo. Just FYI – I have passed this restaurant a million times in 8 years but never been until my friend recommended this place just couple days ago. I […]

TRUNK KUSHI, Trunk Hotel

Situated halfway between Shibuya and Harajuku in a quiet street from Meiji-dori, ‘TRUNK HOTEL’ has recently refurbished (TRUNK KUSHI) restaurant conveniently located at street level as an outside extension of the main building. The decor does a fantastic job of adding subtle nods to its roots; brushed wood interior walls […]

JOMON, Roppongi

JOMON Roppongi is an Izakaya (Japanese pub) style restaurant and serves some of the best Yakitori located just far enough away from the craziness of the main drag of Roppongi. JOMON stands out as an ideal destination for both tourists and locals alike. When you first enter the restaurant you […]