Shop, eat, party and drink—all in the district of Shinjuku. With massive department stores, museums, and even a park over at Shinjuku Gyoen, there’s something for everybody here in Shinjuku. If you’re into bar-hopping, Shinjuku nightlife’s famous red-light district Kabukicho is the ideal paradise for late-night izakaya lovers! From classic Japanese to international cuisines, underground bars in Tokyo, you can find restaurants and bars serving literally any type of food and drinks you can think of. You simply can’t talk about Tokyo nightlife without dropping by this area!
Forget your plans and be spontaneous… Anything can happen in the streets of Shinjuku!
Shinjuku is famous for housing the red-light district of Tokyo, filled with an overwhelmingly large amount of girl bars and kyabakura (“cabaret”) spots. Finding unique and decently-priced nightlife spots was not an easy task. After weeks of exploring and running into many red-light places, we have now found spots that we are not afraid to show off to you!
Here are five of our favourite underground bars in Shinjuku, Tokyo that we absolutely love when it comes to Shinjuku nightlife!
Bars in Shinjuku
Not a bar that you could easily stumble across, but definitely a place where you would be pleasantly surprised. A relaxing atmosphere with friendly staff, definitely don’t forget to check out the beautiful handmade Ghibli corner!
Check out more information on Bar 3 and get your discount coupon here!
An intimate bar with a great selection of rock and metal music for all kinds of fun and international individuals to come together. The music is loud, the bartenders are nice, the vibe of this place is amazing, great for one drink or more.
Check out more information on Rock Bar Psy and get your discount coupon here!
Great sound system and beautiful graffiti fills the inside of the bar. Hip-hop, street art, and cheap drinks; you won’t be gambling on a good time here.
Check out more information on LG Bar and get your discount coupon here!
Stepping into this bar takes you away from the craziness that is Kabukicho. Mon Cheri’s decor takes you into a bar in a castle, where you can enjoy a wide selection of drinks and tasty bites prepared right in front of you.
Check out more information on Mon Cheri Shot Bar and get your discount coupon here!
This small and intimate spot is perfect for date night. Their selection of cocktails and wood-oven pizzas are sure to impress your significant other.
Check out more information on Rize Mize and get your discount coupon here!
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