At Coolie's Creek, the focus of the kitchen is on Cantonese cuisine with a number of Sichuan dishes thrown into the mix to spice it up. There are no major surprises on the menu, but everything is light, attractive, appetizing -- the style of Chinese cooking that Japan does so well.
Coolie’s Creek: Up in the Paradise down by the creek
Lunch price range
¥1,000 - ¥2,000
Dinner price range
¥5,000 or more
Cool setting, hip clientele, satisfying food
Drinks Beer from ¥650; cocktails from ¥700; wine from ¥600/glass, from ¥3,500/bottle; Shaoxing wine ¥800, ¥1,400/decanter ;
Number of seats 35 (not counting the 3rd-floor bar)
BGM Jazz, Latin, Cuban and more more
Smoking Smoking permitted
1-2-6 Shirokane, Minato-ku, Tokyo
6 p.m.-2 a.m. (last order for food 11 p.m.; closed Mon.)
Cash, Credit Card
Transport From Shirokane-Takanawa Station (Exit 4), turn left and walk down the hill in the direction of Azabu Juban. Just before the expressway overpass (and before a small bridge), turn left down the side street. Coolie's Creek is on the right after about 100 meters.