Throughout, everything is prepared and presented very competently. Flavors are muted and portion sizes small -- that is to say, perfect for nibbling the evening away, rather than gourmandizing. It is best not to arrive too hungry.
Sumile: Al fresco dining above the crowds
Lunch price range
¥1,000 - ¥2,000
Dinner price range
¥5,000 or more
A dining space for grownups in Shibuya
Drinks Beer ¥700; cocktails from ¥800; wine from ¥700/glass, ¥3,900/bottle; shochu from ¥700.
Number of seats 31 (including 7 at counter), plus 20 outside
BGM Cool jazz, bossa nova
Smoking Smoking permitted
Edge Bldg. 9F, 10-3 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
東京都渋谷区宇田川町10-3 シブヤエッジビル 9F
Daily 11:30-2 p.m (last order); 6 p.m.-10 p.m (last order). Closed Sunday.
Cash, Credit Card
Transport From Shibuya Station's Hachiko Exit, walk to Seibu department store, turn left and continue walking toward Yoyogi. Sumile is on the top floor of a new building on the right, shortly after Tokyu Hands.