Places

Tokyo's top beer gardens

Wind and Green Beer Garden
Closest Station: Suidobashi (JR Line, Toei Mita Line)
Address: Tokyo Dome City, 1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004
Tel: 03-3817-6286
Budget: ¥1,000-3,000 for dinner
Seating: 400

Situated at the heart of one of Tokyo’s biggest attractions, this beer garden offers a range of draft beers that you can enjoy with beautiful views of the city.


Garden Islands Beer Restaurant
Closest Station: Daimon, Hamamatsucho, Onarimon
Address: Tokyo Prince Hotel, 3-3-1 Shiba-koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3432-1111
Budget: ¥7,500 (Outdoor BBQ set), ¥5,500 (indoor party plan)
Seating: 600

This restaurant combines the live atmosphere of a beer garden with delicious, hearty meals. The domed restaurant, with its indoor greenery and night sky ceiling lets you enjoy the beer-garden experience in a dining environment.


Kagurazaka Rooftop Beer Garden
Closest Station: Iidabashi
Address: 5F, 3-1 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Budget: ¥2,000
Seating: 20

With only enough space for 20 people, this beer garden is the perfect way to enjoy a few beers in an intimate setting. Chat away during the day or night while enjoying the cool breeze on the terrace. Reservations are required.


Forest Beer Garden
Closest Station: Shinanomachi, Aoyama-itchome, Kokuritsu-kyogijo
Address: 14-13 Kasumigaokamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-5411-3715
Budget: Men: ¥3,600; Women: ¥3,400 (Happy Hour, weekday only); Men: ¥4,300; Women: ¥4,000; Kids: ¥600-3,600; (BBQ all you can drink and eat for 2 hours)

Unlike traditional beer gardens, Forest Beer Garden is a place that is family-friendly. The buffet food and drink options are worth the price paid and will keep the whole family smiling. With a capacity of 1,000 people on the weekends, this is one of Tokyo’s largest beer gardens, offering 22 different types of craft beer. Reservations are required for weekdays.


Utsukushiku Naru Beer Garden
Closest Station: Yurakucho
Address: Matsuya Ginza Rooftop, 3-6-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 050-3187-9333
Budget: ¥4,000-¥5,900
Seating: 243

Created for sophisticated ladies, the elegant designs of the Utsukushiku Naru Beer Garden surroundings reflect just that. Enjoy delicious cocktails, all-you-can drink beer and a delicious selection of healthy a la carte meals under the open Ginza sky.


King of the Pirates
Closest Station: Daiba
Address: 1-7-1 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-6848-0273
Budget: ¥3,500
Seating: 300

Shiver me timbers! Step into the world of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” for one night with this pirate-themed beer garden. Featuring a reproduction of a pirate ship as well as a range of delicious beer drinks, this is one to remember, mateys.


Garden Beer Terrace Sekirei (open on weekdays during the period between May 27 and Sept. 13, but open everyday between Aug. 10 and 16)
Closest Station: Shinanomachi
Address: 2-2-23 Moto – Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3403-1171
Budget: ¥10,000-14,999

Located in the beautiful Meiji Kinenkan, this beer garden offers views of traditional Japanese gardens. A very popular location due to its close proximity to key historical places, like the Crown Prince’s residence, this beer garden is one where people can learn about Japan’s history over a few beers.


Beer Terrace in the sky (open from April 25 to Sept. 30)
Closest Station: Ikebukuro
Address: 1-28-1, Minami-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-5949-6841
Budget: ¥4,000-4,999

This rooftop beer garden has recently been renovated and is now bigger and better than ever. A wide range of delicacies can be ordered here along with your beer for low prices.


Yonayona Beer Kitchen
Closest Station: Harajuku, Meiji-jingumae
Address: 4-30-3 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Budget: ¥600

Yonayona Beer Kitchen is the place to try some “heavenly forest beer.” Delicious delicacies like Cajun chicken and burritos can be enjoyed along with a beer.


Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills
Closest Station: Kamiya-cho
Address:Hyatt Hotel 1-23-1, Toranomon, Minato-ku , Tokyo
Tel: 03-6830-7739
Budget: ¥3,000-3,999
Seating: 78

Situated on the 52nd floor of the Hyatt, the Andaz Tokyo offers breathtaking views of the Tokyo skyline through its open rooftop terrace. The bar is separated into different sections based on ambience, so that patrons can have the perfect bar experience.


Tokyo Beer Hall and Beer Terrace 14
Closest Station: Otemachi
Address: Marunouchi Eiraku Building 1-4-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-6269-9585
Budget: ¥1,000 for lunch: ¥4,000 for dinner
Seating: 108

Enjoy a variety of frothy draft beers at this beer garden. Open for lunch, dinner and with a cafe menu as well, this beer terrace offers a range of food to complement your beer at any time of the day.


Keio Asahi Sky Beer Garden (open from May 30-Aug. 31)
Closest Station: Shinjuku
Address: 1-1-4 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-5321-5349
Budget: ¥1,900 for two hours
Seating: 500

Held at the rooftop of the 10-story Keio Hyakkaten building in Shinjuku, the Keio Asahi Sky Beer Garden offers reasonably priced all-you-can-drink-and-eat deals. The first five female groups to arrive each day can purchase a two-hour all-you-can-eat-and-drink deal for ¥2,980.

Notes: A party deal for all you can eat and drink is offered at ¥3,980.


Asakusa Hanayashiki BBQ Beer Garden
Closest Station: Asakusa
Address: 2-28-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3847-8729
Budget: 90-minute standard dinner and all you can drink for ¥4,300; lunch and admission ticket for ¥2,500

If you need more entertainment than just eating and drinking,the beer garden held at Asakusa Hanayashiki, Japan’s oldest amusement park, might do the trick. The menu is full of BBQ, juicy steaks, fresh seafood and vegetables to go with your drinks. Along with the usual dinner course, they also have a lunch pack with special discounts for kids and an admission ticket to the park. Online reservations are required.


Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi Rooftop Beer Garden
Closest Station: Mitsukoshi-mae
Address: 1-4-1 Muromachi, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3241-3311
Budget: Two-hour grill BBQ course for ¥,4,869

This beer garden held on the rooftop of the Mitsukoshi building in Nihonbashi offers all you can eat and drink deals with more than 20 types of drinks such as beer, cocktails, and wine, and more than 30 types of food, including both Western and Japanese menus.


Yebisu Bar the Garden (open from May 7 to Sept. 30)
Closest Station: Kasumigaseki, Toranomon
Address: Kasumigaseki Commongate Annex 2F, 3-2-3 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 080-1063-2205
Budget: Two-hour all you can eat and drink for ¥4,500
Seating: 120

The second floor terrace of the Yebisu Bar is an oasis in the center of city. Enjoy the city lights of the surrounding Kasumigaseki skyscrapers as you gulp down your cold Yebisu beer after work.


Tokyo Tower Highball Garden
Closest Station: Akabanenashi
Address: 4-2-8 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 080-9271-5533
Budget: Two-hour all you can eat and drink for men: ¥4,500 and for women ¥4,000

Tokyo Tower Highball Garden allows customers to enjoy highballs and beers at the foot of Tokyo Tower. They have specially designed “Tokyo Tower Highball,” a drink that resembles the orange glow of the iconic tower. A discount ticket to the observatory is offered as a set with a highball drink.


Maccha Beer Garden (open from June 1 to Sept. 30)
Closest Station: Ochanomizu
Address: 3-4 Surugadai, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-3251-1150
Budget: Two-hour all you can drink for ¥3,500
Seating: 62

This green tea restaurant presents three types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic matcha beers, a mix of beer and matcha specially blended at this restaurant. Customers can also enjoy a set of matcha dishes along with their drinks.


Nostalgic Showa-Era Beer Garden
Closest Station: Roppongi
Address: 6-10-3 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-4333-8838
Budget: ¥5,000

This beer garden held on the fourth floor of the Grand Hyatt Hotel is inspired by Japan’s Showa Period. Guests can enjoy drinks ranging from highballs to shochu cocktails in a retro beer garden decorated with Japanese paper lanterns and fans.


Omohara Beer Forest by Yonayona Beer Kitchen
Closest Station: Harajuku
Address: 4-30-3 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-5413-3525
Budget: ¥800

Enjoy Yo-Ho Brewings’ popular drinks as well as special menus such as Honey Lemon Ginger cocktails and Mango Frozen Beer at this outdoors terrace. The food menu ranges from spicy Mexican dishes to the restaurant’s original sausages.


LUMINE Beer Garden (open from April 26 to Sept. 30)
Closest Station: Shinjuku
Address: LUMINE Shunjuku, 1-1-5 Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03-5989-0016
Budget: Standard yakiniku course for ¥4,800
Seating: 250


(List compiled by Hashela Kumarawansa and Yuki Hayashi)