What makes this place so special -- and unique among bars where you stand -- is the quality of the food. The menu is huge, ranging from snacks such as olives, ham (jamon serrano Iberico, naturally) and broad beans in their skins to hearty meat dishes, homemade pasta and even desserts.
Bongout Noh: A sutando where standards are high
Name (J) ボングウ・ノウ
Dinner price range
¥5,000 or more
You stand; they deliver top-quality food and wine.
Drinks Beer from ¥500; cocktails from ¥500; wine from ¥400/glass, ¥2,500/bottle; liqueurs from ¥500.
Number of seats Room for 20 at the standing bar; dining tables for 40.
BGM Classic rock, but at a barely noticeable level.
Smoking No smoking
Miyagi Bldg. 2F, 1-10-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Daily 5 p.m.-3 a.m.
Transport From Shibuya Station, cross Meiji-dori and walk up Miyamasuzaka toward Aoyama. After passing Shibuya Post Office, take the second side street to the left. At the end turn right and you will see the stairs leading up to Bongout Noh immediately on your right.