The beer garden, “Beer Terrace in Marunouchi House” will open on May 26th. Enjoy a beer while viewing Tokyo Marunouchi Station!

29.April.2017 | FOOD / SPOT

Located in Shinmaru Building’s 7F eating and drinking zone, “Marunouchi House” will open a beer garden called “Beer Terrace in Marunouchi House” from May 26th to September 29th. You can enjoy viewing Tokyo Marunouchi Station while having a beer.

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Each Marunouchi House shop will offer its original beer steins and you can enjoy 50 kinds of beers. In addition, you can enjoy the over 300 kinds of original dishes on the menu at the terrace.

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RIGOLETTO WINE AND BAR 

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They increased the capacity of seats to 320 and the lights were renewed to provide comfortable drinking space. Check out this terrace.

The beer terrace will be opened until 2 A.M. from June to September, so you can enjoy some live music performances at the terrace.

Come and experience the beginning of summer over a nice cold beer!

Information:

【Beer Terrace in Marunouchi House 2017】

Opening period: May 26th to September 29th

Opening time: 11:00~23:00

(Open until 26:00 during summer period)

【Contact】

Marunouchi Call Center

Tell: 03-5218-5100(11:00~21:00)

※Sundays and Holidays until 20:00

 

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    23.April.2019 | FOOD / SPOT

    Japan’s favourite holiday Golden Week technically starts on Saturday 27th April. This year, the holiday stretches over a long 10 days and I’m sure there’s many of you who will be taking the bullet train to travel or to visit your families! That’s where Tokyo Station’s best bento lunch rankings come in handy!

     

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    1st place: Shrimp, crab & salmon bento (Tsukiji Sushi Sei, Marusei) ¥1,250 (price after tax)

    This bento is packed with salmon and shrimp and pieces of crab meat. It’s quite popular amongst girls!

     

    2nd place: Beef in sweet ankake sauce served with fried rice (KAMONKA) ¥741  (price after tax)

    Beef boiled in a special sweet ankake sauce and then dished up with fresh fried rice when the order comes in!

    ※ Sales may continue only until the start of summer.

    3rd: place Ginger-fried pork bento (Asakusa Teppantei) ¥1,190 (price after tax)

    The beef used is from Japanese Black cattle, which is sourced from within Japan. The strong ginger taste makes for a very adult-like flavour.

     

    Ecute Tokyo

    1st place: Large hamburg steak with kinako pork katsu bento (TSUBAME GRILL DELI)  ¥1,280  (price after tax)

    You can enjoy both TSUBAME GRILL DELI’s popular hamburg steak and pork katsu in one hearty serving!

    ※ Limited to Ecute Tokyo, only 50 of these bentos will be sold every day.

    2nd place: Hifumi bento (Furusato ryouri Fukuzen) ¥1,350  (price after tax)

    Flame-seared Kanzaki aged beef, sweet and spicy beef tendon boiled in soy sauce and Japanese pepper, and a hamburg steak made from beef and hakkinton (creamy, delicious pork), seasoned with shio-kombu. This is your chance to enjoy three different kinds of meat and deliciously seasoned kombu (kelp).

    3rd place:  Yellowtail fish in teriyaki sauce and nori seaweed bento (Hakejyoyu Noribenyamanobori) ¥1,944 (price after tax)

    This isn’t too oily and the Japanese Amberjack yellowtail even remains plump and delicious when cooled. There are only a limited number of these bento and once they’re gone, they’re gone!

     

    Extra:

    Tokyo station bento: Nihombashi Daimasu, Tokyo  ¥1,680  (price after tax)

    If you’re looking for the perfect Tokyo ekiben (station-bought lunch box), this is it! It comes in a box with a beautiful Tokyo station print and retro wrapping. The contents are also delicious and carefully made, packed with the special flavours of an experienced bento-making shop.

     

    Pop by to discover these lunches and enjoy the holidays!

     

     

  • Choose Your Own Yukata and Dine at a Beer Garden in Yokohama Marine Tower

    06.July.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    Put on your favourite yukata and enjoy the night time scenery of Yokohama at the Yukata Beer Garden coming to Yokohama Marine Tower. It will run from July 6 to September 7.

    Beer gardens are a staple of Japanese summer, as are yukata. You can rent out yukata while in Japan, or you may have one already but require assistance putting it on properly. The Yukata Beer Garden aims to eliminate these problems. There, you can choose from over 100 different items of clothing including yukata, obi and geta which will be fitted for you by professionals.

    The best part about it is that you get the full set. Once you’ve picked out your yukata you can enjoy a beer garden course at one of four shops. There are also courses that come with a ticket for the Yokohama Marine Tower observatory deck.

    All of the yukata items available accommodate for males and females. They stock everything from simple and stylish to colourful and retro.

     

    Once you’ve had your yukata fitted, you’re free to enjoy yourself until your dinner reservation time arrives. You can take a stroll in Yamashita Park, feel cool breeze at Oka Koen while gazing at the harbour, walk around China Town or Motomachi Shopping Street and more while wearing your yukata.

    Choose a dinner plan you like from either 3 restaurants at Yokohama Marine Tower or one of the 4 beer garden plans at Yamate Jubankan.

    THE BUND (Marine Tower 1F): Garden BBQ Course (+2-hr 30 min Unlimited Drinks)

    A tempura BBQ beer garden course with all-you-can-eat beef, pork and chicken including beef harami garlic steak. Enjoy a cold beer in an open terrace while feeling that Yokohama breeze!

    The Tower Restaurant Yokohama (Marine Tower 4F): Beer Terrace Course (+2-hr 30 min Unlimited Drinks)

    Takes place in an open terrace area that has a sweeping view of the Port of Yokohama. Relax and enjoy Mediterranean cuisine such as the main dish, roast chicken.

    Mizumachi Bar (Marine Tower 1F): Black Iberian Pig & Spare Rib Set (+2-hr 30 min Unlimited Drinks)

    A traditional bar with a relaxed atmosphere next to Mizumachi-dori Street. Their hearty portions of spare ribs (250g) and cocktails made in collaboration with Crazy Ken Band are hugely popular.

     

    Bonus: Comes with ticket to Marine Tower observatory deck.

    Yamate Jubankan: BBQ Course (+2-hr 30 min Unlimited Drinks)

    This place is perfect if you want a special evening date that’s a little different or if you want to go for a bit of drinking with the girls. Enjoy a BBQ in a garden enveloped in greenery.

     

    Restaurant: Yamate Jubankan (10-mins on foot from Marine Tower)

     

    Make some summertime memories in Japan dressed in a yukata at a beer garden!

     

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    Eraberu Yukata Beer Garden

    Running: July 6, 2018 – September 17, 2018
    Price: Females ¥12,000 / Males ¥14,000
    Contents:
    ・Pick and choose your own yukata, obi and geta.
    ・Have them fitted by a professional.
    ・Choose a beer garden course from one of the four places below.

     

    Locations
    “THE BUND” (Yokohama Marine Tower 1F)
    Dinner: 5:00pm-11:00pm (From 4:00pm on Weekends & National Holidays)

    TEL: 045-263-8115
    http://bund.marinetower.jp/news/2018/07/04/post_11.php

    The Tower Restaurant Yokohama (Yokohama Marine Tower 4F)
    Dinner: 5:00pm-11:00pm

    TEL: 045-263-8117

    http://restaurant.marinetower.jp/news/2018/07/04/post_10.php

    Mizumachi Bar (Yokohama Marine Tower 1F):
    Dinner: 5:00pm-11:00pm

    TEL: 045-263-8116
    http://mizumachi.marinetower.jp/news/2018/07/04/post_8.php

    Yamate Jubankan (10-mins on foot from Yokohama Marine Tower)
    Dinner: 5:00pm-9:00pm

    TEL: 045-621-4466
    http://www.yamate-jyubankan.yokohama/news/2018/06/23/post.php

    *A separate entry fee is required to access the observatory deck floor.
    Adults: ¥750 / Children (13-15 years): ¥500 / Children (7-12 years): ¥250 / Children (4-6 years): ¥200 / Children (Under 3-years): Free

    However, the Mizumachi Bar beer garden course includes an entry ticket to the observatory deck floor.

     

  • Beer Terrace ‘Kagura’ to Open in Harajuku Next to Togo Kinenkan

    22.June.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    Tohnichi are set to open their Kagura beer terrace again this year at Togo Kinenkan, a wedding complex in Harajuku managed by the company with a history spanning over 40 years. It will be open for a limited time only, from July 18 to September 7. It will be just a five-minute walk from Harajuku Station sitting inside the green forest of Togo which spans approximately 33,000m².

    The main venue for the beer terrace will be Ae no Niwa, a banquet hall with modern Japanese décor where customers can also make reservations for groups. There are indoor seats as well as open terrace seats that face a Japanese-style garden. Guests are entertained with first-rate service thanks to the locale and can enjoy Japanese tradition and culture.

    Pick from a buffet packed with high quality ingredients or head to the live kitchen corner which proves popular every year. The chef can prepare ‘braised jambon’ right in front of you, or you can enjoy ‘aligot,’ a French-style mashed potato dish made with Fresh cheese.

    They will also serve special free cocktails made using 100% natural honey collected from the Togo Shrine site. Beekeeping has taken place at Togo Kinenkan since 2013 in order to continue protecting the 33,000m² natural environment.

    Surround yourself in the green forest of Togo by kicking back and enjoying a meal and a drink at the beer terrace.

     

    ■Information

    Togo Kinenkan Harajuku – ‘Kagura’

    Address: 1-5-3 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Running: July 18, 2018 – September 7, 2018 (*Closed Tuesdays)

    Opening Hours: 6pm-9:30pm (Last Orders 9pm)

    Price: Buffet (15 items) / All-You-Can-Drink – ¥7,500 (Tax Included)

    *Max stay-time 3 hours.

    Reservations Only.

    Access: 5-minutes on foot from Harajuku Station’s Takeshita Exit via JR Yamanote Line / 5-minutes on foot from Exit 5 of Meiji-Jingumae Station via Chiyoda Line or Fukutoshin Line

    Reservations: 03-3403-1435

    Website: http://www.togo.co.jp/

     

  • Omohara Beer Forest Coming to Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

    29.May.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    The Omohara Beer Forest by Yona Yona Beer Works is opening on the 6th floor rooftop of Tokyu Plaza in Omotesando Harajuku on June 29 and will run until September 17.

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    Sit down in the beer forest and enjoy some of the most popular craft beer beverages from Yo-Ho Brewing Company including Yona Yona Ale and Suiyoubi no Neko. The line-up also includes a range of drinks that even people who aren’t good with beer can try easily, such as the original beer cocktails Tsubu Tsubu Kiwi and Mango Pine which you can’t get anywhere else, both made using craft beer.

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    In terms of food, the theme is bites you can get at Japanese summer festival food carts. The food is prepared to go perfectly with craft beer. Look forward to a huge menu that consists of juicy chicken on the bone, craft sausage, as well as this year’s newly-introduced chili dogs and soba with salted squid.

    OMOHARA BEER FOREST by YONA YONA BEER WORKS オモハラ ビアフォレスト

    Usually, the Omohara Beer Forest operates on a free space system where you can sit anywhere, but at the new one opening in Harajuku you can order a banquet course where they’ll prepare chairs and a table for you. The course includes a ‘Matsuri Set’ which includes edamame, fried potato waffles, crunchy bite-sized fried octopus, and juicy chicken on the bean; and craft sausage and soba with salted squid.

    Feast on a meal with a glass of delicious beer while enjoying the fresh, cool breeze atop the terrace.

     

    ■Information

    OMOHARA BEER FOREST by YONA YONA BEER WORKS

    Address: Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku 6F Roof Terrace, 4-30-3 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

    Running: June 29, 2018 – September 17, 2018

    *Open only on weekends and national holidays in September.

    Time: Weekdays 16:00-22:00 / Weekends 12:00-22:00 (Including during Obon on August 10-15)

    *Last Orders: Food 21:00 / Drinks 21:30

    Access:

    4-minutes on foot from Harajuku Station via JR Yamanote Line

    1-minute on foot from Exit 5 of Meiji-Jingumae Station via Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and Fukutoshin Line

    7-minutes on foot from Exit A2 of Omotesando Station via Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, Hanzonomon Line, and Ginza Line

     

  • Oceans Beer Garden 2018―Enjoy Dinner with a Scenic View of the Port of Kobe

    12.May.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    The cafe and restaurant Ocean Longue & Terrace will hold Oceans Beer Garden 2018 from May 14 to October 12.

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    The event has several plans in place for customers, including a standard plan with a special buffet and dessert buffet for all to enjoy, as well as a girl’s-only “Girl’s Talk” plan.

     

    Expect to enjoy a set of gorgeous and intricate meals made by Yasuhiko Ogasawara, a chef who earned a Michelin Star in Paris.

     

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    There’s also the opportunity to tuck into a dessert buffet specially made by the establishment’s sister site Le Pan Kobe Kitano alongside a free drinks menu with close to 75 beverages. This can be enjoyed while gazing at the million dollar view of Kobe’s alluring nightscape.

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    Experience fine dining at Ocean Lounge & Terrace in Kobe with an unrivalled view.

     

    Check out these websites too!

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    Oceans Beer Garden 2018

    Address: La Suite Kobe, Oceans Garden 1F, 1-2 Shinkocho, Chuo, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
    Running: May 14, 2017 to October 12, 2018
    Opening Hours: From 18:00 – Last Entries 20:00 / Last Orders 21:00 (*Weekdays only and reservations only)

    TEL: 078-381-9741

    Website: https://oceansgarden.jp/event/beer-garden_2018/

     

    Girl’s Talk Plan (Girls-Only)

    Price: ¥5,500 Per Person

    Standard Plan

    Price: ¥6,000 Per Person

    *Both plans include a free drink from a choice of around 75 drinks.
    *Prices listed include consumption tax and 10% service charge.

  • The warm spring season is almost over, and summer is coming soon. BBQ parties and beer gardens are the two most exciting events of the hot summer season. In this article, I will introduce to you some recommended BBQ parties and beer gardens.

     

    Top Picks for BBQs & Beer Gardens in the Kansai Region for 2018

     

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    Saitama Prefecture – Light & Music Beer Garden
    The theme of the event is a “Japanese summer festival” (Natsumatsuri) and it will take place in a traditional Japanese-style beer garden. As you come through the bamboo lantern-lit entrance, you will be engulfed by soft lights in a wide, open green space.

    Ordering the special offer Roast Beef Sushi (1 person 3 pieces) gives you the chance to see the expert chef put on a fiery flambe show. There’s also a buffet with a mix of around 20 Japanese and Western foods such as skewered and grilled food, savory egg custard, sushi wrapped in fried tofu, juicy sausages and much more as well as a line-up of close to 15 drinks served free flow style including beer and Japanese cocktails.

     

    Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/102961

     

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    Light & Music Beer Garden (Japanese: 光と音のビアガーデン~彩涼夏舞~)
    Running: July 6, 2018―August 31, 2018 (*Reservations to be made 3 days in advance)
    Time: 1st Slot 17:00-19:00 / 2nd Slot 19:00-21:00
    Price: ¥6,000 (Price includes consumption tax and service charge)
    Location: Omiya Rikyu Guest House
    Address: 1-816-7 Uetakechō, Kita-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama Prefecture
    Access: 9-minutes walk from Toro Station via the JR Line.
    TEL: 048-614-0811
    Website:http://www.bestbridal.co.jp/guestparty/saitama/rikyu_omiya/beer-9/

     

     

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    Tokyo- ARK HILLS SOUTH TOWER ROOFTOP LOUNGE ~ROPPONGI BBQ BEAR GARDEN~
    A beer garden serving authentic BBQ cuisine was opened on top of Ark Hills South Tower where a luxurious rooftop garden sits. Despite being in the middle of the big city, the garden has a freeing, spacious feeling with plenty of greenery and even sofa seats. Food includes filling T-bone steak that uses carefully selected Iwanaka roasted pork shoulder, as well as a selection of seafood and vegetables. In addition, downstairs in the same building, you can buy meat to take to the BBQ too. Choose your favorite ingredients and enjoy cooking it on the barbeque yourself.

    Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/103521

     

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    ARK HILLS SOUTH TOWER ROOFTOP LOUNGE ~Roppongi BBQ Beer Garden~
    Address: Ark Hills South Tower Sky Park, 1-4-5 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo
    *Please use the direct elevator on the path behind the B1F Ark Kitchen ‘Etsubo’ (笑壷)
    Running: April 23, 2018 – September 30, 2018
    Opening Hours: 17:00-23:00
    *[April-June] Saturdays 12:00-23:00 / Sundays & Holidays 12:00-22:00
    *[July-August] Saturdays 15:00-23:00 / Sundays & Holidays 15:00-22:00
    *[September] Saturdays 12:00-23:00 / Sundays & Holidays 12:00-22:00
    TEL: 03-5549-1550 (*Reception opens April 20)
    No Fixed Holidays. (Except during bad weather.)

    Website: http://arkhills.beergardens.jp/
    Booking: https://www.tablecheck.com/shops/

     

     

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    LUGAR HA AMOR is a beer garden where you can enjoy an extraordinary space, foods, videos and music on the rooftop of MACHIDA MODI. The word LUGAR HA AMOR means “a place filled with love” in Portuguese. The space created under the key word of “luxury beer resort” has three kinds of comfortable sofas that are couple sofa, bed sofa and low table sofa. You can also enjoy the video show projected on the wall of the building and project a message to your precious person.

     

    ■Information

    LUGAR HA AMOR
    Address: 6th Avenue, 2-6, Haramachida, Machidashi, Tokyo
    Period: 2018/4/27 (Fri.) to 9/30 (Sun.)
    Price: 3,000 yen~

    Website:https://www.lugar-ha-amor.com

     

     

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    TOKYO – Hono no Bulgogi Densetsu β
    The rooftop beer garden, Hono no Bulgogi Densetsu β was opened on the 16th floor of Tobu Hyakkaten Ikebukuro Honten. The theme of 2018’s bear garden is “wellness.” Healthy spinach and pea sprouts are added to the Bulgogi pot as well as vegetables. The spiciness of the bulgogi pot including eight kinds of vegetables, meat, bean starch vermicelli, kimchi, toppogi can be adjusted at your own will. They also offer beer/sour/whisky servers and a gin server!

     

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    Hono no Bulgogi Densetsu βAddress: 1-1-25, Nishiikebukuro, Toshimaku, Tokyo (16th floor (rooftop) of Tobu Hyakkaten Ikebukuro Honten)
    Period: 2018/4/25 (Wed.) to 9/2 (Sun.)
    ※The whole building will be closed on 8/22 (Wed.)
    ※The beer garden will be closed when the weather condition is bad
    Business hours: (Mon. to Thurs.) 17:00 to 23:00 (Fri., Sat., Sun. and holidays) 16:00 to 23:00
    ※Last order (a la carte and drink) – 22:00
    ※Please note that the business hours noted above might be changed
    TEL: (direct) 03-6912-5955

    Website:http://www.tobu-dept.jp/ikebukuro/

     

     

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    Kanagawa Prefecture – Umi no Mieru Beer Garden Hama Beer!
    Yokohama Grand Intercontinental Hotel opened their popular beer garden, Umi no Mieru Beer Garden Hama Beer! The terrace is very close to the ocean, so you can enjoy eating and drinking in the beer garden while feeling the breeze from the ocean.

    The theme of the dishes this year is “American-style BBQ.” Gorgeous meat dishes and American-style dishes using special spices and sauces which go well with beer, are offered. As a main dish, you can enjoy a big steak (100g.). Let’s enjoy full-fledged hotel dishes at this beer garden♡

     

    ■Information

    Umino Mieru Beer Garden Hama Beer!
    Period: 2018/6/15 (Fri.) to 9/17 (Mon, holiday)
    ※Except the days when events are held such as the fireworks festival
    Reservation: 2018/5/15 (Tue.) 10:00~
    Address: 1-1, 1st Avenue, Minatomirai, Nishiku, Yokohamashi, Kanagawa Prefecture
    Business hours: Mon. to Thurs. 18:00 to 21:30 (L.O.)
    Fri. to Sun, holidays 17:00 to 21:30 (L.O.)
    Fees: 6,000 yen (same day) / 5,500 yen (pre-sold ticket)
    (free drink – 120 minutes, table foods)

    Website:http://www.interconti.co.jp/yokohama/

     

     

    神奈川・横浜「BAYSIDE BEER GARDEN 2018」

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    Kanagawa Prefecture – BAYSIDE BEER GARDEN 2018
    Three kinds of BBQ beer gardens are offered at tables cook & LIVING HOUSE in Yokohama. The first BBQ is NEW YORK BBQ where you can enjoy juicy and thick smoked pork with a special BBQ sauce. You can also make your own customized burger at your own will! They are also offering many countries’ BBQs including seafood BBQ and grilled steak! Fruits cocktails and plum wines are also available!

     

    ■Information

    BAYSIDE BBQ BEER GARDEN 2018 NEW YORK/MEXICO/GERMANY
    Address: NEW YORK: 20184/16 (Mon.) to 2018/6/30 (Sat.)
    MEXICO: 2018/7/1 (Sun.) to 2018/8/31 (Fri.)
    GERMANY: 2018/9/1 (Sat.) to 2018/10/31 (Wed.)
    BBQ – business hours: 17:00 to 23:00 (last entrance 20:00)
    TEL:045-620-8970

    Website:https://www.tablescook-livinghouse.com

     

     

    Top Picks for BBQs & Beer Gardens in the Kansai Region for 2018

  • Top Picks for BBQs & Beer Gardens in the Kansai Region for 2018

    05.May.2018 | FEATURES / FOOD / SPOT

    The warm spring is rolling through and bringing us closer to the hot summer, and you know what that means in Japan? Barbeques and beer gardens!

    In this article we take a look at some BBQ and beer garden events taking place in the Kansai region this year.

     

    Top Picks for BBQs & Beer Gardens in the Kanto Region for 2018

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    “Kyoto Tower Beer Garden” – Kyoto
    Kyoto Tower Beer Garden is located on the 10th floor rooftop of Kyoto Tower Hotel and recently underwent renovation. At the drink counter, people can make their own Instagram-worthy drinks, and a new chef’s corner has also been built where you can watch the chef prepare food right in from of you.

    There’s close to 50 drinks to choose from, and a huge menu spanning cuisine from Japan, the West and China. They also have tents prepared in case of rain or if customers wish to stay out of the hot sun. The beer garden is in perfect view of the Kyoto Tower too, so why not make a trip?

     

    ■Information

    Kyoto Tower Beer Garden
    Address: Kyoto Tower 10F, 721-1 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto
    Running: April 28, 2018 – September 24, 2018
    *Reservations only. Reserve by 12:00 the previous day.
    Opening Hours: 12:00-15:00 (Last Orders 14:30)
    Price: Adults ¥3,900 / Elementary School Students ¥2,400 / Children (Aged 3+) ¥1,500
    TEL: 075-343-9090
    Website: https://www.keihanhotels-resorts.co.jp/kyoto-tower/

     

     

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    “Daimaru Beer Garden Kyoto” – Kyoto
    The beer garden as an amusement spot is a summer pastime that has continued for over 100 years and always bustles with happy faces. Daimaru Beer Garden Kyoto brought it back to life last year where it was held on a rooftop, and once again this year, it will be held on the roof of Daimaru Kyoto. It was a hit last year and will be bigger and better this year, returning as a ‘traditional’ style of BBQ. The buffet will also feature obanzai, which is a traditional type of Kyoto cuisine. It’s also open during the day, so it’s a perfect place to stop by during your Kyoto sightseeing.

    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/106189

     

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    Daimaru Beer Garden Kyoto
    Location: Daimaru Kyoto rooftop
    Address: 79 Shijo Street Takakura Nishiiri Tachiurinishimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
    Running: May 22, 2018―September 24, 2018
    *The event will close if it rains.
    *Closed on August 16.
    Time: 5pm-10pm (Last Orders 9:30pm)
    *Open from 4pm on Weekends & Holidays

    Telephone Booking: 075-746-5067
    *Phone bookings being taken from 1pm-8pm on May 16. Bookings taken from 11am-8pm from May 17 onwards.

    Website Booking: https://www.daimaru.co.jp/kyoto/
    *Website bookings available on the Daimaru Kyoto homepage from May 9 at 1pm.

     

     

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    “Riverside Beer Garden 2018: Matsuri BBQ” – Osaka
    This BBQ festival is aimed at adults and takes place in a spacious private area. It is currently serving food and drinks themed on Hokkaido and will switch to Kyushu & Okinawa later in August. For the Hokkaido slot, they are offering 3 plans that includes food such as juicy beef and pork, ramen salad which originates in Hokkaido, buttered jacket potatoes from Hokkaido, and more.

    For drinks, they recommend yubari king melon sour and haskap berry sour. For the Kyushu & Okinawa slot, look forward to tucking into some tartar chicken which is a famous food of Miyazaki, amongst a range of dishes and ingredients from both Kyushu and Okinawa. For drinks they are also serving sweet potato shochu, strong Okinawa liquor, mango sour and flat lemon sour.

     

    ■Information

    Riverside Beer Garden 2018: Matsuri BBQ
    Running:
    Hokkaido Cuisine: May 1, 2018 to July 31, 2018
    Kyushu & Okinawa Cuisine: August 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018
    *Will close temporarily or fully in case of bad weather or natural disasters.
    *The rooftop seats (120 seats) will be open even during rain.
    Address: Keihan City Mall Rooftop, 1-1 Tenmabashikyomachi, Chuo, Osaka
    Opening Hours: 16:00-22:30 (Last Entry 20:30)
    TEL: 06-6450-6640 (Reception 12:00-22:00)
    Website: https://www.matsuri-bbq.com

     

     

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    “Beer 300” – Abeno Harukas Beer Garden – Osaka
    Abeno Harukas is the tallest skyscraper in Japan. The beer garden on the Harukas 300 observation deck has been held three times, and this year will be the fourth. It has received praise for its tall view atop 300m, as well as its immensely satisfying menu. On this year’s “BBQ Menu” you can tuck into thick-cut beef harami, roast pork shoulder, and spicy piri chicken (which goes perfect with beer), each of which can be matched with a variety of different ingredients. Drinks are self-service, so there’s no obligation to wait around, so you can enjoy the beer garden to its fullest!

     

    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/100551

     

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    Harukas 300
    Address: 1-1-43
    Abenosuji, Abeno Ward, Osaka
    Opening Hours: 09:00-22:00
    TEL: 06-6621-0300
    Website: https://www.abenoharukas-300.jp

     

     

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    “Poolside Beer Garden” – Osaka
    The Poolside Beer Garden will open at Senri Hankyu Hotel on June 1. This year, they’re serving freshly made pizza and pasta which you can see made in front of you! The drink’s menu is leveling up to 34 beverages, includes local Hokusetsu sake, and colourful cocktails that remind you for being a resort.

    There’ll even be performances like samba to enhance the resort atmosphere. Enjoy this cool, refreshing beer garden by the poolside!

     

    ■Information

    Poolside Beer Garden
    Running: June 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018
    Address: 2-1 Shinsenri Higashimachi, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka (Senri Hankyu Hotel Poolside)
    Opening Hours:
    [Monday-Saturday] 17:30-21:00 (Last Orders 20:30)
    [Sunday & Holidays] 17:30-20:30 (Last Orders 20:00)
    Price: Adults ¥4,500 / Children (3+) ¥2,000
    TEL: 06-6871-2416
    Website: https://www.hankyu-hotel.com/hotel/hh/senrihh/

     

     

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    “Sorairo Kitchen in Tenshiba: Terrace BBQ Beer Garden” – Osaka
    ‘Sorairo Kitchen in Tenshiba’ is a casual Italian restaurant where they have open a BBQ beer garden on the terrace, which looks out onto the lawn.

    The roast beef shoulder, thick cut roast pork and organic vegetables with the BBQ can come with rotisserie chicken cooked on the terrace or an all-you-can-eat buffet!

     

    ■Information

    Sorairo Kitchen in Tenshiba
    Address: Tenshiba Entrance Sequare, 住所:5-55 Chausuyamacho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka
    Opening Hours: 11:00-23:00 (Food Last Orders 22:00 / Drinks Last Orders 22:30)
    *Lunch menu available until 16:00
    No Fixed Holidays.
    TEL: 050-5286-3794
    Website: http://www.iconet.co.jp/shop/brand/06.html

     

     

    Are you hungry yet? Make sure to try a Japanese BBQ and beer garden during your trip this summer and make some nice memories!

     

    Top Picks for BBQs & Beer Gardens in the Kanto Region for 2018

  • Rooftop Beer Garden to Open at Daimaru Kyoto

    04.May.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    Daimaru Beer Garden Kyoto made a return last year as part of Daimaru’s 300th year anniversary. The beer garden as an amusement spot is a summer pastime that has continued for over 100 years and always bustles with happy faces. Daimaru Beer Garden Kyoto brought it back to life last year where it was held on a rooftop, and once again this year, it will be held on the roof of Daimaru Kyoto.

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    The BBQ was a hit last year and will make another appearance, bigger and better, returning as a ‘traditional’ style of BBQ. The buffet will also feature obanzai, which is a traditional type of Kyoto cuisine cooked simply with ingredients such as vegetables and seafood.

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    A new family BBQ plan will be available, and the beer garden will also be open on weekends during the day in June.

     

    Make some fun summer memories with friends and family at a Japanese beer garden!

     

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    Daimaru Beer Garden Kyoto
    Location: Daimaru Kyoto rooftop

    Address: 79 Shijo Street Takakura Nishiiri Tachiurinishimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
    Running: May 22, 2018―September 24, 2018

    *The event will close if it rains.

    *Closed on August 16.
    Time: 5pm-10pm (Last Orders 9:30pm)

    *Open from 4pm on Weekends & Holidays

    Price:

    • Regular Plan: ¥4,300 (Tax Included) (All-You-Can-Drink + BBQ Set + Buffet)
    • Craft Beer Plan: ¥4,700 (Tax Included) (Premium All-You-Can-Drink + BBQ Set + Buffet)
      Elementary School Children – ¥2,500 / Younger Than Elementary School Age – Free

    Telephone Booking: 075-746-5067

    *Phone bookings being taken from 1pm-8pm on May 16. Bookings taken from 11am-8pm from May 17 onwards.

     

    Website Booking: https://www.daimaru.co.jp/kyoto/

    *Website bookings available on the Daimaru Kyoto homepage from May 9 at 1pm.

     

  • Recommended Bento Meals & Finger Food from Tokyo Station

    27.April.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    Establishments inside Tokyo Station and the surrounding area are preparing lots of bento and finger food that are perfect for outings in Japan this spring. The plaza in front of Marunouchi Station, as well as hotels, are also hosting a series of events and plans until the end of May. If you’re considering an outing in Japan this season, then consider dropping by Tokyo Station.

     

     

    Bento Sold for Over Half a Century

    These bento boxes have a long history spanning over 50 years since the first sales.

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    Chicken Bento – ¥900 (Tax Included) / Nihonbashi Daimasu

    Since sales began in 1964, the chicken bento is loved by many people. It’s a classic mix of tomato flavoured rice and chicken karaage. Oldies are long fans of this one.

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    Ishikari Shake Meshi – ¥1,030 (Tax Included) / Sapporo Tachiuri Shokai

    This bento dates back to 1923 and has been a familiar flavour at Sapporo Station for 95 years. Salted salmon roe is put onto salmon rice. It’s a colourful and vivid meal.

     

     

    Gransta & Gransta Marunouchi

    This list includes a bento perfect for the Golden Week season as well as finger food that can be enjoyed even if you’re busy or in a hurry.

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    Salted Nigiri – ¥1,500 (Tax Included) /

    This sushi is eaten refreshingly with seaweed salt and sudachi. The fresh flavour of the fish covers your entire palette.

    *Sold at Gransta only. Available April 23–September 30.

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    Red Brick Pork Kabayaki – ¥1,180 (Tax Included) / Sasahachi

    This pork kabayaki bento is inspired by the red bricks at Marunouchi Station. When you take off the lid the scent of the food wafts around your nose and will make you want to reach for a beer. It can also be shared with families or groups or people.

    *Sold at Gransta only.

     

     

     

    Ecute Tokyo

    Here’s a selection of recommended bento for trips out as well as some popular sake.

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    Fukagawa Bento – ¥1,200 (Tax Included) / Sushi Zanmai

    Ecute Tokyo’s number one most sold bento. It’s piled with plenty of sweet and salty boiled clams.

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    Yokitori Bento – ¥1,150 (Tax Included) / Kushikura

    A popular bento containing 3 types of skewers – negima, thigh and tsukune – and minced chicken with soy sauce served on rice.

     

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    THE Karuizawa Beer – ¥300 (Tax Included) / Fukuzen

    This refreshing beverage is made with famous cool water from Mount Asama in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture. It’s delicious however many times you take a sip. Brewed craft beer.

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    Montlacs Cup Wine (Red/White) – ¥297 (Tax Included) / Nicolina

    This wine is brewed and matured from fresh and fruity grapes from Nagano. It comes with a cup so you can enjoy drinking it on the train or on the go too.

     

     

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    There’s lots of other varieties of bento lined up too! If you’re heading out then be sure to stop by Tokyo Station first to stock up.

     

     

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    https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/103708

     

    “MOSHI MOSHI BOX staff recommends 6 Tokyo souvenirs!”

    https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/92277

     

     

    ■Informtion

    Tokyo Station City Official Website

    http://www.tokyostationcity.com/

     

  • Bento, Sweets and Gifts Arriving at GRANSTA in Tokyo Station for a Limited Period

    22.April.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    Gransta is a huge in-station shopping area in Tokyo Station – and there are two of them. One is in the B1 area beneath the Central Passage of Tokyo Station inside the ticket gates, while Gransta Marunouchi is outside the Marunouchi underground ticket gates. They will hold a Golden Week fair from April 23 to May 13 where they will sell things like bento, sweets and gifts.

     

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    Kurobei Yokocho, Kitchen Street, Granroof, Granroof Front and GranAge in the restaurant zone outside the ticket gates will serve up menus for families to enjoy, as well as menus aimed at kids.

     

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    There will also be a huge variety of different restaurant menus for people to enjoy inside Tokyo Station for both people departing and returning, like bento boxes for trips out, limited edition souvenir bento boxes, and more. Sweets and small gifts will also be sold for Children’s Day.

     

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    Red Brick Pork & Kabayaki Roll Bento – ¥1,180 (Sasahachi, Gransta B1)

     

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    Thick Slice Beef Tongue Bento – ¥1,680 (Date no Gyutan Main Shop, Gransta B1)

     

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    Enjoy Gransta’s bodacious selection of delicious foods!

     

    ■Information

    Golden Week Fair

    Location: Inside Tokyo Station

    Running: April 23, 2018―May 13, 2018

    Webpage: https://www.tokyoinfo.com/company/topics/items/20170419gww.pdf

  • Enjoy a BBQ at Beer Garden on Rooftop in Roppongi

    18.April.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    A beer garden serving authentic BBQ cuisine will open for a limited period of time from April 23 on top of Ark Hills South Tower where a luxurious rooftop garden sits.

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    Despite being in the middle of the big city, the garden has a freeing, spacious feeling with plenty of greenery and even sofa seats.

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    Food includes filling T-bone steak that uses carefully selected Iwanaka roasted pork shoulder, as well as a selection of seafood and vegetables.

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    In addition, downstairs in the same building, you can buy meat to take to the BBQ too. Choose your favourite ingredients and enjoy cooking it on the barbeque yourself. Of course, you can use it just for à la carte and drinks too.

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    The plan includes the ‘Casual BBQ Course’ (¥4,800 for 2+ people) where you can enjoy beef, pork and chicken; the ‘Premium BBQ Course’ (¥6,500 for 2+ people) that includes a T-bone steak, seafood and more; and the cook-it-yourself option (¥3,300). There’s also drinks to be enjoyed with each course as well as all-you-can-drink wine.

     

    Step away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city a little and enjoy a top-tier BBQ atop a lush rooftop garden.

     

     

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    ARK HILLS SOUTH TOWER ROOFTOP LOUNGE Roppongi BBQ Beer Garden

    Address: Ark Hills South Tower Sky Park, 1-4-5 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo

    *Please use the direct elevator on the path behind the B1F Ark Kitchen ‘Etsubo’ (笑壷)

    Running: April 23, 2018 – September 30, 2018

    Opening Hours: 17:00-23:00

    *[April-June] Saturdays 12:00-23:00 / Sundays & Holidays 12:00-22:00

    *[July-August] Saturdays 15:00-23:00 / Sundays & Holidays 15:00-22:00

    *[September] Saturdays 12:00-23:00 / Sundays & Holidays 12:00-22:00

    TEL: 03-5549-1550 (*Reception opens April 20)

    No Fixed Holidays. (Except during bad weather.)

     

    Homepage: http://arkhills.beergardens.jp/

    Booking: https://www.tablecheck.com/shops/

     

  • Japanese Style Beer Garden Takes on the Theme of a Japanese ‘Natsumatsuri’ Summer Festival

    16.April.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

    Omiya Rikyu will host a special beer garden event later this year from July through August combining music with lights.

     

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    The theme of the event is a ‘Japanese summer festival’ (Natsumatsuri) and will take place in a traditional Japanese style beer garden. As  you come through the bamboo lantern lit entrance, you will be engulfed by soft light in a wide, open green space.

     

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    Ordering the special offer Roast Beef Sushi (1 person 3 pieces) gives you the chance to see the expert chef put on a fiery flambe show. There’s also a buffet with a mix of around 20 Japanese and Western foods such as skewered and grilled food, savoury egg custard, sushi wrapped in fried tofu, juicy sausages and more, as well as a line-up of close to 15 drinks served free flow style including beer and Japanese cocktails.

     

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    After filling yourself up with a hearty meal, it’s time for the dessert buffet. There’s summer festival classics like Yakitate Taiyaki, which is available in August and lets you top your fish shaped cake with whatever fruits you like, as well as shaved ice. You can also choose from warabimochi ice cream, mini cakes, colourful cotton candy, and plenty of other Instagrammable delights.

     

    Customers can also get a discount if they arrive in yukata or in a group of 5 or more females. The beer garden will have a great photo spot too, so you can take some stylish pictures together.

     

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    Omiya Rikyu comes with plenty of family fun services too. In addition to a children’s menu, which is filled with things like karaage, fries and non-alcoholic drinks, there’s even going to be a yo-yo fishing and target practice corner on weekends and holidays. Those in elementary school or below will receive sparklers as a gift which they can go out into the garden to play with.

     

    The beer garden can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. Why not make some memories with the whole family?

     

    ■Information

    Light & Music Beer Garden (Japanese: 光と音のビアガーデン~彩涼夏舞~)

    Running: July 6, 2018―August 31, 2018 (*Reservations to be made 3 days in advance)

    Time: 1st Slot 17:00-19:00 / 2nd Slot 19:00-21:00

    Price: ¥6,000 (Price includes consumption tax and service charge)

    Location: Omiya Rikyu Guest House

    Address: 1-816-7 Uetakechō, Kita-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama Prefecture

    Access: 9-minutes walk from Toro Station via the JR Line.

    TEL: 048-614-0811

    Website: http://www.bestbridal.co.jp/guestparty/saitama/rikyu_omiya/beer-9/

     

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