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craft beerCharbro - American: Musashi Kosugi
This cozy neighborhood spot serves a great line-up of burgers and sandwiches. The burgers are some of the best in town, with a pleasant infusion of charcoal flavoring from the grill, and they're served with excellent home-made bacon, crisp thinly...
belgianBrasserie Muh - Belgian: Musashi Kosugi
Run by the popular Delirium Cafe group of Belgian beer bars, Muh offers an impressive selection of well-prepared grilled meats - premium wagyu, Iberico pork, Hungarian duck, Ezo venison and lots more. There are also charcuterie platters, Belgian...
craft beerIbeer Le Sun Palm - Beer bar: Nishi-Shinjuku
Run by the Sazaby group (Afternoon Tea, Shake Shack), Ibeer offers a line-up of ten Japanese craft beers on tap and a diverse food menu. Although it's not the most cutting-edge selection in town there are usually at least a few beers worth a try,...
craft beerFolk Burgers and Beers - Burgers: Jimbocho
Run by a veteran of the esteemed Fire House burger shop in Hongo, Folk Burgers offers one of the best selections of craft beers among Tokyo's gourmet burger shops. The burgers are solid and reliable, made with American Angus beef and assembled in...
craft beerHinomoto Beer Parlor - Beer bar: Jimbocho
Small in scale and stylishly appointed, this charming little drinking spot has a more comfortable, intimate feel than many of the larger beer bars in this part of town. Ten taps of domestic craft beers are supplemented by a decent selection of...
craft beerCraft Beer Tap - Beer bar: Shinjuku
Craft Beer Tap carries a selection of mostly German, Czech and Belgian beers on tap along with some unusual craft beers from the US and a substantial bottled selection. They're worth knowing about for their late-night hours - until 4am on Friday...
September 11-16 (Wednesday - Monday)
Belgian Beer Weekend 2019 Tokyo Roppongi Hills
Running in Tokyo for six days this year, including a three-day weekend, this is the biggest and most popular Belgian beer festival in Japan, featuring beers from more than fifty breweries and a wide selection of food.
Roppongi Hills Arena
Price: Y2950 for a book of food and beer tickets, available from Family Mart on onsite.
September 12-16 (Thu 4-9:30, Fri-Sun 11-9:30, Mon 11-7)
Keyaki Beer Festival Autumn 2019
This major beer festival generally features well over fifty breweries and plenty of food stalls, and attracts huge crowds. It's one of the best festivals in the Tokyo area, and is highly recommended.
Price: Free admission, pay as you go
September 14-16 (Fri-Sun)
BeerFes Yokohama 2019
One of Japan's longest-running craft-beer festivals, BeerFes gives you the chance to try over 100 kinds of beer for a single admission price.
Ticket price TBA