Akasaka, Roppongi area
craft beerCraft Beer Server Land - Beer bar: Akasaka
Craft Beer Server Land is popular for their wide selection of reasonably priced beers (they have 31 taps). There's also a small snack menu featuring eel fish and chips, home-made bacon and corned beef, and pizzas. High ceilings and ample greenery...
germanSchmatz - German: Akasaka
This casual German beer bar started life as a food truck at the Aoyama Farmers Market, and the kitchen offers a well-executed menu of schnitzel, sausages and other meaty German fare to go with your beer. Eight taps dispense German and German-style...
restaurantTokyo Oven - Grill: Akasaka
Meaty dishes like roast chicken, pork chops and sirloin steak are at the heart of the European-centered international menu here, supplemented by pub starters like shrimp ajillo and charcuterie platters. The other main draw is the tap list of five...
belgianDelirium Cafe Reserve - Belgian rest/beer bar: Akasaka
A half dozen or so Belgian and domestic beers are served on draft here, with dozens more by the bottle. The simple menu includes pastas, Flemish-style beef stew, and of course mussels. The big, shiny semi-circular bar is the focus of attention...
germanZum Eichen Platz - German: Akasaka
An impressive food menu and a decent selection of German beers, specializing in Spaten, Franziskaner and Flensburger.
belgianAntwerp Port - Belgian rest/beer bar: Tameike
This branch of the popular Belgian Brasserie Court chain offers a line-up of ten beers on tap and a big bottle selection, while the food menu features a typical Belgian lineup of frites, steamed mussels, and charcuterie platters. Draft beers start...
belgianDelirium Cafe Tokyo - Belgian rest/beer bar: Toranomon
This Belgian beer bar serves a mix of imported beers and beers from their own Tokyo Brewery (Rio Brewery), along with a meaty food menu. Budget around Y4,000-5,000 for food and drink at dinnertime.
craft beerCraft Beer Market Toranomon - Beer bar: Toranomon
Craft Beer Market offers thirty different brews on draft, including a good number of seasonal specials. Prices are noticeably less expensive than the average Tokyo microbrew bar, with pints priced at just Y900 and glasses at Y600. (There's also a...
germanWurst Haus - German: Toranomon
The food menu here includes more than a dozen types of sausage, along with ham and cheese platters, grilled meats and salads. Seven taps dispense Japanese and German beers from breweries like Far Yeast (Tokyo), Baeren (Iwate), Hofbrau Munchen and...
craft beerBelly Craft - Beer bar: Kamiyacho
Craft beers are accompanied by an extensive Japanese food menu at this 30-seat bar-restaurant next to Kamiyacho Station. The casual menu wouldn't seem out of place in a typical Tokyo izakaya, with classic dishes like organ-meat stews, fried tofu,...
germanZum Einhorn - German: Kamiyacho
Although the dining room is notably lacking in atmosphere and music, the kitchen prepares outstanding German cuisine, including some fantastic game dishes in the autumn months. Prices may seem high at first, but portions are much larger than...
RetailNissin - Retail: Azabu-Juban
Meat is Nissin's strong point, with over a dozen types of cold cuts, a cornucopia of sausages, and unusual items like pheasant, rabbit, and even kangaroo meat. And the third-floor wine shop is worth a visit in its own right - particularly for its...
craft beerKamikatz - Beer bar: Akabanebashi
Kamikatz is run by Rise & Win Brewing Company, a craft brewery based in Tokushima Prefecture. As their official Tokyo taproom, they serve eight of the brewery's craft beers on draft, including some special seasonal brews. And unlike most beer bars...
craft beerAnt 'n Bee Ryudocho - Beer bar: Roppongi
Located in a slightly nicer part of Roppongi, this second branch of the esteemed late-night craft-beer bar features afternoon hours and a well-chosen selection of craft beers and ciders. Unlike the first branch, the emphasis here is on imported...
brewpubRio Brewing Company Bistro & Garden - Brewpub: Roppongi
Run by the Delirium Cafe group of Belgian beer bars, this very spacious 190-seat brewpub offers a line-up of draft beers from Rio Brewery, brewed in Tokyo and Brussels, as well as a wine list. The extensive food menu covers a range of grilled meats...
british beerBrewDog - Beer bar: Roppongi
Scotland's popular craft-beer brewery has opened their first Japanese bar in the middle of Roppongi. The rather spacious establishment serves twenty brews on tap, including BrewDog's flagship Punk IPA as well as their very impressive Jackhammer...
craft beerAnt 'n Bee - Beer bar: Roppongi
More than twenty Japanese microbrew beers are served on tap at this late-night beer specialist. The food menu is limited to fish and chips and similar bar fare.