Craft Beer Tap: Shinjuku
Craft Beer Tap Shinjuku: Beer bar

Craft Beer Tap carries its own distinctive selection of European beers, along with some hard-to-find craft guest beers and a substantial bottled selection. They also offer a full food menu, and they stay open quite late - 4am on Friday and Saturday nights and 2am on weeknights.

The food menu features fish and chips, fried chicken, chile con carne, pizzas and pastas, and of course sausages - typical pub fare, competently prepared and well suited to a beer-drinking party rather than a fancy dinner. If you plan to settle in for the evening here it's worth inspecting the various party menus, some of which feature multi-course meals plus an open bar.

The twenty or so taps dispense beers from Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, the UK and the US, including a half-dozen guest beers and a roster of thirteen regular offerings. Most draft beers are available in 250ml, 330ml and 1-liter sizes, starting from around Y650-700 for small glasses.

Guest beers typically start at around Y1100 for a small glass, and they tend to be more unusual and hard to find in Tokyo. You can also choose from two dozen Belgian beers by the bottle and dozens more from the rest of the world.

The spacious dining room is festively decorated with beer signage, while a TV monitor in one corner shows sports matches. Budget around Y3000-4000 for dinner with drinks. If you're just popping in for a drink or two, note that there's a Y300 per person table charge.

Craft Beer Tap
Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 3-34-16, Ikeda Plaza 4F.
東京都新宿区新宿3-34-16 池田プラザビル4F
Open 5pm-1am (LO; Fri, Sat -3am, Sun -10pm) daily.
late: Open late
Sun: Open Sundays


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