Shibuya will easily capture your attention and hearts. Liveliest at nights, it’s a place where you will find neon-lit buildings, dozens of mini pubs and scrumptious dishes, the perfect place to relax and mingle with people and in this fantastic Shibuya izakaya pub crawl and food tour, ready yourself as you embark on a night you that you will surely remember.
The tour begins in Shibuya’s most iconic landmark, the Shibuya Crossing, which is the world’s busiest pedestrian crossing. As people cross the pedestrian, the guide will let you enjoy your time taking pictures as the Shibuya buildings lit up in the background. After that, the tour begins. First stop will be a local pub nestled in the busy streets of Shibuya. This pub offers the guests different types of beers that you won’t find anywhere else in the district. Each flavor is unique and delicious and better off paired with their grilled dishes. Can be quite easy to miss if you’re easily distracted, the next pub is actually in a yokocho (alleyway) and is located in Shibuya Meet Alley which houses 30 more izakaya bars. Expect a lot of interactions with different people and as you take your first sip of booze, take in the lively atmosphere and relax your way in. Good seats are reserved just for you so need not to be worried. And lastly, to cap off the night, a favorite izakaya bar which specializes in authentic Japanese beef dishes will be visited. Get your hands on different types of beef: the melt-in-your-mouth Kobe beef and the famous Wagyu beef. If you like seafood, sushi dishes are also served for some variety. Vegetarian dishes are also on the menu.
Curated to create beautiful memories, this izakaya pub crawl and food tour in Shibuya is something you shouldn’t miss for you to be able to enjoy one of the best nights of your life.
Highlights of Shibuya Izakaya Pub Crawl and Food Tour:
- A three-hour food and pub crawl in the lively indoor nightlife in Shibuya
- Belly up as you try different kinds of authentic Japanese dishes paired with delicious ice-cold beers
- Experience a one of kind urban nightlife experience with fellow locals and tourists
What is Included in the Price:
- 3 hours with a local guide
- Hopping 3 local izakaya bars
- A serving of Japanese sake
- Sake cup as a gift
↓Meeting nearby Hachi-ko statue in Shibuya Station
↓A bar around Shibuya Dogen Zaka
↓Shibuya Meat Alley (2 bars)
↓Return to Shibuya station (You can stay at the last bar if you like)
No minimum people required. Solo travelers, friends, couples and family, all are welcome!
Tokyo’s busiest and most colorful district, Shibuya is a place where you can almost find everything. It’s packed with shopping centers, restaurants, and pubs serving both locals and tourists. It mostly caters to youth fashion and culture and is known as the birthplace of some of the most fashionable trends in the country. With over a dozen department stores where you will find aesthetic clothes, shoes, and gadgets, one can go gaga with just the sight of them. A large intersection found in front of Hachiko’s Exit is a prominent landmark of Shibuya because it showcases the bright neon displays of video game screens and entertainment advertisements, making it one of the most popular photo and movie filming spot. Other points of interests in Shibuya is Hachiko Statue found in front of Shibuya Station, Bunkamura which literally means culture village which consists of concert halls, a theater, a cinema, and a museum that has changing exhibits every now and then. More than fashion and entertainment, Shibuya is also known for its high-end restaurants and street foods where you can find yourself eating the finest Wagyu dish and then munching on local favorites such as okonomiyaki and yakiniku.
Colorful, lively, and most definitely unforgettable, Shibuya is a place that should be in anyone’s itinerary when they come visit Japan.
Meeting Location and Meeting Time:
The meeting point of Shibuya izakaya bar hopping and food tour is Shibuya Station, exit to “Hachi-ko”, in front of Green Train which is a one-minute walk from JR Shibuya Station West Exit and from there you will find a guide holding a sign that says “Tokyo Bar Hopping.”
Please make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour starts. The tour takes about 3 hours on average.
Warnings and Special Notes from the Organizer:
Please keep in mind to remember these few rules so you can enjoy a flawless and enjoyable night:
- There’s a strict rule that only a person 20 years of age can drink alcohol
- Do bring cash since some of the restaurants and izakayas don’t accept credit and debit cards
- Do remember that you don’t need to pay for the guide’s foods and drinks
- You might need to buy at least one item from the menu during the tour since it’s a strict rule to some izakayas (most izakayas cost 1000 Yen to 2000 Yen)
- Free date/time change in 4 hours up to the tour starting time
- Cancellation after the starting time* or no show, you will be charged 100% of the tour charge
*Time in Japan Standard Time