TOKYO ROCKIN' NIGHTLIFE

Shimokitazawa / Shindaita [下北沢 / 新代田]


Nearby venues : BASEMENT BAR | CLUB QUE | ERA | FEVER | FLOWERS LOFT | HEAVEN’S DOOR | MONA RECORDS | ROKUDEMONAIYORU | SHELTER | THREE

POOR COW [ぷあかう]

POOR COW [ぷあかう]

*BAR-Shimokitazawa *Known for his work in Firestarter and Teengenerate, punk rock icon FIFI opened his own Shimokitazawa bar in 2008. Everything here is punk and rock ‘n’ roll, from the 3000-plus rec...
ERUEFURU [えるえふる]

ERUEFURU [えるえふる]

*BAR-Shindaita *Half standing bar, half record shop, the concept at this Shindaita venue is “Music and Sake.” Enjoy low-priced drinks and a daily changing menu of homemade snacks while perusing their fan...
PoPo [ポポ]

PoPo [ポポ]

*BAR, RESTAURANT-Shindaita* This stylish and unique restaurant shares the same space with Live House FEVER. Not only a chill hangout spot, it sometimes also functions as a trendy art gallery. No need...
SECCHAN [せっちゃん]

SECCHAN [せっちゃん]

*RESTAURANT-Shimokitazawa *Open until morning light, this restaurant serves savory Osaka-style pancakes called Okonomiyaki. Cook the pancake yourself on a griddle at your table, but don’t be afraid t...
JET SET [ジェットセット]

JET SET [ジェットセット]

*RECORD STORE-Shimokitazawa* This record store not only stocks a ton of import vinyls, but also functions as a label and distributor for Japanese musicians’ records. As they provide a refined line-up o...
DISK UNION [ディスクユニオン]

DISK UNION [ディスクユニオン]

*RECORD STORE-Shimokitazawa* With an extensive selection and reasonable prices, used record store Disk Union is famous with Japanese and international customers alike. They have over 50 stores, mainly...
MINTEI [珉亭]

MINTEI [珉亭]

*RESTAURANT, RAMEN-Shimokitazawa* Listed in tons of guidebooks, Mintei is the most famous Chinese restaurant in Shimokitazawa. Beat the lunch and dinner rush by showing up at 3 or 4 PM- otherwise be prepared...
EKI [駅]

EKI [駅]

*IZAKAYA-Shimokitazawa* If you want to try a typical Japanese Izakaya in Shimokitazawa, EKI is the perfect option. Fresh out of the kitchen are many kinds of Yakitori (grilled, skewered chicken) and homemade...
ZUZU [づづ]

ZUZU [づづ]

*BAR-Shimokitazawa* If you want to have an authentic Japanese nightlife experience, tucked away from the tourists of Shimokitazawa, Zuzu is the place to go. Half gallery, half Izakaya, there is a real...
tagcafe [タグカフェ]

tagcafe [タグカフェ]

*CAFE-Shimokitazawa* Sometimes it’s hard to access WiFi, even in chain cafes and restaurants. If you need an internet connection, Tagcafe is a useful spot open from noon to midnight. You can also charge y...
GOOD HEAVENS!

GOOD HEAVENS!

*BAR, RESTAURANT-Shimokitazawa* An authentic British bar in Shimokitazawa, Good Heavens is overflowing with the spirit of good fun- the English owner has books and records aplenty. Here you can attend...
MOTHER [マザー]

MOTHER [マザー]

*BAR, RESTAURANT-Shimokitazawa* Mother has a long history in Shimokitazawa, serving hearty vegan food for over 45 years. The decor is inspired by the Japanese Jomon era- stepping inside feels like getting...
STAND KAGEN [スタンドかげん]

STAND KAGEN [スタンドかげん]

*RESTAURANT-Shimokitazawa* Here’s a place you can hang out all day and all night- eat lunch at Stand Kagen and watch at night as it transforms into Bar Mou,a place to have a drink and listen to live D...
NORAH’S COFFEE TABLE

NORAH’S COFFEE TABLE

*CAFE-Shimokitazawa* Tiny, trendy coffee shops are popping up everywhere these days in Shimokitazawa. Norah’s Coffee Stand is one of the best- tasty, affordable, and with a comfortable space to chill a...
MIXTURE

MIXTURE

*CAFE-Shimokitazawa* Ichibangai is Shimokitazawa’s biggest shopping district, full of vintage clothing, variety goods, restaurants, and more. Amongst it all is Mixture, a bakery and cafe selling all k...
kate coffee

kate coffee

*CAFE-Shimokitazawa* One of Shimokita’s attractions is the vast number of tiny and unique shops all in one small town. Since many of the shops are crowded, it’s nice to have a comfortable place to sto...
ZAC

ZAC

*CAFE-Shimokitazawa* Zac is one of the few old-style coffee shops in Shimokitazawa, standing out from the tons of tiny and trendy newer shops. Try the “Morning” breakfast special for a classic Japanese mea...
Oreryu Shio Ramen [俺流塩らーめん]

Oreryu Shio Ramen [俺流塩らーめん]

*RAMEN-Shimokitazawa* Oreryu Shio Ramen translates to “My own style salt ramen.” They are a popular Tokyo chain known for their clear salted chicken bone broth. You can try all sorts of free Japanese-style top...
ICHIRYU[一龍]

ICHIRYU[一龍]

*RAMEN-Shimokitazawa* Ramen shop Ichiryu has a long history of over 30 years in Shimokitazawa. Their golden broth made from tonkotsu (pork bone) and soy sauce is rich but tasty enough to drink to the...
MAGIC SPICE

MAGIC SPICE

*RESTAURANT-Shimokitazawa* Shimokitazawa has become famous as a “Curry Town” since they started their curry festival a few years back. Magic Spice, a small chain shop from Sapporo, specializes in sou...
Tit-Chai [ティッチャイ]

Tit-Chai [ティッチャイ]

*RESTAURANT-Shimokitazawa* Tucked away from the busy Shimokitazawa streets is authentic Thai restaurant Tit chai. The cuisine is spicy and delicious, and the vibe feels like eating a home cooked dinner...
INNING+ [イニングプラス]

INNING+ [イニングプラス]

*RESTAURANT-Shimokitazawa* This organic, gluten-free restaurant was opened by a former baseball player. Not only is the food tasty and beautifully prepared, you you can taste the time and effort that...
SEI-YA [せい家]

SEI-YA [せい家]

*RAMEN-Shimokitazawa* Seiya is a mostly Tokyo-based chain Tonkotsu ramen shop popular with students. You can eat authentic pork and chicken bone brother ramen starting at 500 yen. There are plenty of...
tegetege [てげてげ]

tegetege [てげてげ]

*BAR-Shindaita* This standing bar nearby music venue Fever has been running for over 25 years. The small L-shaped bar has an intimate feel, and the all-you-can-sing karaoke option brings to mind a cozy...
General Record Store

General Record Store

*RECORD STORE-Shimokitazawa* General Record Store opened in 2016 nearby music venue Shelter in Shimokitazawa. The relaxed atmosphere allows you to concentrate on digging through their selection- mostly...
TEN TO SEN [点と線]

TEN TO SEN [点と線]

*RAMEN-Shimokitazawa* This unique spice ramen shop was brought to Shimokitazawa by the makers of the famous Hokkaido soup curry restaurant Samurai. The ramen has a very original fusion flavor, and their...
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