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Best bar in Golden Gai

When I saw the band names on the door, I knew this was the place to go. It was relatively early in... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
FlyAtNight
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Whitby, Canada
Cool Bar

My partner sourced this bar via TripAdvisor. Cool little 6 seater bar which filled up and made for... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
AhoySailorr
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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“golden gai”(7 reviews)
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1-1-8 Kabukicho | Shinjuku Golden Gai, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We spotted this bar amongst the others because of the Ramones poster they had on the door. They offer good music and allowed us to pick a few songs from a large library. We had a great experience and will be going back next time...More

4  Thank hibbo_a1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Yeah they play punk rock...which I like. But this 6 seater bar is nothing special in my opinion. Its one of hundreds of places in the Golden Gai.

1  Thank DogDoggie
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

When I saw the band names on the door, I knew this was the place to go. It was relatively early in the evening and we were able to get two of the 6 or 8 seats. Music was blaring...lots of 70s punk. Unfortunately I...More

1  Thank FlyAtNight
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

My partner sourced this bar via TripAdvisor. Cool little 6 seater bar which filled up and made for interesting conversation with the other bargoers. We were asked to request our favourite songs which was super cool. 800¥ cover charge per person. Smoking friendly so if...More

1  Thank AhoySailorr
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Really cool very tiny bar. Loads of punk music available and a good choice of drinks. Turtle in the tank in the corner which was feeling a bit vicious when we were there.

1  Thank watty-rugby
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The one and only Punk Rock bar in Tokyo! Latest shows info, art&music zines, CDs&more☆We love music, art, movies, wrestling and turtles. Flowing music is mainly early punk, but also substantial New York Underground, ska, Garage, Glam Rock, Oi!, New Wave, Mods, Orange County, New...More

1  Thank thork844
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Yeah they play punk rock...which I like. But this 6 seater bar is nothing special in my opinion. Its one of hundreds of places in the Golden Gai.

1  Thank DogDoggie
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this bar one night, heard the punk music so decided to stop by. The two bar staff were extremely friendly and let us choose the music. Definitely try the lemon beer it's fantastic. The bar is very small it only has 5...More

3  Thank delloww
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Fantastic punk bar. We went after a show at nearby live house antiknock and had a great time. Small, intimate bar with a great vibe, reasonably priced drinks and great music. We'll be back

3  Thank Connor W
Reviewed 2 January 2016

A small but awesome punk bar located in Shinjuku's famous Golden Gai District. Always super fun, small but easy to get in touch with both locals and tourists. Plus, they have a music menu where you can choose your favorite punk song, either japanese punk...More

4  Thank Alain772
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We spotted this bar amongst the others because of the Ramones poster they had on the door. They offer good music and allowed us to pick a few songs from a large library. We had a great experience and will be going back next time...More

4  Thank hibbo_a1
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Fantastic find in Golden Gai. Saw the Sex Pistols poster through a tiny laneway. Heard Siouxsie and the Banshees playing and just had to stay.. Spent all night here drinking and chatting.. Went back a week later to enjoy it all again. Opens up after...More

3  Thank TheLoneDeranger
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