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Our most recommended Kantō Region Pub Crawls & Bar Tours

  • Tokyo: 3-Hour Food Tour of Shinbashi at Night

    1. Tokyo: 3-Hour Food Tour of Shinbashi at Night

    Explore the alleys of Tokyo's Shinbashi area, known for its rustic izakayas (pubs) and food stalls. Grab some of the most satisfying food on the planet as you discover the vibrant district after dark! Start by entering the chasm of eateries overrun on a nightly basis by the working class of Japan. Join the thousands of businessmen who go to their favorite izakaya bar for a quick bite and cold beer before going home. Stop for some sashimi (raw fish), large gyoza (dumplings) and tamagoyaki (omelet), and then continue to a yakitori stall serving skewered meat and veggies cooked over an open fire. Wind your way through the maze of izakayas to find one of the most hidden okonomiyaki (pancake) shops, where only the locals go. Savor an authentic okonomiyaki with a drink before heading back to Shinbashi Station for the end of the t...

    An excellent walking tour that covered key elements of the history and culture behind specific cuisines, culinary techniques and establishment types. The insights were terrific and the food was outstanding!

  • Tokyo: Bar Hopping Tour in Asakusa

    2. Tokyo: Bar Hopping Tour in Asakusa

    Meet your guide and embark on a journey of bar hopping. The local guide will take you through the hidden food and drink spots near Kaminari Gate. Explore some local favorites in the Nakamise shopping street.  After a drink, head towards historically significant locations and enjoy a hearty Japanese meal. Expand your knowledge about Japanese food culture and taste it directly there.  Visit the oldest existing bar in Tokyo and grab a drink at the famous Hoppy Street like a local. Enjoy the famous "Denki Bran", which is a strong cocktail. Your guide may also take you to the mysterious Ninja Bar.

  • Tokyo Bar-Hopping Tour

    3. Tokyo Bar-Hopping Tour

    Start your 3-hour bar-hopping tour in Shinjuku’s Yakitori Alley, one of Tokyo's biggest nightlife districts. See tiny izakaya bars and food stalls offering grilled chicken, seafood and vegetables. During the tour, you'll be bar hopping throughout the city. Experience the backstreets of Tokyo and enjoy authentic street food like yakitori (chicken skewers), motsuni (Japanese stew) and grilled vegetables, along with local beer and Japanese sake. Head to the Kabukicho area and stop at 2 more bars. Visit the bright and lively food alleys in Shinjuku. Unknown to most visitors, this area is popular with local office workers, drinking in tiny bars with their colleagues after work.

    Not just a drinking tour but also much information about the area and customs. Such a good tour. Thanks Tommy.

  • Tokyo: Bar Hopping Tour in Shibuya

    4. Tokyo: Bar Hopping Tour in Shibuya

    Your tour begins in front of one of Tokyo’s most iconic sites, the Shibuya Crossing. This frenetic pedestrian crossing is the busiest in the world. Use the opportunity to take photos surrounded by the buildings of Shibuya as hundreds of people cross the street. At the first bar you’ll get a taste of Japanese beer alongside local grilled delicacies. Afterward, follow your guide through a ‘yokocho’ (indoor alleyway) down a street that is home to 30 ‘Izakayas’ (Japanese bars). You’ll encounter plenty of locals as they unwind after work. Izakayas tend to be small, intimate bars, but on this tour you’ll have reserved seating for enjoying local food and beverages. Follow the bar crawl through various stops as you sample world-famous Wagyu beef, Sake, beef sushi and melt-in-your-mouth Kobe beef. Vegetarian/vegan menus are also available.

  • Tokyo Food Tour: 3-Hour Culinary Adventure

    5. Tokyo Food Tour: 3-Hour Culinary Adventure

    Tokyo’s vibrant food culture is legendary, and is one of the many reasons why people flock to the Japanese capital. On this 3-hour Tokyo tour you’ll join a local guide to dive into the city’s food scene, tasting some of the city’s best dishes. Get a truly local perspective as your local guide explains the history of the food you’re tasting and the places you visit, sharing personal experiences and food related family traditions and customs during the tour. Begin in Yakitori Alley, near Yurakucho, an area with many casual bar-style restaurants and the birthplace of yakitori, one of many Japanese people’s favourite appetizers. Enjoy a drink of sake or a local beer, then sample yakitori at one of the many local restaurants, each with their own “tare” (sauce) mixed with their secret ingredients. Travel to Tsukishima to visit “Monja” Street, where “Monja-Yaki” is said to have originated, a ...

    The food tour was excellent, our guide snoopy (Yuki) was very knowledgeable and patient and we had a lot of fun and the food we tried was excellent.

  • Tokyo: 3-Hour Food & Cultural Tour - The Best of Izakaya

    6. Tokyo: 3-Hour Food & Cultural Tour - The Best of Izakaya

    Discover the Tokyo that only locals know as hidden gems. You will explore Shinjuku, the busiest station in the world. Shinjuku is a hub for shopping, entertainment and dining. The tour will last for about 3-hours from 17:00 to 20:00.  You will see different parts of Shinjuku for 40 to 50 minutes while walking around the surrounding areas of Shinjuku. You will then visit two popular restaurants among the locals. The tasting menu will vary depending on the fresh ingredients of the day. Typically, you will taste chicken skewers, a fresh sashimi platter and handmade Japanese croquettes etc. Your food request can be accommodated based on your food allergies and restrictions.  Don't forget about the drinking culture in Japan. The tour price also includes two alcoholic drinks of your choice. You will taste a smooth sake that you might not have tried back home. If you do not drink, it is ok as...

  • Tokyo: Japanese New Year Food Tour in Shibuya

    7. Tokyo: Japanese New Year Food Tour in Shibuya

    New Year (shogatsu or oshogatsu) is the most important holiday in Japan, and on this special evening you can explore the traditions, food and symbols of the season during this walking tour. You will be shown this famous area from a different view, enabling you to discover the best of Shogatsu's culture and winter flavors. Your evening will start off at the famous Hachiko crossing, from where you will head out to try your first “lucky” New Year’s dish, Soba (which according to Japanese culture provides you with a longer life). Next, you will discover a hidden shrine and learn about the customs of Hatsumode. You can then explore the symbolic dishes that make up Osechi (traditional Japanese New Year celebration foods). Later on for dinner, your guide will take you to a favorite local spot for a table-side cooking experience. You can make your own hot-pot dishes, trying both Shabu Shabu an...

    It was one of the most personable and best tours I’ve had. Norma went above and beyond to bring us to our food locations, making sure things were running smoothly, and even invited us to celebrate NYE with her! We had wonderful companions on this tour as well, and we all had good laughs and conversation. Really nothing bad to say about this, other than wishing there was more special New Years food stuffs!

  • Retro Shibuya Food Tour

    8. Retro Shibuya Food Tour

    Step back in time to visit spots and have experiences that locals have enjoyed for decades. Visit drinking and dining stalls that are hiding in plain site. Learn about the culture of Tachinomi bars, where diners snack on local seasonal dishes and drink with friends and coworkers. Try some of the best local Ramen at a shop that has stood the test of time - serving its local fans for over 60 years. Then, have a dessert experience that you will never forget - your inner child will have so much fun at this last dessert stop. You will start off the evening in a classic Tachinomi – Tachinomi are Japanese standing bars. Traditionally, they were a no-frills type of bar located around train stations or in working-class areas, where salarymen would come to unwind after a hard day’s work. Japanese ramen has taken the world by storm in recent years but there is nothing quite like a real bowl of ram...

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What people are saying about Kantō Region

Kaz is a great guide! It was such a pleasure to spend time with him and the rest of the group (we fell in love with our South African family). We were in two different izakayas were we had plenty of delicious food and booze. Afterwards we strolled around Shinjuku were we stopped by at different kinds of snack bars. Kaz also showed us the fascinating micro bar district of Shinjuku. The tour ended with the popular Japanese Matcha ice cream. Thank you for this tasty and sociable experience.

It was one of the most personable and best tours I’ve had. Norma went above and beyond to bring us to our food locations, making sure things were running smoothly, and even invited us to celebrate NYE with her! We had wonderful companions on this tour as well, and we all had good laughs and conversation. Really nothing bad to say about this, other than wishing there was more special New Years food stuffs!

Great night out visiting cool venues trying different local tastes.

Not just a drinking tour but also much information about the area and customs. Such a good tour. Thanks Tommy.

Ask for Asami! She is a very funny and interesting guide

our guide Anna was amazing and we had so much fun!