Top 5 bars with the best views of Tokyo
Tokyo from the sky
It is well known that the Japanese capital has a real effervescence that varies depending on the district. During the day or at night, discover the beauty of Tokyo through the panoramic views offered by some of the city's bars.
If the entrance fees to bars with a view in Tokyo are quite high, Happy Hour is a great opportunity to admire Tokyo at dusk while sipping cocktails at low prices. Put on your best outfit and succumb to the charms of the city and its bars!
We present you the top 5 bars with the best views of Tokyo.
It no longer needs an introduction: the views from this bar have been seen around the world thanks to the movie "Lost in Translation". The New York Bar, perched on the 52nd floor of the Park Hyatt Hotel, has become a must-visit, but it's totally justified as it offers a fantastic view of the capital in an ultra sophisticated setting, where live musicians will make you forget the passing of time.
Address: New York Bar, 3-7-1-2 Nishi Shinjuku
Phone: +81 (0) 35 32 33 458
Opening hours: Sunday to Wednesday from 5pm to 11pm and Thursday to Saturday from 5pm to midnight
Access: Nishi Shinjuku Station (Marunouchi Line), Shinjuku
It has become one of the most prominent terraces in the capital and one of those with the best views. The 13th floor of Asakusa's Gate Hotel, this French restaurant serving bistro-style cuisine offers magnificent views of the city and Tokyo Skytree.
Address: The Gate Hotel Kaminarimon Restaurant & Bar 3F, 2-6-11 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku
Phone: +81 (0) 35 82 63 876
Opening hours: from 6.30am to midnight
Access: Asakusa Station (Ginza Line or Asakusa Line, Exit 2)
Very simple and classic, its huge bay window allows you to admire the urban landscape, but also Mount Fuji and the mountains on a clear day. A must-see at sunset time (we recommend you to book before coming)!
Address: Tokyu Hotel Cerulean Tower 40F, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya-ku
Phone: +81 3-3476-3398
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 4pm to 1am. Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: from 1pm to midnight
Access: Shibuya Station (Ginza Line, West Exit)
For an "imperial" immersion, go to Peter Bar! From its 24th floor, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Imperial Palace gardens, Hibiya Park, and Ginza. Its famous cocktails are the delight of Tokyo's trendy youth.
Address: 1 Chome-8-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0006, Japan
Phone: +81 (0) 36 27 02 763
Opening hours: from midday to 3pm and from 6pm to 10pm (closed on Tuesday)
Access: Hibiya station (Chiyoda, Hibiya and Mita lines, A6 & A7 exits)
The cheapest bar of this top, Two rooms offers nevertheless a superb view on Shibuya from its pretty terrace, quite rare element in the capital.
Address: Japan, 〒107-0061 Tokyo, Minato City, Kitaaoyama, 3 Chome−11−7 AO ビル ５ 階
Phone: + 81 (0) 33 49 80 002
Opening hours: from 11:30am to 2am (10pm on Sunday)
Access: Omotesando station (subway lines Ginza, Hanzomon, Chiyoda)