Articles for Nightlife in Japan: Going out, exploring and drinking in Osaka


Bunraku theater

National Bunraku Theatre

Osaka's golden age was accompanied by the golden age of bunraku.

Grove Café

Grove Café

In the heart of a small cherry orchard, Grove Café invites customers to escape the hustle and bustle of Osaka to take tea or have dinner.

Osaka-jo Hall

Osaka, the third largest city in Japan, has an incredible multipurpose building to match its ambitions: Osaka-jo Hall.



Located in the old Umeda district of Osaka, Amanto is more than just a tearoom, it has the objective of renewing forms of collective engagement.

Billboard Live Room

Billboard Live

Jazz is a big hit in the Japanese concert halls. Many artists perform at Osaka's Billboard club. A great place to get a glimpse of contemporary Japanese scene.

Grand Café

Partygoers come together at the Grand Café. Hosting many local and international DJs, this is THE club for revellers in Osaka who are missing the dancefloor.

The tea house Kanadian

The Kanadian tea house

To those who believe that the mix between an underground bar and a tea house cannot work, rendezvous at the Kanadian.

The Cellar

The Cellar

No, the Japanese do not spend all their evenings sipping sake in a hostess bar in a geek neighborhood listening to J-Pop (Japanese pop).

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