Museum of Sake Journal Summer 2015 - Page 19

WHERE TO DRINK SAKE TOKYO, JAPAN 1 NIHONSHU STAND MOTO 4 Casual and tiny all-standing sake bar. Enjoy the range of jizake selected by female sake sommelier Mari. Little English spoken, but cosy atmosphere. 5-17-11 Shinjuku, B1F Hakuho Bldg., Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo 160-0022 +81(0)3-6457-3288 2 Nurukan (warm sake) specialised sake bar directly above the platforms at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo. English menu available. Ecute Shinagawa 2F, JR East Shinagawa Station, 3-26-27 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0074 +81(0)3-3445-8848 SAKE HALL HIBIYA BAR 5 The first venue in Tokyo specialising in sake cocktails. Friendly atmosphere with a range of sake from 7 breweries. Miyuki Building B1, 5-6-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061 +81(0)3-3572-7123 3 NURUKAN SATO SHU SA RON Paradise for Koshu (aged sake) lovers. The widest range of Koshu, available in different flights and paring nibbles under the great guidance of owner Mr. Ueno. MAISHIN Energetic, casual and fun Izakaya with an impressive list of 200 different sake by rare and prestigious makers. They serve all sake in 60, 120, 180 & 360ml sizes and have two all-you-can-drink menus, one at ¥6,000 and another at ¥8,000. Both menus come with the same multi-course meal over a 2.5 hour time limit, and the difference reflects the more premium sake served for the ¥8,000 menu. Last orders are called after 2 hours. Suyama Bldg. B1F, 2-10-12 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0043 +81 (0)3-3464-1644 Image Credit: © Tokyo Food File / Robbie Swinnerton Wing Takanawa WEST 2F, Keikyu Shopping Plaza, 4 Chome-10-18 Takanawa, Minato, Tokyo 108-0074 +81(0)3-5449-4455 1 2 5 3 4