Beppu drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Beppu

Kissa Natsume

This retro snack and dessert spot is best known for onsen kōhī (coffee made with hot-spring water; ¥550) and ogura toast (topped with azuki beans and ice cream), and it's been making egg-salad sandwiches since it op…
Cafe in Beppu

Basara House

There's a handmade, arty feel to this renovated 1940s house, filled with exposed beams, period tile work and eclectic ephemera. All the better to sip coffee, chai or ume (Japanese plum) soda and appreciate occasiona…
Bar in Beppu

Creole Cafe

On the ground floor of Beppu Tower and with windows looking out onto the busy street, Creole Cafe brings together Beppu's Japanese and foreign communities over drinks, reasonably priced food (curry and pasta at lunc…
Bar in Beppu

Beppu Social Bar

BSB has good drinks and a fun vibe, plus a dance floor and even a hookah. The crowd varies, but there's often a large Asia Pacific University (APU) contingent. It's easy to make friends and perhaps even lose a few g…