Ehime Prefecture drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Microbrewery in Matsuyama

Dōgo Bakushukan

Right by Dōgo Onsen Honkan, it's hard to walk past this brewery restaurant, a good spot for a locally made beer and a bite to eat after a relaxing soak. The names of the brews are allusions to novelist Natsume Sōsek…
Craft Beer in Matsuyama

Bokke

This small craft-beer bar is developing quite a following in Matsuyama, with a good range of beers from around Japan and some tasty bar food. With indoor and outdoor seating, friendly staff and stylish design, Bokke…
Bar in Matsuyama

Wani to Sai

Easily the funkiest little spot in Matsuyama, Wani to Sai is definitely easy to spot with a colourful facade featuring an alligator and a rhinoceros (wani to sai). Wanting to hang with an artsy crowd? You've come to…
Cafe in Matsuyama

Cafe BC

The best coffee in Matsuyama. The owner also makes tasty sandwiches, perfect for a light lunch; sandwich lunch sets including a small salad and a hot drink cost ¥680 to ¥780.
Bar in Matsuyama

Chocobar

This tiny and extremely popular shot bar located right on a busy road has a regular hip-hop soundtrack and col­ourful decor. It's one of the few places in Matsuyama where passers-by can watch you get drunk.
Bar in Matsuyama

Underground Cafe

A locals and expats secret bar hang-out that serves Japanese-style Mexican food on the side. It's off the street leading to the ropeway; there might not be much going on if you get there too early.