Hakone drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Teahouse in Hakone-machi & Moto-Hakone


This historic thatched-roofed teahouse, the last of several that once lined the Old Hakone Highway, has been relieving road-weary travellers with amazake (a sweet drink made from rice used to make sake) and seasoned…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Chōkoku-no-Mori & Gōra

Gora Brewery & Grill

Sup on a Gora IPA or a Black Belt stout, among other ales from this stylish brewery venue, run by the folk behind Itoh Dining by Nobu. Grill treats include house-made sausages, Peruvian-style lamb and Nobu's signatu…
Cafe in Miyanoshita & Kowakidani

Naraya Cafe

Beside the station, this woodsy cafe and craft shop is a pleasant pit stop for drinks and light meals. You can also soak your toes in the footbath on the terrace looking out over the mountains, or unwind in the book…