Hiroshima Region drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Hiroshima

Organza

Bookshelves, old-fashioned furniture, a piano and a stuffed deer head all add to the busy surrounds at this smoky lounge-bar. Organza hosts an eclectic schedule of live events (from acoustic guitar to cabaret), some…
Top Choice Bar in Hiroshima

Koba

It's bound to be a good night if you drop into this laid-back place, where the friendly metal-loving musician owner 'Bom-san' can be found serving drinks and cooking up small tasty meals. There is occasional live mu…
Pub in Hiroshima

Ninjō Ganko Yatai

Six small izakaya (Japanese pub-eateries) squeezed into one large room make up this convivial spot, where beer and sake come with the usual izakaya fare, as well as some local-style okonomiyaki. Look for the lantern…
Wine Bar in Hiroshima

Cinquecento

This small corner bar near the station is called '500' in Italian because most glasses of wine here cost ¥500, creating a convivial local atmosphere indeed. The relaxed owner serves Japanese, Italian, French and Chi…
Cafe in Onomichi

Miharashi Tei

The views from this 100-year-old house perched on the hill overlooking Onomichi are exceptional, making it a great coffee or mojito stop just downhill from Senkō-ji…or a pit stop heading up the steep hill, just afte…
Bar in Hiroshima

Lotus

Take off your shoes and unwind while reclining among the cushions, or sip cocktails at the bar. Good pizza and other bar food help you linger. It's on a side street just off Namiki-dōri.
Irish Pub in Hiroshima

Molly Malone's

A reliable Irish-style pub with a welcoming Irish expat manager, good beer, good food and occasional live music. It draws a mixed crowd of expats and Japanese.