Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Kumamoto

Good Time Charlie

Charlie Nagatani is a living legend, the 'Johnny Cash of Japan', the founding figure behind the country's entire country music scene, and an accomplished musician and songwriter. He earned the rank of Kentucky Colon…
Top Choice Cafe in Kumamoto

Andcoffeeroasters

Delightful boutique coffee shop with freshly roasted beans and a 'tart of the day', such as persimmon or Earl Grey. Coffee nerds will feel right at home with the rich lattes, creamy cappuccinos and other speciality …
Bar in Kumamoto

Bar Rose

Bar Rose (not to be confused with Rose Bar, nearby!) is a quiet, polished-wood place with rows upon rows of liquor glowing on glass shelves. Stools are plush and comfy, and it's where you come to have a relaxing cou…
Bar in Kumamoto

Rock Bar DAYS

Recently celebrating its 20th year, this dark bar caters to the grunge crowd. Request a tune and they will dutifully find it in the vast library of over 6000 primarily foreign CDs that adorn the walls. Dance if you …
Bar in Kumamoto

Jeff's World Bar

Gaijin (foreigners) and local Japanese frequent this 2nd-floor pub. There's dancing some weekends, and each night has a different vibe depending on who's there at the bar. Look for the basketball-sized, blue, world …