Nightlife

Bar in Southern Higashiyama

Tōzan Bar

Even if you're not spending the night at the Hyatt Regency, drop by the cool and cosy underground bar for a tipple or two. Kitted out by renowned design firm Super Potato, the dimly lit atmospheric space features in…
Craft Beer in Southern Higashiyama

Beer Komachi

Located in the Furokawa-chō covered shopping arcade close to Higashiyama Station, this tiny casual bar is dedicated to promoting Japanese craft beer. There are usually seven Japanese beers on tap, which rotate on an…
Bar in Southern Higashiyama

Gion Finlandia Bar

This stylish, minimalist Gion bar in an old geisha house is a great place for a civilised drink. There's no menu, so just prop up at the bar and let the bow-tied bartender know what you like, whether it's an expertl…
Coffee in Southern Higashiyama

% Arabica

This branch of % Arabica sits in the shadow of nearby Yasaka Pagoda on an atmospheric stone paved street. Grab a takeaway single-origin brew and continue strolling and sightseeing in the area. There's usually a queu…
Pub in Southern Higashiyama

Pig & Whistle

The Pig is a British-style pub with darts, pint glasses and fish and chips. It's got a relaxed layout and homey interior. The two main drawcards are Guinness on tap and friendly bilingual staff. It also shows sports…