Microbrewery in Matsuyama

Dōgo Bakushukan

Right by Dōgo Onsen Honkan, this brewery is 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 Sōseki and his famous novel, Botchan.…
Craft Beer in Matsuyama


This small craft beer bar is developing quite a following in Matsuyama, with a good range of beers from around Japan such as pale ales, IPAs and stouts, and some tasty bar food. With inside and outside seating, frie…
Bar in Matsuyama

Wani to Sai

Easily the funkiest little spot in Matsuyama, Wani to Sai is a 'circus bar' run by a fascinating native son who set off to Florence to study fresco painting and wound up creating marionettes and busking around Europ…
Cafe in Matsuyama

Cafe BC

The best coffee in Matsuyama. The lady of the house 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

Sala Sol

Popular with foreigners, this bar is surprisingly cool, with excellent music and generous drink specials. It's also one of the few places in town where people dance…all night long. You'll have to look closely for th…
Bar in Matsuyama

Underground Cafe

A local and expat secret bar hang-out that serves Japanese-style Mexican food on the side. It's off the street leading to the ropeway; look for the Union Jack flag, so coolly out of context.
Bar in Matsuyama


This tiny 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.