Nikkō drinking and nightlife

Cafe in Nikkō

Nikkō Coffee

A century-old rice shop has been reinvented as this retro-chic cafe with a garden, where house-roasted coffee is served alongside pastries and snacks like savoury galettes (buckwheat pancakes) and pork curry with ri…
Craft Beer in Nikkō

Murmur Beer Stand

Stave off shrine fatigue with a rich 'cinnamon brown' or a spicy 'ginger pale ale' brewed at this one-person operation along the main drag southeast of the World Heritage area.
Cafe in Nikkō


In business since 1804, this teahouse specialises in manjū (bean-jam buns) and other traditional sweets; look for the green-and-white banners.