Japan > Tokyo
shoulderbroken (182) Tokyo, Japan | October 6, 2012| Updated May 25, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Never went to the Shimo-Kita location but this one is very nice. Pretty small, and with a nice laid back atmosphere. Selection was pretty good, not massive, but a decent range of stuff. Some nice Belgian bottles too but they were pricy. Will definitely be heading back and next time staying for more than just a quick drink. Possibly on the high side price-wise but a nice place.
JohnRMurdoch (301) Glasgow, Scotland | March 31, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Situated just round the corner from Devilís craft. Up several flights of a narrow steep staircase so it is not a good place to go if you have already had a few. Subdued lighting and wooden panels give the place a calm sophisticated ambience unlike most other places in Tokyo. 12 beers on tap, European bottles in fridge. Barmaidís other job was English teacher so communication was not a problem. Standard Tokyo prices. Beer selection not as interesting as other places but I really liked the atmosphere here.
KansaiBeerLvrs (224) Kyoto, Japan | April 7, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
A very classy looking place right accross the street from Devil Craft. The service was great, no smoking, decent taplist and I finally could try the Hidatakayama Stout which lived up to the hype. Prices seemed about average for Tokyo. We sat at the bar and enjoyed the laid back atmosphere which was perfect for a chat. Nice mood lighting and while it looks fancy the vibe was quite welcoming. A really nice small place.
JapanTony (88) , Japan | July 16, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
I am rating the old Shimo-Kitazawa place here, not the new one in Kanda.
There was a 7 card-seven glasses for 3,000 on a weekday, which worked out to be pretty cheap for Tokyo. They choose the beer for you though.
Food was OK-better than Popeyeís. Sitting on stools mostly got precarious after quite a few brews though.
cervecera (1) Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan | July 7, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Kura Kura moved from Shimo-Kitazawa to Kanda. Itís only 1 min walk from the South Exit of Kanda station. 12 new taps are installed ("Perfect Beer Server" introduced by Mr.Aoki of POPEYE)
TimE (251) Tokyo, Japan | September 3, 2007
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
A few micros on tap. Prices tend to be bit high, but they bring in somethings you canít find on tap at other places, such as Tama No Megumi beers, etc. Bottle selection is decent for micros. Since its in the same neighborhood as Ushitora it is worth checking out.
MartinT (521) Montreal, Quebec | August 30, 2007
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Check out my article for pics and comments about this charming beer bar: http://www.ratebeer.com/Beer-News/Article-687.htm
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