Watering Hole | Tokyo,
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Watering Hole
Exceptional based on 14 ratings
Type: Bar

5-26-5-103 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, Japan 151-0051 [ print map ]
03 6380 6115

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Hours: Mon - Sun: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm


Mayor: biirusaikou (11) | Taps: 21 |


Watering Hole

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Beer Available At Watering Hole (arranged by most recent)
Y Market Craft Heart Red , Brimmer Session Black IPA , Y Market Summer Color IPA , Y Market Noir Heads , Green Flash 30th Street Pale Ale 96, Sankt Gallen - Shibushi Soba (buckwheat) Ale , Sankt Gallen Super IPA , BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien 2012 99, Zakkoku Kobo Nekomata Bock , Bear Republic Racer X 100, Glazen Toren Saison díErpe-Mere 97, Daisen G Beer Yago 63, Iwate Kura Earl Grey Red Ale , Sankt Gallen Shiranui IPA , Stillwater Folklore 97, Stillwater Why Canít IBU? 94, Coronado Idiot IPA 98, Minoh Yuzu White Ale 78, Noboribetsu (Oni Densetsu) Fruity Tomato , Outsider Brewing Wind Chocolate Belgian White
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14 reviews for Watering Hole
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  77%
 Selection  76%
 Food  70%
 Value  68%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  81%
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74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr  (1505) Washington, Washington DC | September 4, 2013
Small but atmospheric place. Decent enough selection, very friendly staff. Worth a look.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty  (457) Kyoto, Japan | September 16, 2012
Nice place where the people know and love beer and are very friendly. Great selection of taps, nice bottles too. A bit expensive compared to the local average. Very nice place, though, with imaginative menus. Looking forward to their own beer next year.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 15/20
TimE  (247) Tokyo, Japan | November 23, 2012
Simple box room layout with 4-5 tables and counter seating. About 17 taps, fairly well chosen, though nothing too mind blowing the night I was there. Prices are higher than average. Beer condition was good. Service was excellent - they never bothered us, even though we were finishing our beer after the bar closed and the staff was cleaning up. Knowledgeable staff. One surprising thing was the depth and well thought out bottle selection. Truly one of the best in the city. Price, especially for half pints was the only major flaw with this place
56
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs  (209) Kyoto, Japan | December 31, 2013
Popped in here for a beer, I thought the atmosphere was great, high ceilings simple wood/concrete/maybe fake bricks? look & the service was good. The selection was uninspiring for me, a few good things but Iíd already had them and the big thing for me was the sticker shock most half-pints were 800-1000yen! 950 yen for a half-pint of Punk IPA??? If theyíd had something I wanted I would have stayed but with those prices I left. My friend living in Tokyo said those prices are pretty average in Tokyo. Highest I ever saw though and Iíve been to most of Tokyoís top 10 places...
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken  (181) Tokyo, Japan | July 13, 2012| Updated October 24, 2012
Nice place about a 10 minute walk from Shinjuku. Around 20 taps, 2 handpumps. Decent selection of Japanese micros and some imports (think there were a couple of US micros and a Brewdog). Next door to the bar will be a brewery when they get their license. Pint prices were about usual for Tokyo, round about 1000, maybe a touch more for the imports. Half pint prices were much more than half the pint price though which was a bit weird. Think my pint was 1100 and the half 850. Food looked nice but we didnít sample this. Few bottles in the fridge including Cantillon but didnít find out how much they were. Will go back as I liked the place, but will definitely stick to the pints.
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
AndySnow  (175) Stockholm, Sweden | March 25, 2013
Rather small place with a nice friendly atmosphere. Tap selection changes often and can be very good if you are lucky (which I was). Handles the beer nicely and very good service.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
jonno  (116) , Japan | February 11, 2013
Reminds me of Toronado in San Diego in some ways. Simple, with black boards for beers and lots of paraphernalia. They sat me in the corner and left me be. Good beer selection, although only a few really interesting beers. Another bar to add to the bustling Tokyo scene.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
JapanTony  (82) , Japan | November 21, 2013
Happy to see another bar with a decent selection open up. Apparently the owner is a homebrewer and plans brew for the bar once the license comes through. About 5 min from Yoyogi station, on a major street so easy to find.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou  (61) , | August 17, 2013
Small ground-floor craft bar nearby Sendagaya. Service is fine. Very good selection of some high quality local drafts and some nice international ones too. Pretty decent value, Iíd recommend the 4-draft sampler set (can only order on weekdays before 6pm).
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
beerbrat99  (21) Shanghai, China | April 27, 2013
A welcome surprise with a great lineup of tap beer plus some bottles. Lots of US brewing memorabilia on the wall and book shelves. Apparently a little brewery will open next door. We had a few food items and they were tasty but a little small for the price. Iíll definitely go back!

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