Watering Hole | Tokyo,
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Watering Hole
Good based on 17 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


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Watering Hole

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Beer Available At Watering Hole (arranged by most recent)
Almanac Golden Gate Gose 88, Pizza Port Simcoe City 80, New Belgium Lips of Faith - Cocoa Mole 96, Fujizakura Heights Mandarina Bavaria , Sankt Gallen Baran Ale , Prairie / Saint Somewhere Prairie Somewhere 97, Aqula Summer Session Ale , Ushi-Tora Uetake / Y Market Niagara Session IPA , Sankt Gallen El Diablo 96, Zakkoku Kobo Cats Eyes , Oud Beersel Oude Lambik 91, Minoh Ginger Coffee Stout , Fujizakura Heights Pils 69, Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Chai Spiced 95, Ushi-Tora Uetake #022 Akaniga Red IPA , Daisen G Beer Weizen 83, Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 99, Kyoto Brewing Himitsu 90, Shonan Black Session Saison , Ushi-Tora Luc Lafontaine 3 to Go: Rye Pale Ale
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17 reviews for Watering Hole
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  80%
 Selection  77%
 Food  74%
 Value  68%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  84%
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74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr  (1870) 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  (543) 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.
56
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs  (323) 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...
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 15/20
TimE  (271) 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
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken  (245) 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  (217) 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.
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou  (208) , | 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).
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing  (153) London, England | November 9, 2014
Came here at the end of a day long session with Tim Maloney and Chewy. Arrived about 10.30pm and were warned they were closing up. Had enough time for a couple of pints though. Set up is nice with a glass front and a modern and urban style bar with lots of craft brew stickers and American brewing labels and paraphernalia all over the bar. Line up was decent with some good Japanese craft beers alongside American beers. Two I had were in good condition and staff were friendly, offering tastes of different beers. Would come back here again a little earlier to enjoy the ambiance.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
jonno  (123) , 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  (96) , 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.

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