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Tokyo main gay bar scene is located in Shinjuku Ni-chome (District 2).

In fact, Ni-chome is home to hundred of bars, clubs and cafés. Some venues limit access to Japanese only; others have policies based on specific themes. As a result, the Tokyo gay scene can be challenging for foreigners.

in Shinjuku Ni-chome

AiiRO Café
AiiRO Café
AiiRO Café
AiiRO Café
AiiRO Café
AiiRO Café

1F Tenka Bldg, 2-18-1 Shinjuku, Tokyo

+81 3 6273 0740
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weekday 18:00 - 02:00 weekend 18:00 - 05:00 / 00:00

AiiRO Café

audience rating 3.4 stars from 29 votes - click to vote

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Revamped AiiRO Café (formerly ‘Advocates Café’) is the hottest street corner gay café & bar in Shinjuku. Originally opened in 2000 by the GM of ageHa gay nightclub.

Lively, welcoming atmosphere with very diverse crowd. A great place to start your evening, enjoy the scene and make new friends.

AiiRO gets busy on the weekend with customers spilling onto the street. There is a big Japanese Shrine Gate, Torii on the entrance.

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Kinsmen
Kinsmen

2F Homebase Bldg, 2-18-5 Shinjuku, Tokyo

+81 3 3354 4949
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weekday Tue-Thu 20:00 - 01:00 weekend 20:00 - 03:00 / 01:00

Kinsmen

audience rating 3.5 stars from 13 votes - click to vote

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Kinsmen is an upstairs gay bar with a cosy, relaxed atmosphere. Nice mix of crowd, and foreigners are welcome. Great place to chill out and make new friends.

No cover charge. Closed on Mondays.

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Bar Blacknude

Bar Blacknude

1/F, 2-15-12 Shinjuku, Tokyo | map

+81 3 6380 4098
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weekday Tue-Fri 20:00 - 01:00, weekend 20:00 - 01:00

audience rating 3.8 stars from 11 votes - click to vote

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Small gay bar with karaoke in Shinjuku Ni-chome. Foreigners are welcome. Muscular staff, fun and friendly atmosphere.

Cover charge of ¥2,000 includes one drink (second drink ¥800). Closed on Mondays.

features bar, music, karaoke (酒吧, 音乐, 卡拉OK) | Updated: 15-10-2019

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EAGLE Tokyo
EAGLE Tokyo

2-11-2 Shinjuku, Tokyo

+81 3 6874 0176
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weekday 18:00 - 01:00 weekend 18:00 - 05:00

EAGLE Tokyo

audience rating 3.6 stars from 31 votes - click to vote

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Tokyo’s new international gay bar, located in Shinjuku Ni-chome gay district. EAGLE Tokyo welcomes everyone to enjoy drinks made by handsome bearish staff.

The bar offers a relaxed ‘Brooklyn style’ atmosphere for listening to chill-out music and conversing with the locals and other international friends.

EAGLE is just a 3-minute walk away from its other gay bar Leo Lounge. From Shinjuku Station, take the East Exit.

nearest station : Shinjuku San-chome (Exit C8)

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Bar Kumpel

Bar Kumpel

5/F Takamine Bldg, 2-15-12 Shinjuku, Tokyo | map

weekday 20:00 - 00:00, weekend 20:00 - 02:00

audience rating 3 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

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Kumpel is a gay-friendly bar in heart of Shinjuku Ni-chome gay nightlife.

There’s ‘no cover charge’ and ‘no smoking’, here. Also no karaoke. Alcoholic drinks start at ¥500. BYOF welcome.

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Campy! Bar
Campy! Bar

1F Musashino Bldg, 2-chome 13−10 Shinjuku, Tokyo

+81 3 3341 4445
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weekday 15:00 - 05:00 weekend 15:00 - 05:00 / 23:00

Campy! Bar

audience rating 3.4 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

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Campy! is lively little gay bar, run by celebrity drag queen Bourbonne. Everyone is welcome!

Conveniently located on Shinjuku Ni-chome main street.

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WORDUP BAR
WORDUP BAR

2/F TOM Bldg, 2-10-17 Shinjuku, Tokyo

+81 3 3353 2466
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WORDUP BAR

audience rating 3.5 stars from 13 votes - click to vote

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Small gay bar in Shinjuku Ni-chome gay district, with DJ and mostly local crowd.

features bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) | Updated: 15-10-2019

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J’s Bar Cross Dress

J’s Bar Cross Dress

2-Chome-11 Shinjuku, Tokyo | map

+31 3 3226 7105
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weekday from 20:00, weekend from 20:00

audience rating 3 stars from 6 votes - click to vote

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A meeting place for cross-dressers and transexuals and everyone else who would like to hang out and have a fun karaoke night with them.

For hardcore drinkers, J’s Bar has an all-you-can-drink deal for ¥3000. Located in Shinjuku Ni-chome gay district.

features bar, music, dancing, karaoke (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐, 卡拉OK) | Updated: 08-07-2019

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KITSUNE
KITSUNE

B1 Shatelet Shibuya, 2-20-13 Higashi, Shibuya, Tokyo

+81 3 5766 5911
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weekday 18:00 - 03:00 weekend 18:00 - 05:00

KITSUNE

audience rating 5 stars from 4 votes - click to vote

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Gay-friendly fusion sushi bar & restaurant in the heart of Shibuya and Ebisu. KITSUNE serves French-influenced Japanese cuisine. Try “Sunshine”, a creative dish made with sushi and terrine. A variety of sake is available.

The owner of KITSUNE is a strong supporter of the local LGBT community.

nearest station : Shibuya

features bar, music, restaurant, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 餐厅, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 04-10-2019

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HOME
HOME

1-11-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya, Tokyo

+81 3 6455 1998
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weekday 20:00 - 03:00 weekend Sat 20:00 - 05:00

HOME

audience rating 4.2 stars from 6 votes - click to vote

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HOME is a local gay bar in Shibuya that welcomes everyone – gay, bi, straight, women, foreigners, etc. Closed on Sundays.

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Shibuya 246
Shibuya 246

4/F Shimizu Bldg, 2-7-4 Dogenzaka, Shibuya, Tokyo

+81 3 6277 5023
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weekday 19:00 - 02:00 weekend 19:00 - 02:00 / 00:00

Shibuya 246

audience rating 3.3 stars from 10 votes - click to vote

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Gay-owned bar in Shibuya. Shibuya 246 serves a range of beverages including wine, whiskey, cocktails, sake in a cosy, relaxed atmosphere. Free WiFi available.

located a one-minute walk from Shibuya Station West.

features bar, free wi-fi (酒吧, 免费无线上网) | Updated: 15-10-2019

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Tokyo R Bar
Tokyo R Bar
Tokyo R Bar
Tokyo R Bar
Tokyo R Bar
Tokyo R Bar

3F Roppongi Yamato Bdg, 7-14-5 Minato-ku, Roppongi, Tokyo

+81 3 6434 7325
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weekday 19:00 - 02:00 weekend 19:00 - 05:00 / 00:00

Tokyo R Bar

audience rating 5 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

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Tokyo R Bar is a new gay-popular cafe bar in the heart of Roppongi area. The bar is surrounded by panoramic views of Roppongi. Every weekend, featured DJ’s spin unique blends of deep house and international music.

R Bar is open from 7pm until late throughout the week.

features bar, music, cafe, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐, 咖啡馆) | Updated: 15-10-2019

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NAVIGATE

NAVIGATE

2F, 2-10-7 Nishiasakusa, Taito, Tokyo | map

+81 3 6802 8041‬
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weekday 19:00 - 02:00, weekend 20:00 - 05:00

audience rating 3.4 stars from 5 votes - click to vote

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Gay karaoke bar in Tokyo that has been in business since 2013. Bears- and chubbies-friendly.

The owner of NAVIGATE is a Japanese bearish type master (43 y.o.) who speaks English and some Korean.

nearest station : Tawaramachi / Ginza Line

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Tac’s Knot
Tac’s Knot

2F, 3-11-12 Shinjuku, Room 202, Tokyo

+81 3 3341 9404
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weekday 20:00 - 03:00 weekend 20:00 - 03:00

Tac’s Knot

audience rating 4 stars from 1 votes - click to vote

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Tac’s Knot is a small, gay-owned cocktail bar that features artworks by local gay artists. Friendly staff offer a warm welcome.

Located on Block A, near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Exit C6)

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Leo Lounge
Leo Lounge
Leo Lounge
Leo Lounge
Leo Lounge
Leo Lounge

2-14-16 Shinjuku, Tokyo

+81 3 5341 4380
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weekday from 18:00 weekend from 18:00

Leo Lounge

audience rating 4.2 stars from 25 votes - click to vote

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International gay bar for bears, friends and admirers in Shinjuku Ni-chome gay village.

Leo Lounge has a laid-back atmosphere, reasonable drinks, good music and friendly staff.

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