Shibuya is the trendy area for Tokyo's youth, where fashions and styles get started for all of Japan. It's a vibrant, always moving place, with a variety of department stores, shops, cinemas, restaurants and bars. On weekends especially it can become extremely crowded, so take care if you have small children.


The Tokyo Roxy - The Roxy Diner serves up some of the best burgers in town and has an extensive menu too! Open for Lunch and Dinner, late Fri and Sat. 13-16 Udagawa-cho, 4F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Tel: 03-6455-3950 Shibuya map D-3 website

Microcosmos - Trendy cafe and lounge in large elegant space. Varied menu and not too expensive. Free internet wireless. Open late Fri and Sat as DJ lounge. Open 11:30am - 2am. 2-23-12 Dogenzaka 2F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 03-5784-5496 Shibuya map A-5 website

Ichiran Ramen - Classic tonkotsu ramen restaurant that is not expensive with fast service. Order from vending machine as you enter. Open 11:30-23:00. 1-22-7 Jinnan, B1F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 3463-3667 Shibuya map F-6

Genki Sushi - Casual kaiten sushi restaurant with plates arriving by conveyer belt. Reasonably priced and cozy atmosphere. Open 11:30-23:00. 32-15 Udagawa-cho, 2F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 3461-1281 Shibuya map E-5

Golden Burning - Asian dining bar and restaurant with good food and atmosphere in a cozy wooden interior. Open 6pm - late. 2-26-16 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 03-3462-8260 Shibuya map B-5

Cafe Diner 868 - Steak, wine, salads, fruit pancakes and more. Open 12-23:30. 1-15-7 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 03-3477-0868 Shibuya map F-1

Koa Pancake House - Hawaiian style restaurant specializing in luscious cream and fruit topped pancakes. Open 10am-9pm. 1-15-8 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 03-6455-3678 Shibuya map F-1

El Castellano - Traditional Spanish home cooking and hospitality. Live Music Mon & Sat. Open 18:00-23:00 Mon-Sat. 2-9-11 Shibuya, 2F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 3407-7197 Shibuya East side map E-3

Beacon - Modern American Cuisine. Full wine-list & professional service in a comfortable atmosphere. Open 11:30-15:00, 18:00-22:00 Mon-Sat. Sun/Hol Brunch 11:30-15:00 1-2-5 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo tel: 6418-0088 East Side Shibuya map E-1 website

Takenotsuka - Japanese Izakaya restaurant and pub, with friendly staff and moderately priced. Open Lunch 12-4pm, Dinner 6pm to late. 2-23-1 Dogenzaka, 2F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 03-3476-2385 Shibuya map B-5

Shakey’s - Cheap pizza chain restaurant with all you can eat lunch. Open 11:30-23:00. 32-15 Udagawa-cho, 2F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 3467-2071 Shibuya map D-4

Siri Pailin - Authentic Thai restaurant with great Thai food and Thai cuisine, open lunch 11am - 15:30, dinner 17:30-23:30. 32-6 Udagawa-cho, 3F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 03-6416-4888 Shibuya map C-3


The Dubliners’ Shibuya - Traditional Irish Pub with full menu. Open terrace seating. Sports on 3 screens. Happy Hour weekdays 12pm-7pm. Open 12pm-12am Mon-Thu, to 1am Fri & Sat; to 11pm on Sun & Hol. 2-29-8 Dogenzaka, 2F. Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Tel: 03-5459-1736 Shibuya Map D-8 website

The Aldgate - British Pub with 21 beers on tap! Interior is old English style decor and they serve the ‘best fish & chips in Tokyo’. Also serving vegetarian dishes. Euro Football and sporting events on 4 screens. Open 6pm-2am Mon-Sat, 5pm-2am Sun & Hol. 30-4 Udagawa-cho, 3F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. tel: 03-3462-2983. Shibuya map D-4 website

Hooters - American bar with sports on TV and great menu of tasty items including chicken wings and burgers served up by a famous Hooter's waitress. Open 5pm-11pm Mon-Thurs, to 4am Fri and Sat, Sun and Hols Noon to late. 2-29-5 Dogenzaka 4F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Tel: 03-6416-3917 Shibuya map D-8 website

Goodbeer Faucets - Draught beer bar with great food and drinks. 40 kinds of Draught Beer! Daily happy hour. Open 5pm-24:00 Mon-Thu and Sat, to 27:00 Fridays. Sundays 18:00-23:00 1-2-9 Shoto 2F, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Tel: 03-3770-5544 Shibuya map A-4 website

Sound Museum Vision - One of Shibuya's best clubs, with a huge dance floor and regular events. Shintaiso Bldg B1F, 2-10-07 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku tel: 03-5728-2824 Shibuya map B-9. website

Ruby Room - 'Best Little Bar in Shibuya' with live music and DJ's every night. Happy Hour 7pm-8:30pm 50% off all drinks. 2-25-17 Dogenzaka 2F, Shibuya-ku tel: 03-3780-3022 Shibuya map C-7. website

Shibuya Map in English