15 Places To Enjoy Nightlife In Kyoto

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Night in Kyoto
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Kyoto looks great in the night. There are a lot’s of bar, pub, night dance club, restaurants.  If you want to enjoy your nightlife in Kyoto here is the list of 15 recommendations where you can make your night memorable.

1.Club Metro

Club metro is one of the popular night spots in Kyoto. It is a friendly underground disco and music club in Kyoto. The music fans will feel like home. You should put on your dancing shoes for this club. There are many local and international DJs here. Come and enjoy the beats in here.


  • Name: Club Metro.
  • Address: B1F ebisu Building, Kawabata-Marutamachi, Saykyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Phone: (075)7522787.
  • Website: www.metro.ne.jp.

2. L’Escamoteur Bar

L’Escamoteur is a very mysterious bar. The place is small and little bit cosy but it is friendly also. Many local and international travellers are visited there enjoying the nightlife. Their cocktail is world best. The bar is excellent with amazing cocktails, great music and superb decoration.


  • Name: L’Escamoteur Bar.
  • Address: 138-9 Saisekidori, Shijosagaru, Saitocho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8012, Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 75-708-8511.
  • Cost: Average 1200 yen.

3. Kyoto fun

Kyoto Fun is a well-known place where you spend you a night with best drinks. This place is famous for enjoying the nightlife. If you want to see the night safari with cycling then the place is the best choice. Their guide is very much friendly. They will help you in the time of hiking. It’s quite a different type of way to enjoy the nightlife. Come and enjoy you night.


  • Name: Kyoto Fun.
  • Address: 44 Shioyacho, Shimogyou-ku | 401 Banka House VII, Kyoto 600-8052, Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 70-1762-3339.

4. Butterfly Kyoto

Butterfly Kyoto is an excellent bar, club, dance club and disco. Their funky coloured entrance welcome you to the bar. The music of this bar is just awesome. The polite behaviour of the staffs is very much attractive. Don’t forget to enjoy your night in here also .


  • Name: Butterfly Kyoto.
  • Address: 67-3 Daikokucho, Nakagyo-ku | Forum Nishikiyamachi B1F, Kyoto 604-8031, Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 75-211-5025.
  • Opening hour: 8:00-1:00am.

5. Kitsune Kyoto

kitsune Kyoto is an excellent dance club and disco bar. It is the best club in Kyoto. They always offer a free buffet to the customers. They serve different types of world class beer, wine, whisky etc. the environment is very much friendly to the customers.


  • Name: .
  • Address: 179 Zaimokucho Kiyamachidori Sanjosagaru, Nakagyo-ku | FS Kiyamachi Bldg. 3&4F, Kyoto 604-8017, Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 75-255-0421
  • Opening hour: 7:00-1:00am.

6. Sake Ichi

Sake Ichi is a well-known bar and club in the city. It is a great little bar with good food and lots of sake to choose from the personalized recommendations from the owner. Their sake-squid soup is fantastic. They have no English menu but they can speak in good English.


  • Name: Sake Ichi.
  • Address: 373-1, Kyoto 604-8024, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Phone: +81 75-223-03117.

7. Rinto

Rinto is a place of bar and club to enjoy the nightlife. You should go through a tiny door but then you will find yourself in a nice atmosphere. They have huge collections of beer, whisky, wine etc.

The drinks are nice and the staffs are too good. There is a cherry tree in front of the window that makes you happy.


  • Name: Rinto.
  • Address: 173-2 Kashiwayacho, Nakagyo-ku | B1F, Kyoto 604-8014 , Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 75-255-7556 .
  • Cost: Average 500 yen.

9. Bar Condon Noir

Bar Condon Noir is awesome for enjoying the nightlife. Taking the experience of a wonderful whisky then bar condon noir is the best. The service is outstanding and the whisky is fabulous. You can find many rare Japanese whiskies, old bottles etc there. Enjoy night in this bar.


  • Name: Bar Condon Noir.
  • Address: 121 Ishiyacho, Nakagyo-ku | Matsushimaya Bldg.3F, Kyoto 604-8002 , Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 75-212-3288.

10. The Common One Bar Kyoto

The Common One Bar Kyoto is the finest bar in town. The service of this bar is outstanding. They serve all types of whisky here. This place is quite hidden. It is a typically Japanese whisky and cocktail bar with very high-level service. There is a counter for sitting. The place is very expensive and private. They have a good collection of whisky and beer.


  • Name: The Common One Bar Kyoto.
  • Address: 46 Motoyoshicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0087 , Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 75-561-5644.
  • Opening hour: 18:00-2:00am.

11. World Kyoto

World Kyoto is an excellent place for a night out. Though the place is small, but it offers great music. The music is great and the staffs are simply amazing. The club is highly recommended for those who are willing to enjoy the nightlife in Kyoto. Their collection of whisky is the main attraction of the customers. Come and enjoy your night.


  • Name: World Kyoto.
  • Address: 97 Shincho Nishikiyamachidori Shijo-agaru, Shimogyo-ku | Imagium Bldg. BF, 2F, Kyoto 600-8001, Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 75-213-4119.
  • Opening hour: 17:00-1:00am.
  • Cost: average 1200 yen.

12. Chambers

Chambers is a famous bar, cafe, dance club and disco in the town. The drink is so delicious. Their music is also fabulous. The staff to meet with the people of various countries is also safe because the foreign language can speak. Come and enjoy your night life in there.


  • Name:Chambers.
  • Address: 236 Yamazakicho Kawaracho 3 Jo Kudaru, Nakagyo-ku | 2F Rokkaku Terrace Bldg, Kyoto 604-8032, Kyoto Prefecture.
  • Phone: +81 752046762.
  • Opening hour: 8:00-1:00am.

13. Jittoku

Jittoku is a fabulous musical spot where you can enjoy your night.  Here you can enjoy the Japanese pop song in there. Drinks are very unique and this makes your night smooth. Jittoku is a place where you will get relief from the whole world and only the music will heal your heart and mind. Come and enjoy.


  • Name: Jittoku.
  • Address: Omiya Dori, Shimodachiuri, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Phone: (075)8411691.
  • Website: http://www.odn.ne.jp/jittoku

14. Live Spot Rag

Live Spot Rag is well known for excellent live jazz. It is a well-established venue that attracts both international and Japanese acts. It fills up fast, so it will be a wise task to check out the website and snare tickets for the gigs you want to see before you get to town.


  • Name:Live Spot Rag.
  • Address: 5/F Kyoto Empire building, Kiyamachi dori Sanju agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Phone (075) 255-7273.
  • Opening hour: 18:00 pm – 23:30 am.
  • Website: www.rannet.co.jp.

15. Ace cafe

Ace cafe is an excellent place for enjoying the nightlife in Kyoto. This bar is placed in a top floor where you can see the eastern hills and countless shrines and temples. They serve exclusive list of beers, wine, and whisky .They serve Italian dishes also which will heal your hunger. Come and enjoy the best.


  • Name: Ace cafe.
  • Address:  10 floor Empire building,Kiyamachi Sanju agaru, Kyoto, Japan
  • Phone: (075) 241-0009
  • Website: www.ace-cafe.com.

15. A Bar

A Bar is a Kyoto classic, a Japanese pub and restaurant with a lively relaxed atmosphere with fun and friendly staff. It has hidden away up some stairs and far from the main drag.


  • Name: A Bar.
  • Address: 2/F Reiho buiding, Nishi Kiyamachi, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Phone: (075)213-2129.
  • Opening hour: 6:00 pm – 1:00 am.
  • Website: http://www.a-bar.net/p.

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