No trip to Japan is complete without experiencing its famous nightlife. From the bright lights of the Ginza to the quiet street corners of Kyoto, author Chris Bunting goes to tremendous lengths to present Japan's best bars and tell you exactly what each has ot offer. This book provides everything you need to experience Japan's unique drinking culture firsthand.
Japan is home to the world's most interesting alcoholic beverages - from the iconic sake and the increasingly popular shochu and awamori to top-rated Japanese single-malt whiskies and beers. Drinking Japan tells you where to find each one, which brands are best and which to avoid. Detailed reviews of unusual bars are given, each complete with a photography, menu, detailed map and directions on how to get there.
- The first and only guidebook in English dedicated to Japan's bars and alcoholic beverages
- A comprehensive introduction to Japan's distinctive drinking culture
- Detailed reviews of 122 bars in Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Hiroshima and further afield