Takajo Kotobuki


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Located down an alleyway by Kaminarimon Intersection, Takajo Kotobuki specializes in game and boasts over 300 years of history. Bookings must be made in advance, and if you're a first time customer, you’ll need to be introduced by one their regular customers. However, with only a handful of game restaurants in Tokyo, once you’re inside you’ll be in for a treat. The game prepared here is all of exceptional quality, however, due to variable supply, the exact menu changes daily – depending on the birds that come in. Interestingly, they’ll even let you bring your own drink at no extra charge, although the price of a set course here already includes enough beer to satisfy. Further adding to the entertainment is a proprietress who speaks in a particularly attractive old shitamachi (downtown) dialect.



2-14-6 Kaminarimon, Taito, Tokyo

Transport Asakusa station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Subway Asakusa Line), exit A3

Telephone 03 3841 4527

Open open only by referral

Admission Lunch approx ¥6,000-¥7,999; Dinner approx ¥20,000-¥29,000


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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