Restaurants & Cafés


Dominating the Nishi-Azabu crossing like a feudal Japanese castle, Gonpachi was supposedly an inspiration for the film Kill Bill. Sit at rustic wooden tables or in private booths and sup on simple country-style cooking, such as yakitori, grilled pork or soba noodles. The waiters dress in folksy happi coats and traditional festival music plays over the speakers. The separate third-floor sushi restaurant is more sophisticated, in both atmosphere and food, and has an open-air terrace. When George W Bush was in town, this is where then-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi took him.

Tokyo City Guide (Edition 5)


1-13-11 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku

Transport Roppongi Station (Hibiya, Oedo lines), exit 1

Telephone 03 5771 0170

Open 11.30am-3.30am daily

Admission Average ¥5,500.


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

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