Forest Beer Garden


Restaurants & Cafés


An expansive outdoor spot located within the children’s play area inside Meiji Shrine’s Outer Gardens, the Forest Beer Garden is separated from its boozy cousins by its tranquil, tree-lined surrounds and bubbling waterfall. Choose from an à la carte menu (mainly grill-your-own fare, starting at ¥2,600 for a barbecue plate) or go all out with an all-you-can-eat-and-drink option (¥4,000 per person for men and ¥3,700 per person for women for two hours). Despite being one of the largest beer gardens in Tokyo, with a capacity of around 1,000, at weekends and during the holidays it gets extremely busy, so those going for the meal plan are advised to book ahead. The entrance to the garden is on the Jingu Gaien (Outer Gardens) side of the park, so if you're arriving from either Shinanomachi Station or Aoyama-ichome Station be sure not to wander off in the wrong direction.


14-13 Kasumigaoka-machi, Shinjuku, Tokyo (inside the park for kids, the Outer Garden of the Meiji Jingu)

Transport Shinanomachi station (JR Sobu Line) or Aoyama-itchome station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line) or Kokuritsu Kyogijo station (Toei Oedo Line)

Telephone 03 5411 3715

Open Mon-Fri 5-10pm (LO 9pm); Sat, Sun & hols noon-10pm (LO 9pm) / July 20-Sep 1 Mon-Fri 2-10.30pm (LO 9.30pm); Sat, Sun & hols noon-10.30pm (LO 9.30pm)

Admission Kirin Ichiban Shibori on tap ¥550, Lemon sour ¥500, barbecue plate ¥2,600


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

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