Way back in the 1960s and early ’70s, Shinjuku was sprinkled with jazz coffee shops. Celebrated names of that bygone era included Dug, an establishment whose present-day incarnation is a cramped brick-lined basement on Yasukuni Dori. Everything about the place speaks serious jazz credentials, with carefully crafted authenticity and assorted memorabilia. A basement bar annexe below the nearby KFC is used for live performances.


B1F, 3-15-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Transport Shinjuku Station (Yamanote, Chuo, Sobu lines), east exit; (Marunouchi line), exit B10; (Oedo, Shinjuku lines), exit 1.

Telephone 03 3354 7776

Open Noon-2am Mon-Sat; noon-11.30pm Sun (bar from 6.30pm).


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

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