Gay & Lesbian, Bars


A karaoke cathedral and one of the biggest gay bars in Tokyo, Kusuo not only has plenty of room to dance the night away but sometimes offers tango or square-dancing lessons in the afternoon too. What it lacks in refined decoration - the walls and ceiling are sloppily painted black - it more than makes up for in abundant breathing room and an exuberant, foreigner-friendly staff. Another plus is that women are officially welcome, though their first drink will cost ¥1,500, compared to ¥1,000 for men.

Tokyo City Guide (Edition 5)


Sunflower Bldg 3F, 2-17-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Transport Shinjuku-Sanchome station (Marunouchi, Shinjuku lines), Exits C7, C8.

Telephone 03 3354 5050

Open 8pm-4am mon-fri, sun; 8pm-5am sat.


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

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