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Kyoto's Soul of Drinking and Nightlife

Kyoto's Soul of Drinking and Nightlife

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

Hello! My name's Julian, I'm half-Japanese, and I was born and raised in the States. I permanently moved to Kyoto 7 years ago, and during my time living here, I've worked most years as a bartender before switching to guide. Working at a pub, I became friends with many regulars and expats who's showed me to their favorite bar, and I've continued it forward by doing the same to new visitors of…
Julian
Julian
Julian
Julian

What we’ll do

I will take us to three different bars. The first, we will check out a Showa themed (1940-60s) izakaya (Japanese pub) for some drinks and snacks. At the first location, I would like to use my bartending experience to talk about some of the most common cocktails of Japan (such as chuuhai or "sours"), what "shochuu" is, and explain and taste the various type of snacks commonly found in a Japanese…

What else you should know

Must be 20 years old or over to consume alcohol. Most bars allow smoking, so please keep that in mind. Know your own limit and please control your own behavior when drinking. Please inform allergies.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Japanese bar snacks A couple of light food items that pair well with the Japanese drinking style
Drinks
One drink at each place Non alcoholic choices available as well

What to bring

Money for transportation home or additional items you may want to purchase
Appropriate clothes and items for the weather
Yourselves! Please get to the meeting spot by the ideal starting time, so that we do not trouble other guests, and take off without you!

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Where you'll be

As you'll experience, Japan has an overwhelming number of bars and restaurants. At first glance, it may seem intimidating to walk into the more local areas, or just plain confusing. I will make this easier and fun for all! We'll move from the "Statue of Izumo-no-Okuni", then head to the night life area of Kyoto, and there, I would like to introduce new places, help you understand the area, and talk about the style of the night life in Japan.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, 27th Aug    From 19:00 to 22:00.
£84 per person
5 of 5 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Must be 20 years old or over to consume alcohol. Most bars allow smoking, so please keep that in mind. Know your own limit and please control your own behavior when drinking. Please inform allergies.
Julian
bar crawl
Kyoto's Soul of Drinking and Nightlife
68 reviews
£84 per person
68 reviews
£84 per person