Whether you love watching your favorite Sports Bars in Tokyo alone or with your friends, going to a sports bar is always a fun experience. There is nowhere quite like a sports bar where you can share thrilling moments with others while cheering on your favorite team and enjoying good food and drink.
You are bound to meet other big sports fans and may even be lucky enough to run into someone who is rooting for your team too. However, in Japan, it can be hard to find good places that actually broadcast the sports you like from back home. But don’t worry, we have put together a list of the best sports bars in Tokyo where you can watch all of your favorite sports!
1. Hobgoblin (Shibuya)
Located about a 2-minute walk from JR Shibuya station, Hobgoblin Shibuya is a popular sports bar that opened up in 2004. This British-style sports bar has two locations in Tokyo, making it easily accessible and particularly popular among international sports fans.
Inside the cozy pub you will find classical hardwood furniture that was directly imported from the UK. They have big TV’s on which they show live sporting events from around the world every day.
They also offer a wide variety of pub-style dishes that include traditional British fish & chips, tasty homemade pies, pizzas and hamburgers which go perfectly well with their original craft beers!
Hours: 5pm – 12am (Monday – Friday), 12pm – 12am (weekends & holidays)
2. HUB (Multiple locations)
If you are seeking your first PUB experience in Japan, HUB is just the place for you. It is another popular British-style PUB that boasts multiple locations in cities such as Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, Osaka, and others.
They are particularly famous among people who enjoy watching a wide variety of sports including football, rugby, and horse racing among others.
Their food menu is reasonably priced(typically less than ￥1,000) and anyone can have a good time without having to worry about spending too much. They also have HAPPY HOUR which is available until 7p.m.
HUB Ale is their original beer brand which combines a perfect balance of sweet and bitter that you will only be able to find at their pubs.
Hours: Vary depending on location. Please check their official website for details on each location.
3. Mogambo Tokyo (Roppongi)
Roppongi is a very active nightlife area and therefore is home to some of Tokyo’s best sports bars. Mogambo is conveniently located and is only a short walk from JR Roppongi station.
They also have some overseas locations in places like Singapore and Hong Kong. Not only do they show exciting games and events on their big screen TV’s, but they also host annual seasonal events such as Halloween and Christmas.
Enjoy hanging out with your friends, meeting new people, or taking a comfy seat at the bar counter and chatting with their friendly bartenders. Their drink menu includes beer, wine, cocktails, Nihon-shu and many other drinks that you can order for happy hour prices from 6pm until 9pm.
Hours: 6pm – 6am (Monday – Friday), 7pm – 6am (Saturdays), Closed on Sundays
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