Standing bar - Matsui Sake Ten - Enjoying a beer or whiskey standing alone at the end of the day

 Located in Okachimachi, "Matsui Shop" is a store rich in Western liquors, reborn from a liquor store with an 80-year history into a stand-and-drink bar. Situated right next to Okachimachi Park, the shop has shifted to a shot bar under the daughter's management, offering a wide variety of Western liquors such as whiskey, bourbon, and single malt at reasonable prices.

Features and Attractions

  • Location: Near Okachimachi Park, conveniently accessible for travelers staying in Ueno and the vicinity of Okachimachi.
  • Variety of Western Liquors: Features a wide range of Western liquors available from 400 yen. Especially rich in choices of whiskey, bourbon, and single malt.
  • Atmosphere: The interior is styled like a Western from the wild west, allowing you to relax and enjoy your drink in an amber ambiance.
  • Recommendation: The Maker's Mark soda mix (500 yen) comes highly recommended. Payment is cash on delivery.

Why It's Recommended for Travelers from Abroad

Matsui Shop has an atmosphere that makes it easy to drop by alone, perfect for those who want to enjoy not only beer and shochu but especially Western liquors. Being able to casually try Western liquors from around the world while in Japan makes it an ideal spot for travelers staying in hotels near Ueno and Okachimachi to enjoy the Japanese night. Additionally, the unique Western-style interior of the shop provides an unforgettable experience for its visitors.

For travelers wanting to relax alone with a drink or spend a special night during their stay in Japan, Matsui Shop is undoubtedly worth a visit.

As of February 2024, from the opening time of 17:30 to 19:00, it's happy hour, and draft beer is priced at 350 yen. For example, you can enjoy draft beer and mixed nuts for 500 yen. Let's also look forward to this affordability. Please note, the shop is closed on Sundays, Mondays, and public holidays.


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