Tokyo City View and Sky Deck
With a 360 degree panorama of the cityscape Tokyo City View and Sky Deck is on the 52nd floor of Roppongi Hills. At an elevation of 250m and with little else around, the view is almost unobstructed. This is a particularly good spot to get photos of Tokyo Tower, Japan’s version of the Eiffel Tower.
Tokyo City View is open until 1am on weekends, making this is great stop off point on a night out in Roppongi. There's also an outdoor terrace that offers a different experience to being in the glassed-in interior. The admission fee is ¥1500 with discounts for students and children. It’s a good idea to buy your tickets in advance to skip the queue when you arrive.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 11pm. Open until 1am on weekends.
- Address: Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52F, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, 106-0032, Japan
- Tel: +81 (0)3-6406-6652
For a change of pace from the gaudy side of Roppongi, SuperDeluxe is an avant-garde lounge which hosts an interesting array of events. Popular with designers, writers and photographers, the events are aimed at this creative community such as film noir nights, edgy art performances and DJ jams.
- Address: B1F 3-1-25 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku
Roppongi Kaguwa is a cabaret dinner show that combines the slapstick humour of a drag show with some exciting moments of high drama. It’s popular with groups of Japanese or visitors who want to enjoy a nice meal and have some live entertainment.
The stage show combines themes from the Meiji era with modern surprises that includes aerial acrobatics. Show times are 7.30pm and 10.30pm, plus an extra-late show on Fridays at 1:30am.
- Opening Hours: Show times are 7.30pm and 10.30pm
- Address: 3-8-15 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan
- Tel: +81 (0)3-6434-5455
Expect extravagant glittery costumes and lots of laughs from the Kingyo transvestite show. High-energy dancing and a heavy dose of comic irony underscore this popular stage show in Roppongi.
You can choose from 2 sets per night, at 7.30pm and 10pm. The 60-minute show is full of big show tunes, colourful costumes and some amusing skits. Kingyo is located in the Daisho Building, and is walking distance from Roppongi Station.
- Address: 3-14-17 Roppongi, Daisho bldg., Minato, Tokyo, Japan
- Tel: +81 (0)3-3478-3000
Muse in Roppongi is a multi-roomed club provides variety with a different atmosphere in each space. Centered around a large main bar there are rooms filled with couches, a karaoke room, a darts room and 2 large dance floors with DJs playing the hottest techno and dance tunes. A very friendly atmosphere and late opening hours keeps most people at Muse all night. There's usually an entry fee starting from ¥3,500 which includes free drinks coupons.
- Opening Hours: Thursday–Saturday from 10pm to 5am. Tuesday–Wednesday from 9pm to 2am
- Address: B1F, 4-1-1 Nishi-Azabu, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
The New Salsa Sudada
Salsa Sudada is a dance club that is packed with a very mixed crowd of Japanese, latin Americans and curious visitors. If you don’t know how to salsa or you fancy learning to rumba, this popular club offers Cuban salsa dancing lessons every night before the party really gets going. Show up early and learn the basics before putting yourself to the test among the active crowd. It's a very friendly spot in Roppongi.
- Address: Forum 2F, 5−16−5 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo, 106-0032, Japan