Sanuki Club Beer Garden is a hidden family friendly outside spot to spend a warm summer evening. We threw my husband’s surprise birthday party at the Sanuki Club Beer Garden last June, and it was a blast – friends, beer & BBQ, and outdoors in central Tokyo. The Sanuki team was incredibly easy and flexible to work with (in Japanese), the BBQ food good quality and the space perfect for a beautiful June party. All of our guests said, “What an amazing hidden location.” Cheers!
Sanuki Club Beer Garden, Azabu – Family Fun Alfresco
The Sanuki Club opened in 1972 to promote Kagawa Prefecture and make it better known to the people of the Kanto region. The club is a place for people to enjoy products, flavors and the culture of Kagawa and is the official hotel for people visiting Tokyo from Kagawa Prefecture. The Sanuki Club as going to be torn down to be replaced in 2015 by a new development, but due to a Tokyo hotel shortage and 2020 Olympics the Sanuki Club will stay right where it is until 2020!!
The outdoor area is a wooden deck surrounded on three sides by bamboo and other greenery. They even have an awning that can be rolled out to protect part of the deck if it rains. The Sanuki Club Beer Garden offers four set meals that range in price from 5,400 – 6,500 JPY for two hours of all you drink and set meals. Meal options include the popular Jingisukan (Genghis Khan) BBQ set which includes mutton and vegetables with udon (thick noodles), a BBQ beef set, a noodle set and an appetizer plate set. They also offer an a la carte menu, and an all you can drink for two hours for 2,800 JPY. If your group has dietary constraints consult with the Sanuki team, they should be able to accommodate most reasonable requests. The club’s beer garden is opened from May 9th to the beginning of October 2016; weekdays 18:00 – 22:00 (last order for food 21:00 and drink 21:30) and weekends 17:30 – 22:00. You need to make reservations for groups of 5 or more.
My friend Kit Nagamura wrote a great article about the Tokyo Sanuki Club in the Japan Time, April 2016, if you would like to learn more about the history of the Club and the surrounding neighbourhood. Just one of her amazing Backstreet stories in the Japan Times.
Sanuki Club Beer Garden Details
Address: 1-11-0 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone number: 03-3455-5551 (call to make reservations in Japanese)
Business dates and hours: May 9 – early Oct 2016, M-F 18:00 – 22:00; Sat & Sun 17:30 – 22:00
Access: 3 min walk from Azabu Station (exit 2) on the Namboku and Oedo Lines
Note: The Beer Garden is stroller and wheel chair friendly
Sanuki Club Beer Garden
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