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Old Imperial Bar

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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1-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho | 2F Main Bldg., Imperial Hotel, Chiyoda 100-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3504-1111
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The calm bar which can relax from the day‼️

The feature of the design of the Frank Lloyd light remains The calm bar which can relax from the day I can enjoy Havana cigar while drinking coffee here even if I do not drink whiskey from the day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
carlosk582
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東京
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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東京
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The feature of the design of the Frank Lloyd light remains The calm bar which can relax from the day I can enjoy Havana cigar while drinking coffee here even if I do not drink whiskey from the day.

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Portland, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I love saloons and this is one , designed by Frank LLoyd Wright that is just superb; long, wood covered bar and walls; great service; high prices but its Japan; I like they leave the bottle of what you are drinking right close for a fill up; selection of single malts was excellent

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Brooklyn, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A stay at The Imperial Hotel was beyond our modest budget. Having a drink at the bar, however, gave us the authentic Frank Lloyd Wright experience. The cocktail lounge simply glows, and our delicious cocktails, nursed slowly, provided the additional glow. Go there!

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Brescia, Italy
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432 reviews 432 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
839 helpful votes 839 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It has a subdued, clubby atmosphere, with dim lighting, comfortable chairs and tables that are remakes of Wright furniture, and Wright originals, including the small desk at the entrance and the Art Deco terracotta wall behind the bar. To pay tribute to Wright, consider ordering the bar's own Mount Fuji. Good cocktails, but not phenomenal.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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305 reviews 305 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

In the Imperial Hotel. Lovely hotel in the Ginza area with a couple of bars and restaurants. Very nice setting. Try the Japanese whiskies and you will be surprised by the quality. Service wonderful and respectful

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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141 reviews 141 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

When in Tokyo we always stay at the Imperial Hotel and while at the Imperial Hotel we always visit the Old Imperial Bar. They make the best martinis! And the service is always impeccable! The decor is remnant of Frank Lloyd Wright's original Imperial Hotel design. It's a small, dark, cozy and comfortable place, great to spend a few hours... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This lounge is apparently inspired by the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed the old Imperial Hotel. The Lounge itself is quite cozy and plush and quiet so it is perfect for a drink after a hectic Tokyo day. And the service is absolutely fantastic. So attentive and informative and professional.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When they disassembled the Wright Imperial they took the old Imperial Bar and built it into the new hotel. There are several Wright originals in the bar including all the furniture. Its time travel into history.

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

There are still parts of the original Frank Lloyd Wright design incorporated into the renovated bar.

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canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

after touring all day it was a quiet place for a drink and a small snack . the service was very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho | 2F Main Bldg., Imperial Hotel, Chiyoda 100-8558, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chiyoda>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3504-1111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 42
  • Cuisine: Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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Staying in Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi

Neighborhood Profile
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.