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Not for everyone

Let's be clear, this is not your must-do tokyo visit stop at all. It's not for everyone. The bar... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lgoub
Great cocktails

Had 2 cocktails here, exactly what I expected. Very polite team, a good place not to see time's... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Poivrassefm
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5-4-15 Ginza | Efurore Ginza 5 Bldg. B1F, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

It’s unfortunate to see the small amount of people downing this place when they clearly have zero idea what makes a bar in Ginza- more specifically Bar High Five special. Thankfully enough the majority understand it’s beauty- it is tailor made to make for a...More

9  Thank Samuel W
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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Went to visit a top bar according to various websites. Bad idea... This is a tourist trap, there is no menu and the cocktails we ordered tasted terrible. We were charged various sitdown/peanuts charges. We told them we were unhappy with the service and the...More

10  Thank mobywizza
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to start? Firstly there was a bit of a 'wow' as we walked in. The atmosphere was great and the room was very stylish. Although the bar was smaller than we expected, it gave a more personal experience. The bar staff were spot on,...More

Thank Georgina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent bartender who made us cocktails using Japanese liqueurs we couldn't find in the States. Very cool selection and friendly bartenders! We paid about $25 per drink, which was expensive but not outrageous. Nice spot for a drink in Ginza!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's be clear, this is not your must-do tokyo visit stop at all. It's not for everyone. The bar was recommended by a friend and that's why we went and made sure to find it. But if you don't appreciate your liquor and know what...More

Thank lgoub
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best bars on the planet. It has awards to back that up, but it doesn't need them. At every juncture, they choose the best quality ingredients, some handmade in-house, and prepare them with proven, old-school techniques. But I don't go...More

Thank highermath
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I went to this place with a friend for drinks after one of the best sushi dinners of my life. Just walked in, although I was told you need to know someone who has already been there to get in, which in my case was...More

3  Thank Regibald E
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were sent the Bar High Five by a former bar manager/mixologist whiskey expert. He told us the proprietor was a lovely man and an amazing cocktail master and he was right. This is not a bar for a raucous party. One of the highlights...More

1  Thank Galsteph
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were looking for a good cocktail and this place looked to be perfect... and it was! The service was excellent; the bartender asked what spirits we liked and then crafted a unique cocktail to each of our tastes. Also gave us good advice on...More

Thank dougw226
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is my second time visiting Bar High Five, I visited them when they were in a smaller venue, now they have moved into a slightly bigger basement location in Ginza not far from where they used to be. The service is very on point...More

Thank Sumith M
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Had 2 cocktails here, exactly what I expected. Very polite team, a good place not to see time's going on outside

Thank Poivrassefm
Reviewed June 15, 2018

The bar is at basement floor with no windows and a stinky elevator ride takes you there. As you enter there are the bar rules right on the wall. By the time we started reading it a non Japanese waitress rushed towards and urged us...More

1  Thank katie1111111
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Response from Anthony L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hardeep, I'm not too sure as there is no menu... I remember I had a lot of cocktails but I can't remember how many (Good times). It would be best to visit the Bar High Five website and send through an email asking for... More
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