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Cat Cafe Nekorobi

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Address: 1-28-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-6228-0646
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Fun, low-key way to spend an hour

My friend and I went in the evening, which was maybe a mistake since it was a bit busy and I think the cats just wanted to sleep. ...But cats sleep all the time, so who knows... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful stop anyone who is a cat fan should do when they're visiting Ikebukuro! Reasonably priced for the hour which includes free drinks. Nekorobi is full of cute cats and friendly staff!

Thank Paige D
Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Sorry for the lame title, but honestly I'm not a huge fan of cats, but I still love them and this sounded so weird (in a good way) that I had to check it out. At Nekorobi for 11 dollars an hour you can play with cats. Sounds odd, and one of the many reasons why we had to check... More 

1 Thank Vahid R
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Okay, so I planned on coming to this cat cafe thinking that this was going to be ridiculous...but you know what? I had an awesome time! Tokyo can be a crazy city: too much to see, too busy, and the whole constant onslaught of neon-colored anime can be EXHAUSTING. With that in mind, it makes sense why places like Cat... More 

3 Thank Jsleos
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My friend and I went in the evening, which was maybe a mistake since it was a bit busy and I think the cats just wanted to sleep. ...But cats sleep all the time, so who knows. You pay 1000 yen (roughly $10 USD) for an hour, and this covers unlimited hot/cold drinks you can get from a vending machine.... More 

1 Thank rabbitsix
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This cat cafe is located in a good building near Higashi-Ikebukuro station. Good crowd in evening. All cats are healthy and good looking. Very friendly. For a charge of 1100 Yen for 1 hour on a weekday, you can also have unlimited cups of cool drinks. You can use cat toys for playing with cats and use wireless LAN. It... More 

Thank Shashank1961
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The cats are sweet, if sleepy and uninterested to play. They're cats, and cats like to lie around and laze - especially in the late afternoon when I went there! This cafe has a free flow of drinks and you can charge your electronics while you sit in a corner and watch the cats sleep - unless one rouses from... More 

Thank poh3
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This was my first visit at a cat café ever and it was a really positive surprise that made me a big fan of the concept. We spent a few hours in this café to recover from several days of walking through Tokyo's busy shopping streets and attractions and plan our next steps. I had been wondering whether how clean... More 

1 Thank PumpkinS0up
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have been to Nekorobi many times and I always leave with a stupid grin on my face! The kitties are most active at night or when they just open for feeding at any time you can always count on a couple ready to give a pose or two or play with the latest toy around. The Persian kitty can... More 

1 Thank zwean
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I didn't plan on coming here, but the other cat cafe I was going to visit wasn't where google told me and I stumbled onto this place. I'm glad I did because it was a great experience. It's on the third floor of a building, but you can easily see the cafe from the ground so it's quite easy to... More 

1 Thank kmerke
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I love cats and it's not only limited to cute cats only. Nekobori was a fun cat cafe where when I visited, the place was clean, extraordinarily huge cats greeted me and got me excited. These cats largely ignored the visitors most probably because they're interested to get some sleep or perhaps they got a lot of attention throughout the... More 

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