We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Cat Cafe Nekorobi

Neighborhood:
Ikebukuro
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: 1-28-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +81 3-6228-0646
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 29 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Cute cafe

I found this cafe on the way to Sunshine City, and it was really cute. They had a machine that dispensed slippers and a vending machine that gave unlimited drinks There were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 23, 2016
ash_skywalker10
,
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 22: English reviews
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Not a big place, you walk in and it's just the little room right there as you walk in. They want ¥1100 for 1 hour & it's ¥250 after for 15 mins slots. I walked away.

Helpful?
Thank BlueMeow
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
228 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I found this cafe on the way to Sunshine City, and it was really cute. They had a machine that dispensed slippers and a vending machine that gave unlimited drinks There were plenty of cats, and although majority were sleeping, some did come out to play with the people and obstacles. Sometimes the employees would bring out food which would... More 

Helpful?
Thank ash_skywalker10
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
104 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

This was a lovely cat café, you could get free drinks and eat sweets whilst here. Some of the cats seemed a little miserable but you could tell they were cared for and that was just their personalities as some loved being fussed over. There were some really cute cats as well.

Helpful?
Thank Lydia2121
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

This was an ok place. There were many cats, half of which were asleep. All the cats except one grumpy flat-faced cat was willing to be petted. There was one very active and rambunctious kitten that was a lot of fun. However, something that bothered me quite a lot was that the cats all appear to be have been declawed.... More 

Helpful?
Thank LindyMeow
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Dismal place. The cats do not want to play, they are boring and there were 6 cats available in the room for a total of 8 people so you don't have many chances to touch a cat... Many cats were in closed cages and we could not touch them. In addition, the cats do not want to play or be... More 

Helpful?
Thank Hivy94
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

We got here after being recommended by the Cat Cafe in Shinjuku since this Cafe allows kids! It is about 20 minutes walk from Ikebukuro Station (Fukutoshin Line) and it rained when we were halfway there. So do remember to bring your rain coats or umbrella. Admission is 1,100 Yen per person for an hour and then 250 Yen per... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shin A
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2016

After a hectic day,an hour playing with the cats in quiet calm oasis was the perfect way to relax and chill out.The cats are adorable but really sleepy.Funny thing was half the people were not even playing with the cats.They were playing games or using the internet.Tip do not bother trying to get the cats attention with the cat toys.They... More 

Helpful?
Thank VancouverPinoy
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Helpful?
Thank Paige D
Lewiston, Maine
Level Contributor
81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank Vahid R
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
261 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Helpful?
3 Thank Jsleos

Travelers who viewed Cat Cafe Nekorobi also viewed

 

Been to Cat Cafe Nekorobi? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cat Cafe Nekorobi staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Ikebukuro

Neighborhood Profile
Ikebukuro
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.
Explore this neighborhood