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Cat Cafe Nekorobi

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

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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 3 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

Thank ash_skywalker10
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 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.

Thank Lydia2121
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
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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 

Thank LindyMeow
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5 reviews
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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 

Thank Hivy94
Singapore, Singapore
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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 

Thank Shin A
Vancouver, Canada
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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 

Thank VancouverPinoy
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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!

Thank Paige D
Lewiston, Maine
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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 

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Chicago, Illinois
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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 

3 Thank Jsleos
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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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.
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