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$6 - $11
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Pizza, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for a drink after visiting the geisha district. They have a great selection of beers available and appear to do a tasting selection which others around us seemed to enjoy. Slightly pricey overall but a great place to stop after walking around the...local area.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 15, 2020 via mobile

Go here for the great beer, not the food. Beer good, they ran out of food, so go early if you want food, or just drink heaps of good beer...

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

We ordered a selection of food and drinks (mainly beers). All were very tasty and service was quick and friendly.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

Beers were fine, I had the green tea stout and it was nice but it was 800 yen for a small glass, I don’t think it was even a Steiner. Pizza wasn’t anything special at all and was 1300 yen for a VERY small pizza,...9 inches at best (seriously). Toppings were not special and mozzarella was poor quality. Everybody knows the overheads of pizza. You can’t charge that much without it being a good size and really good quality ingredients. Electric pizza oven. Full of western people, no locals. Loud, pretentious yanks and grating personalities. There was piss all over the toilet seat from the crowd in there and we left after one beer and sharing a pizza, 3000 yen later for 2 drinks and a 8 inch pizza it was a really bad decision. Kanazawa sucks and the gardens and palace area are seriously the only thing worthwhile doing. Omicho market and chaya district are both underwhelming and if you stay more than a day max in Kanazawa you’ll regret not moving on and going to somewhere worthwhile. Place is an absolute fortune and not worth the money in the slightest.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

Delicious simple food prepared quickly by a very talented cook. Particularly loved the fried chicken, fries and pizza. Beers good too. Can’t fault this place.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Good place to stop and recharge with a cold beer after wandering the local streets in the sun. Plenty of options on tap. Pizza oven was busy.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

Just had half an hour to kill before the JR bus arrived, so thought we’d pop over and have a quick beer in the dry! What a treat! Lovely craft beer: the pale ale and the yuzu were lovely. Light and refreshing! Thanks!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 25, 2019

Its true that there was only one local in the place the whole time we were there but the beers were various and tasty and the made to order pizza was some of the best we had over two weeks in Japan. Good for a...break from touring. I had two IPAs and liked both and my wife really enjoyed the Yuzu lager. The staff was very friendly. I'm a bit of a beer snob and I was impressed by the house made beers.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Oriental Brewing is a nice, cosy craft brewery bar in Higashichaya, right next to the main historic area. Beer was good & it's a nice place for a rest and a drink after walking around Higashichaya.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

After a walking tour of Higashiyama, we spied this place across from the bus stop and decided to give it a try. Good thing, it was very good. We had some gyoza for a snack and tried several of the brews. The gyoza were very...good, and the service was quick and friendly. We sampled a number of brews and they were all very dinkable. A good place to stop in and chill especially after walking around for a while.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

We stopped in here for a meal and were disappointed. Firstly there were no locals so that should have been a sign. You had to buy a drink to eat which was OK but it was mainly pizzas and they were average at best. It...gave me the impression it was a churn and turn place.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

After a busy day of sightseeing, with tired feet, we wanted a beer after looking around Higashi Chaya District. Then we had gyōzas as a snack, more beer, and ended up ordering their fresh and delicious pizzas. Not very Japanese (aside from their craft beer...brewed onsite), but just perfect. Friendly staff and good music.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Came here off the cuff craving an afternoon beer and we couldn't have chosen anywhere better. Very good selection of beer, and the gyozas and pizza were extremely good too.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

If you’re looking for a delicious cold beer after a day of travel, this is the place for you! After departing Hakone on local bus, then a bullet train and then a local train, I arrived at the Kanazawa train/bus station. And boy was I...thirsty! On the second floor near the grocery store you’ll find Oriental Brewing. Extremely friendly and helpful staff, and yummy beer:) Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous brewery, DELICIOUS beer and nibbles. As good as any beers we have tasted. Attentive staff, great music, good night.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Oriental Brewing Higashiyama is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5