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BeerBar MIYAMA 162


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$5 - $45
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All reviews great beer craft beer tiny bar super fun second floor pontocho alley tiny place pint seats yen sake japan
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

Popped up the stairs quite early and were the only two in there. Two friendly Japanese bar staff. Was happy hour, so enjoyed a couple of drinks while looking out over the river. People started to arrive as we left to go for dinner and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DJSkippa
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

The bar is on the second floor overlooking the river (though through a small window). The service was fantastic and they were all so friendly. We told them we were celebrating our honeymoon and they welcomed us with a kampai! We made it just in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NicoleWilliams818
Reviewed November 25, 2018

I first visited BeerBar MIYAMA 162 two years ago. I loved it and so it was at the top of my list of places to revisit on my recent return to Kyoto. It didn't disappoint! Like other reviewers, I popped in with a friend for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sarah G
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We found this cute bar for 1 drink and left at 5a.m. The owner Hero is a legend and makes sure you have a ball. Dont miss this place!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 698brian
Reviewed November 1, 2018

BeerBar MIYAMA 162 is a tiny craft beer bar in the Pontocho area of Kyoto that has an absolutely magnificent beer menu. Along with the great beer was great music which made visiting a pleasure. Watch out for the small sign and the stairway to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 15gavinc
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a beer after a day of sightseeing and found this gem. Upstairs, seats about 15, great bartenders, loved the music, great choice of beers.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PeterD6432
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I had a tour of the food market with the enormously friendly Moe of Ninja Tours that pointed this bar out for local craft beers. I went here for a drink before dinner and was not dissapointed. Two barman speaking good English helping out to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mark_Daemen
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding beer. Got to look for it as it has a very small storefront. The world is shown on the walls for the paper money that's been left behind.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank terrio85
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Yes. It is up a flight of narrow stairs off a narrow little alley of a sidestreet. And yes, it is about 27 feet long, 10 feet wide with one tiny window and offers seats for maybe 10-12 total. And yes, it looks a little...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank centralillinois1
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by around 4pm. Not busy then. I had a delicious IPA and my wife had her usual... plum wine. Bartenders were friendly and funny. Spoke reasonable English.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MDU54
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Though small by comparison, Pontocho is one of Kyoto's
most spirited and memorable neighborhoods. A narrow
street straddling the Kamogawa River, it is Kyoto's
busiest nightlife spot. When darkness falls,
Pontocho's many signs and lanterns bolt to life,
making the area glow with invitations to passers-by to
come inside and pull up a chair. Its restaurants and
bars sprawl onto the riverbank, providing a friendly
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