12 Unique Themed Cafes in Tokyo

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Unique Themed Cafes in Tokyo

Tokyo is no doubt the most unique and trendiest place on earth.  Look at all the latest technology, tall skyscrapers, fast bullet trains and even their themed cafes.  When you visit Tokyo, try visiting any of their themed cafes.  The themed cafes in Tokyo have a different variety – cartoon characters, animes, maids, butlers, etc.  These cafes provide an atmosphere that resembles the theme concept.  Below are the list of 12 unique cafes in Tokyo.

12 Unique Themed Cafes in Tokyo:

1.  Alice in Wonderland

There are 5 Alice in Wonderland themed restaurants around Tokyo.  These restaurants have different design take on the Alice in Wonderland story.  Located in Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ginza, and Ikebukuro.

Website: http://www.alice-restaurant.com/

Alice in Wonderland Cafe

Alice in a Dancing Land Restaurant

2.  Butler Cafe

A cafe where the waiter is dressed in a formal butler uniform, the restaurant atmosphere has an elegant decoration.  The most famous butler cafe is the Swallowtail cafe located in Ikebukuro.

Website: http://www.butlers-cafe.jp/

Swallowtail Butler Cafe

Swallowtail Butler Cafe

3.  J-World Kitchen

The J-World Kitchen is a restaurant that has an anime theme especially their food entries – such as One Piece, Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, etc.  This restaurant is located in the Sunshine city mall in Ikebukuro.

Website: http://www.namco.co.jp/tp/j-world/

J-World Kitchen

J-World Kitchen

4.  Fujiya Restaurant

The Fujiya Restaurant is a cafe/restaurant located in Shibuya.  The famous mascot is Peko-chan, a little girl with pig tails and tongue sticking out.

Website: http://www.fujiya-peko.co.jp/index.html

Fujiya Restaurant

Fujiya Restaurant

5. Gundam Cafe

The Gundam Cafe is a restaurant/cafe located in Akihabara.  This restaurant has a Gundam theme decorations and food.  Also, there are exclusive souvenirs at the Gundam Cafe.

Website: http://g-cafe.jp/english/

Gundam Cafe

Gundam Cafe

6.  AKB48 Cafe

AKB48 is a cafe/restaurant that is based of the popular group idols AKB48.  This cafe is located in Akihabara (next to Gundam Cafe).  Many of their food items are inspired from AKB48 members favorite dishes.

Website: http://akb48cafeshops.com/akihabara/english

AKB48 Cafe

AKB48 Cafe

7.  Maid Cafe

Maid Cafe is a restaurant where waitresses are dressed in maid outfits.  Many of these cafes can be found in Akihabara, popular maid cafes are Maidreamin’ and @home cafe.

Website: http://maidreamin.com/en

Maidreamin'

Maidreamin’

8.  Artnia Cafe

Artnia is the official store of Square Enix, a gaming company that created Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, etc.  Inside the Artnia there’s the Artnia Cafe where they have food items inspired from the different characters of Square Enix.

Website: http://www.jp.square-enix.com/artnia/en/

Artnia Building

Artnia Building

9.  Moomin House Cafe

The Moomin House Cafe is a cafe that is based from the Finnish book/cartoon Moomin.  There are two Moomin Cafes in Tokyo – Tokyo Dome and Tokyo Skytree.  There are adorable Moomin dolls seated on tables to accompany customers.

Website: http://www.benelic.com/moomin_cafe/

Moomin House Cafe

Moomin House Cafe

10.  Cinnamon Dream Cafe

The Cinnamon Dream Cafe is located inside the Sanrio Puroland.  The theme of this cafe is about the Sanrio character, Cinnamoroll.

Website: http://en.puroland.jp/

Cinnamon Dream Cafe

Cinnamon Dream Cafe

11.  Q-Pot Cafe

The Q-Pot Cafe is a cafe restaurant located in Aoyama (near Omotesando).  This cafe has a ‘sweets’ (like chocolates, macarons, cookies, etc.) theme where there are 9 rooms, and 1 is a secret room.

Website: http://www.q-pot.jp/shop/cafe/?eng=1

Q-Pot

Q-Pot

12.  Straw Hat Cafe

The Straw Hat cafe is a cafe/restaurant located inside the Studio Ghibli Museum in Mitaka.  The cafe has a Studio Ghibli inspired theme.

Website: http://www.ghibli-museum.jp/en/

Studio Ghibli Museum - Straw Hat Cafe

Studio Ghibli Museum – Straw Hat Cafe

Special Mentions:

Vampire Cafe: A cafe/bar that has a vampire themed decoration and menu.  Located in 7F La Paix Building, 6-7-6 Ginza, Chuo-ku Tokyo.

Christon Cafe: A Gothic themed restaurant that has a cathedral style decoration.  Location: 5-17-13 Shinjuku Tokyo.

Cat Cafes: There are tons of cat cafes around Tokyo, I think the most famous one is the Cat Cafe Nekorobi, this is located in 1-28-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo.

Owl Cafe: Similiar to cat cafes, but this time instead of cats, it’s owls.  The name of the famous owl cafe is Fukuro no Mise located across from Tsukishima station.

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Published 28 November, 2014

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