Radio Bar Vintage bar crawl popular with trendy drinking-set

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  • Radio Bar

  • 3-10-34 Minami, Aoyama Tokyo - Minato-ku Japan (81) 3 3402 2668
reviewed by
Ann Vine Editorial Review Author
  • hours
    Mon. Ė Sat. 6pm-1am
  • Itís the downside of hipster fame thatís resulted in stories in the NY Times and Wallpaper about Tokyoís most famous mixologist, Koji Ozaki, who oversees the groovy-cool bar known as Radio. The space alludes to another time with long bar flanked by chunky wooden shelves of vintage glasses and retro bric-a-brac and main room defined by an iconic vintage radio that plays static-toned lounge anthems in the backdrop. More homey than industrial, the space features stain-glass windows and crafty accents like fresh flowers and hulky artwork to contrast the thoroughly haute couture crowd thatís has also, unfortunately, become a refuge for scene-seeking vacationers and ex-pats that can give the bar a touristy vibe at time. 

  • Last Word

    Retro-cool cocktail bar specialties in slow-stirred cocktail concoctions by legendary staff of mixologists thatís benefitted from a spate of international fashion press of last years.

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