Canal Cafe

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  1. カナルカフェ
  2. カナルカフェ
  3. カナルカフェ
  4. カナルカフェ
    Photo: Yoko Asano
  5. カナルカフェ
    Photo: Yoko Asano
  6. カナルカフェ
    Photo: Yoko Asano

Time Out says

There aren't many al fresco cafés in Tokyo that can rival the atmosphere of this waterside spot in Iidabashi. Canal Cafe is the modern-day incarnation of Tokyo Suijyo Club, the capital's oldest boat house, which first opened nearly a century ago. Rowboats aren't quite the draw they used to be, so the club serves mainly as a restaurant nowadays – though you can still head out on the water during the daytime, for the princely sum of ¥1,000 per half hour. The indoor restaurant area has the more extensive food menu – including Neapolitan pizzas, pastas and seafood – but when the weather's good, most diners angle for a table on the spacious wooden decks outside. Expect to pay a little more than you would at comparable restaurants elsewhere in Tokyo; the location, however, should be adequate compensation.


1-9 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku
Iidabashi Station (Sobu, Oedo, Tozai lines)
Opening hours:
11.30am-10pm, Sun & hols 11.30am-9.30pm
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