BAR Urushi

This whiskey has been matured over an overwhelming amount of time and efforts.
Each amber colored drop has an abundance of flavor and aroma, reflecting its history and tradition.
About 100 years have passed since the birth of the Japanese whiskey, and it is now the most highly
regarded in the world. Japanese whiskeys, which are made by the delicacy and diligence of Japanese people,
have own story and drama. Therefore, we have many varieties of Japanese whisky.
At the BAR URUSHI, we are happy to find your favorite whiskey,
and to make various suggestions as following your favorite taste and flavor.

The exemplary expressions of Nikka Whisky, Single Malt "Yoichi," and "Miyagikyo." We also have limited edition bottles available as well. As our thoughts go to the efforts to which founder Masataka Taketsuru went, and to his history.

Launched in 1989, and now proudly distributed throughout the world, "Hibiki" is the quintessential Japanese Whisky. We have everything from standards to limited editions available, so we invite you to enjoy the respective differences in flavors.

"Shinshu" and "Komagatake" by Mars Whiskey, which succeeds the genealogy of Koichiro Iwai who was a boss of Masataka Taketsuru. There are many dramas behind the person's thoughts being inherited, and the unique brands being born.

Shinjiro Torii, who had been devoted himself to making domestic whiskey with Masataka Taketsuru. Suntory, which was founded by Torii, is one of the two big brands, along with Nikka. "Yamazaki" and "Hakushu" are the most famous whiskey of Suntorty.

Each whiskey has its own character, and its taste will be changed according to the way of drink,
such as Straight, on the rocks, twice up, highball and cocktail.
And this is the most enjoyable point of whisky. For example, if you feel thirsty,
we recommend a highball (whisky and soda). Its clear taste and fresh flavor will
make you feel refreshed. And the duty of barman is to deliver what you want to drink deliciously.

1A Date's highball with soda
¥ 1,600

"Date" whisky, distributed exclusively within Miyagi Prefecture. This particular brand, created at the Miyagikyo Distillery—established by the founder of Nikka Whisky, Masataka Taketsuru—has a pleasant, barrel-aged aroma, with a smooth flavor and vanilla-like sweetness. It can be used to prepare a highball, for a light-tasting, enjoyable drink.

2The cocktail,
"Taketsuru" and kinako (roasted soy bean flour)
¥ 1,800

It has the charm of both single malt and blended whiskey. The Kinako Cocktail of "Taketsuru" , which has embraced the passion of Masataka Taketsuru, who is called "Father of Japanese Whiskey". This is an easy drink for ladies while you can still enjoy the real taste of the whiskey.

3On the rocks of
"Yamazaki" 25 years

On the rocks: as ice slowly melts, you can enjoy a change of mellow taste. In order for ice to be difficult to melt, it is a point to make it spherical shape, which has minimum a surface area, and with a size just fit into the glass. The sound, which was made when ice comes in contact with a glass, is awesome and unique to the on the rocks.

Restaurant Name
Uchida Building 2F,1-12-9, Ebisu-nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0021
3 minutes on foot from Ebisu station west entrance
19:00 - 03:00
※When Monday is a national holiday,
we open on Monday and close on Sunday.
Credit cards accepted
Cover charge
1,000 yen

From the west exit of the Ebisu Station, you walk through the busy street and see the quiet precinct of the Ebisu Shrine. You will never miss the small but powerful paper lantern, which is illuminating your feet. You will find the BAR URUSHI on the 2nd floor behind the shop curtain.