Fukuoka Now Beer Garden Guide 2017

There’s no better way to combat the summer heat than knocking back a few icy cold beers with friends at one of Fukuoka’s beer gardens. We’ve made your summer smooth and easy, compiling a list of our recommended beer gardens in Fukuoka. Over the summer, we plan to add to this list, so check back regularly!

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FUKUOKA BEER GARDEN MAP

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Agora Fukuoka Hilltop Hotel & Spa “Cool & Luxury Beer Garden”
Enjoy a great view of the city from the top of the Agora Fukuoka Hilltop Hotel & Spa. The beer garden’s theme this year is “Cool & Luxury”! The buffet menu offers a wide variety of dishes; special chicken confit grilled in charcoal, beef or pork steaks, seafood, and gourmet vegetable barbecue. In addition, a set including duck, turban shell and sweetfish for ¥1,200 as well as 200g of local Kyushu Kuroge Wagyu for ¥8,000 can be ordered as a premium option. Guests can enjoy draft beer, sparkling wine, cocktails and other soft drinks. Enjoy the twinkling city lights and a glass of Heineken Extra Cold in a luxurious, stylish setting.

• 4/22 (Sat.) ~ 10/29 (Sun.)
• 6/1 (Thu.) ~ 9/30 (Sat.): 18:00~22:00, October (Fri./Sat./Sun./Hol.): choose from one of two time slots: 1) 18:00~19:40, 2) 20:10~21:50, October (Mon.~Thu.): 18:00~22:00
• Closed: in case of inclement weather, 8/1 (Tue.) ~ 8/2 (Wed.)
• All-you-can-eat and drink (100 min.)
• Adult ¥5,300 (adv. ¥4,500), JHS~19 years: ¥4,800 (adv. ¥4,000), ES: ¥3,000 (adv. ¥3,000), 3~6 y.o.: ¥1,500 (adv.: ¥1,500), 2 y.o. and younger: Free
• Drinks: Heineken Extra Cold, Kirin Ichiban Shibori, frozen beer, stout (black beer) highball, hard cider, cocktails, sparkling wine, wine, shochu, Kirin Free (alcohol-free beer), soft drinks, etc.
• 180 seats

• Garden Restaurant k, Agora Fukuoka Hilltop Hotel & Spa
1-1-33 Terukuni, Chuo-ku
• 092-771-2131 (reservations recommended)
www.agorafukuoka-hilltop.com

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Tenjin Monolith “Beer Garden”
Those who know this stylish beer garden just a three-minute walk north of Tenjin would also know that reservation is definitely required. This year’s main buffet menu which includes barbecued beef, pork, chicken, and vegetable as well as their special curry is all-you-can-eat! The drinks menu includes beer, wine, highballs and cocktails, and America’s most popular beer Budweiser makes its debut this year. Tenjin Monolith is also the venue for Japan’s biggest Canada Day celebration! The Canada-themed blowout will take place on Jul. 1 (Sat.). For more info access: www.fukuoka-now.com/canada-day

• 6/1 (Thu.) ~ 9/15 (Fri.)
• 17:00~22:00 (Last entry: 21:00)
• Closed: Tue.
• Adult ¥4,000 / Child (ES and over) ¥2,500
• All-you-can-eat and drink (120 min.)
• Drinks: draft beer (Kirin Ichiban Shibori), lemon sour, high ball, white wine, 15 kinds of cocktails, 5 kinds of soft drinks
• 180 seats
• Indoor seating is available in case of rain

• Tenjin Monolith
1-1-12 Nagahama, Chuo-ku
• 092-717-8866 (reservation required)
http://restaurant.novarese.jp/tjm/event/

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Fukuoka Building Rooftop “Fukubiru Shibafu Beer Garden”
This is one of Tenjin’s longest standing, open-air and grass lawn beer gardens, now in its 18th year. This will also be the last beer garden which can be enjoyed here before the building will undergo renovation, so don’t miss it! Their extensive food menu boas ts 20 different items, including the appropriately named “Genghis Khan” Mongolian barbeque. Guests can enjoy seven brands of draft beer from four major brewers (Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo and Suntory) and approximately 100 other drinks with no time limit. There’s also no need to worry about rain; part of the beer garden is covered by a huge marquee! Note that those with an advance ticket will be seated faster. Adults can show their e-money card (e.g. Nimoca) for a discount!

• 5/19 (Fri.) ~ 9/30 (Sat.)
• 17:30~22:00 (L.O.: 21:30)
• Closed: Sun., & Hol. (open during Jul. & Aug. Hol.)
• Adult ¥3,900 / HS & JHS ¥2,000 / ES ¥1,000 (under ES: Free) (Adv. ¥3,700) (Adult ¥3,700 when you show your e-money card, e.g. Nimoca)
• All you can eat and drink (no time limit)
• Drinks: draft beer (Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo, Suntory), high ball, chuhai, around 100 kinds of other drinks, wines and more
• 500 seats

• Fukuoka Building Rooftop
Fukuoka Building, 1-11-17 Tenjin, Chuo-ku
• 092-726-8000 (13:00 ~ 21:00, excl. closed days)
http://shibafu-beergarden.com/

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Hotel Centraza Hakata “Hotebia Hakata’s Oasis”
Just a one-minute walk from Hakata Station Chikushi-guchi exit. This beer garden is up on the rooftop (12th floor), and offers fantastic views over Hakata and the bullet trains coming and going from the station. In addition to the usual beers, Kirin Black Beer and craft beers are also on the all-you-can-drink list. If you like shochu, make sure you come on one of the special shochu days (6/9, 6/23, 7/14, 7/28, 8/11, 8/25, 9/9, 9/22) where shochu is chilled and presented in one-of-a-kind earthenware jars. If you reserve as a group of four or more women, you will each get a glass of sparkling rosé wine for free!

• 5/9 (Tue.) ~ 9/30 (Sat.)
• 17:30~22:00 (L.O.: 21:30)
• Closed: in case of inclement weather, Sun. & Hol. in May, Jun. & Sep., 8/13 ~ 8/15
• Adult ¥3,980 (Adv.: ¥3,500, when purchased before May 31) / HS and JHS ¥2,680 / 4y.o. ~ ES ¥1,680
• All-you-can-eat and drink (90 min., 40 kinds)
• Beer: Kirin (Ichiban Shibori / Black Beer)
• 210 seats

Hotel Centraza Hakata 12F, 4-23 Hakataeki-chuogai, Hakata-ku
• 092-461-2101 (10:00~19:00)
http://www.centraza.com/event/beergarden/

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Adults who mention Fukuoka Now upon making reservations get a discount! (Only ¥3,600, instead of ¥3,980) (Valid until end of June)

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Hotel Il Palazzo “Resort Gourmet Beer Hall”
Each year, Hotel Il Palazzo picks a different theme for its beer garden, and this year is (drumroll, please): “World Resort Gourmet”. Alpine, Asian, European food and more are all-you-can-eat! Every Mon., Tue. and Wed., expect events like “Janken Taikai” (rock-paper-scissors contest), band performances and more. If you’re a party of ten or more, you might consider renting a private party space on the outdoor terrace of the hotel for two hours at ¥5,000 per person.

• 7/10 (Mon.) ~ 8/31 (Thu.)
• 18:00~22:00 (L.I.: 21:00)
• Closed: Sun.
• All-you-can-eat and drink (90 min.)
• Adult (JHS above): ¥4,500 / Child (ES): ¥1,500 (Incl. tax)
• Drinks: Kirin Ichiban Shibori, beer cocktail, shochu (imo, barley, rice, buckwheat), cocktails (40 kinds), mocktails (10 kinds), self-served wine bar (15 kinds), soft drink

• Hotel Il Palazzo
3-13-1 Haruyoshi, Chuo-ku
• 092-716-3334
http://www.ilpalazzo.jp/beer_dining.html

☆Special Offer!☆
Mention Fukuoka Now and get a ¥500 discount!

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IMS “Beer & Highball Sky Garden 2017”
This beer garden is a collaboration between “Nonobudo” and “Hakata Ono”, two popular restaurants in Fukuoka. With this year’s theme “Wild & Healthy,” healthily cooked food items as well as wild boar and other meat dishes are featured! Lively atmosphere and located right in the heart of the city, this place has 30 kinds of drinks on offer such as homemade, fruit-packed sangria and fruit cocktails that women will surely love. Going on your birthday or another special occasion? Order a special dessert plate with tasty treats made by different patisseries (order separately).

• 5/19 (Fri.) ~ 9/2 (Sat.)
• Mon.~Sat.: 17:00~23:00 (L.O.: 22:30), Sun. & Hol.: 16:00~22:00 (L.O.: 21:30)
• Closed: in case of rain, 6/20 (Tue.)
• Men: ¥4,200 / Women ¥3,900 / HS ¥2,500 / JHS and ES ¥2,000 / Under 6: Free)
• All-you-can-eat and drink (90 min.)
*¥500 per 30-min. extension
• Beer: Suntory Premium Malt, Heineken, and 40 kinds of drinks
• 180 seats

• Tenjin IMS Rooftop Sky Garden
1-7-11 Tenjin Chuo-ku
• 080-3570-2701 (12:00~23:00)
http://www.ims.co.jp/special/2016skygarden/

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Nishinippon Shimbun Kaikan Rooftop “Tenjin Sky Beer Terrace”
Enjoy a frosty one at the highest beer garden in Tenjin! The “Tenjin Sky Beer Terrace” is located on the highest floor in Tenjin, a cafe terrace-style space. The theme of this year’s beer garden is “Beer & Delicious Foods”, and guests can enjoy over 25 different dishes produced by Hotel Marinoa Resort, including beef teppanyaki steak, spare ribs and desserts, and two hours of all-you-can-drink – choose from over 50 different drinks! There are several different types of discount tickets (see below for details), so there’s no excuse not to go enjoy a beer with a view!

• 5/9 (Tue.) ~ 9/30 (Sat.)
• 17:00~22:00 (L.O.: Food 21:30, Drink 21:45)
• Closed: Never (approx. 100 indoor seats available in case of rain)
• Adult ¥4,200 / HS and JHS ¥2,600 / 4y.o. ~ ES ¥1,500
• Adv.: ¥3,800
• Early discount (enter ~17:30): ¥3,500
• Late discount (enter 20:45~): ¥2,100 *no reservations
• Ladies’ discount (every Tue.): ¥3,500
• All-you-can-eat and drink (120 min.)
• Drinks: Kirin (Lager, Ichiban Shibori), Asahi (Super Dry, Dry Black, Extra Cold), Sapporo Black Label, Ebisu, Suntory (Malt, Premium Malt), sparkling wine, red wine, white wine, rose wine, taruzume sour, highball, cocktails, nihonshu, over 50 kinds of shochu
• 400 seats

• 17F Nishinippon Shimbun Kaikan Rooftop
Nishinippon Shimbun Kaikan, 1-4-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku
• 092-712-4650
http://www.skyh.jp/beerterrace/

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Sushikou “Sky Garden”
Sushikou is open throughout the year and located on the harbor facing the picturesque brigde Aratsuohashi. There’s no need to worry about bad weather as they roll out their roof in case of rain. There is a barbeque set on every table on which you can cook yakiniku and various seafood. Sushikou’s pride – sashimi, fried chicken and sushi – are also included in the all-you-can-eat menu!

• Open now!
• May ~ Sep: 17:00 ~ 23:00 (Last Entry 21:00) (Last Entry 20:00 during Autumn and Winter)
• 120 min / All-you-can-eat and drink
Men ¥4,200 / Women ¥4,000 / HS & JHS ¥2,800 / ES ¥1,600 / Under 6 ¥1,000 / Under 3 free (no baby chairs)
• All-you-can-eat and drink (90 min.)
Men ¥3,150 / Women ¥2,980 / Junior high school student ¥2,200 / Primary school student ¥1,200 / Under 6 ¥500 / Under 3 free (no baby chairs)
• Drinks: Kirin, high ball, shochu (imo, barley), wine (red, white), whisky, cocktails, sours, soft drinks and more
• 120 seats

• Sushikou Sky Garden
• 2-11-18 Minato, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
• 0120-400-023
http://www.sushiko.com/

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Bayside Nagashi Soumen 2017
A one-of-a-kind beer garden located on the boardwalk of Bayside Place Hakata! Cool off this summer with ice-cold beer while having your fill of chilled soumen noodles caught with chopsticks as they flow through bamboo pipes. Delicious food menu like karaage, grilled chicken, sausages, tempura and more on offer, too! Enjoy the cool sea breeze too with the view of the sea. A great way to welcome the summer season.

• 6/10 (Sat.) ~ 7/23 (Sun.)
• 11:00~22:00
• Closed: Never (rain or shine, but seating capacity may decrease in case of rain)
Soumen: ¥550~, other food: ¥200~1,500
* Course meal: ¥1,600 (incl. soumen, charcoal-grilled chicken, homemade bamboo and tofu, cold egg custard (chawan mushi), bamboo pipes, 4 condiments)
• Drinks: Suntory, high-carbon high ball, shochu (imo, barley, rice), cold sake (reishu), and more
• Nagashi tables: 60 seats, other tables: 24 seats

• Seaside Event Space, Bayside Place Hakata
13-6 Chikkohonmachi, Hakata-ku
• 092-281-7701
http://www.baysideplace.jp/news/1456/

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Crowne Café Beer Terrace
Enjoy a cool summer breeze together with a glass of beer here at this city hotel conveniently near Hakata Station. Pick your favorites from the buffet menu of appetizers, salads, soups, and desserts to go with your main dish (chicken confit, US beef, lamb chops and more). The chic interior as well as the dinner menu is perfect with beer. Relax and have a fun time with your family and friends.

• 5/8 (Mon.) ~ 9/30 (Sat.)
• Family buffet on 8/11 (Fri.)~8/15 (Tue.)
• 17:30~22:00 (Maximum 90min.)
• Closed: Never (rain or shine)
• Adult: ¥5,000, ES: ¥2,500
• Reservation via phone or web form
• Drinks: Beer (Asahi Super Dry, Asahi Black, imported brands), whisky, wine, shochu, cocktails, soft drinks, and more
• Approx. 118 seats

• ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Fukuoka Crowne Cafe Beer Terrace
3-3-3 Hakata-ekimae, Hakata-ku
• 092-472-7754
http://www.anacrowneplaza-fukuoka.jp/restaurant/crownecafe_beerterraceopen.html

✩Special Offer✩
Mention Fukuoka Now and get one extra main dish for groups with more than four members.

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Open Top Beer Terrace -R-
This is the third year for Tenjin Core’s rooftop beer garden. Stay as long as you want while gazing at the wonderful view of Tenjin below. The menu for this year has been completely changed! Have your fill of Korean yakiniku “samgyeopsal” and approximately 20 Asian-based food menu in buffet style, with chocolate fondue and more for dessert. Aside from beer, they also offer 100 varieties of drinks to choose from. You will surely want to stay and try them all!

• 4/28 (Fri.) ~ 9/10 (Sun.)
• 17:30~22:00 (L.O.: 21:30)
• Closed: in case of inclement weather, 6/6 (Tue.), 9/5 (Tue.)
• All-you-can-eat and drink (No time limit)
• Adult: ¥3,900, HS & JHS: ¥2,000, ES: ¥1,000, Under 6 y.o.: Free
• Drinks: Beer, high ball, plum wine, shochu, chuhai, soft drinks and more
• Approx. 200 seats

• Open Top Beer Terrace -R-
• Tenjin Core (rooftop)
1-11-11 Tenjin, Chuo-ku
• 092-718-2277 (reservation: 13:00~21:00)
https://www.tenjincore.com/event/beerterrace/

✩Special Offer✩
Show this Fukuoka Now beer garden guide for a ¥100 discount for adults.

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Urban BBQ Party Plan
Enjoy al fresco dining with beef, seafood, and sausage barbecue platter, or a vegetable course here at the Lounge & Bar Hakatagawa in Hotel Okura Fukuoka – then pair up your chosen food course with one of three kinds of all-you-can-drink courses. The ¥2,000 drinking courses include Hotel Okura Fukuoka’s very own, in-house brewed craft beer “Hakata Draft”! Have a leisurely barbecue right in the middle of the city while sipping original craft beer. The perfect place for dates, too!

• Every day
• Mon.~Fri.: 14:00~20:00, Sat., Sun. & Hol.: 12:00~20:00
• Closed: in case of inclement weather
• 120 min. limit (food course and all-you-can-drink included)
• Food course: ¥4,000, ¥6,500, ¥10,000, all-you-can-drink: ¥1,000, ¥2,000, ¥5,000
• Drinks: ¥1,000 course: orange juice, grapefruit juice, oolong tea, etc. / ¥2,000 course: special in-house Hakata Draft brew (3 kinds), red wine, white wine, sparkling wine, shochu, whisky / ¥5,000 course: champagne, special in-house Hakata Draft brew (3 kinds), Sancerre white wine, Clos Sainte Anne red wine, shochu, whisky)
• Max. 24 seats
• Reservation required (accepted until day before via web form or phone)

• Lounge & Bar Hakatagawa
• 1F Hotel Okura Fukuoka
Hakata Riverain 3-2 Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku
• 092-262-1176(10:00~20:00)
http://www.fuk.hotelokura.co.jp/restaurant/guide/hakatagawa/

✩Special Offer✩
Get a ¥500 discount when reserving for four persons and above (from 6/1~6/30 only)

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Originally written in May 2016. Updated in May 2017.
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NOTE: The information presented here was gathered and summarized by the Fukuoka Now staff. While we have done our best to check for accuracy, there might be errors and details may have changed. If you notice any errors or changes, please contact us. This report was originally written in May 2016.

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