Food & Drink


This February, a stylish new standing bar put out its shingle in the chic Nishi-nakasu neighborhood. The bar, Okuto, takes its name from the Latin word for ‘eight’, and its symbol is the two tables made from 800-year-old zelkova trees arranged in a figure eight. The interior features bonsai trees, art and BTH speakers from the 1930s, but drinks start at a reasonable ¥500. You can try local sake and shochu, toast your friends with champagne or enjoy a sweet glass of flower-infused Felice. Open till 4 am so you can stop by before the Yamakasa—the manager runs every year!

Menu: Table charge (includes nuts) ¥500, lemon sour ¥600, Suntory Kaku highball ¥600, sake & shochu (180 ml) ¥500~, Felice ¥600, wine/glass ¥500~, champagne/glass ¥1,000~, pickled okra ¥400, balsamic pickled pearl onions ¥400

*Foreign language menu: None / Credit cards accepted / Reservations possible / No smoking

Originally published in Fukuoka Now Magazine (fn247, Jul. 2019)

Address : Delta West Nishi-nakasu 1F, 3-1 Nishi-nakasu, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka [ MAP ]
Open : 18:00~4:00
Close : Sun. & hol.
Bar & Pub
Published: Jun 26, 2019 / Last Updated: Jun 26, 2019

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