Counter or table? Glass or bottle? Enjoy wine any way you like at Sui de Vin, which is just a short walk away from Hakata Station. More than 150 select wines, mostly priced in the ¥3,000~4,000 range, line the wall, so choose your bottle for the evening based on the label or the owner’s recommendation. If you’re hungry, try the yakitori, made from Saga chicken, with your choice of seasoning: salt, sauce, or original handmade basil or honey mustard sauces. Tsukune (chicken balls) are Sui de Vin’s mainstay, and they come with either tartar sauce or tomato and basil. This being Fukuoka, the yakitori menu also includes pork belly and beef. Want to try something deliciously different? Then order the unique pork belly-wrapped avocado. Other delights include sea urchin bruschetta and stovetop pudding. Whether you’re looking for appetizers or a full meal (including dessert!), Sui de Vin has something for every wine-loving foodie. The shop opens at 15:00, making it the perfect meeting place before heading out for a night on the town.
Sui de Vin
Address: 1-12-23 Hakataeki-higashi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
Hours: 15:00~24:00 (Fridays: ~01:00)
Closed: Sun., Hol.
No smoking; cash only
Foreign language menu: English
Sea urchin bruschetta ¥980, foie gras risotto ¥980, beef cheek simmered in red wine ¥1,480, tsukune in tartar sauce ¥210, tomato & basil, tsukune ¥210, pork belly ¥200, avocado wrapped in pork belly ¥240, stove-top pudding ¥500, glass of wine ¥580, Perrier ¥620