Jam-packed with bars and nightclubs, Namba is home to some of the biggest names in town. This is the place to be for anyone who plans on moving from bar to bar, or from a bar to a nightclub. Most clubs are open seven days a week but keep in mind that on weekdays most clubs close at 1am, so bars are a more popular and trendier choice. Read on for our guide to the 10 best bars in Namba.
According to the owner of Little Long Beach, Chad Bunch, “the mission of this bar is to bring people of different backgrounds together and encourage enrichment through friendship.” At Little Long Beach you’ll be warmly welcomed on to a large patio that emits a southern Californian vibe. They’ve also got a large flat-screen TV so it’s a great place to catch the latest sports. The drinks are reasonably priced and you can expect to find a good selection of American-style foods, from pizzas to nachos.
1-1-10 Nanbanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan, +81 666 352 332
Freeza is the place to head to on a Friday or Saturday night. The club is known for being very sophisticated and cosmopolitan and tends to get incredibly crowded at the weekend when national and local DJs come to play. It’s renowned for its snug atmosphere and diverse crowd. Head over to have a good time and dance the night away once you’ve had a couple drinks at one of the other bars in the area.
2F Ameson Square Building, 2-8-33 Nishi-shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan, +81 662 131 090