Nagoya’s Expat Bars

While coming to Japan is all very exciting, and it’s interesting meeting new people and going on new adventures, sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name. Heck, sometimes you just wanna go where they know how to pronounce your name correctly. Hence the draw of the ex-pat bar. Whether living short-term in Nagoya, here for an extended period or settling in for life; the ex-pat bar can be something of a lifeline for people who share a cultural background (there is no way that ‘Cheers’ reference would have flown in my local izakaya). There are a number of ex-pat bars in Nagoya, all with their peculiarities and good points, and having lived in Nagoya for a good seven years now, I know them pretty well. Too well, if you ask my wife. Here are the ins and outs of some of the more popular gaijin bars in Nagoya. Hub Pub The Hub is probably the biggest chain of British Pubs in Japan, and there are four of them in Nagoya. With bog-standard ‘pub-grub’ fish and chips and shepherd’s pie accompanied by more Japanesey fare such as octopus carpaccio, it’s fair to say that the food is less a reason to come than their pints of cocktails for just 270 JPY at happy hour (16:00/17:00-19:00). The Sakae branch is perhaps the most famous (or should that be infamous? [Editors note; infamous is correct] ) as the ‘party Hub.` Open until the smallest hours on weekends; this is where Nagoya’s foreign…
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Nagoya’s Expat Bars
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Nagoya’s Expat Bars

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