Enjoy Cocktails by World Champion and Japanese Champion Bartenders at THE LIVELY TOKYO AZABUJUBAN!
To celebrate the 3rd anniversary of THE LIVELY TOKYO AZABUJUBAN hotel, we have gathered some amazing guest bartenders from all over the world to give you a taste of their talent. THE LIVELY BAR will host two special events on November 10th (Thursday) and November 13th (Sunday) 2022.
ABOUT THE VENUE
The LIVELY TOKYO AZABUJUBAN will celebrate its third anniversary on November 1st, 2022. To celebrate the event, we are inviting Michito Kaneko, World Champion of the World Class Global Finals 2015, and Takumi Watanabe, Japan Champion of the World Class Cocktail Competition 2010. The event will take place at the hotel’s top-floor bar.
THE LIVELY BAR offers counter seats where you can easily communicate with bartenders, comfortable sofa seats, and open terrace seats, all under warm orange lighting and with a view of Tokyo Tower in the heart of the city. With its convenient location and cheerful atmosphere, this is a great place to relax and enjoy unique signature cocktails such as the “Azabujuban Tonic,” “Shibuya Crossing,” “Tsukiji Bloody Mary,” and “Asakusa Express,” all named after popular spots in Tokyo.
With its authentic atmosphere, this bar is a favorite of both hotel guests and locals. Feel free to chat with the bartenders or staff, even if you’re new to this world of cocktails.
・Dates: November 10th, 2022 (Thu.) / November 13th, 2022 (Sun.)
・Price: Free admission (No reservation required)
・Venue: THE LIVELY TOKYO AZABUJUBAN 9th floor THE LIVELY BAR
・Bartenders: Michito Kaneko (Nov. 10th), Takumi Watanabe (Nov. 13th)
・Various cocktails from 1,200 yen.
・Event limited anniversary cocktails 1,500 yen
ONE-NIGHT-ONLY TOP-QUALITY COCKTAILS
Join us at THE LIVELY BAR for 4 event-exclusive anniversary cocktails each day. Offering a spectacular view of Tokyo, this speakeasy-style bar and lounge is located in the heart of Azabu-Jyuuban, one of Tokyo’s most exclusive residential areas.
November 10th, 2022 (Thu.)
Event-exclusive cocktails produced by Michito Kaneko
November 13th, 2022 (Sun.)
Event-exclusive cocktails produced by Takumi Watanabe
【ABOUT THE BARTENDERS】
Born in 1981, he began working as a bartender at age 20. He opened the LAMP BAR in Nara on December 10, 2011. Featuring three floors of different interior designs for different concepts, the bar offers classic cocktails as well as creative cocktails inspired by Nara, the ancient capital of Japan. He has been awarded the world’s top prize in the “World Class 2015” competition and has been entertaining guests and giving seminars in bars all over the world, becoming a real world-class bartender.
2007 ”BAR TENDER” at WAKAYAMA/BARTENDER
2007 ”OLD TIME”/at NARA/BARTENDER
2011 ”LAMP BAR” OPEN
2015 ”LAMP BAR” Relocation
2015 ”2015 World Class world champion”
He is the head bartender at the popular members-only bar THE SAILING BAR. Even though the bar is located in Sakurai City, a small town in Nara Prefecture, it attracts bar lovers from all over the country! Pioneer of the hot bar scene in Nara and the Kansai region, he has been a catalyst for the emergence of many bartenders from Kansai. His accomplishments include winning the domestic “World Class” bartender’s competition and placing 6th in the world competition.
2010 Diageo World Class Japan – 6th place
2013 Casa Noble Cocktail Competition Japan – 1st place
2013 ABSOLUTE ELYX Cocktail Competition – Grand Prix winner 1st place
SPECIAL EVENT HOTEL PLANS
You can purchase a room service plan with two signature cocktails made by the guest bartender only on the day of the event. (From 22,000yen per room for 2 persons)
・November 10th, 2022 Special Plan
・November 13th, 2022 Special Plan