Ruby RoomFree: Mondays to Thursdays & Sundays

Self-proclaimed crown jewel of Shibuya’s nightlife, the Ruby Room indeeds has become a favourite for both Tokyoites and expats alike. The small venue only holds approximately 150 people, but has featured impromptu shows from the likes of Basement Jaxx and Belle & Sebastian. Events happen at most nights and they’re free on Mondays to Thursdays, as well as Sundays (Fri & Sat has a ¥1,500 w/ cover charge). Check Ruby Room’s official website for the updated listing of events.

Address: Kasumi Bldg 2-25-17 Dogenzaka Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: Daily 7pm – 5am
Direction: Subway Yamanote, Ginza Lines to Shibuya Station, Hachiko exit, Hanzomon Line to Shibuya Station, exit 3A
Phone: +81 3 3780 3022

Photo credit: Ruby Room