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Nekobukuro

1-28-10 Higashi-Ikebukuro | Tokyu Hands Ikebukuro, 8th floor, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3980-6111
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That pop culture hype not everybody understands.

Cat Cafes are discussed and promoted all over the internet. This is one of them... The place is... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Patrick G
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Dundalk, Ireland
If you like cats!

This is a, Cat House. You pay a fee and you get to watch, interact and okay with the cats. Honestly... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2015
Michelle G
,
Pasiano di Pordenone, Italy
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Nekobukuro is like a cat cafe, but minus the cafe. It is a cat petting zoo.
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good30%
  • Average42%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
21 May 2016
“That pop culture hype not everybody understands.”
21 Nov 2015
“If you like cats! ”
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1-28-10 Higashi-Ikebukuro | Tokyu Hands Ikebukuro, 8th floor, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Cat Cafes are discussed and promoted all over the internet. This is one of them... The place is somewhere behind Sunshine City. I say somewhere because you need quite some imagination to read all the signs AND to actually find the right one. You will...More

Thank Patrick G
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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

This is a, Cat House. You pay a fee and you get to watch, interact and okay with the cats. Honestly the cats are interactive amongst themselves but not as much with the visitors. They are probably done with being touched. It's best to go...More

Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

Visiting cats cafe is my top priority in my to do list in tokyo, because we dont have cats cafe in Jakarta at that time. and nekobukuro was the closest cats cafe in my neighbourhood. The cats were well groomed but most of them were...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

When I first read about this place before our trip I knew we had to visit. If you're missing your furry friends from home this place is great to check out some cute cats. I only wish that there was more writing in english because...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

We were staying in Tokyo for 10 days in which time I was missing my dear cats back home a lot. Visiting this place and spending time with the cats was definitely helpful from that point of view. :D I was skeptic of going to...More

1  Thank Kiapen
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

I was somewhat disappointed, thinking that I would be able to enjoy a cup of coffee in the company of cats at this cat cafe. However, it wasn't a cafe at all, but more like a small zoo. After paying 600 Yen per person we...More

Thank choenna
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

I was surprised that this place has received so many negative reviews because I really enjoyed my visit! The people were nice, the rooms were very clean and the cats seemed very comfortable and well looked after. The cats are rotated quite frequently so that...More

Thank Juliana S
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Reviewed 15 December 2014

Nekobukuro is basically cat prison where a bunch of cats who want nothing to do with you spend their lives trying to avoid being traumatized by children. Perfect for the cat lover who doesn't care if cats never get to see the sun or have...More

2  Thank BunnyMcintosh
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Cats here look awfully quiet, it is strange indeed, and knowing cats, don't know why and how it could be any different. At the time a cat cafe was a novelty, probably not so much anymore. More interesting to research the Tokyo humanity rather than...More

Thank Researchss
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Enjoyed the variety of cats they've got,while not all cats are out at all times, you can still see them through the windows as they rest within their own room. As another reviewer noted, the cats are not as 'friendly' as a paying customer might...More

Thank yang y
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