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LBK Craft

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5-1 Higashimuki Minamimachi | 2F Inoue Bldg, Nara 630-8216, Nara Prefecture
+81 742-93-6707
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Japanese, Gastropub, Bar, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5-1 Higashimuki Minamimachi | 2F Inoue Bldg, Nara 630-8216, Nara Prefecture
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: LBK Craft
1. Great craft beer
"Great food. Fabulous service. Tasty."
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2. Great food, great drinks!
"LBK Craft is a great destination in Nara."
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3. Oh my god
"numerous clearly labeled veggie and vegan options. Good service."
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here because the reviews all seemed to give the impression the food/drink was incredible. I found the food to be very bland and the beer was very expensive. However the service and staff were very nice.

Thank Christopher W
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We chose LBK Craft because of the vegetarian options in their menu. We enjoyed an excellent meal that had loads of variation for the dining preferences in our family. The sharing, tapas approach to the dining was fun. The dishes were all very tasty and...More

1  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was great, but 2 of our orders had issues. One went to the wrong table and one didn't come at all. After asking for the bill the Manager/owner asked if everything was fine. We explained the issue and he was nice enough to...More

Thank Tull F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this little haven just off the main drag in Nara. We would never have seen it but went to find it based on the TripAdvisor reviews. It’s a Japanese gastro-pub on the second floor in a mall and well hidden. Great craft beers including...More

Thank LisaD3024
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check the reviews for this place - we did. They're all great. There's nothing more to add. Great craft beers, fantastic IPA's, lots of veggo options. Very friendly service. 5 stars.

Thank ColinRichardBowles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For all you beer loving foodies this is a place not to miss. To close off a site seeing day with a great beer and food to match was welcomed. Add the great service of Lilly & Bob and their team and you will be...More

Thank dealsinthepocket
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We were there several times this summer and we enjoyed every meal and every drink (beers and sakes).

Thank Patrick7A
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

So delicious and great to find vegetarian options in japan clearly labeled and many of them The house recipe chilli sauce is amazing. I recommend the chilli burdock root.

Thank PabloA3717
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this little gem. Food was a fusion between western and Japanese. They had a great beer selection and the yummiest appetizers.

Thank Philippe S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This place feels like a bit of Melbourne in the middle of Nara. Nice service, good food, great for a chilled out evening.

Thank Georgia C
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Lip Qin O
9 February 2018|
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Thank you for your interest in making a reservation at LBK Craft in Nara, Japan. All booking inquiries should be made through our website. As TripAdvisor does not allow us to list external links in message boards, please... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-1 Higashimuki Minamimachi | 2F Inoue Bldg, Nara 630-8216, Nara Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Nara Prefecture  >  Nara
  • Phone Number: +81 742-93-6707
  • E-mail
L.ily(Co-owner) B.ob(Co-owner) and K.imura(Chef Kimu) make up the LBK Craft team. LBK Craft is an IZAKAYA-style restaurant. An izakaya is a type of Japanese eatery in which a variety of dishes and snacks are served to accompany the alcoholic drinks (but soft drinks, teas, coffee, also available). The full menu with prices and images is available from the website. The average customer price paid is ¥1800 (3 dishes, no alcohol) to ¥2800 (dishes and alcohol). The staff is very communicative and helpful, so don’t be afraid to ask questions or make special requests. OPENS: 12:00 PM Last Food and Drink Order: 9:30 PM CLOSED: EVERY MONDAY, 2nd and 4th TUESDAY ALL Major Credit Cards Accepted Choose from: —More than 40 food items with lots of fresh vegetable options from LBK Farm. —10 taps of Japanese and international craft beers. —Two dozen options for wine, fresh fruity Nara liquors, and Nara nihonshu (sake). —Assorted teas; French press coffee, and juices
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