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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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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“wagyu beef” (8 reviews)
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Gastropub, Bar, 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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Reviewed yesterday

I was attracted to LBK Craft due to it's vegetarian-friendly menu and nice selection of craft beer. The food was freshly prepared to a high standard and we enjoyed watching the chefs at work. The owners are great hosts who really add to the atmosphere....More

Thank Alexandra G
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We were recommended LBK by our guesthouse, when I mentioned that I am a vegetarian. My wife is not veggie and this place was able to well accommodate us both. The food and beer were delicious, with a great selection and the service was fantastic....More

2  Thank joshkinnersley
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to LBK as a family of 5 and hungry to boot, which made our visit an expensive exercise as it is reasonably pricey for tapas. However, we very much enjoyed the food, the beers and the ambience. The mango chicken was outstanding, the...More

Thank Brandon J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

True vegetarian food can be tricky to find in Japan and LBK really delivered! The menu is set out really clearly to tell you what is vegan/vegetarian/gluten free. We didn't have to worry about any unexpected bonito or dashi in our meals. Service was awesome,...More

Thank Cstevenson31
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the glutenfree options are marked as such! And others marked as optional gluten-free. The service is very attentive and friendly. Overall a really good experience also for someone like me with a celiac disease.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because of the reviews and initially thought it was too touristy and expensive. However food was delicious if on expensive side as we came away hungry because we didn't want order anymore than 4 between two.. Staff very attentive and helpful. Chicken...More

Thank williamsps18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great selection of beer with the option of beer flights. Imported as well as local beers are available. Loved the Death by Coconut and the sake! Food was also great including the Wagyu beef. Would recommend! Thanks for the complimentary half pint of stout and...More

Thank wishiwasonholiday68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is in the long mall of shops and restaurants next to the Kintetsu Nara train station. It is not in the train station itself. If you enter the shopping mall from Sanjodori Street, look up to your right as it is on the second...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time. The owners were very friendly, the beer excellent and the food very good. We recommend this place.

Thank ParisIshi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling through Japan on a three week holiday and doing a mix of traditional food and some western things choose to go here based on some quick googling. We had a range of dishes and a beer but for what the pub set a out...More

Thank Sam J
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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$ 19 - US$ 28
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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