“Terrace House” is a popular Japanese reality show series that features six boys and girls living under the same roof. Based on the Tokyo 2019-2020 series, this article will take a look at the stylish locations (including cafes, restaurants, bars, and sightseeing spots) that were featured in each episode.
Yebisu Garden Place from episode 10
Kenny's band SPiCY SOL and Yusuke go on stage at ALOHA TOKYO 2019 in Yebisu Garden Place. After Haruka learns that Kenny's not interested in her, she chooses not to see Kenny at the event.
Yebisu Garden Place is a commercial complex that can be conveniently accessed from Yebisu Station's moving walkway. The complex features museums, a movie theater, and an event space, so you could easily spend a whole day there.
Yebisu Garden Place
Dot.Eatery and Bar from episode 10
Haruka and Shohei visit Dot.Eatery and Bar for lunch after Yusuke's performance. Ordering colorful deli plates featuring toast, soup, sausage and salad, the pair exchange updates on their love interests.
Furnished with see-through windows that usher in sunlight, Dot.Eatery is a chic American-style cafe that offers southern comfort food such as gumbo (a chicken and shrimp tomato stew).
dot.Eatery and Bar exterior
dot.Eatery and Bar interior
DELI LUNCH 1080yen
Sekaido Shinjuku Branch from episode 10
Realizing that assertiveness is the key to moving forward with Kaori, Ruka pushes himself to ask Kaori out on a date. They end up going out to look for art supplies at Sekaido Shinjuku Branch. Kaori kindly helps Ruka choose colored pens and sketchbooks.
Located 10 minutes from Shinjuku Station, Sekaido is a paradise for creative minds where all sorts of art supplies are available at discounted prices.
Sekaido Shinjuku Branch
Kisaburo Farm from episode 10
Knowing that Kaori enjoyed the Tamago Gohan with Shohei, Ruka takes Kaori to Kisaburo Farm, a farm-to-table restaurant that features top-quality eggs.
For their Tamago Gohan dish, patrons can choose between seven different eggs and Kaori chooses a yuzu flavored egg. Ruka is disappointed when Kaori insists that she can't let a 20-year-old boy pay for her meal.
Rice egg bowl (one free topping/all-you-can-eat eggs) 800yen
"Yuzutama"has a slight scent of Citron
Select which egg you desire
Zara Home Aoyama Branch from episode 10
Kenny has the idea of decorating the rooftop space of the house so that he and Risako can watch a movie over drinks there. The pair goes to Zara Home Aoyama Branch where they find candles and a hammock.
This spacious store carries a great collection of homeware goods in an abundant range of colors and at reasonable prices.
Zara Home Aoyama Branch
Zara Home Aoyama Branch
Shibamata Taishakuten from episode 8
Shohei and Kaori spend a day exploring the peaceful old neighborhood of Shibamata so that he can get some ideas for his writing work at GINZA magazine. Their first stop is the Shibamata Taishakuten temple where Shohei marvels at its intricate wood carvings.
These carvings are left unpainted and they get cleaned once a year with brushes to maintain their beauty. The approach to the temple is filled with charming nostalgic confectionery and souvenir shops that will make your expedition even more exciting.
Yamamoto-tei from episode 8
Shohei and Kaori head to Yamamoto-tei, the former residence of Einosuke Yamamoto who owned the camera parts manufacturer, Yamamoto Plant. The pair is amazed by the stunning view of the garden, which reminds Kaori of her grandmother's place in Shizuoka.
This historic residence exhibits a fascinating combination of Japanese and Western styles, which was a big trend among wealthy people between the Taisho and early Showa eras. Upon reservation, visitors can savor green tea and Japanese sweets in the tea-ceremony room.
- katushikaku yamamotochin
- Tokyo Katsushika-ku Shibamata 7-19-32
Chawari from episode 8
At the end of their Shibamata date, Shohei and Kaori visit a Japanese pub called Chawari in Meguro. Kaori asks Shohei about his career goals in the hope of finding out about his serious side, which turns out to be nonexistent for the time being.
This stylish pub offers 100 combinations of chawari drinks (alcoholic cocktails with tea) and 100 kinds of karaage (Japanese fried chicken).
Chawari in MeguroShohki Eno
Chawari in MeguroShohki Eno
Chawari in MeguroShohki Eno
Seven Clover from episode 8
Haruka, Kaori and Risako hang out at the Seven Clover bistro bakery for lunch. Haruka and Risako share their current feelings for Kenny. While the conversation gets heated due to their incompatibility, the girls come to the conclusion that the boys are all too passive towards them.
Seven Clover prides itself on providing freshly baked fluffy bread, as well as colorful dishes decorated with seasonal offerings.
H.L.N.A SKYGARDEN from episode 8
Ruka takes Risako for her first skateboarding experience in H.L.N.A SKYGARDEN. Thanks to her good reflexes and help from Ruka, Risako quickly gets the hang of skateboarding.
Located on the rooftop of the DiverCity Tokyo Plaza mall in Odaiba, this skate park offers an amazing view of Tokyo Bay. The park is fully furnished with obstacles and skateboards (including protectors and a helmet) which can be rented for a small fee.
Salon Nubatama from episode 8
Shohei visits his favorite bar, Salon Nubatama, by himself. He knew the owners before he moved to Taiwan. Despite his frequent interaction with Kaori, Shohei reveals his feelings towards Haruka with the owners, describing her as a grounded, straightforward person.
This underground bar is located on the basement floor of a building in Shibuya, with opening hours and dates varying from week to week. There are irregular music events and movie nights too.
Salon Nubatama is inside Aoyama ibis building (青山アイビスビル)
Captains Helm Tokyo from episode 7
Risako and Kenny go shopping together to find a Mother's Day gift at Captains Helm Tokyo in Sendagaya where they find a portable coffee maker.
Captains Helm Tokyo is a stylish specialty store that brings the idea of West Coast culture into reality. The store carries a wide selection of apparel, outdoor goods, and coffee products with a quintessential Californian style.
CAPTAINS HELM TOKYO exterior
CAPTAINS HELM TOKYO interior
Café Latte 600yen
Little Bondi from episode 7
Kenny and Risako take a lunch break at Little Bondi after their shopping expedition. Risako regrets not buying coffee beans for her mother but Kenny casually tells her that he bought them for her already and captures her heart.
Sitting on the terrace seats, Kenny and Risako enjoy clam chowder and chicken curry. Little Bondi is a dog-friendly diner that offers breakfast foods such as Eggs Benedict throughout the day.
Little Bondi exterior
Apart from the terrace seats, counter and table seating are also available
Eggs Benedict 918yen
Blanc Noir from episode 7
Haruka tells Kaori that she's losing interest in Kenny at Blanc Noir cafe in Shirogane. While Haruka expresses her disappointment at what Kenny said on the day before his concert, Kaori tries to ease her concerns and says he could have just been totally wasted.
Blanc Noir is a spacious and modern cafe that’s furnished with large, see-through windows. Their signature sweet, French Toast, is served with seasonal fruits.
blanc noir exterior
- blanc noir -ブランノワール-
- 東京都港区白金2丁目3-17 ホワイトヒルズ 1F
Daikanyama Loop from episode 7
Haruka and Kenny go to see her friend's music performance at Daikanyma Loop where they also happen to see Yusuke (a ukulele musician from the Aloha State series) on the stage. Haruka and Kenny go and talk to Yusuke after the show and Yusuke invites Kenny to his next concert to play.
Daikanyama Loop is a small concert venue that’s situated in a basement along Kyuyamate-dori Avenue. It boasts a solid sound system that makes performances here extra special.
- Daikan-yama LOOP
- Tokyo Shibuya-ku Hachiyamacho 13-12B1
Tsukinukaisha from episode 7
Haruka takes Kenny to an Okinawan diner called Tsukinukaisha, where she’s known the owners since her high school days. Haruka speaks up front with Kenny about his attitude towards the concert the other day and both end up sharing their career frustration.
The Tsukinukaisha diner opens until 2 a.m. and offers various Okinawan dishes, such as Yae Soba (a pork noodle soup flavored with bonito and pork bones).
Tsukinukaisha exterior ※this day was a holiday
76Cafe from episode 7
Knowing that Shohei casually hangs out with Kaori, Ruka decides to share his thoughts with Shohei over dinner at 76Cafe. Before his confession, Ruka nervously asks Shohei about the possibility of getting romantically involved with Kaori.
Located in Omotesando, 76Cafe features exposed concrete walls decorated with artistic pictures and drawings that change monthly, as well as a relaxing atmosphere that makes patrons stay longer. The cafe carries an extensive menu, including loco moco, pizza, roasted beef bowls, pasta and more.
- Designers Dining 76CAFE omotesando
- 東京都渋谷区神宮前4-9-2 MMビル1F
Lotte Kasai Golf from episode 6
Haruka introduces Shohei to golf on their first date at Lotte Kasai Golf driving range. Being a complete beginner, Shohei receives a hands-on lesson from Haruka, which eventually gets him hooked on the sport.
This indoor golf facility stays open 24 hours and is one of the largest in the country, with 300 hitting bays.
Lotte Kasai Golf
Lotte Kasai Golf - Night view
Hiroya from episode 6
After their golf date, Haruka invites Shohei to have dinner at the Hiroya ramen shop. Haruka tries to apologize to Shohei for being harsh on him about his casual career outlook but he tells her that he appreciates her inputs instead.
Located two minutes’ walk from Kasai Station, Hiroya is famous for its flavorful abura soba (soup-less, oily noodles), which are served with roasted pork, fried-onion chips, beansprouts and more.
STEAK HOUSE B&M from episode 6
Haruka takes Ruka to her favorite car shop and later they have dinner at STEAK HOUSE B&M in Meguro. Haruka interrogates Ruka in depth about his feelings towards Risako and he implies that she's not his love interest.
STEAK HOUSE B&M carries a wide selection of steaks and plenty of side dishes. The steaks are served on piping hot skillets and are renowned for their mouth-watering smokiness.
STEAK HOUSE B&M
STEAK HOUSE B&M
Steak Hamburger 200g (by itself) 1060yen
Mission Parkour Park Tokyo from episode 5
Risako asks Ruka to give her a ride to Mission Parkour Park Tokyo for her parkour (the practice of maneuvering around obstacles) lesson. Despite the distance from their house, Ruka willingly becomes Risako's ride for the day.
Mission Parkour Park Tokyo is a training facility that offers basic and advanced level parkour training, assisted by active parkour professionals.
1F interior - Fully equipped with mats for safe training
Regular lesson scene - there are students ranging from first graders to people in their 50s写真：パルクールアスリート YUUTAROU
2F has a special "chase tag" area\!写真：パルクールアスリート TAISHI monsterpkマネジメント KODAI
JANNU-2 from episode 5
Both being artists and sharing a passion for creativity, Kenny and Kaori visit a T-shirt printing shop, JANNU-2, to get some inspiration for making Kaori's original T-shirts. Kaori discovers that white and red T-shirts are a good match for her drawings.
JANNU-2 can be found in one of Harajuku’s bustling neighborhoods and provides T-shirt and apparel printing/embroidery services.
Good Table from episode 5 ※store has closed down
Kaori and Kenny spend more time together at the Good Table diner for lunch. Kaori compliments Kenny for his openness about his artistic ambition and realistic attitude towards money, pointing out that balance between cash flow and passion is crucial to become a successful artist.
Unfortunately, The Good Table diner in Meguro has closed down. It will be forever known for its appetizing selection of hamburgers; Kaori had the cheeseburger and Kenny had the blue-cheese burger.
GOOD TABLE Nakameguro ※store has closed down
GOOD TABLE Nakameguro ※store has closed down
Good Mellows cafe from episode 5
Kaori and Haruka have lunch together at Good Mellows cafe before Kenny's concert. While talking, Haruka shares her passion for racing and her ideal type of boyfriend, and Kaori explains how her date with Kenny went.
Good Mellows cafe is known for its top-quality hamburgers, with their patties being extra juicy and scrumptious since they are cooked over charcoal.
Zaimoku the Terrace from episode 5
All Terrace House members (except Risako) gather for Kenny's concert at Zaimoku the Terrace. Seeing him singing for the first time, Kaori and Haruka become fascinated by his musical talent.
Located along the coast in Kamakura, Zaimoku the Terrace is a commercial complex that provides an ideal way to spend your leisurely beach day. The cafe on the 3rd floor offers a great view of the ocean.
Zaimoku the Terrace
Aburi French - RO-BATA
Surfing items at "MY HONEY"
Frijoles from episode 4
After attending a concert by Haruka's friend, Haruka and Kenny make a stop at Frijoles, a Mexican restaurant in Daikanyama, to grab burritos and have a little chat. However, the conversation gets boring as they find out they don't have anything in common.
Frijoles offers burritos, salads, tacos and rice bowls, with patrons welcome to mix and match their preferred choice of meat and other toppings.
Shokudo Osaka from espisode 3
Shohei takes Kaori to Shokudo Osaka, a cozy Japanese diner. Kaori slowly opens up about herself, including the fact that it's her first time trying the typical Japanese breakfast food, Tamago Gohan (rice mixed with raw eggs).
The diner opens at 10 p.m. and offers various Japanese dishes, such as croquettes and beansprout stir-fry. It’s ideal for those who wish to call it a night with comforting home food.
- 食堂 おさか
Idobata cafe from episode 3
Ruca and Risako find out they both like pancakes, so they make their way to Idobata cafe. While savoring the house special, Plain Dutch Baby Pancake (a large popover baked in a pan), Ruca innocently asks Risako if 'plain' is one of the ingredients of the dish, making her laugh.
This hip café carries a variety of sweets in addition to popovers, such as cakes and gelato, and turns into a bar at night.
- 神奈川県川崎市高津区二子2-4-6 齋藤ビル1階
Shinanoya Grocery, Setagaya from episode 1
The first episode of any new series starts with grocery shopping and the Tokyo 2019-2020 series is no exception. After the new members tiptoe around everyone's business, Kenny, Haruka, and Risako go to the Shinanoya Grocery.
This supermarket houses a great selection of local and international food items that can spruce up your typical meal. Across the street, you can also find their specialty wine store.
Shinanoya Grocery exterior