Cocktail Connections: Online Happy Hour in Japan


  • Create 2 great cocktails together (with ingredients that can be found easily)

  • Learn some bar basics

  • AMA “Ask me anything” format to answer questions about Cocktails, Japan, and Japanese culture and food and travel.

  • Get some personal stories and insights from a local

  • Enjoy a fun and positive experience

Tour info

1 hour
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Adult: (13-80 years)
Child: (5-12 years)
Meeting Point

Tokyo, Tokyo

Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Join our local expert Lauren for a virtual cocktail session, live from Japan. With 20 years experience in the food and beverage and tourism industries, Lauren will share some fun DIY cocktails and help answer questions you may have about life in Tokyo. She will also share some of our Arigato Japan hidden gems, tips and tricks in the city, and show you how to make your own delicious Japanese-style cocktails and mocktails at home.

We are experts in culinary tourism! Our local guides are excited to connect will people and share personal stories and knowledge with you, with the comfort of your own homes. This experience is great for locals living in Japan, as well as Japan and Bar fans around the world. 

TIME ZONES FOR 21:00 JST (Japan Standard Time) - Sat

NYC - 8:00 EDT 
SYDNEY - 22:00 AEST 
LONDON - 13:00 BST 

We also have time slots for 10AM Wed / 12PM Fri 
Please let us know if you need help for other time conversions.

What’s included?

  • Learn 2 Japanese cocktail recipes that are easy to learn and recreate.

  • 2 DIY Drinks

  • Information about Japanese drinks and culture in general

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Ingredients and tools

  • Internet fees

Things to know

Covid Policy

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

This is an online experience so the guests will be in the safety of their homes. Face masks are not required.

Cancellation Policy

    Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Redemption information

    What to bring:

    1. Spoon (bar spoon if you have it but otherwise table spoon will work fine)
    2. Two glasses (one tall water or collins glass, one sparkling wine glass, a regular wine glass will work as well)
    3. Shaker if you have it. (optional but fun)

    1. Ice
    2. Bottle of Gin
    3. Genmai tea or other Green Tea (any type, teabag, loose tea etc)
    4. Ginger syrup (optional) and I will also share how to make this yourself for the future.
    - If you do not have ginger syrup please have a small piece of ginger and we will cover muddling. (or you can use ginger ale or ginger beer)
    5. Tonic water or Soda Water
    6. Small bottle of sparkling wine
    7. Sakura (cherry blossom) liquor if you have it or plum wine or any kind of fruit liqueur
    8. St. Germain Liquor OR Cointreau
    9. 1 Fresh Lemon 1 Fresh Lime (or bottle lemon or lime juice)
    10. fresh mint (optional)

About operator:

We are Arigato Japan Food Tours and our goal is to help you make delicious memories of Japan during your travels to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hiroshima! On our tours you’ll taste local and regional specialties like okonomiyaki, yakitori, sashimi, taiyaki, gyoza, nabe, yakisoba and so much more. We will show you places locals cherish for an off-the-beaten-path, foodie experience of daily life in Japan that you won’t soon forget.