Craving to cuddle and snuggle with little friends? If you are in love with animals, one thing you must experience in Tokyo is to visit one of its many animal cafes. Here, we will share with you some of the best animal cafes of different variations – from the classic cat cafe to the unique hedgehog cafe!
Cat Cafe, “Temari no Ouchi”
Speaking of an animal cafe, we can never leave behind the classic cat cafe. Having the concept of being a forest where cats live free and easy, “Temari No Ouchi” (meaning the house of “Temari”) will make you feel as you have entered a wonderland of Cats. The best part of this cafe is that they do not have a time limit like a lot of other animal cafe does, so once you pay your entrance fee, you can stay as long as you like!
Address: Honmachi 2-13-14, Kichijo-Ji, Musashino, Tokyo 180-0004
Bird Cafe, “Kotoricafe”
At the “Kotoricafe”, go ahead and enjoy the cute bird motif sweets along with the accompany of colorful and cheerful parakeets. If you cannot manage to keep a distance from these adorable creatures, pay the additional fee where you can enjoy a touching session. The cafe sells bird merchandise as well – making it a paradise for all bird lovers.
Address: 1-8-6 Uenosakuragi, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0002
Hedgehog Cafe, “Harry Hedgehog Cafe”
There are not many places in the world where you can relax with a drink, adoring a cute hedgehog. Yes, we understand your fear that the spiky hedgehog might hurt you, but despite its spiky-look, these fellows are actually soft and warm. Once experiencing the hedgehog snuggling in your hands, you will surely schedule for your next visit!
Address: 2F Iwahori Building, 6-7-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
Rabbit Cafe, “Moff-rell”
The name “Moff-rell” meaning “Go ahead and cuddle!”, represents the concept of this cafe, as you can enjoy cuddling the fluffy rabbits as much as you like. At the “Mofu Mofu Area” (meaning “The Fluffy area”), spend a good time with the rabbits by treating them snacks, or taking pictures together. If you are overloaded with cuteness, take a break at the cafe area to relax with a drink.
Address: 4-8-3 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo-to 101-0021
Kingyo Cafe, “Kingyo-zaka”
If you are aiming for something more authentic, visit “Kingyo-zaka”. Being a whole store of goldfish (known as “Kingyo” in Japanese) for 350 years, they decided to offer an area where people can enjoy taking a meal while looking at the elegantly swimming goldfish. Here you can also try the traditional Goldfish scooping, where you scoop goldfish with a thin layer of paper.
Address: 5-3-15 Hongo, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-0033