Teaching private students in Roppongi or nearby? Roppongi, bustling with tourists, shoppers, partiers and expats, offers a wide selection of cafes and "relatively" quiet-nooks for teachers. It's also a convenient meeting location for private lessons with a plethora of schools in or nearby. While finding a cafe or place with a relatively quiet atmosphere can be challenging, we've put a list together of places that are conducive for teaching. If you know of a teaching location for private teachers not on our list please send us the details using the form at the bottom of the page.
Cafe Bunna - Meisen Bldg 2F, 7-17-20 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 3405 1937
An old fashioned cafe with a touch of nostalgia. The drip-coffee is great and the noise level is low. Until 2 pm, regular coffee and cafe au lait are 480 yen.
EXCELSIOR CAFFE, Roppongi - Roppongi Street Bldg 1F,2F, 5-1-7 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 5414-3294
Almond - 6-1-26 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 3402-1870 A meting places, as it's so easy to find, and convenient if you just want to jump of the train and back on. Non smoking on 1F, smoking on 2F.
Starbucks Coffee, Roppongi - 5-2-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03)3402-3050 Outside Roppongi Station's Exit 5.
Tully's Coffee, Roppongi Hills - Roppongi Hills North Tower 1F, 6-2-31 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 5772-2334
Ginza Renoir, Roppongi Rapiros - Rapiros Roppongi 2F, 6-1-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 3405-6440
Reino - 3-1-19 Nishi-Asabu, Minato-ku (03) 3405-8466 Quality coffee and reasonably priced. The unique wooden furniture is a nice change of pace from the chain cafes.
Tusbakiya Coffee, Roppongi - Hama Roppongi Bldg 2F, 6-2-35 Roppongi Minato-ku (03) 5785-3323 Ample spacing between tables gives you room to breath and lessens distractions for your classes.
Harbs, Roppongi Hills - Roppongi Hills Hillside 1F, 6-10-2, Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 5772-6191 Famous for their delicious cakes, but their coffee, tea and juice are also quality. You can check out their English site for more info; http://www.harbs.co.jp/harbs/index.html
Kamishima Coffee, Azabujyuban - 2-1-8 Azabujyuban, Minato-ku (030 5730-1543 Good coffee and decent place. 22 smoking seats and 40 non-smoking seats with glass division to keep the non-smokers safe and healthy!
Cafe Tapirosu - Miyazaki Bldg 2F, 6-8-28 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 3479-1302 The Origami Art (Origami-Harie) on the walls is a nice distraction.
Espresso Americano - Roppongi Hills Mori Tower West Walk 4, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03)6804-6116 English menus... not much more I can say about this place!
Cafe de CRIE, Azabujyuban - 2-4-8 Azabujyuban, Minato-ku (03) 5476-4253 When you need a quick nibble before or after a lesson they have a variety of sandwiches and snacks. With a divider between the smoking area and the non-smoking area you can breath easy.
Tully's Coffee - 2-4-8 Azabujyuban, Minato-ku (03) 5476-4253 Coffee, tea and frozen drinks are also good.
KINA - 3-13-12 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03)3478-1678 Closed on Sat. and Sun. A big interiors and their chairs are like sofas, get comfy.
Demmers Teehaus - Seiko Roppongi Bldg 1F, 7-21-12 Roppongi, Minato-ku (03) 5772-1812 Closed on Sundays. A soothing atmosphere with 70 kinds of tea from Vienna.
Mori Art Museum - Amazing exhibitions.
Tokyo City View - 360 degree view, 250 meters up.
SUNTORY MUSEUM OF ART - Gorgeous concert hall
Tokyo Mid-Town Shops, resturants, expensive.
Cavern Club - Beatles cover bar. A wild experience.
Geronimo! Shot Bar - Small, crowded, boisterous, and plenty of shots.
National Art Center, Tokyo - Incredible architecture and 7 exhibition halls.
Zenpuku-ji Temple - Dating to the 800s. It was was converted to the Shinran school of Buddhism in the 1200s.
Don Quijote - The strangest, and perhaps the coolest, 24-hour discount store you can find. Aquariums, a roller coaster(doesn't work as the neighbors put the kaibosh on it), and with just about anything in the world you need and more of what you don't need. Weave your way through it and you'll come out a new person.