There are so many themed cafes lining up in Japan, especially in Ginza. You can pick whatever you like, depending on your mood. If you want to experience a night of spine-tinglers and blood-red surroundings then this is definitely the place for you! Vampire Cafe provides an everyday Halloween dining experience for any ‘bloodsuckers’ out there.
The cafe’s concept is based on the character, Count Dracula who is very well-known all over the world as a famous vampire. Everything has been intricately decorated to resemble Count Dracula’s castle with chandeliers, blood-red velvet curtains and special rooms with themes, such as Count Dracula’s Coffin or St. George’s Altar.
Blood cells are painted on the floor which are very obvious. The low-lying light can be a little romantic as well. It is even a popular place for couples to go on a date.
Stepping inside the cafe, as if invited by Dracula himself, will lead you to a dining place served by vampire maids! The menus are also related to that gothic feel. Some are named like “Dracula-The Count’s Power” or “Iron Maiden-The Virgin’s First Blood.”
Food is served either as courses or a la carte with an average cost of 3,000-4,000 yen. However, some items are as low as 666 yen and are presented elegantly. They also have an English version of the menu, that is if you cannot read Japanese. It is open daily from 5 pm to 11.30 pm with the last order at 10.30 pm.
Not only that, there’s also a heart-stopping moment when all lights will actually go out. Then, you’ll hear spooky music or evil laughter. The dining experience is only valid up to two hours with ring-a-bell-for-service. Most of the time, you’ll be pretty much enclosed in a space covered by drapes, depending on which room you’ve chosen.
To find out more, please check out their website!