Enjoy Your Coffee in a Spaceship – Gundam Cafe

  • To let you enjoy the world of Gundam to the fullest, a themed cafe was opened in 2012 in Akihabara, Tokyo. This is the only official Gundam Cafe in Japan.


    Upon stepping inside, you will start feeling the special atmosphere right away. Everything is intricately designed and operated based on the popular animation.


    The interior makes you feel like you’re inside a spaceship. There’s a mechanical mascot Haro, he is said to be the only character who appears in more than one timeline of the Gundam show. You can also watch you favorite Gundam episode on a large TV screen. However, there’s a time limit for each customer because of the cafe’s popularity. You cannot stay there for more than 2 hours so make the most of your visit!



    Gundam cafe offers a vast selection of food and drinks. Prices range from 100 yen to 890 yen. You can have a “set” menu wherein you choose one main dish and one drink. You can have various soft drinks, hot or iced coffee, milk tea or caramel latte as well as some juices. And, of course, you will be offered beer and some alcoholic beverages at night!


    The cafe operates on a daily basis from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM. The last order of food should be done by 9:30 PM while the last order of a drink at 10:00 PM. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, while dinner is served from 5:30 PM -10:30 PM. If you don’t want to stay but would love to take your food out, there’s also a time for that. They only allow take-outs from 11:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Alcohol is served on a daily basis from 5:00 PM.

    Gundam Cafe website

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