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Bird Cafe, Asakusa

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1-12-8 Asakusa | Oyama Bldg B1F, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6802-8572
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Heartbreaking - please do not visit

I cried when I left this place. I didn't see the reviews beforehand (no internet) and thought it's... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Perthitian
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Perth, Australia
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Tragic, please don’t go to these places, we did and are haunted by the memory

We went here because we’d heard about them and thought they would be somewhere to see Owls etc in a... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
intrepidexplorersid
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Owl Cafe
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible32%
May 1, 2018
“Heartbreaking - please do not visit”
Mar 13, 2018
“Tragic, please don’t go to these places, we did and are haunted by the memory”
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1-12-8 Asakusa | Oyama Bldg B1F, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 3-6802-8572
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I cried when I left this place. I didn't see the reviews beforehand (no internet) and thought it's an actual cafe. This is a cramped room upstairs where all animals are in too small cages, the owls are chained to their spot with no chance...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We went here because we’d heard about them and thought they would be somewhere to see Owls etc in a safe environment. Oh my god. It’s up the stairs in a block of flats, essentially a zoo in an apartment. Sad sights of wild animals...More

1  Thank intrepidexplorersid
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I am guessing and I hope the owls, birds and animals there are well taken care of but I feel sad looking at them living in this very small place. I also think it's pretty unhygienic for the animals and birds to be in such...More

1  Thank DavidLee1234
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I do not think I have been to a more disappointing place in my life. There were about 30 different birds and animals in a dark area 6m x 4m. I have uploaded the flamingos in a 1m x 1m cement area with a plastic...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is not a pleasant place. The animals are all tied up, nobody has space to move, it was too loud. I'm not an animal activist, but I had to leave after 5 min, because I felt miserable being in there

1  Thank Janna H
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Now I'm not an animal activist or raving lefty in any way so it takes a bit for me to get annoyed but this place is a disgrace. Not only did they have most of the owls chained to their perches but they also had...More

2  Thank Murray F
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Please PLEASE DO NOT GO to any of these owl or bird cafes. I wish I had read the reviews before paying for and endorsing complete animal cruelty and neglect. I went to one in Asakusa area that had over 30 owls chained down to...More

6  Thank louise1350
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Didn't really want to go here but some others in my party did. At least we could get a coffee and a bite to eat I thought naively.The place is small and dark ( I guess for the owls supposed comfort) but most owls are...More

2  Thank anniej178
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I got very excited upon hearing of a thing called an owl café. After my visit to sonsoji temple in askusa, I decided to head down to the closest owl café I could find. I have arrived to this café at around 6 PM, And...More

7  Thank Snir G
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We started out really enthusiastic about visiting either a cat cafe or owl cafe when we visit Tokyo - it seemed like quite the highlight for my 8-year-old. The 'cafe' wasn't really a place to eat/drink. You get checked in, sign up for the time-period...More

3  Thank ZoeSingapore
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