No Dress Codes
Most of the bars and clubs in Sasebo aren’t picky at all about dress codes. Whether you’re walking into the bar in a $1,000 suit or a T-shirt and jeans, you’ll most likely be treated equally by the staff and patrons.
Karaoke in Sasebo
Karaoke is a major part of Sasebo nightlife, and you’ll probably see people singing their favorite tunes at almost every bar you go to. Of course, you don’t have to participate if you’re not interested.
Popular Bars in Sasebo
Some bars, like Alibis Bar, serve authentic, delicious Philippine food and provide a laidback atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy some drinks with your friends.
If you’re looking for a nostalgic feel, visit The Westerner. This bar was one of the most popular bars in the ’70s, and while the bar has been relocated, it kept most of its old memorabilia. Some of the waitresses at this bar have been working there since the ’70s, and they don’t mind chatting with you about the good ‘ol days.
For a more modern ambiance, head to POLO Bar. This bar has a casual dress code. Once you’re inside, you’ll quickly spot the large TVs used for karaoke. If you’re not the singing type, grab a drink at the horseshoe bar and chat with locals and regulars, or relax with a group of friends on the couches on the opposite site of the bar.
While the Sasebo nightlife scene for Americans primarily consists of karaoke bars, Club Ginza is one of the few clubs in the city that Americans visit to enjoy R&B, hip-hop, or Latin music depending on the day you arrive.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about Sasebo nightlife.