Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Bar Benfiddich
A cocktail bar in Shinjuku, Bar Benfiddich offers up well-mixed, creatively-concocted drinks, often made with homegrown botanicals and rare spirits.
Gen Yamamoto
A minimalist bar space that seats eight cocktail drinkers, the eponymous bar of Gen Yamamoto serves omakase-style tasting menus of seasonal cocktails.
Aman Tokyo
An opulent hotel found in the top six floors of Tokyo’s Otemachi Tower, Aman Tokyo offers guests a world-class spa, Zen-like interiors and amazing views.
An organic grocery shop in Tokyo’s Meguro district, FOOD&COMPANY is as stylish as it is virtuous, offering good-for-you food in rustic-industrial surrounds.
Frank & Easy
Unique jewellery designs and imaginative bespoke pieces.
This tearoom is modern luxurious memorable.
Comme Des Garcons
High-end fashion at affordable outlet prices.
Hysteric Glamour
Vintage American designs at this retro store.
Diesel Denim Gallery
B Bar Marunouchi
Another stylish glitzy bar from the celebrated crystal makers Baccarat.
One Garden
Embrace the Japanese beauty craze with a range of collagen-enhanced cuisine.
Bonjour Records
An abundance of music options for the discerning music-lover.
Tsumori Chisato
Crazy patterns are this designer's trademark.
Smoke Bar & Grill
Take the chance to sip a drink in the open air on the leafy terrace.
Stunning textile designs.
A very cool bunker-syle clubbing mecca...
The hoards of locals queueing outside know that the 'tonkatsu' is worth waiting for.
A Mecca for Tokyo's house and techno scene, all below Asia's biggest disco-ball...
Upmarket designs for Tokyo's fashion-conscious.
Stunningly creative dinners abound at this Michelin-starred eatery; sit back and allow this passionate chef to blow your mind with his gastronomic genius.
By far the most lovingly designed place to stay.
NADiff a/p/a/r/t
The coolest gallery spaces are always the hardest to find. NADiff is worth the search.
All the major Japanese labels in one store.
Dance the night away beneath chandeliers and stuffed pheasants.
This eclectic souvenir-filled café is worth searching out.
Franc Franc
Calling all pop-art lovers seeking to kit out their kitchens...
Spiral Records
This quaint little shop is bursting at the seams with its choice of records.
Intricate fabric designs and traditional Japanese styles.
Brazillian inspiration.
Japanese-inspired organic fashion.
Mori Art Museum
Housed in a shiny skyscraper, Mori Art Museum draws in all the big names.
Shu Uemura
Mado Lounge
Sumo should definitely be experienced whilst sipping a cocktail.
A small glimpse of the real Tokyo, far from the skyscrapers and sslarymen; try the delicious grilled meats and wash it all down with hearty draft beer.
New York Bar
The infamous 'Lost in Translation' bar; ask for a L.I.T. (yes, named after the film), and ponder the meaning of life while soaking up the stunning view.
Hat heaven. If you love your headgear, you cannot pass up a browse through here. 
Graniph Harajuku
Trendy t-shirt designs.
Ignore the reputation of the area, Superdeluxe is a cultural-clubbers highlight. Come enjoy an eclectic range of art exhibitions, live music and experimental noise musicians.
Trump Room
Magical, eclectic underground venue. You'll feel like Alice walking through the looking-glass in the stylised Trump Room.

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