Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


A small bar in Shibuya-ku, JBS Bar has a collection of around 10,000 records on vinyl, which are played and displayed in this small, wood-panelled space.
Mikawa Zezankyo
A tempura restaurant from Chef Saotome, Mikawa Zezankyo serves up well-crafted dishes in an intimate, jade-green space in Koto-ku.
Journal Standard
You're sure to find what you're looking for at this bohemian store.
Tila March
If you're looking for gorgeously soft leather handbags, then this is the place to be.
Ice Ouca
Traditional flavours of Japanese sweets in a rainbow-selection of ice cream.
Frank & Easy
Unique jewellery designs and imaginative bespoke pieces.
Note et Silence
Womenswear with a twist.
Hysteric Glamour
Vintage American designs at this retro store.
Cow Books
Out-of-print art and design titles in a charming store.
Diesel Denim Gallery
Tsumori Chisato
Crazy patterns are this designer's trademark.
'Asa' hemp products for every occasion.
Bonjour Records
An abundance of music options for the discerning music-lover.
Kissa Ginza
Granny-chic, Tokyo style; in Kissa Ginza, the only things on the younger side of 40 are the late-night clientele.
Thousands upon thousands of books - we guarantee you won't ever be bored.
This tearoom is modern luxurious memorable.
The hoards of locals queueing outside know that the 'tonkatsu' is worth waiting for.
By far the most lovingly designed place to stay.
Interior furnishings and home accessories.
This eclectic souvenir-filled café is worth searching out.
Spiral Records
This quaint little shop is bursting at the seams with its choice of records.
Tokyo Sushi Academy
Tokyu Hands
Everything under one roof. And we mean everything.
Flash Ranch Discs
Bargain vinyls to be found here.
Golden Gai
This ramshackle street is definitely worth exploring; foreigners might not be welcomed with open arms, but here, fortune favours the brave. Guaranteed to provide an adventurous night.
Franc Franc
Calling all pop-art lovers seeking to kit out their kitchens...
Affordable artwork in a beautiful gallery.
Kurkku Kitchen
Indulge without a shred of guilt at this eco-conscious restaurant.
Kioku H.P France
A handbag lover's delight.
Brazillian inspiration.
Hat heaven. If you love your headgear, you cannot pass up a browse through here. 
Graniph Harajuku
Trendy t-shirt designs.
Japanese-inspired organic fashion.
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.
Everything you could ask for when looking for a holiday treat.
Sun & Moon Yoga
For some much needed relaxation and calm, enter this zen-like yoga studio and gently breathe and stretch the stress away.
Shibuya Granbell Hotel
Granbell is a real boutique gem that offers contemporary style at an affordable price.
Intricate handmade goods.
Aoyama Book Centre
In need of a good read? Then head here for your copy in English.

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