Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tokyo

FOOD&COMPANY
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.
Journal Standard
You're sure to find what you're looking for at this bohemian store.
Ice Ouca
Traditional flavours of Japanese sweets in a rainbow-selection of ice cream.
Kissa Ginza
Granny-chic, Tokyo style; in Kissa Ginza, the only things on the younger side of 40 are the late-night clientele.
Chano-Ma
This tearoom is modern luxurious memorable.
Tsumori Chisato
Crazy patterns are this designer's trademark.
Uniqlo UT T-Shirt
A bargain hunter's idea of shopping.
Smoke Bar & Grill
Take the chance to sip a drink in the open air on the leafy terrace.
Wako
This classy department store is sure to have what you're looking for.
Tokyo National Museum
The museum is located in the vast Uneo Park, perfect for a walk and a bit of post-exhibition reflection.
One Garden
Embrace the Japanese beauty craze with a range of collagen-enhanced cuisine.
Kamakura
Escape to the coast and spend the day exploring the charming Kamakura.
Matsuya
All the major Japanese labels in one store.
NADiff a/p/a/r/t
The coolest gallery spaces are always the hardest to find. NADiff is worth the search.
NUNO
Stunning textile designs.
Maisen
The hoards of locals queueing outside know that the 'tonkatsu' is worth waiting for.
Claska
By far the most lovingly designed place to stay.
Club On The Park
Indulge in traditional Japanese treatments, including the delectable Tokyo Massage, while drifting off to a smooth jazz soundtrack.
Ryugin
Stunningly creative dinners abound at this Michelin-starred eatery; sit back and allow this passionate chef to blow your mind with his gastronomic genius.
Nippon Budokan
Why not attempt to master these ancient Japanese arts in this epic mecca? Go on, you know you always wanted to be a ninja.
Tora no Ana
Manga and anime sold at this five-storey emporium.
Tokyo Sushi Academy
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.
Shinanoya
Ideal if you're looking to take some super-strong sake home.
Sony
Looking to buy a robot?!
Mado Lounge
Sumo should definitely be experienced whilst sipping a cocktail.
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.
Museum of Photography
You can discover work by a range of photographers in a gallery that hosts some of the country's best photography exhibitions.
Taisho
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.
Musubi
Intricate fabric designs and traditional Japanese styles.
Isonoya
Located on the edge of Tokyo's fish market, Isonoya offers the freshest sushi imaginable.
Kiddyland
Quirky children's clothes and kitsch toys for your little one.
Kurkku Kitchen
Indulge without a shred of guilt at this eco-conscious restaurant.
Okura
Japanese-inspired organic fashion.
Graniph Harajuku
Trendy t-shirt designs.
Shu Uemura
Muji
Hassle-free shopping at this minimalist inspired creation.
Superdeluxe
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.
Kyukyodo
Washi paper and incense sold here.

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