Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Upmarket designs for Tokyo's fashion-conscious.
The hoards of locals queueing outside know that the 'tonkatsu' is worth waiting for.
Ideal business lunch venue for hungry carnivores...
A Mecca for Tokyo's house and techno scene, all below Asia's biggest disco-ball...
Franc Franc
Calling all pop-art lovers seeking to kit out their kitchens...
The Peninsula Tokyo
Modern, luxurious and wonderfully extravagant.
Tokyo Sushi Academy
Spiral Records
This quaint little shop is bursting at the seams with its choice of records.
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.
Simple and timeless accessories.
Tokyu Hands
Everything under one roof. And we mean everything.
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.
Palace Hotel Tokyo
Affordable artwork in a beautiful gallery.
Dance the night away beneath chandeliers and stuffed pheasants.
This eclectic souvenir-filled café is worth searching out.
Ideal if you're looking to take some super-strong sake home.
Interior furnishings and home accessories.
Flash Ranch Discs
Bargain vinyls to be found here.
Intricate fabric designs and traditional Japanese styles.
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.
Looking to buy a robot?!
Graniph Harajuku
Trendy t-shirt designs.
Brazillian inspiration.
Japanese-inspired organic fashion.
Mori Art Museum
Housed in a shiny skyscraper, Mori Art Museum draws in all the big names.
Quirky children's clothes and kitsch toys for your little one.
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.
Kioku H.P France
A handbag lover's delight.
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.
Located on the edge of Tokyo's fish market, Isonoya offers the freshest sushi imaginable.
Hat heaven. If you love your headgear, you cannot pass up a browse through here. 
Kurkku Kitchen
Indulge without a shred of guilt at this eco-conscious restaurant.
Yu Spa
Mado Lounge
Sumo should definitely be experienced whilst sipping a cocktail.
Shu Uemura
Shibuya Granbell Hotel
Granbell is a real boutique gem that offers contemporary style at an affordable price.
Everything you could ask for when looking for a holiday treat.

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