Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Stunning textile designs.
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...
NADiff a/p/a/r/t
The coolest gallery spaces are always the hardest to find. NADiff is worth the search.
Stunningly creative dinners abound at this Michelin-starred eatery; sit back and allow this passionate chef to blow your mind with his gastronomic genius.
Ideal if you're looking to take some super-strong sake home.
Simple and timeless accessories.
Tokyo Sushi Academy
Palace Hotel Tokyo
Spiral Records
This quaint little shop is bursting at the seams with its choice of records.
This eclectic souvenir-filled café is worth searching out.
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.
Flash Ranch Discs
Bargain vinyls to be found here.
Franc Franc
Calling all pop-art lovers seeking to kit out their kitchens...
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.
The Peninsula Tokyo
Modern, luxurious and wonderfully extravagant.
Tora no Ana
Manga and anime sold at this five-storey emporium.
Affordable artwork in a beautiful gallery.
Dance the night away beneath chandeliers and stuffed pheasants.
Interior furnishings and home accessories.
Yu Spa
Shu Uemura
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.
Looking to buy a robot?!
Quirky children's clothes and kitsch toys for your little one.
Kioku H.P France
A handbag lover's delight.
Intricate fabric designs and traditional Japanese styles.
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.
Graniph Harajuku
Trendy t-shirt designs.
Mado Lounge
Sumo should definitely be experienced whilst sipping a cocktail.
Brazillian inspiration.
Japanese-inspired organic fashion.
Mori Art Museum
Housed in a shiny skyscraper, Mori Art Museum draws in all the big names.
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.
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.
Capsule Hotel Asakusa Riverside
A night at the Capsule Hotel will be a tight, but memorable, experience.
Wacoal Dia
Upmarket classy lingerie.

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