Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Perfectly decadent with hearty Italian food, not to be missed.
Pile Café
The laid-back Pile Café is hidden gem.
Gucci Café
Incredibly glamorous, just expect to leave with your wallet feeling a bit lighter.
Dragonfly Café
A creative and affordable option with a tasty menu, Dragonfly really spreads its wings at tea time.
Café Pause
Tea art and varied performances attract a stylish crowd.
A to Z Café
Somewhat unsettling pop art only adds to the cool atmosphere of this hip cafe.
Culinary Ambassadors: The New Asian Food Frontier
In the past few years, a growing number of local, neighbourhood restaurants have begun to turn their attention towards Asia and new Asian food
Japanese Cocktails: Tokyo’s Classic Bartending Culture
Captured | The Cherry Blossom Season in Pictures
Hedonist’s Guide to New Year’s Getaways 2013
Getting High: Five Tokyo Hotels With Views
In a city full of skyscrapers it's worth getting high - these are our selection of the five best Tokyo hotels with views worth paying for...
Talking Tokyo with The Station’s GM
Must-See Museums
Great Roofscapes of the World
Japan on Film – The Best Tokyo Videos
OMG! Some of the world’s most beautiful holy places
Adam Aleksander – Party Designer Extraordinaire
Living By Designs – Greenscape
A perfect stop off for garden lovers.
Ooedo Onsen Monogatari
Test the bounds of your beauty experience by indulging (or braving) this unusual fish treatment, then tuck into some sushi and green tea, and take a dip in the steaming baths.
Six Epic Pools To Lounge By
The Future Of Cinema
The Tokyo Station Hotel
Eastern culture and Western comfort come together in one of the most beautiful hotels in Tokyo.
b Akasaka
Affordable and stylish, the b Akasaka is a real find amidst Tokyo's luxurious skyscrapers.
Hg2’s Top 5: Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks
With darkness descending long before you leave the office, and with a chill in the air - take a look at Hg2's top 5: outdoor ice skating rinks.
Danielle Demetriou reports back from Tokyo
In the latest of our fortnightly articles to The Independent, Danielle Demetriou reports back from Tokyo following the earthquake of the 11th of March.
Anti-Valentine’s Day City Breaks
Our pick of the best anti-Valentine's Day city breaks.
Womb Tokyo is House and Techno Mecca
Dance til dawn at Womb Tokyo - a must visit for any techno loving visitor to the city.
Rent Tokyo’s Mandarin Oriental hotel all for yourself
The Mandarin Oriental is offering its guest the chance to rent out the entire hotel for the night - Presidential Suite included - for the sum of 55m Yen.
Tokyo Nights – Stand Out From The Crowd at Velours
Enter Velours and bask in the unabashed extravagance of one of the city's best loved venues, famed for its eclectic mix of music, fashion and party-goers.

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