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.
Bar Benfiddich
A cocktail bar in Shinjuku, Bar Benfiddich offers up well-mixed, creatively-concocted drinks, often made with homegrown botanicals and rare spirits.
Gen Yamamoto
A minimalist bar space that seats eight cocktail drinkers, the eponymous bar of Gen Yamamoto serves omakase-style tasting menus of seasonal cocktails.
Mikawa Zezankyo
A tempura restaurant from Chef Saotome, Mikawa Zezankyo serves up well-crafted dishes in an intimate, jade-green space in Koto-ku.
Aman Tokyo
An opulent hotel found in the top six floors of Tokyo’s Otemachi Tower, Aman Tokyo offers guests a world-class spa, Zen-like interiors and amazing views.
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.
Udon Maruka
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.
With a whisky in one hand and a cigar in the other, join the glamorous jet-set at Maduro.
Tsumori Chisato
Crazy patterns are this designer's trademark.
One Garden
Embrace the Japanese beauty craze with a range of collagen-enhanced cuisine.
Comme Des Garcons
High-end fashion at affordable outlet prices.
Uniqlo UT T-Shirt
A bargain hunter's idea of shopping.
Cow Books
Out-of-print art and design titles in a charming store.
Hysteric Glamour
Vintage American designs at this retro store.
Smoke Bar & Grill
Take the chance to sip a drink in the open air on the leafy terrace.
Tokyo National Museum
The museum is located in the vast Uneo Park, perfect for a walk and a bit of post-exhibition reflection.
B Bar Marunouchi
Another stylish glitzy bar from the celebrated crystal makers Baccarat.
Diesel Denim Gallery
This classy department store is sure to have what you're looking for.
Thousands upon thousands of books - we guarantee you won't ever be bored.
This tearoom is modern luxurious memorable.
Bonjour Records
An abundance of music options for the discerning music-lover.
Handmade shoes at this iconic building.
'Asa' hemp products for every occasion.
Kissa Ginza
Granny-chic, Tokyo style; in Kissa Ginza, the only things on the younger side of 40 are the late-night clientele.
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.
Traditional yet stylish designs by this eponymous fashion house.
By far the most lovingly designed place to stay.
Ideal business lunch venue for hungry carnivores...
All the major Japanese labels in one store.
Club On The Park
Indulge in traditional Japanese treatments, including the delectable Tokyo Massage, while drifting off to a smooth jazz soundtrack.

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