SUMMER 2024 - TRAVEL GUIDES

To celebrate the launch of the Summer 2024 collection, we have released a series of travel guides celebrating 12 iconic summer destinations. Discover your road trip starter pack; featuring must-visit hotels, restaurants and more - as curated by Jimmy Choo. 

TOKYO

WHERE TO STAY

Janu Tokyo

Located in Azabudai Hills - a dynamic neighbourhood rich in nature, culture, and art – this urban oasis boasts an expansive spa & wellness centre; staying at this new luxury hotel is a soul-enriching experience.
@januhotels
janu.com

HOSHINOYA Tokyo

A modern interpretation of a traditional ryokan, experience true Japanese hospitality in the heart of the financial district. Hotel highlights include a rooftop bath and daily ceremonies, such as chado.
@hoshinoya.official
hoshinoresorts.com

TRUNK(HOTEL) YOYOGI PARK

Featuring chic interiors and an infinity pool overlooking Yoyogi Park, this boutique hotel is the perfect hideaway for those looking to unwind and experience the quieter side of Tokyo.
@trunkhotel_yoyogipark
yoyogipark.trunk-hotel.com

Tokyo Toranomon EDITION

Pioneering a unique experience carefully tailored to each guest, this hotel redefines traditional luxury with fine dining, state-of-the-art wellness and a holistic approach to hospitality.  
@toranomonedition
editionhotels.com

Tokyo EDITION Ginza

Intimate and sleek, the EDITION’s Ginza outpost blends the cutting-edge spirit of the neighbourhood with time-honoured Japanese culture; the rooftop bar is a must-visit.
@editionginza
editionhotels.com

WHERE TO EAT

Udatsu Sushi

This 12-seat sushi counter, nestled away in the backstreets of Nakameguro, is a culinary gem. Chef and owner Hisashi Udatsu offers a unique omakase menu in a warm and welcoming setting.
@udatsu.sushi
udatsu-sushi.jp

Esprit C. KEI Ginza

This new restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Kei Kobayashi is built around the concept of the 'gourmand's retreat'; guests select the ingredients of their choice, which the kitchen then use to create a truly memorable dish.
@maisonkei
maisonkei.jp

Matsubaya Saryo

A new addition to the Minami-Aoyama district, this café celebrates the four pillars of Japanese culture - bonsai, tea, sweets and antiques – while the adjacent Ark Gallery offers a variety of complementary cultural experiences.
@matsubayasaryo
prtimes.jp

Massif Tokyo

This café, bar and restaurant, part of Ohashi Kaikan - a muti-purpose concept encompassing a hotel, coworking space and sauna – showcases a delicious and varied menu devised by chef Coleman Griffan.
@massiftokyo
massif.tokyo

THE MATCHA TOKYO

With multiple locations across the city – including a pop-up at Jimmy Choo’s Ginza store - this specialist matcha café is introducing a whole new audience to the rituals of the traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
@the_matcha_tokyo
the-matcha.tokyo

BEST SUNDOWNERS

Gen Yamamoto

Behind an eight-seater bar crafted from 500-year old Mizunara oak, mixologist Gen Yamamoto serves an omakase cocktail tasting menu defined by fresh produce and fine liquors.
@bar_gen_yamamoto
genyamamoto.jp

The Top

Perched on the rooftop of Aoyama Grand Hotel, this stylish bar offers panoramic views of the city skyline, perfectly mixed cocktails and Italian snacks.
@aoyamagrand
aoyamagrand.com

The Lounge at Aman Tokyo

With huge floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views of the Tokyo skyline, this is the perfect spot to enjoy a nightcap crafted by expert mixologists; specialities include martinis infused with local ingredients and a zingy Japanese spin on the classic mojito.
@aman_tokyo
aman.com

Ginza Music Bar

The brainchild of producer Shinichi Osawa, this listening bar has an enviable collection of over 3,000 records and a quality sound system: meaning, it’s a go-to for music lovers in Ginza.  
@ginzamusicbar
ginzamusicbar.com

The SG Club

Superstar bartender, and homegrown hero, Shingo Gokan fuses Japanese and American bartending styles, pioneering unexpected flavour combinations and using ingredients from all over the world.
@the_sg_club
sg-management.jp

HIT THE DANCEFLOOR

WOMB

Since opening in 2000 in Shibuya – Tokyo’s foremost music and fashion district, and a worldwide focal point for Japanese youth culture - WOMB has brought the best electronic music and artists to the city.
@womb_tokyo
womb.co.jp

V2 Tokyo

Tokyo’s most opulent club regularly hosts the world’s biggest DJs, making it the perfect place to let your hair down and dance the night away.
@v2tokyo
v2tokyo.com

Raise

This vast Ginza club, equipped with state-of-the-art sound systems, has swiftly gained global recognition for hosting some of the most important names in electronic music.
@raisetokyo
raisetokyo.com

CULTURE FIX

Azabudai Hills Gallery

A new addition to Tokyo’s cultural scene, this gallery celebrates art, fashion and entertainment. The latest exhibition, Calder: Un effet du japonais, showcasing the work of American sculptor Alexander Calder, will run from Thursday, May 30, 2024 to Friday, September 6, 2024.
@azabudaihillsgallery
azabudai-hills.com

Terrada Art Complex

A hub of artistic culture housing numerous contemporary galleries - such as Taka Ishii and Shugo Arts - the facility also hosts various artist residencies.
@warehouse_terrada
terrada-art-complex.com

Mori Art Museum

This contemporary art gallery, founded by real estate mogul and collector Minoru Mori, is currently exhibiting the much-anticipated Theaster Gates: Afro-Mingei, open until the 1st September 2024.
@moriartmuseum
mori.art.museum

BEST MANICURE

Nail Salon PINKY

Tokyo’s best-kept beauty secret, this Shibuya salon is run by a highly skilled nail artist specialising in unique manicures, pedicures and kawaii nails. English-speaking, by appointment only.
@nailsalonpinky
nailsalonpinky.com

Uka Park Side Suite

With an extensive menu ranging from manicures and pedicures to lash and body treatments, this light-filled Akasaka-based salon guarantees a luxurious and relaxing experience.
@ukacojp
uka.co.jp

LOCAL WELLNESS TIPS 

Lapidem Tokyo Spa

Combining a holistic approach to wellness with luxurious interiors and locally made products, this exquisite spa’s signature treatments maintain balance between the heart, body and mind.
@lapidem_tokyo_spa
lapidem.co.jp

Paradise

A 90-year-old bathhouse transformed into a modern sento, complete with hot and cold baths and a sauna crafted from Hinoki cypress.
@paradise__mita
paradise-mita.com

Niwa no Yu

A sprawling bathing complex housed in a Japanese garden designed by leading landscape architect Kenzo Kosugi, this onsen is divided into male and female bathing areas, accompanied by a central pool, outdoor jacuzzies and Finnish-style sauna.
@niwanoyu_official
www.seibu-leisure.co.jp

SECRET HOTSPOT #IYKYK

Faramarz

Works by emerging artists line the walls of this hidden tequila den, run by mezcal master Faramarz “Ferri” Kadhemhosseini, who mixes margaritas for a diverse crowd of local creatives and the occasional A-list celebrity.
faramarz.bar

Sogetsu Kaikan

Contemporary ikebana exhibitions and workshops alternate with solo shows by acclaimed artists at this artistic hub, which features a stone garden designed by world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi.
@ikebana.sogetsu
sogetsu.or.jp

Cave-Ayumi Gallery

Located in the fashionable neighbourhood of Kagurazaka, this project space is known for compelling exhibitions of contemporary art. After your visit make sure to make a pit stop at Hasabon, a nearby café, for a cup of matcha with traditional Japanese sweets.
@cave.tokyo
caveayumigallery.tokyo