Your Neighborhood Guide to Gaienmae, Tokyo

Gaienmae is right next to Omotesando and a treasure trove to many hidden wordly hot spots ー from European style interior decorations to Hong Kong style restaurants.  For this neighborhood guide, our creative team will take you around some lush locations you’d want to visit when you’re in the area. You’ll have a taste of trendy Tokyo with a dab of that international feel thrown into the mix.

Franc Franc

Address: 3-1-3 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Hours: 11:00-21:00  Everyday!
Tel: 03-5785-2111
http://www.francfranc.com/shop/default.aspx

Franc Franc is a premium Japanese home furnishing brand with over 100+ stores in Japan, and its luxurious flagship store is only three minutes away from Gaienmae station.  As you walk through the shop, you’ll find yourself falling in love with their stylish and modern homeware and decorative furniture.  They have everything from aroma humidifiers to tableware to luxurious beds ー one glimpse will keep you from leaving the store empty handed!

Entrance of stylish homeware and furniture brand, Franc Franc (Aoyama/ Gaienmae)
The entrance of stylish homeware and furniture brand, Franc Franc (Aoyama/ Gaienmae)
Take a look at these stylish decorated displays at Franc Franc
Have a look at the stylish sample displays (Franc Franc)
How about some floral decorations (Franc Franc)
How about some floral decorations?  And some fragrance? (Franc Franc)
Sophisticated designer wall clocks at Franc Franc
Simple yet elegant designer wall clocks look gorgeous (Franc Franc)

Lloyd’s Antiques

Address: 3-1-30 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 6F
Hours: 11:00-19:00
Tel: 03-5413-3666
http://www.lloyds.co.jp

Lloyd’s Antiques has as a wide collection of elegant furniture from America and Europe.  Lloyd’s “mixed culture style” offers antiques from different cultures and times to create aesthetically exquisite interior spaces. Mixed with some present-day furniture and decorations, the rooms have a whole new modish feel.   Take a look at their Classic (England, 1880~1940), Modern (1950~1970), Contemporary, Country and Industrial Line, as well as their Reproduction and Brand-new Collection at their Gaienmae store. 

Antique Furniture at Lloyd's Antiques Gaienmae
Antique Furniture at Lloyd’s Antiques Gaienmae
Antique wall-size mirror with glass side table and chairs  (Lloyd's Antiques Gaienmae)
Antique wall-size mirror with glass side table and chairs  (Lloyd’s Antiques Gaienmae)
Some more displays with a mix of classic and modern (Lloyd's Antiques Gaienmae)
Some more displays with a mix of classic and modern (Lloyd’s Antiques Gaienmae)
And some more... (Lloyd's Antiques Gaienmae)
And some more… (Lloyd’s Antiques Gaienmae)

Vegelato

Address: 3-1-24 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo  (Soft Town Aoyama 107)
Hours: 11:00-20:00
Tel: 03-6908-3066
http://www.vegelato.tokyo/access.html

If you love gelato, you should definitely check out Vegelato! That’s right, you guessed it – delicious vegetable gelato! Organic vegetables and herbs grown on carefully selected Japanese farms are directly delivered to the gelato shop. The owner patissier chef (and former Italian chef) then blends the ingredients together to create the perfect fusion of natural tastes.  His cooking technique varies for each recipe to sustain the veggies’ vitamins and nutrients to its fullest.  So eating a vegelato is as healthy as having a vegetable supplement.  Some delicious original flavors are Basil & Pine & Spirits of Cherries and Plum & Mint & Apple Syrup.

Inside Vegelato Gelato Shop Gaienmae
Inside Vegelato Gelato Shop Gaienmae
We recommend Basil & Pineapple & Spirits of Cherries Gelato (Vegelato, Gaienmae)
We recommend Basil & Pineapple & Spirits of Cherries Gelato (Vegelato, Gaienmae)
Delicious gelatos on display (Vegelato, Gaienmae)
Delicious gelatos on display (Vegelato, Gaienmae)
The entrance of Vegelato (Vegetable Gelato Shop) in Gaienmae
The entrance of Vegelato (Vegetable Gelato Shop) in Gaienmae

Maison Feuillage Aoyama

Address: 3-1-24 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo  (Soft Town Aoyama 107)
Hours: 11:00-20:00
Tel: 03-6873-4796  Holiday: Monday
https://shop.maison-feuillage.com

Maison Feuillage is situated right across from Vegelato. It’s a cozy cafe and tea shop that has a lovely collection of teas from Europe. Some fine tasting teas on display are Darvilles (UK) and Tisane Jour D’amour (France). They also sell relaxation goods like massage stones from Sweden. The shop is organic, relaxing and simply elegant.  Not to mention, the owners are incredibly friendly.

European teas on display at Maison Feuillage
European teas on display at Maison Feuillage
And more European teas on display at Maison Feuillage
And more European teas on display at Maison Feuillage
The Tea Saloon (Cafe) at Maison Feuillage
The Tea Saloon (Cafe) at Maison Feuillage
Massage Stones from Sweden. Warm them up in hot water or cool them in your refrigerator. It'll help you massage the tension in your body.
Massage Stones from Sweden. Warm them up in hot water or cool them in your refrigerator. It’ll help you massage the tension in you body.

G-1  Hong Kong Style Restaurant

Address: 3-1-21 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Hours: Mon.-Sun., Holiday, Day before holiday 12:00-14:00, 19:00-0:00
Tel: 03-6804-6726
https://honkonyatai-g-1.owst.jp

One step into this restaurant and you’ll feel as if you’re in Hong Kong – red lighting illuminating the restaurant, the chef chopping away behind the counter, steam from pots and pans. They have both counter and table seating, so drop by with a few friends for some drinks or gather a party to enjoy their course menu. You’ll surely love their delicious dishes and drinks in this (music) poppin’ Asian style atmosphere.

You can't miss this Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1 on the corner
You can’t miss this Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1 on the corner
Inside Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae
Inside Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae
Some starters to enhance your appetite (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)
Some starters to enhance your appetite (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)
Peking Duck (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)
Their Peking Duck dish (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)
Tsingtao Beer and Gyoza. A great combo. (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)
Tsingtao Beer and Gyoza Dumplings. A great combo. (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)
Veggie Dish (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)
Veggie Dish (Hong Kong Style Restaurant, G-1, in Gaienmae)

FUGA Flower Shop

Address: 3-7-5 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Hours: 11:00-20:00
Tel: 03-5410-3707  
https://fuga-tokyo.com

This beautiful flower shop is the home to some gorgeous plants and flowers that can be used for both indoor decoration and outdoor gardening. The plants are both country grown and imported.  They also have unique flower bases and pots, as well as elegant objets made with plants/flowers. Why not customize your order as a personalized gift for a celebration or for that someone very special.

The beautiful FUGA Flower and Plant Shop in Gaienmae
The beautiful FUGA Flower and Plant Shop in Gaienmae
Decorations for both indoor and outdoor use (FUGA Flower and Plant Shop in Gaienmae)
Decorations for both indoor and outdoor use (FUGA Flower and Plant Shop in Gaienmae)
Flowers and Plants of all different colors and types on display (FUGA Flower and Plant Shop in Gaienmae)
Flowers and Plants of all different colors and types on display (FUGA Flower and Plant Shop in Gaienmae)

Take a look at our shop to get yourself a cute pair of ballerina flats or elegant knitted loafers for your next neighborhood walk!

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