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PENINSULA x NET-A-PORTER

October 30, 2015
The Peninsula Hotels has established an innovative and exclusive partnership with online luxury fashion retailer and publisher NET-A-PORTER.com to create a series of stylish mini guides to the world’s most dynamic gateway cities, beginning with The Peninsula Paris in March 2015.

The exclusive style savvy bite-sized guides will be published permanently on the respective hotel’s section of The Peninsula website (peninsula.com), and featured in the travel section of NET-A-PORTER.com’s fashionable The Edit magazine (net-a-porter.com/peninsula) during the week of launch.

Each mini guide provides guests with unique insider knowledge, shopping, cultural events, style, fashion tips and dining suggestions to make the most of their time in the ten Peninsula cities.

Stay tuned for our next guide on Bangkok on 19 November! 

Read more on here, and enjoy! 

Check out some of our recommendations when you are visiting Tokyo:

Upcoming Events

Visit some of Tokyo's best museums and exhibitions near The Peninsula Tokyo. 

  • Explore the city's art scene with Tokyo-born curator Natane Takeda, who will take you to local contemporary art galleries and collections as part of The Peninsula's Academy program. 
  • Discover the works of artist duo Shimura Bros at their first exhibition, entitled Tokyo Story, at the Tokyo Gallery + BTAP. here, they will showcase a series of films inspired by the city's skies. from October 24 - December 5. 
  • Experience the Tsukiji Fish Market as a sushi master would with The Peninsula's Tempura and Sushi Master Class. Select the catch of the day and then head back to the hotel to learn the art and technique of preparing Japanese cuisine with Chef Kojima. 
  • Take In a traditional kabuki (classical Japanese dance-drama) performance at the Kabukiza Theatre. The November program includes The Subscription List, one of the most popular kabuki plays today. 

Shops & Markets

Take home the chicest souvenirs from the markets and shops in-and-around The Peninsula Tokyo

  • Seek Out exquisitely crafted and imaginative pieces from designers at the renowned Dover Street Market. It is also home to an art gallery and cafe. 
  • Buy luxe sportswear including cashmere sweatshirts from hip new boutique En Route, which is powered by Japanese fashion house United Arrows. 
  • Explore Takumi, one of the oldest craft stores in the city. Take home traditional clay pottery unique to the rural village of Mashiko and Tanba. 
  • Try traditional Japanese cakes like wagashi and a selection of fragrant green teas at legendary patisserie Toraya

Restaurants 

For the ultimate Japanese gourmet experience, visit Tokyo's world-renowned restaurants, a stone's throw from The Peninsula Tokyo. 

  • Book a table at Kojyu, one of Tokyo's most revered restaurants, and order chef Toru Okuda's delicious prawn dumpling and angel-hair scallion soup. 
  • Visit nearby restaurant Ginza Seryna and try sashimi and Ishiyaki steak from the seasonal menu. 
  • Enjoy shabu-shabu and sukiyaki at Imahan Ginza - a Tokyo Institution that has been preparing this legendary dish since 1895.
  • Savor hand-pulled soba noddles from Meigetsuan Ginza Tanakaya.
  • Seek Out Ginza Ushigoro for yakiniku, Japanese-style BBQ. The Kiwami set menu is spectacular. 
  • Admire the artful way in which chef Lionel Beccat prepares his take on modern French cuisine at Esquisse. Try one of his 'spontaneous menus', which might include favorites like duck consomme. 

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