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K5

Multiple functions

The K5 complex is breathing new life into a former bank, sparking fresh interest in the Kabutocho area. The 1920s building is now home to a 20-room boutique hotel, Caveman restaurant and a beer hall called B.

3-5 Nihonbashi Kabutocho, Chuo-ku
03-5962-3485
k5-tokyo.com
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T-House New Balance

Kicking things off

Overseen by the brand’s Tokyo Design Studio, a rolling programme of sneaker releases, free- form installations and art exhibitions gives the space a dynamic nature. No two visits are alike.

3-9-2 Nihonbashi Hamacho, Chuo-ku
03-6231-1991
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3.

Human Nature

Bottle shop

Human Nature was born from Shinichi Takahashi’s passion for wine culture. With a selection of 300 natural wines, the shop is perfect for a handpicked recommendation or a casual chat with a glass in hand.

9-5 Nihonbashi Kabutocho, Chuo-ku
03-6434-0353
humannature.jp
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4.

Kaiboku Nihonbashi

Local delicacy

Founded in Fukuoka, Kaiboku specialises in the art of dashi inari. Slices of tofu skin are fried, simmered in broth and wrapped around sweetened rice. Enjoy the flavourful treats at the counter or order some to go.

Coredo Muromachi Terrace, 1F, 3-2-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku
kaiboku.jp
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5.

Haibara

In fine form

Haibara has been supplying high-quality paper since 1806. From gampi papers to celebratory mizuhiki envelopes and stationery adorned with woodblock prints, its products are deeply intertwined with Japanese customs.

2-7-1-Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku
03-3272-3801
haibara.co.jp
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