Quite possibly the city's tiniest art gallery, The Container is literally a shipping container located within a hair salon. Really, it...
Lined with cherry trees and a walking path, the Meguro-gawa (not so much a river as a canal) is what gives the neighbourhood Naka-Meguro...
Nakame Takkyū Lounge
Takkyū means table tennis and it’s a serious sport in Japan. This hilarious bar looks like a university table-tennis clubhouse – right...
Mismatched furniture and ‘found’ objects conspire to make this cafe look like a hippie camp. There’s a spin-the-globe menu of pizza,...
Also known as ‘Nakame’, Naka-Meguro doesn’t look like much when you get out of the station. Cross the street with the tracks overhead, however, and in one block you’ll hit the Meguro-gawa, a tree-lined canal flanked by stylish cafes, restaurants and boutiques. You’ll find more hip options in the lanes behind. Nakame is a favourite haunt (and home) of fashion, art and media types, whose tastes are reflected here. This is the kind of place that rewards exploring.