Monocle with Coffee and Cake
“Following the success of our first café in Hankyu Men’s Tokyo, which opened in late 2011, we’ve been on the hunt for a suitable spot near our London HQ to open a sibling.
We didn’t have to look far. As luck would have it a vacancy appeared at 18 Chiltern Street, a few doors down from Trunk, a 90-second dash from Midori House and four minutes from our shop on George Street.
Just months later, aprons tied, we’re ready to start serving. That it’s happened so quickly is thanks to our indomitable in-house design team, overseen by Yoshitsugu Takagi, who worked with Edo Design and Construction to turn the two-floor empty shell into our dream café.
It’s a place for a morning coffee meeting, a lengthy weekend lunch with the papers and a glass of prosecco after work. There’s more too. We’ll be broadcasting live on Monocle 24 from the café. Downstairs is available for subscribers to hire for client gatherings and team pow-wows.”