Explore Azabu-Juban: Unveiling the Charms of an Expat Hotspot

Azabu-Juban is often regarded as one of the best neighborhoods in Tokyo for expatriates, in no small part due to the lifestyle businesses that have made a home there. With impressive restaurants, world-class beauty salons, and exclusive city clubs, the area is teeming with exciting experiences just waiting to be explored. 

English-Friendly Wellness Options in Tokyo 

Club 360 

Visit Tokyo’s premier spot for fitness, health and wellness services. Club 360 goes beyond the traditional gym experience, offering a comprehensive range of services to help you achieve your fitness goals. The gym was co-founded by industry experts Nathan Schmid and Sam Gilbert, who recognized how rare it is to find quality trainers and health services in Tokyo. Club 360 offers holistic health and fitness services to cater to all your needs. They offer services such as group fitness classes, massage therapy, kickboxing, physiotherapy and so much more.

Address: The Belgravia B1, Higashiazabu 1-8-4, Minato-ku
Phone:  03-6434-9667
Email: info@club360.jp
Website: www.club360.jp

Cryo Tokyo

Cryo Tokyo is your gateway to an extraordinary wellness experience. Their cutting-edge cryotherapy treatments harness the power of cold to revitalize your body and mind. Whether you’re looking for muscle recovery and pain management or stress reduction, their state-of-the-art cryotherapy machines and expert therapists ensure optimal results. Cryo Tokyo is dedicated to enhancing your well-being. For a cutting-edge beauty treatment, pamper yourself with an invigorating Cryo Facial that can give you radiant and youthful skin. 

Address: KINOKUNIYA SUGAR Residence 3F, 2-1-1 Azabujuban, Minato-ku
Phone: 03-5439-9969
Email: info@cryo.tokyo
A-list: goconnect.jp/partners/cryo-tokyo
Website: cryo.tokyo/en 

Elana Jade 

Living in Tokyo can be stressful for foreigners and locals alike. For this reason, Elana Jade was born. It’s a beauty salon where people can escape the bustle of Tokyo and spend time at a peaceful place without leaving the city center. Elana Jade offers a variety of luxury skincare services that improve your skin and facial treatments made from organic ingredients. With glowing reviews from models like Melody Yoko Reilly, Elana Jade is one of the top beauty salons in Azabu-Juban. Elana Jade is unique because they combine western and eastern beauty techniques to ensure you have a world-class facial. The facials menu includes various treatments that are perfect for any skin concerns.

Address: NS Azabu Juban Building 4F, 3-6-2 Azabu-Juban, Minato-ku
Phone: 03-6453-9319
Email: salon@elanajade.com
Website: elanajade.com

Mocci Beauty 

Another top beauty salon in the Azabu-Juban area, Mocci Beauty specializes in non-surgical facelifts and other anti-aging facial treatments. The owner, Miki, has developed and perfected her unique techniques through over two decades of experience. Combining her knowledge of Japanese beauty techniques and chi (or vital energy), she designed treatments to rebalance clients physically, mentally, and emotionally. Miki earned a reputation as one of the top facialists in London, serving many celebrity clients. Mocci Beauty offers several different treatment options, allowing customers to address their individual needs. The 100-minute non surgical facelift and the 70-minute glow facial come highly recommended, as both provide a complete relaxation experience.

Address: Decimo Azabu 501, Azabujuban 3-7-5, Minato-ku
Phone: 080-2294-2225
A-list: goconnect.jp/partners/mocci-beauty
Website: mocci-beauty.com 

Dining and Entertainment 

Tokyo American Club 

Consistently ranked among the best city clubs in the world and just 10 minutes from Azabu-Juban Station, Tokyo American Club is an essential part of the neighborhood. Club members enjoy world-class dining, stunning recreational facilities, and an international community unlike any other. Since its founding in 1928, Tokyo American Club has been a refuge for expatriates in Japan to meet, conduct business, and relax in a luxurious environment. It offers a variety of activities for every age group so each family member can enjoy the full Club experience. With its own spa, rooftop pool, golf simulator, gymnasium, library, and child care center, the Club is the perfect place for socializing and relaxing in Azabu-Juban.

Address: 2-1-2 Azabudai, Minato-ku
Phone: 03-4588-0381
Website: www.tokyoamericanclub.org/index.php/en 

Soul Food House

This classic spot has been serving affordable and delicious soulful meals in Tokyo since 2015, so you know it will be good. Located near Azabu-Juban Station, the restaurant is a popular spot for locals looking for authentic American southern and Cajun meals. The restaurant serves all kinds of soul food, from BBQ pulled pork to southern fried chicken, collard greens, and mac and cheese. You can even get vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options—make sure you let them know about your dietary needs when you make a reservation or arrive at the restaurant. All the food is made from scratch in-house and served in reasonable time, so there’s no need to worry about waiting too long for your meal.

Address: Patio 6F, 2-8-10 Azabu-Juban
Phone:  03-6722-6344
Website: soulfoodhouse.com

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