• TOKii: Japanese dining with an aristocratic touch

    2 monthes ago - By Flux Magazine

    By Abi Blasi
    After the Second World War many of the Japanese aristocracy lost their titles and fortunes. But their palaces weren't lost - the Seibu Group bought these stately homes, turning them into luxury hotels. That's why, in Japan, Prince hotels are a household name.
    And now they've reached Britain. The recently opened, five-star Prince Akatori is the first European branch, nestled in affluent Marylebone, in what used to be the Arch Hotel. TOKii is on the ground floor, a relaxing space that feels intimate: booth seating, low lighting, minimalist design and the odd vase of cloud-like...
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