Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Jing-A Taproom
The Jing-A Taproom is the flagship bar and eatery of the Jing-A Brewery serving a rotating selection of beers and a great food menu.
Great Leap #6
One of the pioneers of Beijing’s craft beer scene, Great Leap #6 offers up tastebud-tantalizing brews from its original location in the Dongcheng District.
Slow Boat Brewery Taproom
The Slow Boat Brewery Taproom is one of the leading lights of Beijing’s craft beer scene, offering up an impressive selection of brews and great food.
Rosewood Beijing
From the serene Spa & Wellness area to the 283 elegant guestrooms, the Rosewood Beijing strives to create a veritable oasis of calm in the Chinese capital.
Janes and Hooch
Cocktail bar Janes and Hooch offers a menu of modern drinks with vintage sensibilities in its chic location in Sanlitun’s Factory District.
W Beijing Chang’an
The W Beijing Chang’an is a visually stunning hotel in the Diplomatic District, just steps from the Forbidden City.
McQ Alexander McQueen
Found in the trendy Sanlitun Village North shopping centre, this is McQ Alexander McQueen, the city's first outpost of legendary British fashion brand
Four Seasons Beijing
The Four Seasons Beijing, conveniently located in the Central Business District, is a luxurious hotel for business and leisure travellers.
Bellagio
Din Tai Fung
ChinaDoll
Beijing Curio City
To some this four storey emporium may be a shrine to tat; to others it's buried treasure.
Club Suzie Wong
You're sure to have a memorable evening the notorious Suzie's.
Eric Paris
Brimming with elegant expats Eric Paris provides Parisian chic in the heart of Beijing.
Lomography
Tung Lok Tang
Young hip and trendy? Call off the search you've found your home.
Beijing Cycle Tour
Two wheels are often better than four and when that's the case ring these guys for a cyciel tour of the city.
D-Sata
Need to get a little something for friends and family back home? Don't panic buy at the airport - snap up some real gems here beforehand.
Ming House
Far from selling 'minging' clothes Ming House sells cutting-edge fashions to those who are willing to flex the plastic.
Fei Fei
With the ability to copy any design on the catwalk this tailor is like having your very own fashion designer at-hand.
Zemo Elysee
Born in China but trained in Paris this is one designer who knows how to put clothes together.
Zulutu Grocery
Like a grocery store only selling t-shirts in place of bloody slabs of meat. Not the norm but fun and inspiring nevertheless.
Jin Xin Peking Embroidery
Wrap up warm with silky scarves and shawls.
Five Colours Earth
There's nothing quite like designer fabrics and that's exactly what you'll find on the shelves here thanks to embroidery empress Pan Xi.
Radiance
A gorgeous gift shop that sells pretty much everything; if you can't find a suitable present for those back home here you might as well go back empty-handed.
Dong Liang Studio
A shine to cutting-edge (and well-cut) Chinese designers this studio has style all wrapped up.
Tanghouse Gallery
Hard wood is the material of choice for a range of fabulous furniture here.
NLGX
Label-lovers will fall head over designer heels in love with the clothing on offer here.
3 Guizhou Men
Guìzhourén classics in an arty setting.
Dwell
Hip happening homeware for the, er, home.
Be Zure
Bed down in style with interior design Catherine Chen's fabulous fabrics.
Wangfujing Bookstore
You don't have to stray too far off the beaten bath to get lost within the pages of a foreign world here.
Shard Box
While we wouldn't advise walking on broken glass a la Annie Lennox we do recommend popping down to Shard Box and snapping up some beautiful pieces made from er broken bits and pieces.
Fontaine
Like jewellery but want something that's not a Cartier copy? Head here where no two items are the same.
Lan Dao Computer Market
Geeks and readers of Wired can't get enough of this computer emporium.
Lane Crawford
Think Harvey Nicks only East.
The Peninsula Palace Beijing Shopping Arcade
Forget pounding the crowded pavements outside; stay in the comforting confines of your hotel while indulging in a little retail therapy.
Plastered
Find out where this inspiring t-shirt label began.
Q’ggle
Feminine fashions for those who er like to look feminine.
Qeelin
Bling is the thing here at Qeelin.

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