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.
ChinaDoll
Tung Lok Tang
Young hip and trendy? Call off the search you've found your home.
Eric Paris
Brimming with elegant expats Eric Paris provides Parisian chic in the heart of Beijing.
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.
Ming House
Far from selling 'minging' clothes Ming House sells cutting-edge fashions to those who are willing to flex the plastic.
3 Guizhou Men
Guìzhourén classics in an arty setting.
Tanghouse Gallery
Hard wood is the material of choice for a range of fabulous furniture here.
Dong Liang Studio
A shine to cutting-edge (and well-cut) Chinese designers this studio has style all wrapped up.
Dwell
Hip happening homeware for the, er, home.
NLGX
Label-lovers will fall head over designer heels in love with the clothing on offer here.
Plastered
Find out where this inspiring t-shirt label began.
Fontaine
Like jewellery but want something that's not a Cartier copy? Head here where no two items are the same.
Be Zure
Bed down in style with interior design Catherine Chen's fabulous fabrics.
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.
Artopal
Arty farty types flock to this store in their design-y droves.
Q’ggle
Feminine fashions for those who er like to look feminine.
Qeelin
Bling is the thing here at Qeelin.
Shengxifu Hat Store
If you're a little breezy around the top then invest in a suitably stylish hat here.
Vivienne Tam
Clothes don't come any chicer than they do here - unless of course you're talking about fashion's other Vivienne.
The Old Town Girls
I'ts not second-hand it's vintage' so say the cool girls in Gulou. And they're right. Dive in to the bargain bin here and unearth a buried treasure.
Potato & Co.
Nothing to do with potatoes. Everything to do with divine Dutch design.
Lu 12.28
We love a designer with a full stop in its name which is why we can't get enough of Beijing-based clothing designer Lu 12.28. End of.
Navel
Cover you er navel with offbeat t-shirts sold here.
The Village
Western-style shopping complex crowned by a chic courtyard.
Tang Contemp. Art
Representing some of China's most established artists Tang's artists tend to be highly conceptual.
Raffles City Shopping Mall
Home to Beijing's much-anticipated H&M Raffles City Shopping Mall has style sussed.
Rouge Baiser
And so to bed. Between fine thread-count sheets and beautifully embroidered cotton bedspreads made here of course.
Sephora
Esydragon
Talk about specific! This shop knows what it's selling and isn't ashamed to shout about it.
Lovely Nails
Get your claws out and have them filed down in style at Lovely Nails.

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