Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

1001 & 1 Seife
Everyone likes to smell nice and there are a thousand and one different flavours and scents to treat yourself to in this pungent store.
103
The most popular bar on the ultra-hip Kastanienallee.
14 oz
Quality and individuality reign at this fashionable Berlin store. 
Absinth Depot
Even the joys of wine and champagne can grow dull for the true pleasure-seeker, so in order to keep things fresh and exciting why not bring home a bottle or two of absinthe?
Ackselhaus & Blue Home
Comfort with individuality comes at standard at this charming hotel.
Adlon Day Spa
Not many spas can boast being set over three different floors but this is one of them and could be your escape from the stresses and strains of hard Berlin partying.
Andreas Murkudis
Get ready to feel post-modern with this minimalist, concept designer boutique that makes shopping an artistic experience. 
Arcotel Velvet
Chic design-friendly hotel in the heart of Mitte.
art’otel berlin mitte
Tasteful and modern this hotel combines contemporary art with rococo flourishes.
Arte Luise Kunsthotel
More akin to a gallery where you spend the night this is an art lovers paradise.
B Flat
Live jazz and acoustic music in a funky setting.
Badeschiff
Berlin's swimming pools are a great example of Berlin's uniqueness - where else would you find a heated pool suspended in a river (that serves cocktails) regular nude bathing evenings and kilometres of sandy beach? 50 laps has never been as much fun.
Balthazar
Bar am Lützowplatz
With an extensive champagne list and the best Mai Tai in the world. What's not to love?
Bar Nou
Hip colourful cocktail bar popular with anyone who is up for a party.
Barcomi’s Deli
Delicious aromatic coffee and fluffy cheesecake are the order of day in this New-York style deli.
Bateau Ivre
A cafe to some a bar to others Bateau Ivre is a Kreuzberg institution.
Bazar Noir
Concept store Bazar Noir is the go-to spot for rare and hard to find pieces, from tables to light fixtures.
Beach Mitte
They might not look like beach bunnies but Berliners take beach volleyball very very seriously. Some 3000 tons of sand are deposited annually making the city a serious contender in the seaside sport.
Berghain / Panorama
A crowd of wild party-hard thrill-seekers hit the industrial techno with style.
Berlinagenten Lifestyle Tours
Bespoke lifestyle tours that get under the skin of Berlin and discover the city's local hotspots.
Bleibgrün
The smart streets around the Ku'Damm in West Berlin and Friedrichstrasse will satisfy even the most devoted label-hound with the ranges of international brands. For something a little different head to the funkier boutiques in Mitte.
Bless
Fashion meets art with contemporary designs that are pushing fashion boundaries. 
Bocca di Bacco
Classy Italian frequented by celebrities and mortals alike.
Buck and Breck
The smallest cocktail bar in Berlin, Buck and Breck seats only 14, but is worth the wait if you can nab a seat as the cocktails here are artfully crafted. 
Café Bravo
A real find modern stylish Café Bravo is favoured haunt of artists and design students.
Café Engels
Poised on a quiet street corner near the entrance of Tempelhof Park, Café Engel epitomizes the new Neukölln cool.
Café November
One of the most popular options for weekend brunch this café is always buzzing.
Café Savigny
This smart Viennese coffee house rings with the beat of clacking Manolo's.
Café Schonbrunn
A young and effortlessly cool crowd while away the hours with cocktails and great tunes.
Casa Camper
Located in the heart of Berlin, Casa Camper offers a top floor lounge, a gourmet restaurant and decor the reflects the upmost standards in contemporary design. 
Cecconi’s Berlin
Cecconi’s Berlin is a sleek restaurant found on the ground floor of Soho House Berlin, offering Northern Italian cuisine and a great drinks list.
Chalet
A grand historic building housing the best DJs in Berlin, Chalet is a crowd pleaser thanks to its striking facade. 
Chelsea Farmer’s Club
Chic, British inspired fashion specialising in menswear for the sophisticated gentlemen. Come in, browse and have a Gin 'n' Tonic. 
City Beach Berlin
It might seem an unlikely location but Berlin is a premier spot for beach volleyball. The German Open is one of the biggest on the circuit and Berlin played host to the World Championships in 2005.
CODA
An experimental fine dining dessert restaurant in Neukölln, CODA serves up high-end patisserie and uniquely delicious dishes with well-crafted cocktails.
Cookies
Minimalist house and electro funk with some serious bass.
Cookies & Cream
Berlin's most stylish vegetarian restaurant has an underground appeal.
CSA Bar
Popular cocktail bar with super-stylish minimalist decor.
Day Spa Berlin
Everybody needs a little break away from the hustle and bustle - and a professional spa treatment where you can you sink into blissful state of relaxation and lethargy is one of the best ways to do that.

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