Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Il Ritrovo
The best pizza in Berlin and a shabby-chic interior make Il Ritrovo a great choice for a laid back meal in Friedrichshain. 
Hamam in der Schokoladenfabrik
Only women are allowed at this spa, and they can take advantage of the tearoom and gardens or enjoy a extended massage.
Tiergarten Park
Der Freischwimmer
A laid-back flea-market decorated living room vibe.
Weilands Wellfood
Serving up fresh fast food Weilands Wellfood is a welcome change.
Ehrenburg
The cheerily lit Ehrenburg is the perfect spot for a mid-morning espresso.
Pony Bar
Low key and relaxed the Pony Bar is perfect for a quick drink or long evening.
Magnet
One of the best venues to catch up-and-coming rock acts.
Thermen am Europa-Center
Schneeweiss
Warming alpine fare in a light white hipster environment.
No Hablo Espanol
Burritos with a difference; this is Mexican food with an international twist courtesy of Eiten and Joanna, two travelling foodies. &nb
Flea Markets
Berlin is famous for its well-stocked flea markets which sell anything from vintage clothing and retro furnishings to old audio equipment and antique jewellery. Snap up a bargain!
Vopo Records
Sometimes you need music that bucks trends, fights the system and makes you feel like getting a Mohawk. Vopo will have what you need.
Curry 36
A local budget snack bar that celebrates the German sausage in true Berlin style.  
Pension Rotdorn
Charming tranquil family run hotel with a slice of rural charm.
Propeller City Island Hotel
With 50 unique rooms the Propellor City Island hotel is Berlin at its most eccentric.
Morgenrot
Harking back to East Berlin's more anarchic days this café is affiliated with the neighbouring squat.
Saporito
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St Oberholz
Charming café with free wireless access and an abundance of cosy corners.
Hotel Pension Funk
Small charming reasonably priced pension with 1920s/30s touches.
District Mot
District Mot provides an authentic Southeast Asian street food experience, inside a colourfully decorated shabby-chic cafe. 
Yaam @ Hoppetosse
Berlin's premier reggae party is always upbeat and full of interesting characters.
Sommerbad Kreuzberg
The Princes' Pool out doors with multiple pools and even a nudist area for those who want to hang loose in the summer sun. Expect it to get busy on hot days.
East Side Gallery
Not a gallery as such but a remaining section of the Berlin Wall stretching along Mühlenstraße in Friedrichshain. International artists were invited to decorate sections and today it exists as a poignant work of art.
Wohnzimmer
An eclectic living-room style bar typical of East Berlin.
Sasaya
Chic modern decor and fantastic sushi.
Anna Blume
Coffee and flowers are served under the one roof but best come for the hearty lunches and breakfasts‰Û_.
Sowohlalsauch
One of the best spots to indulge in 'kaffee und kuchen'.
Kanu Connection
Canoeing can be a competitive sport indeed, which is why Berliners love nothing more than taking to the waterways that run through their city and paddling like there's no tomorrow.
Schleusenkrug
One of Berlin's most beautiful beer gardens that has a diverse crowd of regulars.
I Due Forni
Easily the coolest pizza joint in town I Due Forni serves up anarchy in a deep pan.
Radio Art
Retro, old fashioned radios brought back to life as collector's items. Radio Art brings a timeless glamour to your stereo system. 
ADFC Berlin e.V.
Almost totally flat and laced with cycle lanes Berlin is built to bike. Many use it as a means of transport but there are plenty of scenic routes to be enjoyed too.
Hackbarth’s
A former GDR bakery this charming pub is popular with an artsy creative crowd.
B Flat
Live jazz and acoustic music in a funky setting.
KIM Bar
Easy going and holding about as much pretension as a fried breakfast, Kim Bar is all about the music and the mixers. 
Kaffee Burger
Kaffee Burger eschews the rather too-cool-for-school vibe that pervades other Mitte venues.
Ackselhaus & Blue Home
Comfort with individuality comes at standard at this charming hotel.
Kater Holzig
A budget-friendly venue bursting with culture, attracting the liveliest of crowds and offering a huge variety of entertainment.
Weinerei
A wine-bar so egalitarian that guests pour their own drinks and payment is discretionary.

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