Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

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Sexy minimalist lounge with breathtaking views.
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?
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.
Adlon Kempinski
This luxurious hotel is the resting place of choice for visiting heads of state.
Andreas Murkudis
Get ready to feel post-modern with this minimalist, concept designer boutique that makes shopping an artistic experience. 
April
The charming April is one of the nicest cafe's in up and coming Schöneberg.
Balthazar
Bar am Lützowplatz
With an extensive champagne list and the best Mai Tai in the world. What's not to love?
Bar Jeder Vernunft
Synonymous with Berlin's Roaring '20s cabaret and continues to draw a crowd.
Bazar Noir
Concept store Bazar Noir is the go-to spot for rare and hard to find pieces, from tables to light fixtures.
Berlin Ballooning
Up up and away! There's no better way to see a city than from above so jump in a basket and get a bird's eye view of Berlin from the comfort of a balloon.
Berlinagenten Lifestyle Tours
Bespoke lifestyle tours that get under the skin of Berlin and discover the city's local hotspots.
Berliner Ensemble
A theatre company established by Bertolt Brecht in 1948.
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.
Bocca di Bacco
Classy Italian frequented by celebrities and mortals alike.
Café Fleury
This French-owned and run café really stands out from the crowd.
Café Savigny
This smart Viennese coffee house rings with the beat of clacking Manolo's.
Chelsea Farmer’s Club
Chic, British inspired fashion specialising in menswear for the sophisticated gentlemen. Come in, browse and have a Gin 'n' Tonic. 
Claudia Skoda
High End knitwear from a celebrated German Designer. 
Das Stue
Set in a 1930s building (formerly Berlin’s Danish Royal Embassy), Das Stue takes its name from the Dutch for ‘living room’, with contemporary touches that fuse tradition with modern style and comfort.  
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.
Deutsche Oper
Dating back to 1912 the Deutsche Oper has an excellent reputation for classic productions.
Drayton Bar
 A back-alley speakeasy with prohibition style cocktails that's dark, sleek and sexy.
Epoque
Locals flock to Epoque for the fresh inventive seasonal menu.
ETA Hoffman
ETA Hoffman serves up fabulous food with a reasonable price tag.
Facil
A retractable glass roof adds to the charms of this lavish but light-heated restaurant.
Filetstück
Not your ordinary steak house, Filetstück, or ‘steak pharmacy’ in German, will cure the beef cravings of even the most devout meat purist.
Fiona Bennett
Elegant designer hats lovingly made by Fiona Bennett, a pioneer in couture hat design. 
First Floor
A triumph of style and substance this Michelin-starred restaurant serves superb French cuisine.
Fischers Fritz
Fabulously opulent two Michelin-starred seafood restaurant. ‰Û_
Fishbelly
Florian
Laid back but stylish Florian is something of an institution.
Galeries Lafayette
Glanzstücke
Bling is the thing so be sure to pick up some vintage and costume jewellery before you leave the tarmac and head home.
Golfpark Schloss Wilkendorf
Berlin is not top of the greens when it comes to golf but if the prospect of a city break without teeing off gets your argyle-patterned knickers in a twist then you'll be pleased to know that an 18-hole course awaits.
Greenwich Bar
Stylish to the core, a drink in this chic cocktail bar is essential for any night out in East Berlin.
Grill Royal
Glamorous and irreverent Grill Royal is popular with the art / fashion / minor celeb crowd.
Hartmann’s
This casually elegant restaurant is foody heaven.
Hecker’s Hotel
Simple but smart hotel close to buzzing Savignyplatz...
Herr von Eden
2010 champions the return of smart dressing and it's high-time men invested time and money in the way they look. Head into one of Berlin's slick menswear stores to get suited and booted.

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