Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Stue Bar
The Stue Bar has become a much talked about cocktail bar, for the quality of the drinks, it's slightly hidden location and the ostriches the bar overlooks.
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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.
Joseph Roth Diele
This eponymous café pays homage to the late 19th-century author who lived in the area.
Kit Kat Club
Infamous for its starring role in the Liza Minnelli film Cabaret the KitKat club is now known for its more 'adult entertainment'.
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.
A-Trane
New York style jazz bar that's always packed.
Spa de Rome
Part of the upmarket Hotel de Rome this exclusive environment is perfect for relaxing and re-energizing.
Ehrenburg
The cheerily lit Ehrenburg is the perfect spot for a mid-morning espresso.
Chalet
A grand historic building housing the best DJs in Berlin, Chalet is a crowd pleaser thanks to its striking facade. 
Kapelle
This organic café is the perfect place to relax over a long breakfast.
Fingers
Aside from the various flea markets where bargain hunters can pick up vintage clothing and antique jewellery, there are a few dedicated shops in Mitte and Schöneberg selling all sort of knick-knacks.
Schneeweiss
Warming alpine fare in a light white hipster environment.
Vau
Modern and elegant this Michelin-starred restaurant offers true gastronomic work-out.
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.
Staatsoper Unter den Linden
The Staatsoper is the most famous of Berlin's three opera houses.
Ellington Hotel
Tradition with a modern twist is served up in style at the wonderful Ellington.
Clarchens Ballhaus
A charming garden café by day and dedicated dancing (think tango and swing) club by night.
Van Loon
Once a Dutch sailing boat it's been many years since Van Loon braved the ocean.
R.S.V.P. Papier
What better way to tell your friends of the wonderful time you are having in Berlin than by writing them a letter, and what better way to write a letter but on the finest paper in the city? Buy it here and impress everyone with your distinction.
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!
Saphire Bar
The stylish ambiance sheds any stuffy whisky pretensions.
Respectmen
Respectmen is a Berlin suit shop with serious style, featuring classic cuts and high profile labels that allow for the highest standards in male attire. 
Bamberger Reiter
Contemporary Austrian and German cooking in an ambience that is pure 'Old Germany'.
Konzerthaus
This historical site still holds regular events.
Reichstag
Built in 1894 the Reichstag has had an interesting and at times controversial history.
Pension Rotdorn
Charming tranquil family run hotel with a slice of rural charm.
Brot und Rosen
Romantic Italian restaurant with a lovely location overlooking the Volkspark.
La Folie
Chef-owner Roland Passot knows a thing or two about French cuisine.
Bar Jeder Vernunft
Synonymous with Berlin's Roaring '20s cabaret and continues to draw a crowd.
Yaam @ Hoppetosse
Berlin's premier reggae party is always upbeat and full of interesting characters.
Yorckschlosschen
This grass-roots jazz club is the only one Hg2 recommends outside Charlottenburg.
Hotel Pension Funk
Small charming reasonably priced pension with 1920s/30s touches.
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.
Borchardt
One of Berlin's top restaurants this relaxed French bistro is a local favourite.
St Oberholz
Charming café with free wireless access and an abundance of cosy corners.
The Honigmond Garden Hotel
Charming romantic hotel tucked away in Mitte's peaceful backstreets.
Fassbender & Rausch
Chocolates in every shape and form adorn the walls of Fassbender & Rausch.
Hotel Concorde
Stylish luxury hotel perfectly situated for some serious shopping.
Trust
An exclusive club for scene-conscious revellers, Trust puts on a decadent party, but only for those lucky enough to find it. 

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