Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

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The most popular bar on the ultra-hip Kastanienallee.
14 oz
Quality and individuality reign at this fashionable Berlin store. 
40 Seconds
Sexy minimalist lounge with breathtaking views.
A-Trane
New York style jazz bar that's always packed.
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.
Altes Europa
A real find Altes Europa has the atmospheric buzz of a local tavern - which is exactly what it is.
Anita Wronski
A landmark on the Prenzlauer Berg's café scene Anita Wronski is consistently busy.
April
The charming April is one of the nicest cafe's in up and coming Schöneberg.
Arcotel Velvet
Chic design-friendly hotel in the heart of Mitte.
Ars Vitalis
Most of Berlin's five-star hotels boast world-class spas but in the unlikely event that you find yourself holed up in a hotel without one head to a day spa to rest relax and rejuvenate.
Balthazar
Bamberger Reiter
Contemporary Austrian and German cooking in an ambience that is pure 'Old Germany'.
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.
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.
Bellman
Distressed walls candlelight and an imposing wooden bar: pure old school Kreuzberg.
Berghain / Panorama
A crowd of wild party-hard thrill-seekers hit the industrial techno with style.
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.
Berliner Ensemble
A theatre company established by Bertolt Brecht in 1948.
Bless
Fashion meets art with contemporary designs that are pushing fashion boundaries. 
Bocca di Bacco
Classy Italian frequented by celebrities and mortals alike.
Bohannon
Specialising in jazz, soul and funk Bohannon is a welcome alternative to the Berlin techno scene.
Borchardt
One of Berlin's top restaurants this relaxed French bistro is a local favourite.
Brandenburger Hof
Elegant tranquil idyll with a city centre postcode. An Hg2 favourite.
Brot und Rosen
Romantic Italian restaurant with a lovely location overlooking the Volkspark.
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. 
Bürgelhaus
Café am Engelbecken
Café am Engelbecken overlooks the lake in the peaceful Freidrichshain Volkspark.
Café Bilderbuch
Wonderfully elegant, deceptively capacious, and filled with hundreds of books.
Café Bistro Im Nu
In an area awash with fabulous cafés it's quite something to boast the best home-made food.
Café Bravo
A real find modern stylish Café Bravo is favoured haunt of artists and design students.
Café Brel
This lovely cafe/restaurant in Savignyplatz is perfect for lunch or a relaxed supper.
Café Einstein
Café Einstein is a classic example of an old-fashioned Viennese coffee house.
Café Fleury
This French-owned and run café really stands out from the crowd.
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.

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