Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Moscow

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow
Found steps from Red Square and the Kremlin, the Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is a luxurious hotel packed with tsar-worthy features and decadent decor.
The Ritz-Carlton
Savoy
Among Moscow's small hotels, The Savoy is one of its most stylish. It strikes the balance between rich history and modern convenience perfectly.
Jet Set
The drinks here might look pretty but they don't actually go very far for your rouble so if you want to get an early start on the alcohol perhaps start with dinner and a few glasses of something intoxicating at Momo or Oblomov, both of which are very
Katerina City
Whether you're there on business or pleasure, you can't help but enjoy the luxurious facilities provided in this hotel.
Helen Yarmak
Think of Russia and you think of people wrapped up warm in fur coats. Helen Yarmak is the place to go for just that, and much more.
Adriatico
Four different dining areas make up Adriatico - one of the best Italian restaurants in the city.
Stoleshnikov Pereulok
The Russian equivalent of Bond Street and the perfect place find high heel shoes lacy underthings and the mistresses of oligarchs.
Vesna
Hotel National
The National offers some truly spectacular sights both inside and out of the hotel (and has played host to Lenin and a series of other famous names). It also has an excellent restaurant, voted one of Moscow's finest.
Vision Cocktail Hall
Minimalist and yet colourful, this bar is a vision.
Sandunovsky Baths
Popular with politicians, wealthy professionals and show-biz personalities, this banya is truly a little slice of heaven.
Shatush
Head to Shatush for an avante-garde Oriental experience.
Jagger
New York-style warehouse bar and club with billiards room, a summer terrace and a tattooist...
Sirena
Classic seafood restaurant that has remained popular for the best of twenty years.
Veranda u Dachi
Try your hand at the Chinese tea ceremony, relax with a hookah pipe or enjoy a leisurely Sunday lunch at Veranda.
Mamaison
Central House of Writers
Following the hallowed trail of Russia's rich literary legacy? Seeking to soak up some linguistic inspiration? Or do you just wish to dine Russian style in a bond fide Russian architectural treasure? This is the place.
Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya
Metelitsa
Try your luck amongst oligarchs and the good looking in this Moscow's oldest casino.
Sheraton Palace
The Sheraton Moscow lives up to the brand's reputation and The Sheraton Towers - an exclusive part of the hotel with its own reception - are a swish addition for the executive customer.
GUM
A mall-like department store that is steadily filling with more upscale boutiques and stuffed with many familiar international brands.
L’Altro Bosco
A glamorous shopping trip requires an equally glossy stop-off point and L'Altro Bosco is just that. Oil paintings chandeliers and crisp white linen tablecloths make the atmosphere refined yet comfortable.
Marriott Moscow Grand
Forming part of the renowned Marriott chain, the luxury of the Grand Hotel neither surprises nor disappoints...
Tretyakovsky Proezd
If you are looking to spend a lot of money on a few special items look no further than this classy cobbled street where you'll find Ferrari only a stone's throw away from Gucci.
Help
This place is cocktail-tastic. With award winning drinks, an unpretentious atmosphere and a general fun loving ethos amongst the staff and patrons, this is one bar you should definitely experience.
Yoko
Moscow's answer to fabulous Japanese cooking.
Nostalgie
Haute cuisine, velvet drapes, cigars - this is a wonderfully rich, extravagant place to dine.
Vesna
Located on the busy Novy Arbat, Vesna is a department store containing lots of clothing perfumery and porcelain international brand names.
Papermoon
Delicious Italian and Adriatic cuisine can be found at Papermoon.
First
The name is not a false boast; First really is a top venue with a dance floor which kicks off early in the evening without easing off until early the following morning.
Night Flight
A majority of the men here will have come with a specific and expensive agenda but it is an experience in itself even for those who just want the party.
Kadashevskaya
Phantom
Formerly a theatre, the dramatic Phantom is a casino with a difference - take to the stage and find out if your night will be a tragedy or a comedy!
Lotte Hotel
Correa’s No. 1
At Correa's the focus is entirely on the food, which is sumptuous. You can even get a takeway or place a delivery order - a welcome initiative given there are only seven (hotly contested) tables.
Marki Boutique
Marki Boutique has a philosophy of combining good basic brands with post-Soviet era designers and each piece is handmade and utterly unique.
Petrovsky Passage
This shopping passage is a smaller but sparklier version of GUM, also owned by Bosco di Ciliegi. It houses names such as Bosco Donna Uomo Kenzo Etro and Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Marriott Moscow Tverskaya
Located near to many other larger hotels, the Moscow Marriott Tverskaya provides a more intimate experience whilst maintaining reassuringly western amenities and luxuries...
Bosco Bar
Drinks and designer ice cream. What more could you want?

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