Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Moscow

Svezhy Veter
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.
Goodman’s
Don't be put off by the plain dimly lit interior: Goodman's offers the best burgers and steaks in town.
Metelitsa
Try your luck amongst oligarchs and the good looking in this Moscow's oldest casino.
Bed Cafe
The critical quandry after a day of sightseeing is whether to rest or rejuvenate. Bed undoubtedly is the best answer to both options.
Che
Rage against the machine (society/government/institution of your choice) in this revolutionary dungeon. After your wild night you could cool off with a nocturnal walk across the Red Square.
Mamaison
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.
Yoko
Moscow's answer to fabulous Japanese cooking.
Marriott Moscow Grand
Forming part of the renowned Marriott chain, the luxury of the Grand Hotel neither surprises nor disappoints...
Moscow State Conservatory
Classical concerts are performed daily at this impressive concert hall.
COX
Designer menswear and womenswear produced by up-and-coming Russian talent, often resulting in innovative and sometimes quite unique results. The place for something a little bit different.
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.
GUM
A mall-like department store that is steadily filling with more upscale boutiques and stuffed with many familiar international brands.
Shanti
Whether you are in a group or in more specific company you will find a recess to fit your circumstances and frame of mind here in the diverse realms of Shanti.
Konkovo Market
A chance to pit your wits against the traders of Moscow's Konkovo market. Practice your poker face and be prepared to walk away if you don't get your way.
Peperoni
Authentic Italian flavours and a classy atmosphere to match.
Vanil
A fabulous French and Japanese fusion restaurant with a view of Christ the Redeemer Cathedral.
Sunrise Cafe
The Sunrise Café is golden and stylish and intimate, everything you could want from a 24 hour DJ lounge, café and bar.
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.
Shafran
Be transported to a far-off land of falafel, hummus and pitta bread at this beautifully decorated Lebanese restaurant.
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.
Nostalgie
Haute cuisine, velvet drapes, cigars - this is a wonderfully rich, extravagant place to dine.
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.
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!
Moscow Cars
Papermoon
Delicious Italian and Adriatic cuisine can be found at Papermoon.
Jazz Town
Head to this club for a night of dance or chill in the heart and soul of Moscow jazz.
Vesna
Located on the busy Novy Arbat, Vesna is a department store containing lots of clothing perfumery and porcelain international brand names.
Maharaja
Should you fancy a curry in Moscow, this is the place.
Kadashevskaya
Goa
Young, casual fashion for that all-American look.
Barashka
Barashka is one of several restaurants in this area but it is quite hidden. Don't be deterred, this Azeri cuisine eatery is incredibly good value and has a wonderful wine selection - it's worth finding.
Agalarov Estate
Shatyor
Shatyor is a welcome and refreshing sanctuary which creates the illusion of being miles away from the buzz of the city, despite being right in the centre of Moscow.
Bookafe
Bookafe is oh-so-cool. Browse and flick through books while you wait for your delicious food, admire the interior design - the whole place is modern, minimalistic and marvellous.
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...
Svetily
One of the best restaurants in Moscow Svetily is tucked away in an anonymous side street...
Red Bar
Chill out with a glass of something fabulous 27 floors above the Moscow city streets.
Hotel Sovietsky

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