Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Canauxrama
See Paris from the water on one of these canal and river cruises.
Pink Paradise
Head to rue de Ponthieu for a lap dance in David Guetta's 'Pink Paradise'.
Nouveau Casino
Gigs start the week whilst serious club nights end it and Thursdays are caught somewhere in between. Carefully designed industrial space colonized by cool natives who are just as loyal to the same-owned Café Charbon next door perfectly placed fo
Boutique Clarins
Small but mighty, this boutique spa is one not to miss.
Mix Club
Ministry of Sound's residency in Paris - that says it all.
Maxim’s
Most will recognise this Parisian heritage brand but only a select few are able to grace its after hours events.
L’Opa
Friendly staff and tasty cocktails ensure L'Opa is packed with young trendy things.
Le VIP Room
Champagne and bling and all things 'in' that's what the VIP room is made of.
Aquamoon
Serene, spacey surrounds for a facial or hammam treatment next door to the Ritz.
Le Regine
Slinky and sultry follow the crowd to Le Regine.
Aquaboulevard
Bored at the idea of a normal pool? Those in the know head to Aquaboulevard for the wave machines and waterslides, not to mention the saunas.
Le Redlight
David Guetta's club is all about go go go.
Le Raspoutine
Carnivalesque styling and a covert door policy make this the party for any A-lister in Paris.
Le Matignon
Surrealist designs meet typical Parisian opulence at this restaurant-lounge-bar for the rich and their model escorts.
Le Gambetta
Show your enthusiasm and keep the party going - power to the people.
Le Duplex
A very popular laid-back boys-only bar in Paris' vibrant gay quarter.
Le Divan du Monde
An eclectic line-up of music, art and film can be found in this opulent theatre.
Le ChaCha
Cha cha cha on down to the rue Berger where the civilized meets the unpredictable.
Le Cameleon
An atmospheric jazz club popular with young Parisians.
Le Bataclan
Small and intimate for a concert-hall it's big by club standards so plenty of room to dance.
Le Baiser Sale
'Salty' or not this is one kiss you want to pucker up for.
L’Attirail
Cheer on the unshaven accordionist who's probably drunker than you and be sure to bring a passport photo to pin on the already covered wall and leave a part of you (if not your heart) in Paris.
L’Arc Paris
If any club could have revellers brazenly ripping off their Chanel blouses and sprawling suggestively on the dance floor, it's L'Arc Paris.
La Mecanique Ondulatoire
Three levels of retro new-wave fun.
La Maroquinerie
Grab a drink and catch a gig from a band that could turn out to be the next big thing.
La Bellevilloise
Lounge in a deckchair on an indoor lawn get a massage dance to electro - arty or not there's something for everyone.
Glaz’art
Eclectic and homely with well-priced drinks, no wonder it attracts eager party people from all over Paris.
Folies Pigalle
This former strip club turns up the heat with house beats and laser shows.
Chez Carmen
An after-clubbing club-bar for when you've reached the point of no return.
Chez Adel
A little bit of chanson francaise anyone?
Chateau des Lys
Got that special someone and like to swing? Head to Chateau des Lys...
Fifi Chachnil
Miss Chachnil produces beautifully silky and saucy underwear and is one of the only French lingerie designers to cater for women with a fuller bust. 
No.60
No. 60 caters to a cool, younger crowd. Labels such as McQ and Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood inject some London cool into the shop with a rock-music inspired aesthetic. 
AB33
Extremely feminine casual and smart wear from the likes of Thakoon and James Perse; jewellery and lingerie stocked too. Perfect for browisng with friends, or even to gossip over a coffee with the boutique owners.
Barboza Bijoux Anciens
Pierre Barboza’s prime location in the 1er arrondissement means it’s the best showcase for vintage jewellery, or “bijoux anciens,” that the city has to offer.
Minuit Moins 7
This Parisian cobbler is a master of the trade. Artisans use ancient techniques and only the finest of materials to repair even the most worn-down and lived-in shoes.
Sandro
High-end high-street label Sandro is essentially a Parisian woman’s wardrobe in store format. For those looking for high-quality, easy to wear pieces with equal doses of cool.
Pavillon Ledoyen
Chef Le Squer deserves every Michelin star he gets for his kooky amuse-bouches alone.
Mood
This Franco-Japanese restaurant serves delicate dishes and out-of-this-world cocktails.
Mme Shawn
A sophisticated Thai restaurant that draws in a bourgeois bohemian clientele.

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