Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

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.
Market
Jean-Georges Parisian outpost, Market where the cocktails at dinner are divine the food is delicious and the clientele are glamorous.
Maison Blanche
If Philippe Starck's white décor doesn't dazzle you the view over Paris certainly will.
L’Opera
Where food and architectural design meet in a flurry of juxtapositions...
L’Instant d’Or
Haute cuisine in the heart of the Golden Triangle. 
Le Train Bleu
The gold Rococo brilliance and painted frescos make this no ordinary railway buffet.
Le Timbre
Tasty French cuisine made with the freshest market ingredients.
Le Taxi Jaune
Cool and retro bistro in the up and coming northern Marais.
Le Sporting
Dim lighting sumptuous food and fabulous wine makes for perfect romantic dining.
Le Severo
With its incredible streaks, hot and crispy French fries and flawless wine list, it's not hard to see why many have named Le Severo the best steakhouse in Paris.
Le Sainte Marthe
There's nowhere better to soak up the atmosphere of this enchanting area.
Le Rousseau
There is a subdued elegance at this popular left-bank haunt.
Sur Mesure Par Thierry Marx
Situated in a modernist white dining room with futuristic wave-shaped walls courtesy of Patrick Jouin, the restaurant turns out delicate, light-handed, and artfully arranged plates.
Robert et Louise
Feel at home with an open fire and quintessentially French dishes.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.
Pavillon Des Lettres
A novel urban retreat in the heart of Paris's most decadent shopping, proving brains and beauty can go hand-in-hand.
Au 35 rue Jacob
Au 35 rue Jacob has a delightful simplicity in both its food and décor.
Apicius
Subdued elegance and food to make your taste buds tingle.
Murano Urban Resort
A hotel in which you need make-up for breakfast, The Murano Urban Resort is more bling than boho.
Anahi
This atmospheric laid back South American restaurant is a carnivore's dream come true.
Allard
The perfect little bistro, full of character and quintessentially French.
Montalembert
One of Paris's first boutique hotels, the Montalembert has a sense of maturity.
404
Stylishly authentic Moorish décor and faultless food.
Mama Shelter
Affordable hip and funky hotel to the east of the city centre.
Le Placide
This modish hotel is a welcome contrast to the more traditional ones in the area.
Le Meurice
The grand splendour of the space will delight the senses as much as the gastronomy.
Le Faubourg
Although part of a hotel chain, Le Faubourg is elegantly decorated in theme of Haute Couture.
Le Dauphin
Small boutique hotel in Paris's business district.
Le Bristol
Le Bristol has had a face-lift including a new bar and in-house fashion shows.
La Reserve Paris
With one of the world's best concierge services only a phone call away, renting an apartment in Paris has never been so accommodating.
La Maison Champs Elysees
Perfectly located between the Grand Palais and Avenue Montaigne in the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’, La Maison Champs Elysees is a hotel with infinite style and elegance. 

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