Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Centre Georges Pompidou
Colour variety and ingenuity meet in this cross-cultural venue in the Marais.
104
An innovative and internationally inclusive venture aiming to bridge the gap between art producers and the public.
Astier de Villatte
Beautiful and scented are the wares at Astiers.
Assouline
A publishers outlet specialising in books we would all love for our coffee tables.
Artazart
A place for the art books and the fashion magazines to rub shoulders.
April 77
All the beautiful young things wear jeans from April 77.
APC
Chic basics.
Palais de Tokyo
This museum is unlike any other in Paris providing contemporary art in all forms; cinema screens show experimental film which can be enjoyed after dinner at the trendy restaurant attached. Very cool.
Antoine et Lili
Making all aspects of life beautiful - Antoine et Lili.
Antoine
Did you come to Paris unprepared for a sprinkling of rain? Don't worry, Antoine will rescue you.
Antik Batik
Hippy-dippy fabulous.
Ami Paris
Preppy but sophisticated Parisian menswear in a super-cool, contemporary space...
Les Bains du Marais
Located just off Rue du Francs Bourgeois, one of the Marais' best shopping streets, dive into the elegant Bains des Marais for a restorative sauna steam and massage.
L’Atelier des Chefs
Learn to cook with the Parisians.
L’Appartement 217
In an area more commonly associated with high octane shopping, L'Appartement 217 (located dangerously nearby uber-concept store Colette) is a welcome retreat from the Manolo-clad crowds.
Acne
All your denim needs solved by the Swedes.
Guerlain
Find a new scent or indulge in a treatment at this glamorous Champs-Elysees beauty spot.
Gepetto et Velos
The place to pick up a bicycle or BMX for the weekend.
The Art Room
A sophisticated interior and meticulously constructed cocktails herald a new trend in Parisian cocktail bars...
Fat Tire Bike Tours
Tour Paris and all of its surroundings by day and night with Fat Tire Bike Tours.
Social Club
Mortal or superhero wiggler or watcher you're bound to have a good night at the this social club.
Espace Vit’Halles
Great gym near the Pompidou centre.
Silencio Club
Sure to be a pilgrimage spot for design geeks, this classy number has been David Lynch's baby, and she's all grown up.
Ecole du Cordon Bleu
Whether you aspire for culinary excellence as a professional or passable tastiness as an amateur chef, this culinary school can show you a thing or two.
ShowCase
Find your way to the bar lose yourself in the crowd and dance until dawn.
Club Quartier Latin
Head to Club Quartier Latin whether you fancy swimming, squash or yoga. Or anything else exercise-related for that matter.
Rex
Rex hosts international DJs and has a sound system worthy of their status.
Queen
One of Paris' most famous clubs on its most famous street.
City-bird
Experience Paris on the back of a motorcycle.
Cercle Clichy Montmartre
Pool and poker. Feeling lucky?
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.
Bikram Yoga Paris
Toxins be gone! Experience 'hot yoga' in Le Marais.
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.
Aviation Club
This ideally located casino is open for business 24/7, and even hosts some of the biggest poker championships in the country.

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