Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Sushi Okuda
Sushi Okuda in Paris’ 8th arrondissement offers a dining experience not often found outside Tokyo, from the sleek decor to the superlative menu.
Restaurant Guy Savoy
Restaurant Guy Savoy, with its views over the Seine, the Académies, and more, is a much-lauded Michelin-starred restaurant in the Monnaie.
Restaurant David Toutain
Restaurant David Toutain serves up elegant, contemporary tasting menus in its light and airy space in the 7th arrondissement.
Le Grand Véfour
An elegant, opulent restaurant looking out onto the gardens of the Palais Royal, Le Grand Véfour offers haute cuisine in historic surrounds.
Hôtel Vernet
A chic boutique hotel in Paris’ Golden Triangle, Hôtel Vernet has been meticulously crafted and restored, offering luxe rooms and delicious dining.
Le Roch Hotel & Spa
A stylish boutique hotel with interiors by Sarah Lavoine, Le Roch Hotel & Spa offers sumptuous rooms, a black lava rock pool, and cuisine from Rémy Bérerd.
Nolinski
A glamorous hotel in the 1st arrondissement, Nolinski offers refined dining and a spa, as well as accommodations that feel like private apartments.
The Peninsula Paris
The Peninsula Paris is found in Chaillot, near the Arc de Triomphe, offering large, luxe rooms, a spa, and seven drinking and dining establishments.
Maison Albar Hotel Paris Céline
A boutique hotel near the Seine, Maison Albar Hotel Paris Céline embodies classic French elegance, with chic interiors and a delicious restaurant.
L’Oiseau Blanc
L’Oiseau Blanc is an elegant French restaurant perched on the rooftop of The Peninsula Paris with an aviation theme and a weekly changing seasonal menu.
Le Coq Rico
Le Coq Rico is an all-poultry restaurant in the 18th arrondissement from chef Antoine Westermann, offering ethically sourced and masterfully cooked fowl.
Porte 12
A modern French restaurant housed within a former atelier, Porte 12 offers set dining menus for lunch and dinner in the 10th arrondissement.
Prescription Cocktail Club
The Left Bank bar, the Prescription Cocktail Club, offers world-class, creatively-concocted, perfectly-mixed cocktails in its quirky, speakeasy-like space.
Hôtel Maison Souquet
The Hôtel Maison Souquet in Pigalle has been lavishly decorated with fin de siecle abandon, featuring a star-strewn swimming pool and decadent rooms.
Restaurant Okuda
Restaurant Okuda, the brainchild of Chef Toru Okuda, offers up a superlative taste of Japanese cuisine in Paris’ 8th Arrondissement.
Shang Xia
The first European outpost of luxury brand Shang Xia, this stunning all-white boutique is a chic spot to shop for homewares, fashion, and accessories.
Kiehl’s
Louis Vuitton
Prada
Lagerfeld Gallery
All things Karl. A must visit.
Viveka Bergstrom
If you want bold, individual jewellery, look no further than Viveka Bergstrom.
Parfums Frederic Malle
Who wouldn't want to be scented by an elite perfumer?
Neila
Vintage that needs viewing.
Anne Semonin
Pamper yourself with a treatment or two at this sleek and sophisticated spa.
La Galerie des Gobelins
An exquisite pastry den from the prestigious Plaza Athenee.
Mathis Bar
Fifteen years old and going strong, Paris' most sought-after and secret location...
Kong
A large silver tree marks the entrance to Kong, whose interior wavers between a club and a highly surreal restaurant.
Kabuki Femme
All the labels you love under one roof.
Mina Poe
Minapoe's fans have seen it grow from accessories to eveningwear.
Calvin Klein
Opéra Bastille
This innovative design has mixed receptions but the performances are world-class.
Opéra Garnier
From the underground lake to the ceiling painted by Chagall, the Opéra Garnier is a sight to behold. And that's before the performance even begins.
Violette & Léonie
A fashion emporium for your delectation.
Stella McCartney
Shu Uemura
Shu Uemura has taken on almost cult status. And it's not hard to see why.
Paul Smith
Miu Miu
Marie-Hélène de Taillac
Jewellery beautiful enough to inspire you to buy some...
Marché aux Puces Clignancourt
The prices might be high but so is the temptation at this market.
Maison Martin Margiela

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