Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

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Al Leone
A coffee bar in the Italian sense, this popular little café is a popular meeting spot for morning espresso and lunchtime prosecco
Alden Hotel Splügenschloss
Combining superlative design with great charm, this bijoux five-star hotel has a home away from home vibe.
Asia at Tao’s
An oasis of oriental chic tucked away in the Altstadt, Tao's menu embraces Asia in its entirety
Atame
Sassy, sexy and sophisticated; dress-up clothes for grown-ups
Bally
When it comes to making you look good, Bally has hit the nail on the head with its three-floored flagship store
Baur au Lac
Elegant and luxurious, the Baur au Lac sits in stately grandeur in its own park, just metres away from the lake and Bahnhofstrasse's high-octane shopping.
Baur au Lac Wein
Get a taste for good wine at Baur au Lac Wein, with bottles to suit every palate
Beyer Chronometrie
As Switzerland's oldest watch shop, Beyer Chronometrie has an excellent reputation
Blaue Ente
Beloved by courting couples, Blaue Ente is perfect for a celebratory evening or impressing on a first date
Cantinetta Antinori
Casa Ferlin
Old school Italian at its best, Casa Ferlin hasn’t felt the modernisers touch for many a year
Christine Nagel
Part-workshop, part shop, you'll find all that glitters is gold at Christina Nagel
Didi’s Frieden
A recent refurbishment gave an extra gloss to this popular Modern Swiss restaurant
Eden au Lac
One of Zürich's smartest hotels, the Eden au Lac has been a favourite of financial bigwigs and other visiting VIPs for close to 100 years.
Gran Café Motta
Housed in an elegant neo-classical building by the Limmat river, Gran Café Motta is a sleek blend of dark wood, striking paintings and statement lighting
Grieder Zürich
Housed in an imposing neo-Gothic building on Bahnhofstrasse, Grieder is undoubtedly Zürich's most elegant department store
Gübelin
Clock-watch in style at Gübelin, where watches are an art form
Helvetia Bar
Redolent of history, the ‘Helvti’ had a ringside seat to the 1980 riots, but these days there is more Rioja than revolution going down on faded green leather banquettes
Heugümper
A step away from Paradeplatz, Swiss fusion restaurant Heugümper has a cosy, laid-back charm that has kept diners coming back for 10 years.
Hotel Ascot
Business-focused hotel located a short walk from the lake and close to Zürich's prime financial stomping ground.
Hotel Kindli
A 16th-century townhouse hotel nestled deep in the cobbled Altstadt, the Kindli is old-school charm personified.
Jelmoli Gourmet Factory
A capacious food court stocking delicacies from all over the world, Jemoli's Gourmet Factory is popular with Zürchers hunting for the finest produce and nostalgic expats in search of a taste of home. =display:no"
Jimmy Choo
Kaufleuten Hof/Pelikanbar
One of Zürich's most famous venues, Kaufleuten is a multi-tasking space, home to two bars, two clubs and a restaurant
Kindli
A comfortable, elegant haven in the Altstadt, Kindli is warmly welcoming in winter and has some charming outdoor tables for al fresco dining in summer
Kleinbasel / Claudia Güdel
Business attire gets a fashion-forward makeover at this store on Bäckerstrasse
Kronenhalle
Kronenhalle
Pure old school glamour; Kronenhalle's brasserie-style dining room has a fin de siècle elegance and walls adorned with paintings by Chagall, Miró, Klee, Braque and Picasso
La Stanza
Understatedly stylish and incredibly popular day and night, La Stanza serves up wines, beers and classic cocktails alongside Zürich's best espresso
LaSalle
A tour de force in industrial chic, LaSalle was one of the first restaurants to bring high-end cool to edgy Kreis 5
Lindenhofkeller
Nestled in the Altstadt, Lindenhofkeller is one of Zürich’s most atmospheric restaurants
Little Black Dress
Find that ever-elusive LBD at appropriately-named Little Black Dress
Lumière
An atmospheric French restaurant, Lumière's classic brasserie styling and large windows make it as warmly welcoming in winter as it is light and airy in su
Mädler
Carry your belongings in something stylish from Mädler, with bags for every occasion
Münsterhof
A restaurant of two halves; the casual Unten is perfect for a light lunch and foodies will revel in the fine dining Oben's tasting menus
Nietturm Fumoir LaSalle
A stunning glass cube sailing high above the Schiffbau, Nietturm has amazing panoramic views of the city skyline and an extensive list of spirits and cocktails
Odeon Café-Bar
A cult bar with an illustrious list of former patrons, Odeon has an elegant Viennese coffee house feel
Old Fashion Bar
A popular post-work meeting place for Zürich’s elite of all ages, Old Fashion bar has hunting-lodge-chic decor and serves a mean club sandwich
Paradis des Innocents
If it's Swiss style you're after, call off the search; Paradis des Innocents stocks only Swiss clothes

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