Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Hotel Greulich
Stylish design hotel: for lovers of sleek minimalism, keen to access Zürich's Kreis 4 party scene, there is no better choice.
Alprausch
Make sure you hit the slopes in style by stocking up on skiwear here
Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac
Smart business hotel housed in a grand 1920s lakeside building
Traverse
Heidi Weber Museum
Le Corbusier's last building, the Heidi Weber Museum houses a collection of his graphic paintings
Hotel Altstadt
Charmingly quirky boutique hotel nestling in the Altstadt's cobbled streets.
Hotel Ascot
Business-focused hotel located a short walk from the lake and close to Zürich's prime financial stomping ground.
Sala of Tokyo
Sala of Tokyo's atmospheric, wood panelled dining room is a slice of pure Japan in the most unlikely venue: a rather unprepossessing 19th century building in Kreis 5
Terrasse
One of Zürich's most glamorous bar-cum-restaurants, Terrasse offers a winning combination of killer cocktails and top-notch Italian fare
Restaurant Markthalle
Part restaurant, part market hall, stealthily stylish Markthalle is the jewel in the crown of the newly opened Viadukt shopping area
Cantinetta Antinori
Kronenhalle
Restaurant Schipfe 16
The go-to place for lunch in the sunshine, Restaurant Schipfe 16 proves once and for all that it's all about location, location, location
Golf Park Otelfingen
Didi’s Frieden
A recent refurbishment gave an extra gloss to this popular Modern Swiss restaurant
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"
Primitivo
A riverside bar and restaurant, Primitivo sits opposite Oberer Letten badi, sharing its counter cultural vibe, ornamental graffiti and some interesting people-watching
Bederhof
A classic Swiss restaurant in smart residential Enge, Bederhof is a local favourite
Uto Kulm
A mountain escape with panoramic views of Zürich, the Alps and the lake, Uto Kulm has a stunning location on Uetliberg
Seegarten Hotel
A charming 28-room hotel in smart Seefeld, Seegarten Hotel was a very personal project for proprietor Peter Berkemer.
Hotel Rothaus
Stripped-back design hotel in a prime position on Kreis 4's edgy Langstrasse.
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.
Volkshaus
Sein
Understated and elegant, Michelin-starred Sein has a coolly contemporary interior and superlative cooking
Rosso
With a hidden location and laid-back feel, this vibrant pizza- and Italian restaurant embodies the innovative, irreverent spirit of Kreis 5
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
Lindenhofkeller
Nestled in the Altstadt, Lindenhofkeller is one of Zürich’s most atmospheric restaurants
Townhouse Boutique Hotel
Colourful and chic yet homely, the Townhouse is a stylish boutique hotel with a fabulously central location
Dolder Golf Club
Coco’s Bar and Grill
The antithesis of its rather chi-chi locale, Coco's is a low-key local favourite tucked down an alley off Paradeplatz; in fact you'll have to look pretty hard to find it
Alpenrose
A classic Swiss restaurant Alpenrose is simplicity itself; if you're looking for a relaxed dinner and a genuinely local atmosphere, it's hard to beat
Aura
Chic and playful in equal measure, Aura is a departure from the other restaurants around Paradeplatz and has quickly become a fixture on the lunching scene.
Hotel Seefeld
Housed in a building that dates from the 1930s, the Seefeld has a bright modern feel that attracts a regular roster of discerning business travellers.
Vestibule
A global look at high-end fashion, stocking luxurious labels from around the world
Hotel Seehof
A diminutive design hotel in Seefeld, the 20-room Seehof is as popular with Opera-going culture vultures and limber dancers from the Zürich Ballet as it is with business travellers.
Lady’s First Design Hotel
Now open to all, Lady's First Design Hotel was created in 2001, by women as a stylish haven for women, wholly staffed by women.
Migros Museum
An internationally renowned destination for contemporary art, the Migros Museum features modern works by a range of international artists.
Romantik Hotel Florhof
Provençal chic lurks behind the blue façade and dark painted shutters of this charming 16th-century townhouse hotel.
Observatory Urania
Star-gazers will enjoy the guided tours of this elegant early 20th-century observatory, which is home to an enormous telescope of similar vintage
Jimmy Choo

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