Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Kiosk
Nestled in Zürichhorn park, the design of this popular Italian restaurant echoes the natural beauty that surrounds it
Pumpstation
A popular summertime lakefront grill, Pumpstation is responsible for launching two icons of the local restaurant scene - the restaurateur and the grill-meister
Al Leone
A coffee bar in the Italian sense, this popular little café is a popular meeting spot for morning espresso and lunchtime prosecco
Supermarket
Take Zürich's original underground warehouse club, add in a line up of top class international acts and you have the recipe for dance mayhem
Zukunft
Zürich's most popular house/techno club might be small, but it has a big reputation and deservedly so
Helsinki Klub
Formerly a garage, this bijou music club is a local secret - mainly because it's almost impossible to find
Hive
One of Zürich's best electro-techno clubs, Hive has fantastic music and a great energy
Kaufleuten
A large, elegant restaurant-club-bar, Kaufleuten is one of Zürich's most famous clubs, playing host to Madonna and Prince in its heyday
El Lokal
Independent and eccentric, the spirit of rock and roll lives on in El Lokal
Exil
One of the few clubs in Zürich-West not to worship at the temple of techno, Exil has been bringing musical diversity to Kreis 5 since 2009
Theatre Gessnerallee
Formerly a military indoor riding area and stables, Gessnerallee is now a centre for independent theatre and dance
Tonhalle Orchestra
Founded in 1868, the Tonhalle Orchestra is Switzerland's oldest symphony orchestra and one of Europe's leading ensembles
Museum of Design
Housed in a Bauhaus-style building, the Museum of Design looks at every aspect of design, including architecture, photography, products and visual communication
Giacometti Hall
A police station might not be at the top of your cultural ‘to-do’ list, but this one has a stunning entrance hall painted by Augusto Giacometti
Haus Konstruktiv
Housed in a striking 19th-century electricity sub-station, the ewz-Unterwerks on the Sihl river, Haus Konstructiv offers four floors of dramatic modern art
Museum Bellerive
Housed in an elegant villa near Zürichhorn park, Museum Bellerive is an off-shoot of the Museum of Design
Cabaret Voltaire
Now a museum, exhibition space, shop and café, Cabaret Voltaire was the birthplace of the Dadaist movement
Vock
An Aladdin's cave of wonders, Vock is an antique-hunter's dream
Zadig & Voltaire
You can expect elegance and comfort from the clothes at Zadig & Voltaire.
Trois Pommes Uomo
Be the sharpest suit in the boardroom by stocking up on cool menswear from Trois Pommes Uomo
Tarzan
Attitude-laden gear for all
Tom Ford
Bringing sexy back to fashion, Tom Ford's signature wares are sleek, sophisticated and ultra-luxurious
Trois Pommes
Women's fashion from Etro, Lanvin, Thomas Maier and more
Shuala
A chic concept store on Josefstrasse
Shui Tang
Revive the age-old tradition of tea by snapping up a box of exotic bags from Shui Tang
Stefi Talman
Sure to fill any fashionista's closet, Stefi Talman stocks shoes, bags and everything in between
Swallow-d
Bag it up with a suitably stylish one from Swallow-d
Pastorini Spielzeug
Get back to basics at Pastorini Spielzeug, which stocks a beautiful range of traditional wooden toys
Petit Poeme
Play dress-up like a grown-up in this girly wonderland of clothes and accessories
Schwarzenbach
You won't find Schwarzenbach's weird and wonderful array of teas, coffees and spices at your local supermarket
Puppo & Prime
First-class handmade shoes for men
Riedel & Friends
Home is where Riedel & Friends is, with all kinds of furnishings for the house
Och Sport
Och Sport will have you looking sharp on the slope with an extensive range of chic sports- and skiwear
Opia
Asian persuasion; enjoy clothes from the East at this elegant emporium
Paradis des Innocents
If it's Swiss style you're after, call off the search; Paradis des Innocents stocks only Swiss clothes
Paranoia City Books and Wine
For those who enjoy the finer things in life; books and wine
Naomi
Label-lovers and fashion fiends will love the designer offerings at Naomi
Monadico
Step into Monadico and step out in beautiful, celeb-worthy designer clothes
LOOQ
Offering the best of Asian and European design, there are labels aplenty at LOOQ
Lovers Lane
Shopaholics will punish the plastic at Lovers Lane, where the heels are high and the prices even higher

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