Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Artiana
Be inspired by the decadent décor offered at Artiana
Alsamendi
Barcelona-based fashion on Limmatstrasse
Adrinalina
Sexy South American style is to be had at Adrinalina
Affinity
Load up on high-end accessories at Affinity, with hundreds of trinkets for the choosing
A.C. Bang
Catering to the Cruella de Vil crowd, A.C. Bang sells furry fashions
Acood
Make a bold statement with a piece Acood, understated it is not
Skiing
From January-March, the city empty as Zürchers head to nearby slopes
Strandbad Mythenquai
Verdant, tranquil lake-side beach with 250-metres of sandy beach, and swimming and diving platforms in the lake
Schminkbar
Zürich's smartest nail bar has two locations, both a short walk from the Hauptbahnhof
Seebad Enge / Sauna am See
One of the most attractive of Zürich's badi, Seebad Enge is a popular pool by day and popular bar by night
Seebad Utoquai
Elegant, wooden 19th-century badi on the lake
Frauenbadi
A traditional wooden badi in the heart of the Altstadt, Frauenbadi is one of the oldest in Zürich
Labo Spa
The first day spa in Zürich, Labo Spa opened in 2005 and has picked up plaudits since, most recently 'Best Day Spa in Switzerland' in 2010
Laughing Lemon
Laughing Lemon's cookery courses range from seasonal cooking to taking an in-depth look at the cuisine of a region
Flussbad Oberer Letten
An extended concrete cube set on an island in the Limmat, Oberer Letten badi has a laid back atmosphere and cool crowd
Flussbad Unterer Letten
Attractive wooden swimming badi in the Limmat river
Air Yoga
This stylish yoga studio runs classes in all disciplines of yoga, from Ashtanga to Anusara
Hairdressers
Zürich has an abundance of hairdressers. The following are very popular and will have stylists who speak English
Hiltl
Unlock the secrets of this hip vegetarian restaurant with a fantastic cookery course
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Plaza Club
One of the coolest clubs in Zürich, Plaza's innovative programme of party nights, dance, indie, funk and soul evenings come with a side order of retro glamour
Terrasse Bar
On any given night, you'll find a Euro-chic crowd testing out the nineteen-page cocktail-list that ranges from martinis of every hue to margaritas, fizzes, sours and coladas
Hg2’s Almost Tantalizing Train Trips
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle has won the coveted 2011 Guardian Travel Award as Best Train Company. It got us thinking about Hg2's Almost Tantalizing Train Trips...
New venue reviews for April!
Every month, we strive to keep our city guides fresh, relevant, and ahead of the curve. April was no exception - here's the month's new venue reviews.
Review: The Dolder Grand Hotel, Zurich
The Dolder Grand hotel in Zurich has stood since 1899, but has just received a $400m facelift adding a new wing, a spa, & a two-starred Michelin restaurant.
Hg2 Zurich is now online!
Sara Townsend has been busy over the last year researching the best venues Zurich has to offer. And Hg2 Zurich is finally here! Find it online now.
The Widder – Boutique Charm in the Centre of Zurich
Complete with restaurant and bar, The Widder is stylish yet simple accommodation housing some impressive modern art.
Zurich airport’s Center Bar named best airport bar
With a sleek design and an impressive collection of spirits, wines & cocktails, Center Bar is a deserving winner. Time to pop open the bubbly!
Baur Au Lac hotel review, Zurich
Sara Townsend reviews Zurich's grand Baur Au Lac hotel for Hg2 Zurich.
Review: Club Jade reigns Zurich in style
Considering Jade is only open for two nights a week, the club makes quite an impact. Doubles up as a restaurant and bar for the rest of the week.
Josef restaurant review, Zurich
Author of Hg2 Zurich Sara Townsend reviews one of the city's star players - the Josef restaurant - and finds an interesting menu and a reasonable price tag.

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