Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Zurich

Kameha Grand Zurich
The Kameha Grand Zurich is a lavish, boldly designed business hotel with themed suites and its own Michelin-starred restaurant.
B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa Zurich
Found in the Enge District, B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa Zurich expertly hosts both business and leisure travellers in historic surrounds.
Seerose
Lakeside dining and fantastic views come as standard at Seerose, Zürich's favourite summer restaurant
Ziegel Oh Lac
Expect the unexpected at Rote Fabrik, an art gallery-cum-theatre-cum-restaurant-cum-concert-space
Rive Gauche
Specialising in 'Modern Fine Casual Dining', the Baur au Lac's chic restaurant has a popular following amongst Zürich's most stylish diners
Cinque
A slice of pure Naples, flickering candlelight comes as standard at this popular little Italian
Caduff’s Wine Loft
Housed in an old Kreis 4 warehouse, the Wine Loft is a large, light-filled temple to Bacchus
Rimini Bar (Am Schanzengraben)
By day a men-only flussbad (swimming pool in the river), by night, one of Zürich's most popular summer bars
Hotel Kindli
A 16th-century townhouse hotel nestled deep in the cobbled Altstadt, the Kindli is old-school charm personified.
LaSalle
A tour de force in industrial chic, LaSalle was one of the first restaurants to bring high-end cool to edgy Kreis 5
Moods im Shiffbau
Zürich's most famous jazz club, Moods attracts the crème de la crème of the international jazz community
Casa Ferlin
Old school Italian at its best, Casa Ferlin hasn’t felt the modernisers touch for many a year
Plattenhof Hotel
A charming design hotel, the Plattenhof is tucked away among the university neighbourhood's grand 19th century buildings.
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
Terrasse
One of Zürich's most glamorous bar-cum-restaurants, Terrasse offers a winning combination of killer cocktails and top-notch Italian fare
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
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"
Cantinetta Antinori
Primitivo
A riverside bar and restaurant, Primitivo sits opposite Oberer Letten badi, sharing its counter cultural vibe, ornamental graffiti and some interesting people-watching
Seegarten Hotel
A charming 28-room hotel in smart Seefeld, Seegarten Hotel was a very personal project for proprietor Peter Berkemer.
Bederhof
A classic Swiss restaurant in smart residential Enge, Bederhof is a local favourite
Volkshaus
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
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
Townhouse Boutique Hotel
Colourful and chic yet homely, the Townhouse is a stylish boutique hotel with a fabulously central location
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
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.
Vestibule
A global look at high-end fashion, stocking luxurious labels from around the world
Romantik Hotel Florhof
Provençal chic lurks behind the blue façade and dark painted shutters of this charming 16th-century townhouse hotel.
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.
Fitnesspark Münstergasse
Tucked away in Niederdorf is this wonderfully authentic hammam, located in the depths of the Migros Fitnesspark
Boat Trips
Take a ride around the lake to see the city in all its glory
Zürich Schauspielhaus
The largest theatre in Switzerland, the Schauspielhaus performs in several venues within the Schiffbau
SchuhCafé
No-nonsense footwear for both men and women in a cofee house-like environment
Grieder Zürich
Housed in an imposing neo-Gothic building on Bahnhofstrasse, Grieder is undoubtedly Zürich's most elegant department store

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