Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Aman Summer Palace
Aman Summer Palace
Superb imperial specialties in a historic and hugely atmospheric setting.
Amylin’s Pearls
If Amy Lin's Pearls is good enough for some of the world's most influential decision-makers then it's certainly good enough for you.
Anantara Spa
A sleek spa that lives up to its fame; rest relax and rejuvenate miles away from it all.
Be Zure
Bed down in style with interior design Catherine Chen's fabulous fabrics.
Beijing Concert Hall
Incredible acoustics have made this a celebrated venue for classical music.
Bento & Berries
Best Waldorf salad in Beijing.
Hip-hop champagne and ostention are favorites at this glittering extravaganza.
Blu Lobster
Superb seafood from a master of molecular gastronomy.
Botao Haute Couture
Fancy something custom-made? Then head here where super-talented designers will whip you up something beautiful and bespoke.
Lively and happening with live jazz.
Chateau Bolongbao
You may not order a bottle of China's finest while at a meal but the its gaining momentum. Visit a homegrown vineyard such as this and see why.
China Bar
Lofty tower-top bar with a large wine selection.
Get ready for a truly decadent experience at this OTT club.
Club Decollete
The forefront of ladies-only champagne bar sophistication.
Commune by the Great Wall
An architecural wonder tucked away in the Shuiguan Mountains.
Comptoirs de France
A beautiful French patisserie with mouth-watering food.
d lounge
Very glamourous with lots of attitude.
Dave’s Tailor
Don't be put off by the name; sharp-suited gents are churned out of this tailors in Savile Row-worthy get-ups.
Davidoff Lounge
Cigar bar that exudes indulgence.
Exclusive cocktail lounge.
Duck de Chine
Traditional kaoya and ingenious dips in a chic courtyard.
Eric Paris
Brimming with elegant expats Eric Paris provides Parisian chic in the heart of Beijing.
Pearls never go out of style so make sure you stock up - and string up - at Fanghua.
Four Seasons Beijing
The Four Seasons Beijing, conveniently located in the Central Business District, is a luxurious hotel for business and leisure travellers.
Glen Boutique Bar
Exquisitely made cocktails from master bartenders.
Heavenly Spa
Throw together a Westin hotel and an in-house spa and what have you got? A pretty slick affair that's what.
A true connoisseur's whiskey bar.
InterContinental Financial Street
The perfect business retreat for city slickers.
A chic high-flyers hangout that combines ornate opulence with light and simple cuisine.
Striking and dramatic boasting an elaborate buffet and showy wine collection.
Karen Smith
Need an art consultant who knows what they're talking about? Karen Smith's your gal.
Lan Club
A decadent spot where champagne is served in Baccarat crystal glasses.
Lane Crawford
Think Harvey Nicks only East.
Le Pré Lenôtre
Intimate and luxurious French opulence.
Long Sky
Forget off-the-shelf; this store custom-makes whatever your heart desires in 15 days straight.
Made in China
Superb Chinese classics served with vibrant decadence.
Maison Boulud
Refined French cuisine complemented by exquisite elegance.
McQ Alexander McQueen
Found in the trendy Sanlitun Village North shopping centre, this is McQ Alexander McQueen, the city's first outpost of legendary British fashion brand

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