Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Yin Bar
A haunt of high society where you can sip cocktails whilst soaking in the rooftop hot tub overlooking the Forbidden City.
A contemporary take on a traditional courtyard that boasts a celebrity-packed rooftop terrace...
A bit chilly? Then wrap up with a cashmere shawl from Woo.
Westin Financial Street
A decadent sophisticated destination in the new Financial district.
W Beijing Chang’an
The W Beijing Chang’an is a visually stunning hotel in the Diplomatic District, just steps from the Forbidden City.
Vivienne Tam
Clothes don't come any chicer than they do here - unless of course you're talking about fashion's other Vivienne.
Vincent Café
Excellent French caf̩.
Torana Tibetan Store
We all like the feel of a luxurious rug underfoot so make sure yours aren't threadbare by snapping up a new one here.
Tiandi Yi Jia
Dine like an Emperor with exquisite Imperial specialties.
Tian Spa
High-end treatments aren't the only thing high about this 60th floor spa. The views as you can imagine are spectacular.
The Private Room
A unique private dining experience specialising in delicious Cantonese cuisine.
The Place
Shop designer clothes before stopping off to refuel on its al fresco terrace.
The Peninsula Spa
If you lap up luxury - and let's face it who doesn't? - then this spa will treat you in the manner to which you've undoubtedly become accustomed.
The Peninsula Palace Beijing Shopping Arcade
Forget pounding the crowded pavements outside; stay in the comforting confines of your hotel while indulging in a little retail therapy.
The Peninsula Beijing
Beijing's luxurious and most exclusive Grande Dame hotel.
The Malls at Oriental Plaza
Beijing's first mall and still its best.
The China Club
David Tang's luxe renovation is the hangout for Beijing's elite
Tanghouse Gallery
Hard wood is the material of choice for a range of fabulous furniture here.
Sugar Jar
Chinese rock er rocks so brush up on your knowledge here.
St. Regis
The St. Regis is the diplomat's hotel of choice...
Song Music Bar
Eclectic music policy in an unusual interior is manna for media types.
Sofitel Wanda
Sofitel have brought a touch of Gallic glamour to the Chinese capital.
Shin Kong Place
Those with a penchant for designer stitching at the back of their necks flock here for Gucci and other gorgeous garments.
Shanghai Tang
The sleek Shanghai Tang store is housed in the opulent Beijing Grand Hyatt and is the purveyor of contemporary Chinese fashion and accessories...
Rosewood Beijing
From the serene Spa & Wellness area to the 283 elegant guestrooms, the Rosewood Beijing strives to create a veritable oasis of calm in the Chinese capital.
Ritz-Carlton Financial Street
A fabulous spa caters to the business crowd unwinding after a long day.
Ristorante Sadler
Italian favourites with some inventive twists.
A dark and seductive lounge that boasts cigar wine and sushi bars.
Ran Fan
Whether you're a lady or gent you're sure to look super-sharp stepping out of this tucked-away fashion designer.
Bling is the thing here at Qeelin.
O Gallery
A hotbed of creativity a slew of young Chinese designers descend on O Gallery to showcase their wares.
Nicolas Favard
Expats love this store for made-to-measure rocks that dazzle. Romance the stone we say.
Mix and Vics
Flash your cash with the (very) young and beautiful.
A sophisticated and elegant home to inventive cocktails.
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
Maison Boulud
Refined French cuisine complemented by exquisite elegance.
Made in China
Superb Chinese classics served with vibrant decadence.
Long Sky
Forget off-the-shelf; this store custom-makes whatever your heart desires in 15 days straight.
Le Pré Lenôtre
Intimate and luxurious French opulence.
Lane Crawford
Think Harvey Nicks only East.

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