Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Beijing Curio City
To some this four storey emporium may be a shrine to tat; to others it's buried treasure.
Beijing Cycle Tour
Two wheels are often better than four and when that's the case ring these guys for a cyciel tour of the city.
Wangfujing Bookstore
You don't have to stray too far off the beaten bath to get lost within the pages of a foreign world here.
Solana Lifestyle Mall
Wanting to combine a little shopping with a lot of sashaying about the dance floor? Look no further than this retail-cum-clubbing complex.
Tang Contemp. Art
Representing some of China's most established artists Tang's artists tend to be highly conceptual.
Yashow Market
All the tat you could ever possibly need for the folks back home.
Franck Provost
Fancy a bit of French? Then head to this French hair salon for the best blow dry of your life.
Odds and sods Chinese-style.
Panjiayuan Market
Bargain-hunters flock in their droves to this fabulous flea market; dig deep the best stuff is often hidden!
Sugar Jar
Chinese rock er rocks so brush up on your knowledge here.
The Vineyard Café
Comfort and hangover food in a relaxed environment.
Delicous French crêpes in a sweet setting.
Café Yo
Understated and refined.
Café Zarah
German breakfast and Prosecco great combination.
Bookworm Café
A book-heavy Beijing institution.
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Nanshan Ski Village
You don't need to hit the Alps to ski or snowboard as this indoor complex proves.
Great Wall Camping
Camping on the Great Wall? Doesn't get much better than that.
Three Shadows
The home of photography and cinematography in the city.
Instituto Cervantes
A growing hub of the hispanophone community.
F2 Gallery
Celebrated pieces from Beijing and beyond.
Cherry Lane
Catch the latest independent film at this art house cinema.
Capital Museum
Packed with relics from historic Beijing.
Mao Livehouse
Rock punk and indie have arrived in full force at MAO Livehouse.
Aperitivo and chain-smoking at this euro-centric haunt.
Trendy minimalist ambiance that plays host to diverse Asian dishes.
Lu Song Yuan
Imperial courtyard hotel stuffed with charm antiques and a sense of history.
Galleria Continua
Galleria Continua brings exciting international artists to Beijing.
Noodle Bar
Huge bowls of traditional noodles.
Hutong Pizza
Buddhist nunnery turned pizzeria.
Delicious sugary goodness washed down with strong coffee.
Awfully Chocolate
Glamorous minamalism and lots and lots of chocolate.
An all-round winner with well-priced drinks great food and some of Beijing's best music.
Q Bar
Perennially hip rooftop bar with a fantastic starlit deck.

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