Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


3 Guizhou Men
Guìzhourén classics in an arty setting.
3+1 Bedrooms
Incredibly stylish but tiny boutique hotel tucked down an alley way
3501 PLA Military Surplus Store
Live out all your military fantasies at the army's surplus store.
Alien Street Market
What are the chances of finding a Russian market in Beijing? Quite likely apparently; enter here.
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.
Sophisticated cocktails and sublime finger food.
Arario Gallery
Exhibitons from acclaimed and emerging Asian artists.
Aria Boutique
Foreign designers are sold alongside the owner's own take on Chinese style. The result? Chic clothes indeed.
Arrow Factory
Unusual and intriguing contemporary exhibitions.
Arty farty types flock to this store in their design-y droves.
At Home
Silk doesn't always equal style but thankfully it does at At Home.
Athena Xu
Selling everything you need to make that outfit really pop. Accessorise accordingly ladies.
Awfully Chocolate
Glamorous minamalism and lots and lots of chocolate.
Be Zure
Bed down in style with interior design Catherine Chen's fabulous fabrics.
Innovative Asian fusion of Chinese Korean and Japanese cooking.
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.
Beijing Friendship Store
Your one-stop kitsch shop.
Beijing Postcards
Take home a snapshop of Beijing by snapping up a reproduction here. Better than your shots we're sure.
Black Sesame Kitchen
Learn how to whip up a 10-course Chinese feast even if it does sound like hard work.
Block 8
A rooftop beach bar is ideal for long summer evenings.
Blu Lobster
Superb seafood from a master of molecular gastronomy.
Bookworm Café
A book-heavy Beijing institution.
Botao Haute Couture
Fancy something custom-made? Then head here where super-talented designers will whip you up something beautiful and bespoke.
Boutique De L’Amour
Beijing now has a smattering of smutty sex shops just like any other city but its first is still its best.
Brand Nu
Handmade is the order of the day at Brand Nu.
Café Copy
An anti-establishment haven.
Café de Sofa
Vietnamese coffee served in a friendly environment.
Café Sambal
Romantic candlelit Malaysian restaurant perfect for extra-special dates.
Café Yo
Understated and refined.
Café Zarah
German breakfast and Prosecco great combination.
Capital Museum
Packed with relics from historic Beijing.
CCTV Tower
A must-see Beijing landmark.
Centre for Performing Arts
Beijing's distinctive cultural venue, this is a must visit for China's greatest opera performances...
Lively and happening with live jazz.
Chang & Biorck
If you never thought you'd see Scandanavia and China come together in spectacular style think again; this store combines the styles of both places to create jaw-droppingly beautiful objets d'art.
Chaoyang Theatre
THE place to see acrobatics in Beijing.

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