Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Opposite House
It's all about the design in this brilliant emerald green offering from the Swire group.
The China Club
David Tang's luxe renovation is the hangout for Beijing's elite
The Emperor
China's first Design Hotel pays close attention to detail
Red Capital Residence
After a careful restoration the Red Capital Residence is wonderfully decadent.
Lu Song Yuan
Imperial courtyard hotel stuffed with charm antiques and a sense of history.
Red Capital Ranch
Embrace eco-chic at this charming ranch.
InterContinental Financial Street
The perfect business retreat for city slickers.
Hotel Kapok
Designed and built as a traditional sìhéyuàn the Kapok is full of modern touches.
Guxiang 20
A stylish mix of contemporary design Chinese antiques and a rooftop tennis court
Hilton Wangfujing
Surprisingly the spacious Hilton is a Mecca for wine and tea aficionados.
3+1 Bedrooms
Incredibly stylish but tiny boutique hotel tucked down an alley way
Commune by the Great Wall
An architecural wonder tucked away in the Shuiguan Mountains.
Winter Events Calendar
Alien Street Market
What are the chances of finding a Russian market in Beijing? Quite likely apparently; enter here.
Star Gallery
An emphasis on young collectible Chinese contemporary artists.
Galleria Continua
Galleria Continua brings exciting international artists to Beijing.
CCTV Tower
A must-see Beijing landmark.
GT Banana
The ultimate mega-club experience.
Lan Club
A decadent spot where champagne is served in Baccarat crystal glasses.
Get ready for a truly decadent experience at this OTT club.
Block 8
A rooftop beach bar is ideal for long summer evenings.
Hip-hop champagne and ostention are favorites at this glittering extravaganza.
Less seedy than the name suggests.
The Tree
One of Beijing's best pizza joints with a great selection of beers
Noodle Bar
Huge bowls of traditional noodles.
French-Vietnemese fusion cuisine.
Let’s Burger
Gourmet burgers that won't disappoint.
Hutong Pizza
Buddhist nunnery turned pizzeria.
Element Fresh
Healthy American food in a sophisticated trendy interior.
Delicious sugary goodness washed down with strong coffee.
Comptoirs de France
A beautiful French patisserie with mouth-watering food.
Bento & Berries
Best Waldorf salad in Beijing.
Awfully Chocolate
Glamorous minamalism and lots and lots of chocolate.
Zeta Bar
A wide variety of wines and nibbles is offered at this bright and popular bar matched only by the musical talent on offer.
A contemporary take on a traditional courtyard that boasts a celebrity-packed rooftop terrace...
An all-round winner with well-priced drinks great food and some of Beijing's best music.
The Boat
Hip floating dance bar.
Q Bar
Perennially hip rooftop bar with a fantastic starlit deck.
A sophisticated and elegant home to inventive cocktails.
Glen Boutique Bar
Exquisitely made cocktails from master bartenders.

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