Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Yin Bar
A haunt of high society where you can sip cocktails whilst soaking in the rooftop hot tub overlooking the Forbidden City.
Woo
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.
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.
The Red Box Studio
Ironically located in a black building The Red Box Studio is the place to come for China's thriving contemporary art scene.
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 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.
St. Regis
The St. Regis is the diplomat's hotel of choice...
Sofitel Wanda
Sofitel have brought a touch of Gallic glamour to the Chinese capital.
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.
Ran Fan
Whether you're a lady or gent you're sure to look super-sharp stepping out of this tucked-away fashion designer.
Qeelin
Bling is the thing here at Qeelin.
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.
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.
Lan Club
A decadent spot where champagne is served in Baccarat crystal glasses.
Jing
Striking and dramatic boasting an elaborate buffet and showy wine collection.
Jaan
A chic high-flyers hangout that combines ornate opulence with light and simple cuisine.
InterContinental Financial Street
The perfect business retreat for city slickers.
Ichikura
A true connoisseur's whiskey bar.
Four Seasons Beijing
The Four Seasons Beijing, conveniently located in the Central Business District, is a luxurious hotel for business and leisure travellers.
Fanghua
Pearls never go out of style so make sure you stock up - and string up - at Fanghua.
Fairmont
Duck de Chine
Traditional kaoya and ingenious dips in a chic courtyard.
d lounge
Very glamourous with lots of attitude.
Commune by the Great Wall
An architecural wonder tucked away in the Shuiguan Mountains.
Club Decollete
The forefront of ladies-only champagne bar sophistication.

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