Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Za Jia
A magnet for artists and cultural innovators, Za Jia bar and project space is a quirky and happening social hub.
Yugong Yishan
Underground acts take to the stage in this atmospheric venue.
Tongli Studio
Fall down the rabbit hole into a nighttime labyrinth.
Techno at the ChinaDoll club, Beijing
Owned by Chinese actress Ai Wan and designed by club designer Wu Ying, the ChinaDoll club in Beijing is the city's best venue for techno.
Star Live
A mixture of up and coming live acts with established cult legends.
Song Music Bar
Eclectic music policy in an unusual interior is manna for media types.
A dark and seductive lounge that boasts cigar wine and sushi bars.
Mix and Vics
Flash your cash with the (very) young and beautiful.
Mao Livehouse
Rock punk and indie have arrived in full force at MAO Livehouse.
Lantern Bar
DJ collective serious about their tunes experiment across the electronic range.
Lan Club
A decadent spot where champagne is served in Baccarat crystal glasses.
GT Banana
The ultimate mega-club experience.
East Shore Live Jazz
A great jazz venue with a suitably atmospheric interior.
Always packed this is Beijing's only full-scale gay club.
Club Suzie Wong
You're sure to have a memorable evening the notorious Suzie's.
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.
Hit Alfa on a Friday to indulge in some cheesy 80s-inspired fun.

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