Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Yaam @ Hoppetosse
Berlin's premier reggae party is always upbeat and full of interesting characters.
Wohnzimmer
An eclectic living-room style bar typical of East Berlin.
Wintergarten im Literaturhaus
Perfect for a nice slice of cake and a quiet place to read the newspaper.
White Trash
Crap has never been so cool - White Trash remains an institution on the Berlin scene.
Weinerei
A wine-bar so egalitarian that guests pour their own drinks and payment is discretionary.
Weilands Wellfood
Serving up fresh fast food Weilands Wellfood is a welcome change.
Vopo Records
Sometimes you need music that bucks trends, fights the system and makes you feel like getting a Mohawk. Vopo will have what you need.
Tiergarten Park
Thermen am Europa-Center
St Oberholz
Charming café with free wireless access and an abundance of cosy corners.
Sowohlalsauch
One of the best spots to indulge in 'kaffee und kuchen'.
Sommerbad Kreuzberg
The Princes' Pool out doors with multiple pools and even a nudist area for those who want to hang loose in the summer sun. Expect it to get busy on hot days.
Schneeweiss
Warming alpine fare in a light white hipster environment.
Schleusenkrug
One of Berlin's most beautiful beer gardens that has a diverse crowd of regulars.
Sasaya
Chic modern decor and fantastic sushi.
Saporito
A romantic hotspot for loved-up Berliners, it doesn’t get more authentically Italian than Saporito, a Berlin restaurant span style=font-size:12.0pt; font-family:&"
Radio Art
Retro, old fashioned radios brought back to life as collector's items. Radio Art brings a timeless glamour to your stereo system. 
Propeller City Island Hotel
With 50 unique rooms the Propellor City Island hotel is Berlin at its most eccentric.
Pony Bar
Low key and relaxed the Pony Bar is perfect for a quick drink or long evening.
Pension Rotdorn
Charming tranquil family run hotel with a slice of rural charm.
Oderquelle
Friendly Germankneipe that's a world apart from Mitte's ultra-hip restaurants and bars.
No Hablo Espanol
Burritos with a difference; this is Mexican food with an international twist courtesy of Eiten and Joanna, two travelling foodies. &nb
Morgenrot
Harking back to East Berlin's more anarchic days this café is affiliated with the neighbouring squat.
Monsieur Vuong
Essentially a fast food joint, Monsieur Vuong's is perennially popular.
Marga Schoeller Bücherstube
Bookworms rejoice! Berlin is home to some wonderful bookstores, and we can't wait to bury our head between some musty-smelling pages in the city that loves to read between the lines.
Magnet
One of the best venues to catch up-and-coming rock acts.
Le Coq D’or
An inexpensive Asain restaurant and lounge where Friedrichshain's young and fashionable come to while away and hour or three with some sushi and a few cocktails. 
Knofi
This colourful café pays homage to Kreuzberg's Turkish community.
KIM Bar
Easy going and holding about as much pretension as a fried breakfast, Kim Bar is all about the music and the mixers. 
Kater Holzig
A budget-friendly venue bursting with culture, attracting the liveliest of crowds and offering a huge variety of entertainment.
Kanu Connection
Canoeing can be a competitive sport indeed, which is why Berliners love nothing more than taking to the waterways that run through their city and paddling like there's no tomorrow.
Kaffee Burger
Kaffee Burger eschews the rather too-cool-for-school vibe that pervades other Mitte venues.
Kaffee Am Meer
Light and airy this upbeat café/bar is one of the more stylish options in bohemian Kreuzberg.
Ishin
The perfect place for a great sushi lunch just off bustling Friedrichstrasse.
Il Ritrovo
The best pizza in Berlin and a shabby-chic interior make Il Ritrovo a great choice for a laid back meal in Friedrichshain. 
I Due Forni
Easily the coolest pizza joint in town I Due Forni serves up anarchy in a deep pan.
Hotel Pension Funk
Small charming reasonably priced pension with 1920s/30s touches.
Hotel Pension Dittberner
Intimate and charming this is one of the best pensions in the city.
Hamam in der Schokoladenfabrik
Only women are allowed at this spa, and they can take advantage of the tearoom and gardens or enjoy a extended massage.
Hackbarth’s
A former GDR bakery this charming pub is popular with an artsy creative crowd.

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