Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Golfpark Schloss Wilkendorf
Berlin is not top of the greens when it comes to golf but if the prospect of a city break without teeing off gets your argyle-patterned knickers in a twist then you'll be pleased to know that an 18-hole course awaits.
Sage
Nhow Berlin
Reinventing corporate clones for an ever-more discerning generation of guests, Nhow Berlin could be the start of altogether more inspiring chain hotels. Here's hoping.
Staatsoper Unter den Linden
The Staatsoper is the most famous of Berlin's three opera houses.
Herr von Eden
2010 champions the return of smart dressing and it's high-time men invested time and money in the way they look. Head into one of Berlin's slick menswear stores to get suited and booted.
Grill Royal
Glamorous and irreverent Grill Royal is popular with the art / fashion / minor celeb crowd.
Saphire Bar
The stylish ambiance sheds any stuffy whisky pretensions.
Kunst-Schule
Glorious designer homeware.
Van Loon
Once a Dutch sailing boat it's been many years since Van Loon braved the ocean.
40 Seconds
Sexy minimalist lounge with breathtaking views.
R.S.V.P. Papier
What better way to tell your friends of the wonderful time you are having in Berlin than by writing them a letter, and what better way to write a letter but on the finest paper in the city? Buy it here and impress everyone with your distinction.
Respectmen
Respectmen is a Berlin suit shop with serious style, featuring classic cuts and high profile labels that allow for the highest standards in male attire. 
Wintergarten Variete
The nightly cabaret dinners are a whirl of clowns magicians and acrobats.
Reichstag
Built in 1894 the Reichstag has had an interesting and at times controversial history.
Adlon Day Spa
Not many spas can boast being set over three different floors but this is one of them and could be your escape from the stresses and strains of hard Berlin partying.
Bar Jeder Vernunft
Synonymous with Berlin's Roaring '20s cabaret and continues to draw a crowd.
La Folie
Chef-owner Roland Passot knows a thing or two about French cuisine.
Berliner Ensemble
A theatre company established by Bertolt Brecht in 1948.
Hotel Concorde
Stylish luxury hotel perfectly situated for some serious shopping.
Remake
Reassuringly expensive; small smart Remake has an imaginative organic menu.
Hotel Grand Esplanade
Business-friendly centrally located hotel with great facilities.
Absinth Depot
Even the joys of wine and champagne can grow dull for the true pleasure-seeker, so in order to keep things fresh and exciting why not bring home a bottle or two of absinthe?
Fishbelly
April
The charming April is one of the nicest cafe's in up and coming Schöneberg.
Westin Grand
Luxurious classically designed five-star hotel: perfect for shoppers and gourmands.
Tomasa
Stylish modern Tomasa is one of the city's favourite places to indulge in a lazy brunch.
Hartmann’s
This casually elegant restaurant is foody heaven.
Hotel Palace
Elegantly designed and a gastronomic must.
Florian
Laid back but stylish Florian is something of an institution.
Das Stue
Set in a 1930s building (formerly Berlin’s Danish Royal Embassy), Das Stue takes its name from the Dutch for ‘living room’, with contemporary touches that fuse tradition with modern style and comfort.  
Milagro
Unlike most American cities, there wasn´t much in the way of upmarket Mexican restos in Toronto before Milagro burst onto the scene in 2006.
Balthazar
Deutsche Oper
Dating back to 1912 the Deutsche Oper has an excellent reputation for classic productions.
Hecker’s Hotel
Simple but smart hotel close to buzzing Savignyplatz...
KPM Galerie
Fine and distinguished porcelain given the seal of approval by Friedrich II in 1763.
Pauly Saal
Traditional German home cooking heightened for the refined palette, in a dining hall evoking all the glamour of the roaring '20s. 
Galeries Lafayette
Berlin Ballooning
Up up and away! There's no better way to see a city than from above so jump in a basket and get a bird's eye view of Berlin from the comfort of a balloon.
Park Plaza Wallstreet
With hip public spaces and mod cons this Stock Exchange themed hotel has designer panache.
Drayton Bar
 A back-alley speakeasy with prohibition style cocktails that's dark, sleek and sexy.

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