Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Zander
Family run restaurant with a focus on regional cuisine. An interesting adventure in German cooking.
Yorckschlosschen
This grass-roots jazz club is the only one Hg2 recommends outside Charlottenburg.
Yaam @ Hoppetosse
Berlin's premier reggae party is always upbeat and full of interesting characters.
Würgeengel
A charming alternative to Oranienstrasse indie kid and metal mosher bars.
Windhorst
A small but classic cocktail bar with a great atmosphere.
Whisky & Cigars
As the Irish are wont to say 'What whiskey will not cure there is no cure for'. So toast to your good health as you enjoy one of the very many rich whiskey's available here and top it all off with a puff on a cigar.
Westin Grand
Luxurious classically designed five-star hotel: perfect for shoppers and gourmands.
Vau
Modern and elegant this Michelin-starred restaurant offers true gastronomic work-out.
Van Loon
Once a Dutch sailing boat it's been many years since Van Loon braved the ocean.
Unique
Quite a different proposition to the intimate, atmospheric, smoky jazz clubs nearby.
Trust
An exclusive club for scene-conscious revellers, Trust puts on a decadent party, but only for those lucky enough to find it. 
Tresor
Three floors of serious tunes and well-known DJs.
Tosh Accessories
Everything that glitters is not gold - it might be silver or even diamonds. Berlin has a small selection of jewellery stores for your perusal.
The Savoy Hotel
Berlin's first grand hotel has a faded charm and a fabulous location close to the chic Savignyplatz.
The Regent
Uber-luxurious and fabulously discreet The Regent has a rarified atmosphere.
The Honigmond Garden Hotel
Charming romantic hotel tucked away in Mitte's peaceful backstreets.
Tauro
Whether you fancy an evening filled with Spanish tapas or prefer a hearty steak instead, Tauro is easy to please. 
Tadschikische Teestube
This Tajik-themed tea room is pretty amazing. However it is inevitably a tourist favourite.
Surf & Segelschule
Set against the biggest lake in Berlin this a school offering courses as well as renting out all sorts of different aquatic vehicles.
Stue Bar
The Stue Bar has become a much talked about cocktail bar, for the quality of the drinks, it's slightly hidden location and the ostriches the bar overlooks.
Stadtbad Mitte
The architecture of this unusual building alone is enough to draw the crowds. A renovated 1928 Bauhaus structure, the 50-metre pool can be found within a glass cube.
Stadtbad Charlottenburg
With two halls to choose from this swimming centre can either be a sedate paddle through history or a more serious thrash to good health.
Staatsoper Unter den Linden
The Staatsoper is the most famous of Berlin's three opera houses.
St Oberholz
Charming café with free wireless access and an abundance of cosy corners.
Spa de Rome
Part of the upmarket Hotel de Rome this exclusive environment is perfect for relaxing and re-energizing.
Scotch and Sofa
A quintessential example of the eclectic styling which typifies East Berlin's bar scene.
Schwarzsauer
One of the first bar/cafés to open on the Kastanienallee an insight into East Berlin.
Schneeweiss
Warming alpine fare in a light white hipster environment.
Schlosshotel im Grunewald
Stunning grounds stunning facilities and stunning design in an out-of-town location.
Schloß Charlottenburg
A trip to the Schloß Charlottenburg is to take a stroll through Germany's history.
Saphire Bar
The stylish ambiance sheds any stuffy whisky pretensions.
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. 
Reichstag
Built in 1894 the Reichstag has had an interesting and at times controversial history.
Radio Art
Retro, old fashioned radios brought back to life as collector's items. Radio Art brings a timeless glamour to your stereo system. 
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.
Quasimodo
Berlin's oldest jazz club has all the essential components that make for a great experience.
Planet Wein
A playground for wine enthusiasts, PLanet Wein offers up a taste of the German countryside in the heart of the city. 
Philharmonie
The Berlin Philharmonic is considered to be one of the finest symphony orchestras in the world.
Pergamonmuseum
The jewel in crowd of the Museuminsel one of the world's finest archaelogical museums.
Pension Rotdorn
Charming tranquil family run hotel with a slice of rural charm.

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