Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Café am Engelbecken
Café am Engelbecken overlooks the lake in the peaceful Freidrichshain Volkspark.
Café Bilderbuch
Wonderfully elegant, deceptively capacious, and filled with hundreds of books.
Café Bistro Im Nu
In an area awash with fabulous cafés it's quite something to boast the best home-made food.
Café Bravo
A real find modern stylish Café Bravo is favoured haunt of artists and design students.
Café Brel
This lovely cafe/restaurant in Savignyplatz is perfect for lunch or a relaxed supper.
A charming alternative to Oranienstrasse indie kid and metal mosher bars.
Gainsbourg – Bar Américain
A West Berlin institution this small lively bar is very popular with the locals.
Bar am Lützowplatz
With an extensive champagne list and the best Mai Tai in the world. What's not to love?
Louisa’s Place
The Ace Effect: The Rebirth of the Social Hotel
Club der Visionaere
Essentially a wicker shack this riverside bar is a popular summer venue.
Clean-cut and stylish this bustling restaurant-bar is great for dinner or a glass of wine.
Casa Camper
Located in the heart of Berlin, Casa Camper offers a top floor lounge, a gourmet restaurant and decor the reflects the upmost standards in contemporary design. 
In Vogue | The Chic Boutique Guide to Berlin
Berliner Teesalon
If there is one thing the British thought they could do better than the Germans, it was tea, but this little shop doesn't care for that, offering a fantastic selection of teas.
Designer glasses and sunglasses worn by celebrities and Berlin's fashion elite
Behind the Scenes of a Berlin Gastrotour
Pasta, Paris and DJ SLOK
Electronic music genius DJ Slok, shares his thoughts on pasta, Paris and the DJ game in this quick interview.
Must-See Museums
Last Minute Diamond Jubilee Getaways
Ich bin ein festival organiser – Paul Sullivan on Berlin
Kris Menace: Music in Berlin
Panoramapunkt: Berlin’s best vantage point
Take the fastest elevator in Europe to reach the Panoramapunkt: the best vantage point in Berlin.
Berlin’s Flashy Festival of Lights
Check out these amazing images from Berlin's flashy Festival of Lights as some of the city's most famous attractions get a unique 'make-over'!
The World’s Best Nudist Beaches
There's nothing that screams freedom quite like bearing it all to the elements. So shed all inhibitions & heed our list of the world's best nudist beaches.
Dudes Factory in Berlin’s Mitte district
Set in the Mitte district of Berlin, Dudes Factory is a one-off. With a new artist creating new, bespoke products every month, it never runs out of ideas.
Nhow Berlin signals a new trend in chain hotels
The creative vision of Karim Rashid, Nhow Berlin is a hotel designed entirely around music, complete with a room-service menu featuring guitars.
Berlin’s Sage restaurant lives up to the hype
Located in trendy Kreuzberg, the Sage restaurant offers a menu of traditional German dishes with a high-end twist.
Nick Jones’ Soho House Berlin is a hit with the locals
As the Soho House group continues to take London by storm, Nick Jones has now ventured further afield. Soho House Berlin opened in May 2010.

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