Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Zebrano
Young fun and instantly likeable this retro-styled bar is popular with a cosmopolitan crowd.
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.
Würgeengel
A charming alternative to Oranienstrasse indie kid and metal mosher bars.
Wintergarten Variete
The nightly cabaret dinners are a whirl of clowns magicians and acrobats.
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.
Weekend
A knock-out combination of beautiful people and beautiful city views the ultra-hip Weekend is one of Berlin's hottest clubs. Arrive late dressed in your trendy best to make it past the 'face-control'.
Wasserwerk
As you might have guessed from the name, this lovingly-restored waterworks is quite a site – as are the international dishes and middle-of-the-road guests.
Wassersportzentrum
Wassersport Grossbeeren
Volksbuhne
This imposing theatre offers a programme of radical, often controversial performances.
Van Loon
Once a Dutch sailing boat it's been many years since Van Loon braved the ocean.
Vagabund
Vagabund has been a firm fixture on the Berlin gay scene for the past 30 years.
Unique
Quite a different proposition to the intimate, atmospheric, smoky jazz clubs nearby.
ULA
ULA serves up inventive, modern twists on Japanese cuisine that see eastern and western flavours fused for a unique taste experience. 
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.
Tomasa
Stylish modern Tomasa is one of the city's favourite places to indulge in a lazy brunch.
Tiki Heart
A vibrant whirl of Polynesian trinkets and '50's decor.
Thermen am Europa-Center
The Weinmeister
A stylish contemporary hotel brimming with luxury comforts, The Weinmeister is optimizes sophistication at affordable prices. 
The Savoy Hotel
Berlin's first grand hotel has a faded charm and a fabulous location close to the chic Savignyplatz.
The Mandala
A haven of modern style and tranquility near the futuristic Potsdamer Platz.
The Honigmond Garden Hotel
Charming romantic hotel tucked away in Mitte's peaceful backstreets.
The Bird
This American steakhouse is the epitome of what happens when two New Yorkers combine their love of meat with their thirst for beer. 
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.
Supalife
Urban art store that packs a punch with its colourful wall displays and graphic art screen prints. 
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.
Studio Bar
Stylish well-lit tunnel bar perfect for an early evening drink.
Staatsoper Unter den Linden
The Staatsoper is the most famous of Berlin's three opera houses.
Spindler & Klatt
Cocktail bar-cum-restaurant this waterside warehouse is one of Berlin's hotspots.
Soho House Berlin
Nick Jones. Now there's a man with a plan. Not only does his Soho House group own pretty much everything that's worth owning in London, but now he's gone and opened a Berlin outpost of Soho House.
SO36
This gay and lesbian venue is a Kreuzberg institution.
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.

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