Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Van Loon
Once a Dutch sailing boat it's been many years since Van Loon braved the ocean.
Tiki Heart
A vibrant whirl of Polynesian trinkets and '50's decor.
Tadschikische Teestube
This Tajik-themed tea room is pretty amazing. However it is inevitably a tourist favourite.
Schleusenkrug
One of Berlin's most beautiful beer gardens that has a diverse crowd of regulars.
Morgenrot
Harking back to East Berlin's more anarchic days this café is affiliated with the neighbouring squat.
Mogg & Melzer
Sample home-made Jewish cuisine with an American inspired edge at this casual café.
Kauf Dich Glücklich
Waffles and ice-cream are the main attraction at this trend-friendly café.
Kapelle
This organic café is the perfect place to relax over a long breakfast.
Kakao
 Kakao is a must for anyone who considers themselves a chocoholic.
Joseph Roth Diele
This eponymous café pays homage to the late 19th-century author who lived in the area.
Gagarin
This patriotic café pays homage to East Berlin's communist heritage.
Ehrenburg
The cheerily lit Ehrenburg is the perfect spot for a mid-morning espresso.
Curry 36
A local budget snack bar that celebrates the German sausage in true Berlin style.  
CODA
An experimental fine dining dessert restaurant in Neukölln, CODA serves up high-end patisserie and uniquely delicious dishes with well-crafted cocktails.
Clarchens Ballhaus
A charming garden café by day and dedicated dancing (think tango and swing) club by night.
Café Swingdiele
This tiny café will take you back to golden age of the 1920s and 1930s.
Café Einstein
Café Einstein is a classic example of an old-fashioned Viennese coffee house.
Café Bravo
A real find modern stylish Café Bravo is favoured haunt of artists and design students.
Café Bistro Im Nu
In an area awash with fabulous cafés it's quite something to boast the best home-made food.
Café Bilderbuch
Wonderfully elegant, deceptively capacious, and filled with hundreds of books.
Café am Engelbecken
Café am Engelbecken overlooks the lake in the peaceful Freidrichshain Volkspark.

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