Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

CODA
An experimental fine dining dessert restaurant in Neukölln, CODA serves up high-end patisserie and uniquely delicious dishes with well-crafted cocktails.
Joseph Roth Diele
This eponymous café pays homage to the late 19th-century author who lived in the area.
Kapelle
This organic café is the perfect place to relax over a long breakfast.
Van Loon
Once a Dutch sailing boat it's been many years since Van Loon braved the ocean.
Clarchens Ballhaus
A charming garden café by day and dedicated dancing (think tango and swing) club by night.
Duckwitz
This French deli-café serves up fantastic fresh dishes.
Tomasa
Stylish modern Tomasa is one of the city's favourite places to indulge in a lazy brunch.
April
The charming April is one of the nicest cafe's in up and coming Schöneberg.
Barcomi’s Deli
Delicious aromatic coffee and fluffy cheesecake are the order of day in this New-York style deli.
Schleusenkrug
One of Berlin's most beautiful beer gardens that has a diverse crowd of regulars.
Tauro
Whether you fancy an evening filled with Spanish tapas or prefer a hearty steak instead, Tauro is easy to please. 
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.
Tiki Heart
A vibrant whirl of Polynesian trinkets and '50's decor.
Kakao
 Kakao is a must for anyone who considers themselves a chocoholic.
Anita Wronski
A landmark on the Prenzlauer Berg's café scene Anita Wronski is consistently busy.
Mogg & Melzer
Sample home-made Jewish cuisine with an American inspired edge at this casual café.
Marietta
Small but stylish a meeting place by day and bar to mingle in come night.
Kaffee Am Meer
Light and airy this upbeat café/bar is one of the more stylish options in bohemian Kreuzberg.
Bateau Ivre
A cafe to some a bar to others Bateau Ivre is a Kreuzberg institution.
Tadschikische Teestube
This Tajik-themed tea room is pretty amazing. However it is inevitably a tourist favourite.
Gretchen
Converted stables circa 1854, Gretchen provides an alternative setting to soak up the sounds of International DJs or resident live bands.
Schwarzsauer
One of the first bar/cafés to open on the Kastanienallee an insight into East Berlin.
Kauf Dich Glücklich
Waffles and ice-cream are the main attraction at this trend-friendly café.
Café Swingdiele
This tiny café will take you back to golden age of the 1920s and 1930s.
Café November
One of the most popular options for weekend brunch this café is always buzzing.
Café Savigny
This smart Viennese coffee house rings with the beat of clacking Manolo's.
Café Schonbrunn
A young and effortlessly cool crowd while away the hours with cocktails and great tunes.
Café Fleury
This French-owned and run café really stands out from the crowd.
Café Einstein
Café Einstein is a classic example of an old-fashioned Viennese coffee house.
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.

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