Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Berlin

Kin Dee
Kin Dee serves up food that has Thai soul and German roots, thanks to the sourcing of local ingredients, in its sleek space in the Tiergarten.
Lode & Stijn
The creation of Dutch chefs Lode van Zuylen and Stijn Remi, Lode & Stijn serves up creative, seasonal dishes – and, of course, the much-lauded bitterballen.
CODA
An experimental fine dining dessert restaurant in Neukölln, CODA serves up high-end patisserie and uniquely delicious dishes with well-crafted cocktails.
Cecconi’s Berlin
Cecconi’s Berlin is a sleek restaurant found on the ground floor of Soho House Berlin, offering Northern Italian cuisine and a great drinks list.
ULA
ULA serves up inventive, modern twists on Japanese cuisine that see eastern and western flavours fused for a unique taste experience. 
Sage
Grill Royal
Glamorous and irreverent Grill Royal is popular with the art / fashion / minor celeb crowd.
Schneeweiss
Warming alpine fare in a light white hipster environment.
Bamberger Reiter
Contemporary Austrian and German cooking in an ambience that is pure 'Old Germany'.
Lubitsch
It's Manolos at dawn at Lubitsch to win a table at this ladies-who-lunch favourite, as they waft through the restaurant on their way to nearby boutiques
Engelbecken
Low-key but exceedingly popular Bavarian/Italian restaurant.
Gugelhof
Lovely laid back restaurant serving top notch Alsatian cuisine in an upbeat atmosphere.
Jolesch
Popular throughout the day this opulent local eatery brings Austrian flair to Berlin.
Brot und Rosen
Romantic Italian restaurant with a lovely location overlooking the Volkspark.
Borchardt
One of Berlin's top restaurants this relaxed French bistro is a local favourite.
The Honigmond Garden Hotel
Charming romantic hotel tucked away in Mitte's peaceful backstreets.
Remake
Reassuringly expensive; small smart Remake has an imaginative organic menu.
Nocti Vagus
A concept restaurant like no other dining in pitch darkness is a unique experience.
Hartmann’s
This casually elegant restaurant is foody heaven.
Florian
Laid back but stylish Florian is something of an institution.
Kuchi
Sophisticated sushi resturant popular with the cosmopolitan Mitte crowd.
Defne
This simple restaurant serves up classic Anatolian dishes alongside wonderful views of the river.
Good Friends
A premium Chinese/Cantonese kitchen serving the best traditional Asian fare in the heart of Berlin’s mini Chinatown.    
Paris Bar
Cosy restaurant-bar with a genuine boho ambience‰Û_ and penchant for late night parties.
Altes Europa
A real find Altes Europa has the atmospheric buzz of a local tavern - which is exactly what it is.
Tauro
Whether you fancy an evening filled with Spanish tapas or prefer a hearty steak instead, Tauro is easy to please. 
Zander
Family run restaurant with a focus on regional cuisine. An interesting adventure in German cooking.
Balthazar
Spindler & Klatt
Cocktail bar-cum-restaurant this waterside warehouse is one of Berlin's hotspots.
Ottenthal
An impressive array of Austrian fare including a famed wiener schnitzel.
Pasternak
Warm and intimate Pasternak is perfect for a romantic dinner.
Pauly Saal
Traditional German home cooking heightened for the refined palette, in a dining hall evoking all the glamour of the roaring '20s. 
Kasbah
Fun and romantic step in to a colourful spicy sunbaked world of silk cushions and flickering lanterns.
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. 
Le Cochon Bourgeois
A charming French bistro with homely appeal.
Bocca di Bacco
Classy Italian frequented by celebrities and mortals alike.
Cookies & Cream
Berlin's most stylish vegetarian restaurant has an underground appeal.
Lutter und Wegner
A Berlin institution Lutter und Wegner serve up German cuisine with an Austrian accent.
Oderquelle
Friendly Germankneipe that's a world apart from Mitte's ultra-hip restaurants and bars.
Paris-Moskau
Redolent of a bygone era the elegant Paris-Moskau serves up exquisite German / French cuisine.

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