Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Moscow's answer to fabulous Japanese cooking.
Yeliseev’s Grocery Store
Yeliseev's is a beautifully restored mansion turned grocery store with marble counters, chandeliers and stained glass.
Vogue Café
With glitzy shopping centre Petrovsky Passage only a stone's throw away this is the perfect place to show off your dazzling new acquisitions before gaining inspiration for the next one from the extensive collection of Vogue back issues.
Vision Cocktail Hall
Minimalist and yet colourful, this bar is a vision.
Located on the busy Novy Arbat, Vesna is a department store containing lots of clothing perfumery and porcelain international brand names.
Veranda u Dachi
Try your hand at the Chinese tea ceremony, relax with a hookah pipe or enjoy a leisurely Sunday lunch at Veranda.
Tsar’s Hunt
A beautiful hunting lodge style restaurant on the outskirts of Moscow
Tretyakovsky Proezd
If you are looking to spend a lot of money on a few special items look no further than this classy cobbled street where you'll find Ferrari only a stone's throw away from Gucci.
Tretyakov Spa
Following a heavy night around town, why not head for a treatment. The elegant decor and soft lighting makes for a perfect day of rest, and if you are keen to add to a day of extravagance, do a spot of shopping on this glamorous street.
The Ritz-Carlton
Swissotel Krasnye Holmy
This hotel is more an emporium than a mere residence; with a vast choice of restaurants, a spectacular bar and a wealth of facilities, there is little need to stray.
Stoleshnikov Pereulok
The Russian equivalent of Bond Street and the perfect place find high heel shoes lacy underthings and the mistresses of oligarchs.
Soho Rooms
Uber- exclusive lounge bar and DJ venue with upstairs restaurant- a honeypot for Moscow's stunning young socialites.
Classic seafood restaurant that has remained popular for the best of twenty years.
Sheraton Palace
The Sheraton Moscow lives up to the brand's reputation and The Sheraton Towers - an exclusive part of the hotel with its own reception - are a swish addition for the executive customer.
Head to Shatush for an avante-garde Oriental experience.
Seven Fridays
Designed to be a restful haven, Seven Fridays offers six 'bedrooms' for dining.
Among Moscow's small hotels, The Savoy is one of its most stylish. It strikes the balance between rich history and modern convenience perfectly.
Sandunovsky Baths
Popular with politicians, wealthy professionals and show-biz personalities, this banya is truly a little slice of heaven.
Podium hosts a veritable cornucopia of well known international names, as well as Russian designers.
Formerly a theatre, the dramatic Phantom is a casino with a difference - take to the stage and find out if your night will be a tragedy or a comedy!
Petrovsky Passage
This shopping passage is a smaller but sparklier version of GUM, also owned by Bosco di Ciliegi. It houses names such as Bosco Donna Uomo Kenzo Etro and Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Delicious Italian and Adriatic cuisine can be found at Papermoon.
Although Otrada is a 30-minute drive from the city centre, it's worth it. There are a range of activities on offer to keep even the most restless visitors entertained.
Haute cuisine, velvet drapes, cigars - this is a wonderfully rich, extravagant place to dine.
Night Flight
A majority of the men here will have come with a specific and expensive agenda but it is an experience in itself even for those who just want the party.
Moscow Country Club
For a relaxing stay, head to the Moscow Country Club - rejuvenate in the Guerlain beauty studio or rub shoulders with eager businessmen on the 18-hole golf course.
Milk & Honey
Colourful, decadent and open 24 hours a day, it's the perfect place to round off your night of luxury with a champagne breakfast.
Try your luck amongst oligarchs and the good looking in this Moscow's oldest casino.
Marriott Moscow Tverskaya
Located near to many other larger hotels, the Moscow Marriott Tverskaya provides a more intimate experience whilst maintaining reassuringly western amenities and luxuries...
Marriott Moscow Royal Aurora
The Royal Aurora has an individual butler service for every guest, a unique feature for Moscow hotels...
Marriott Moscow Grand
Forming part of the renowned Marriott chain, the luxury of the Grand Hotel neither surprises nor disappoints...
Marki Boutique
Marki Boutique has a philosophy of combining good basic brands with post-Soviet era designers and each piece is handmade and utterly unique.
Marco Polo Presnja
Not one for extravagant luxury or quirky design, the Marco Polo is nonetheless situated near one of the smartest areas of town.
Lotte Hotel

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