Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Moscow

Yoko
Moscow's answer to fabulous Japanese cooking.
Vision Cocktail Hall
Minimalist and yet colourful, this bar is a vision.
Vesna
Located on the busy Novy Arbat, Vesna is a department store containing lots of clothing perfumery and porcelain international brand names.
Vesna
Veranda u Dachi
Try your hand at the Chinese tea ceremony, relax with a hookah pipe or enjoy a leisurely Sunday lunch at Veranda.
Vanilla Sky Café
Despite the oriental design and its location in sushi-obsessed Moscow, Vanilla Sky actually serves reasonably priced sandwiches, salads and soups.
Uzbekistan
The Uzbekistan has proven time and again that it knows just how to keep its clientele happy.
Uilliam’s
Uilliam's Moscow restaurant has a laid-back atmosphere and modern fusion menu that appeals to the city's bright young things...
TsUM
Tretyakov Gallery
The residential Zamoskvorechie area was virtually ignored by Stalin's regime leaving it with an authentic old-fashioned atmosphere. Both the New and Old Tretyakov Galleries display an enormous range of art from the Medieval to the contemporary.
Tarelka Café
Handily close to the must-see Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, allow your weary feet to guide you to this funky upbeat cafe to satisfy your Russian, Italian or French cravings.
Stolovaya 57
Quick, affordable Russian favourites within the GUM department store.
Stereo Café
 By day Stereo Cafe is a chill lounge, by night the DJ is King.
Starlite Diner
Aluminum tables wink at you under the bright lights and the walls are covered in pictures which either bring back memories or cause the younger generation to cringe... This diner aims to be all-American and pretty much is.
Sretenskaya Hotel
Decorated in Russian folkloric style, the Stretenskaya is a colourful place which boasts a winter garden, sauna, pool, gym and underground parking.
Sirena
Classic seafood restaurant that has remained popular for the best of twenty years.
Simple Pleasures
Karoake and a martini? Or perhaps, a glass of a fine single malt whiskey by the fireplace? Indulge your simple, but fantastic, pleasures here.
Shinok
Shinok tries to capture the essence of rustic life - complete with a babushka, farmyard and staff in traditional Ukranian costumes.
Shatyor
Shatyor is a welcome and refreshing sanctuary which creates the illusion of being miles away from the buzz of the city, despite being right in the centre of Moscow.
Shanti
Whether you are in a group or in more specific company you will find a recess to fit your circumstances and frame of mind here in the diverse realms of Shanti.
Shafran
Be transported to a far-off land of falafel, hummus and pitta bread at this beautifully decorated Lebanese restaurant.
Scandinavia
A far cry from the gilded opulence you might find in many of Moscow's restaurants, Scandinavia is simple and stylish.
Room 109
A chic store selling vintage jewellery and designer clothing in Moscow’s Arbat District, Room 109 is a must-shop for fashion lovers.
Red Square
Whether you are strolling through it on your way to some of the many iconic Russian sights which surround it, or whether it is your destination of choice, Red Square is a must see.
Podium
Podium hosts a veritable cornucopia of well known international names, as well as Russian designers.
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.
Peperoni
Authentic Italian flavours and a classy atmosphere to match.
Pavilion
A trendy fusion restaurant in the upmarket restaurant district of Patriarch's Ponds.
Paname
If you're in this part of town, chances are you've fallen victim to the irresistible charms of Stoleshnikov Pereulok's shops. If you've just blown your budget then haul your loot to French bistro Paname which will be much kinder on your pocket.
Oblomov
A three-storey mansion turned into a restaurant, Oblomov is abundant in choice, variety and adventure, from the hookah pipes in the attic to the assorted Russian memorabilia on the floors below.
Noyev Kovcheg
Colourful stained-glass screens and mosaic floors create a pleasant impression of warmth hospitality and comfort at this Armenian restaurant.
Novodevichy Convent Cemetry
Walking through this cemetery is like strolling through the pages of Russian history, pay homage to some of the great and the good (and the scandalous) here.
Nedalny Vostok
Pan-Asian restaurant bringing the Orient one step closer to Moscow.
Na Melnitse
A rustic Russian dining experince.
Momo
Mix
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.
Maki Cafe
Close enough to the shopping district to offer post-spree respite, Maki Café is a hidden gem. Excellent value for money and the perfect place to unwind with a little jazz.
Maharaja
Should you fancy a curry in Moscow, this is the place.
Macho Grill
Carnival style, South American inspired restaurant prepared to get your taste buds dancing

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