Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Four different dining areas make up Adriatico - one of the best Italian restaurants in the city.
Head to Shatush for an avante-garde Oriental experience.
Classic seafood restaurant that has remained popular for the best of twenty years.
Veranda u Dachi
Try your hand at the Chinese tea ceremony, relax with a hookah pipe or enjoy a leisurely Sunday lunch at Veranda.
Central House of Writers
Following the hallowed trail of Russia's rich literary legacy? Seeking to soak up some linguistic inspiration? Or do you just wish to dine Russian style in a bond fide Russian architectural treasure? This is the place.
Moscow's answer to fabulous Japanese cooking.
Haute cuisine, velvet drapes, cigars - this is a wonderfully rich, extravagant place to dine.
Delicious Italian and Adriatic cuisine can be found at Papermoon.
Tsar’s Hunt
A beautiful hunting lodge style restaurant on the outskirts of Moscow
Seven Fridays
Designed to be a restful haven, Seven Fridays offers six 'bedrooms' for dining.
Aist (or 'stork') has a café and a restaurant spread across two devilishly stylish floors.
Cantinetta Antinori
Elegant but informal, Antinori's Zürich outpost has oodles of Tuscan charm
With Tchaikovsky Concert Hall just down the road, Gorki is the perfect place for pre- and/or post-performance meals. And if you don't know what on earth 'soviet-chic grandeur' is, this is the time to find out. You can even order a 'surprise'.
La Marée
This restaurant works very hard to bring the best of the sea to Moscow and succeeds with flair. You can choose your fish, decide how you'd like it cooked and then even pick an accompanying sauce. Look out for Kamchatka crab.
Carré Blanc
This might not be kind on your wallet. But vacations are all about the experience right? Go on. You know you want to. It's an unparalleled gastronomic treat.
Café Pushkin
A dining experience that has that fictional time travelling feel to it - Café Pushkin almost transports you into the pages of a Tolstoy novel.
Les Menus
French cuisine meets Russian ingredients at the hands of three-Michelin-star chef Pierre Gagnaire at this Moscow luxe restaurant inside the Lotte Hotel. 

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