Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Anahi
This atmospheric laid back South American restaurant is a carnivore's dream come true.
Andy Wahloo
Arabesque meets pop-art in this funky and fashionable Marais haunt.
Assouline
A publishers outlet specialising in books we would all love for our coffee tables.
Au Rocher de Cancale
Unhectic neighbourhood hang-out serving up 20 kinds of salads, traditional provincial dishes and cocktails.
Black Calvados
Popular with the permatanned the Parisians and the internationals Black Calvados is both free and fun to enter.
Bones
Following the gastronomic success of head chef Henry James at tapas bistro Au Passage in the 11e, local foodies gave a shout of triumph at the opening of his de
Brasserie Lipp
An authentic brasserie once frequented by the likes of Satre and Hemingway.
Bruno Frisoni
Truly extra-ordinary shoes.
Cabaret
A glitzy restaurant/bar/club where the well-heeled like to party.
Café de l’Industrie
Unfussy French food and decently priced.
Cafés et Thés Verlet
Verlet offers an overwhelming selection of teas and coffee pleasing all tastes.
Cinéma du Panthéon | Salon du thé
Aside from the film programming, the venue's other highlight is the salon du thé above the theatre. One of us actually lived next door before discovering this spot—a genuine hidden hideout.
Color Design Hotel
Color Design Hotel’s interior is clean and modern, with cool white and chRome fittings accented by pops of colour found in curtains, light fixtures, artworks, and other decorative elements. 
Comme des Garçons
A concept boutique filled with 'avant-gardery'.
Derrière
Unconventional irreverent and downright brilliant setting you'll also get terrific bistro-style food here.
Dolls
The place to go for hip labels.
Frenchie
Gregory Marchand’s Frenchie restaurant, found in the Rue de Nil, has achieved cult status for its fine food and wonderful atmosphere – it’s easy to see why.
Frenchie Bar à Vins
Sample the much sought after food of chef Gregory Marchand – without the two-month waiting list...
Galerie Simone
Ethical and original fashion from around the globe.
Georges de Providence
Outfit your home in designer wares.
Glaz’art
Eclectic and homely with well-priced drinks, no wonder it attracts eager party people from all over Paris.
Grand Pigalle Hotel
The clubby, hipster-chic vibe of the Grand Pigalle Hotel attracts young, moneyed travellers in droves for its sleek, modish guestrooms and wine bar.
Grandes Écoles
An old favourite where you can enjoy birdsong with breakfast in the courtyard.
Hôtel Amour
This is probably not the hotel to bring your mother to...
Hôtel Bourg Tibourg
Marvel at its tiny size and plush Gothic/Victoriana/2nd Empire décor‰Û_.
Hôtel Caron de Beaumarchais
The Caron de Beaumarchais is really a carefully re-created an 18th century home.
Hôtel des Academies
Comfort and style in Montparnasse complete with a range of luxury treatments on site.
Hôtel du Petit Moulin
You'll be noting design tips at this eclectic super-stylish hotel.
Hôtel Duc de Saint-Simon
Contemplate French history amongst lovingly chosen patterned wallpaper and antiques.
Hotel Panache
A chic and trendy, although oddly-shaped hotel in the 9th arrondissement, Hotel Panache offers glamorous accommodations and a popular on-site restaurant.
Hotel Particulier Montmartre
A work of art in itself this hotel is well worth a look.
Hôtel Saint-Marc
A historic boutique hotel near the Opéra Garnier, Hôtel Saint-Marc is stylish and design-forward, with its own wellness area complete with pool and hammam.
Hotel Seven
Paris’s Left Bank keeps getting trendier as evidenced by this uniquely interactive design Hotel Seven.  
Iro
Decide for yourself if Iro is worth all the fashion chatter.
Kube Hotel
You may be forgiven for thinking that you're staying in a club...
L’Arc Paris
If any club could have revellers brazenly ripping off their Chanel blouses and sprawling suggestively on the dance floor, it's L'Arc Paris.
L’Atelier de Joel Robechon
A concept restaurant that really delivers; L'Atelier is worth a visit.
L’Hôtel
Decorated with great care, the plush interior and themed rooms are breathtaking.
La Bellevilloise
Lounge in a deckchair on an indoor lawn get a massage dance to electro - arty or not there's something for everyone.
La Ferme Saint-Simon
A seasonal French restaurant on the Left Bank, La Ferme Saint-Simon is a sleek, moody space offering a great wine list and a menu of creative dishes.

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