Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

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An innovative and internationally inclusive venture aiming to bridge the gap between art producers and the public.
Ami Paris
Preppy but sophisticated Parisian menswear in a super-cool, contemporary space...
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.
Apicius
Subdued elegance and food to make your taste buds tingle.
Assouline
A publishers outlet specialising in books we would all love for our coffee tables.
Atelier Cologne
Tres chic store that offers a new take on the traditional eau de Cologne...
Au Rocher de Cancale
Unhectic neighbourhood hang-out serving up 20 kinds of salads, traditional provincial dishes and cocktails.
Bel Ami
The ultra modern minimalism is an alternative to endless period features.
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.
Caffé Burlot
Italian-inspired, marble-clad dining space from two chefs Thierry.
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.
Colette
With a beautifully curated collection of new and classic designer's clothing, high-tech gadgets, and even a restaurant, the boutique maintains its trendy status without being snooty. 
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.
Emporio Armani & Armani Caffè
Part of the ginormous Armani empire, this boutique consists of ready-to-wear luxury clothing and accessories for both men and women. There's also a cafe and bookshop at this Armani address.
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.
Hôtel Maison Souquet
The Hôtel Maison Souquet in Pigalle has been lavishly decorated with fin de siecle abandon, featuring a star-strewn swimming pool and decadent rooms.
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.

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