Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Jardin du Luxembourg
Located in bustling St. Germain, Le Jardin de Luxembourg will certainly entertain for the day.
Institut du Monde Arabe
Craving some geometrical historical archeological and intellectual illumination? Fear not. The Institut de Monde Arabe will provide.
Centre Georges Pompidou
Colour variety and ingenuity meet in this cross-cultural venue in the Marais.
Ami Paris
Preppy but sophisticated Parisian menswear in a super-cool, contemporary space...
Ecole du Cordon Bleu
Whether you aspire for culinary excellence as a professional or passable tastiness as an amateur chef, this culinary school can show you a thing or two.
Rex
Rex hosts international DJs and has a sound system worthy of their status.
Pink Paradise
Head to rue de Ponthieu for a lap dance in David Guetta's 'Pink Paradise'.
Aquamoon
Serene, spacey surrounds for a facial or hammam treatment next door to the Ritz.
Chateau des Lys
Got that special someone and like to swing? Head to Chateau des Lys...
Barboza Bijoux Anciens
Pierre Barboza’s prime location in the 1er arrondissement means it’s the best showcase for vintage jewellery, or “bijoux anciens,” that the city has to offer.
Minuit Moins 7
This Parisian cobbler is a master of the trade. Artisans use ancient techniques and only the finest of materials to repair even the most worn-down and lived-in shoes.
L’Opera
Where food and architectural design meet in a flurry of juxtapositions...
Le Taxi Jaune
Cool and retro bistro in the up and coming northern Marais.
Le Severo
With its incredible streaks, hot and crispy French fries and flawless wine list, it's not hard to see why many have named Le Severo the best steakhouse in Paris.
Robert et Louise
Feel at home with an open fire and quintessentially French dishes.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.
Pavillon Des Lettres
A novel urban retreat in the heart of Paris's most decadent shopping, proving brains and beauty can go hand-in-hand.
Au 35 rue Jacob
Au 35 rue Jacob has a delightful simplicity in both its food and décor.
Le Dauphin
Small boutique hotel in Paris's business district.
Kube Hotel
You may be forgiven for thinking that you're staying in a club...
Hotel Seven
Paris’s Left Bank keeps getting trendier as evidenced by this uniquely interactive design Hotel Seven.  
Hotel Particulier Montmartre
A work of art in itself this hotel is well worth a look.
Les Editeurs
This library/restaurant/bar is naturally a great place to sit with a book or a newspaper.
Le Fumoir
A Sunday institution where eggs Benedict compliment a perfectly made Bloody Mary.
Le Ciel de Paris
The sky's the limit in Europe's highest restaurant...
Le Baron Rouge
A lovely local bar à vin by the Rue de Cotte
La Patache
What starts modestly here can end up all over the place...
La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturel
Oozing Parisian chic, this sumptuous bar offers perhaps the most upmarket take on wine and cheese" for miles around."
Villa Royale
Designed in OTT Rococo style, Villa Royale is the perfect love nest.
Chez Mai
Eccentric little Mai will keep you entertained in her shoebox Chinese restaurant.
Chez l’Ami Jean
Enjoy superb gourmet food in an informal atmosphere at Paris' oldest Basque restaurant.
Chez Julien
One of the best views and the best steak and chips in Paris.
Brasserie Lipp
An authentic brasserie once frequented by the likes of Satre and Hemingway.
Radisson Blu Le Dokhan’s Hotel
Classically elegant but not uptight or pretentious.
Cadolle
The name in luxe lingerie and fine French lace, the brand has been perfecting its dreamy and decadent designs for five generations. 

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