Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

6 Paul Bert
A delightful restaurant with the appearance of a modern bistro.
Allard
The perfect little bistro, full of character and quintessentially French.
American Apparel
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.
Angelina’s
This established cafe oozes a nostalgic charm - as well as providing sumptuous cakes.
APC
Chic basics.
Aquaboulevard
Bored at the idea of a normal pool? Those in the know head to Aquaboulevard for the wave machines and waterslides, not to mention the saunas.
Aquamoon
Serene, spacey surrounds for a facial or hammam treatment next door to the Ritz.
Artazart
A place for the art books and the fashion magazines to rub shoulders.
Assouline
A publishers outlet specialising in books we would all love for our coffee tables.
Au 35 rue Jacob
Au 35 rue Jacob has a delightful simplicity in both its food and décor.
Au P’tit Garage
A battered bar with a 50s twist and a laissez-faire attitude.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.
Au Rocher de Cancale
Unhectic neighbourhood hang-out serving up 20 kinds of salads, traditional provincial dishes and cocktails.
Aux Pipalottes Gourmandes
Located centrally in Monmartre this deli is a magnet for Parisian foodies.
Ba’ta’clan Café
This café-cum-bar attracts an ultra-chilled local crowd.
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.
BarOurcq
This off-the-beaten-track bar is great for relaxing to good music.
Barroco
A laid back Brazilian restaurant with excellent live music from Thursday to Sunday.
Batofar
The unusual setting on a boat makes this an unforgettable clubbing experience.
Benoît
A classic bistro founded in 1912 with a traditional French menu.
Big Ben Bar
A very indulgent spot to wait for a train.
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
Boutique Renhsen
Skinny jeans for everyone!
Brasserie Lipp
An authentic brasserie once frequented by the likes of Satre and Hemingway.
Bread & Roses
A current hit among locals great for fresh breads delicious salads puff-pastry tarts and birthday cakes.
Bruno Frisoni
Truly extra-ordinary shoes.
Buly 1803
Buvette Gastrothèque
The sister sibling of Buvette Gastrothèque, the Paris outpost of the same name offers bistro classics and innovative twists in its trendy So-Pi setting.
Cabaret
A glitzy restaurant/bar/club where the well-heeled like to party.
Café Beaubourg
An ideal people-watching spot this lively plaza in bustling Marais is popular with a trendy set of young affluent people. Cocktails and iBooks replace coffee and cake while seating is both stylish and available.
Café Charbon
The irresistible belle-époque interior has made this venue a Parisian institution.
Café de l’Homme
Dine with the Parisian well-to-do and a view of the Eiffel Tower.
Café de l’Industrie
Unfussy French food and decently priced.
Café Fleurus
One of Paris' most stylish tabac-cafes.
Café Français
Modern French bistro from the Hotel Costes brand located in hip Bastille...
Café La Fusée
Cosy relaxed and small- perfect for casual drinking and drunken banter.
Café Le Basile
This retro cafe is the perfect spot to take a break from shopping.

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