Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Le Baiser Sale
'Salty' or not this is one kiss you want to pucker up for.
Le Bal Café
The British brunch is injected with extraordinary French produce to deliver an unpretentious, fresh and, above all satisfying taste experience at Le Bal Café.
Le Bar
The incredibly decadent Le Bar is the place to see and be seen‰Û_.
Le Bar du Marché
The cocktails might be a bit sketchy but this funky cafe-bar is incredibly popular.
Le Baron Rouge
A lovely local bar à vin by the Rue de Cotte
Le Bataclan
Small and intimate for a concert-hall it's big by club standards so plenty of room to dance.
Le Bon Marché
This department store has withstood the test of time for a reason. It's amazing. Check it out.
Le Bouclard
Indulge in some retail therapy in le Marais.
Le Brébant
Certainly the hippest of the large café-bars that line the Grand Boulevards.
Le Bristol
Le Bristol has had a face-lift including a new bar and in-house fashion shows.
Le Burgundy Hotel
The exquisitely furnished Le Burgundy is one of the city’s most lavish 5-star hotels. The spacious lobby i decorated with one-of-a-kind sculptures, lithographs and black and white photos.
Le Café
Unpretentious but trendy spot close to the Louvre great for light salads tartines and croques monsieurs.
Le Café Marly
The food might not match the prices but the view of Pei's Pyramid is spectacular.
Le Cameleon
An atmospheric jazz club popular with young Parisians.
Le Carmen
Located in a beautiful building in the centre of Paris, Le Carmen has become the established favourite for fashion show after parties and wild-eyed nights
Le ChaCha
Cha cha cha on down to the rue Berger where the civilized meets the unpredictable.
Le Chateaubriand
The name suggests a conservative establishment but this restaurant is young and fun.
Le Cherche Midi
This popular left bank Italian specialises in fresh pasta and fantastic antipasti.
Le China
Le China
Le China is one of the trendiest places for dinner and dancing.
Le Ciel de Paris
The sky's the limit in Europe's highest restaurant...
Le Comptoir du Relais
Famous chef Yves Camdeborde wanted to get back to basics when he opened this tiny left bank restaurant. The old school décor harks back to Paris' golden age (although it's new) as does the unpretentious mouth-watering food.
Le Coq
Cocktails in Paris don’t come any more stylish or refined than the ones Tony Congilario is serving up at this 70s inspired den. The Lipstick Rose is one frequent order: a fragrant hit of rose vodka, violet syrup and Peychaud’s bitters.&nb
Le Coq Rico
Le Coq Rico is an all-poultry restaurant in the 18th arrondissement from chef Antoine Westermann, offering ethically sourced and masterfully cooked fowl.
Le Cristal Room
The menu is as glistening as the chandeliers. Worth visiting if only for the novelty toilets.
Le Dauphin
Small boutique hotel in Paris's business district.
Le Dauphin
Le Dauphin is a bijou tapas-style restaurant with Rem Koolhaus and Clément Blanchet-designed interiors and a menu of modern French dishes.
Le Divan du Monde
An eclectic line-up of music, art and film can be found in this opulent theatre.
Le Duplex
A very popular laid-back boys-only bar in Paris' vibrant gay quarter.
Le Faubourg
Although part of a hotel chain, Le Faubourg is elegantly decorated in theme of Haute Couture.
Le Fumoir
A Sunday institution where eggs Benedict compliment a perfectly made Bloody Mary.
Le Gambetta
Show your enthusiasm and keep the party going - power to the people.
Le Grand Rex
60 years on and Paris's biggest picture house is still as grand as the name implies.
Le Grand Véfour
An elegant, opulent restaurant looking out onto the gardens of the Palais Royal, Le Grand Véfour offers haute cuisine in historic surrounds.
Le Jeu de Paume
Fantastic photographs are housed in Le Jeu de Paume, with some exhibitions travelling the world to get here.
Le Jules Verne
Enjoy fabulous food and views from 125m up the Eiffel Tower.
Le Kitch
Trendies champion this quirky little resto-bar on the Marais side of Oberkampf.
Le Loir dans la Theiere
Time spent in this quirky boho-cafe is truly delightful.
Le Matignon
Surrealist designs meet typical Parisian opulence at this restaurant-lounge-bar for the rich and their model escorts.
Le Meurice
The grand splendour of the space will delight the senses as much as the gastronomy.

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