Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Calvin Klein
Caffé Burlot
Italian-inspired, marble-clad dining space from two chefs Thierry.
Cafés et Thés Verlet
Verlet offers an overwhelming selection of teas and coffee pleasing all tastes.
Café Noir
You will definitely be tempted to overindulge at this eclectic Parisian bistro.
Café Maure
Enjoy thé à la menthe and sticky pastries in the shade of this peaceful mosque.
Café Le Basile
This retro cafe is the perfect spot to take a break from shopping.
Café La Fusée
Cosy relaxed and small- perfect for casual drinking and drunken banter.
Café Français
Modern French bistro from the Hotel Costes brand located in hip Bastille...
Café Fleurus
One of Paris' most stylish tabac-cafes.
Café de l’Industrie
Unfussy French food and decently priced.
Café de l’Homme
Dine with the Parisian well-to-do and a view of the Eiffel Tower.
Café Chic
Ideal for pre- or post-clubbing drinks when partying in this swanky quarter.
Café Charbon
The irresistible belle-époque interior has made this venue a Parisian institution.
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.
Cadolle
The name in luxe lingerie and fine French lace, the brand has been perfecting its dreamy and decadent designs for five generations. 
Cacharel
Quality clothes in quirky styles.
Cabaret
A glitzy restaurant/bar/club where the well-heeled like to party.
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.
Buly 1803
Bruno Frisoni
Truly extra-ordinary shoes.
Bread & Roses
A current hit among locals great for fresh breads delicious salads puff-pastry tarts and birthday cakes.
Brasserie Lipp
An authentic brasserie once frequented by the likes of Satre and Hemingway.
Boutique Renhsen
Skinny jeans for everyone!
Boutique Giorgio Armani
Just a few storefronts down from the Armani menswear boutique at 18 avenue Montaigne, a womenswear address has joined the designer’s extensive stable of Parisian shops.
Boutique Clarins
Small but mighty, this boutique spa is one not to miss.
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
Black Calvados
Popular with the permatanned the Parisians and the internationals Black Calvados is both free and fun to enter.
Big Ben Bar
A very indulgent spot to wait for a train.
Benoît
A classic bistro founded in 1912 with a traditional French menu.
Bel Ami
The ultra modern minimalism is an alternative to endless period features.
Batofar
The unusual setting on a boat makes this an unforgettable clubbing experience.
Barroco
A laid back Brazilian restaurant with excellent live music from Thursday to Sunday.
BarOurcq
This off-the-beaten-track bar is great for relaxing to good music.
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.
Bar 288 at Le Meurice
Bar 228 at the legendary Le Meurice is an elegant, cosy parlour that surpasses the average, nondescript hotel bar. Live jazz can be heard most evening, so if you happen to be taking a stroll around Paris at midnight, this could be just the stop fo
Ba’ta’clan Café
This café-cum-bar attracts an ultra-chilled local crowd.
Azzedine Alaïa
This label caters for the leggy and fabulous.
Aux Pipalottes Gourmandes
Located centrally in Monmartre this deli is a magnet for Parisian foodies.
Au Rocher de Cancale
Unhectic neighbourhood hang-out serving up 20 kinds of salads, traditional provincial dishes and cocktails.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.

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