Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Pamela Popo
Found in the Marais, Pamela Popo is a stylish book-lined bistro offering indoor and al fresco dining, with a menu of delicious French dishes.
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.
Semilla
A creative, modern restaurant serving dishes that hold vegetables in just as high esteem as meat, Semilla is not your typical Parisian restaurant.
Vivant
In the hands of chef Pierre Touitou and sommelier Clément Jeannin, Vivant offers great food, natural wine and much-loved kitchen playlists.
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.
Le Terroir Parisien
Chef Yannick Alleno turns his Michelin-starred talent to offering affordable, creative bistro fare at Le Terroir Parisien at the Maison de la Mutualité.
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
Chez Paul
L’Homme Bleu
Unbeatable Moroccan cuisine is served till late at this no-frills restaurant.
L’Ecailler du Bistrot
Fantastic choice for fresh seafood and delicious desserts.
Market
Les Fous de L’Île
A quirky cabinet of curiosities that serves home-cooked French fare.
Le Réfectoire
Trend-setting chef Inaki Aizpitarte serves high-quality fare amidst art-school-chic design.
La Mosquée de Paris
A North African oasis that offers refreshment for the body and the soul.
Café de l’Homme
Dine with the Parisian well-to-do and a view of the Eiffel Tower.
Café Français
Modern French bistro from the Hotel Costes brand located in hip Bastille...
Café Noir
You will definitely be tempted to overindulge at this eclectic Parisian bistro.
Benoît
A classic bistro founded in 1912 with a traditional French menu.
The Fish Club
Ma Cocotte
Outfitted in a warm, living room-style décor with locally sourced furnishings and located near the famed Saint-Ouen flea market, it’s the best place in the vicinity to cuddle up with a bowl of hot chocolate and a plate of tarte tatin.
La Mascotte
Authentically old-school unpretentious dining - a Parisian classic.
La Gazzetta
Informal and cool this bistro is among those which are quietly revolutionising French dining.
Foyer Vietnamese
It might not look like much from the outside but this Vietnamese is always packed; affordable with food that's never disappointing.
Zyriab
Spectacular views can be enjoyed from inside the glass-walled restaurant on the top of the Institute du Monde Arabe a museum of Arabic artefacts. The perfect setting however is on the outside terrace where you sit next to potted olive trees.
Tokyo Eat
Don't be confused by the name this is not a Japanese restaurant the only thing that's 'Tokyo' about it is its cool contemporary design by various commissioned artists. Browse the trendy concept store next door that sells everything from shoes to sex
Pavillon Ledoyen
Chef Le Squer deserves every Michelin star he gets for his kooky amuse-bouches alone.
Mood
This Franco-Japanese restaurant serves delicate dishes and out-of-this-world cocktails.
Mme Shawn
A sophisticated Thai restaurant that draws in a bourgeois bohemian clientele.
Le Train Bleu
The gold Rococo brilliance and painted frescos make this no ordinary railway buffet.
Le Timbre
Tasty French cuisine made with the freshest market ingredients.
Le Taxi Jaune
Cool and retro bistro in the up and coming northern Marais.
Le Sainte Marthe
There's nowhere better to soak up the atmosphere of this enchanting area.
Le Rousseau
There is a subdued elegance at this popular left-bank haunt.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.
Anahi
This atmospheric laid back South American restaurant is a carnivore's dream come true.
Le Miroir
Old-school feel with new style classics close to Gare du Nord.
Le Fumoir
A Sunday institution where eggs Benedict compliment a perfectly made Bloody Mary.
Le Cherche Midi
This popular left bank Italian specialises in fresh pasta and fantastic antipasti.
Le Chateaubriand
The name suggests a conservative establishment but this restaurant is young and fun.
Kodo
Kodo is popular with a dapper arty set that appreciate culinary genius.

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