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.
La Ferme Saint-Simon
A seasonal French restaurant on the Left Bank, La Ferme Saint-Simon is a sleek, moody space offering a great wine list and a menu of creative 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.
The V at Hôtel Vernet
The V at Hôtel Vernet serves up modern French cuisine in a light, airy dining room that's encircled with contemporary art and crowned with a glass dome.
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 Dauphin
Le Dauphin is a bijou tapas-style restaurant with Rem Koolhaus and Clément Blanchet-designed interiors and a menu of modern French dishes.
PNY Marais
PNY Marais is a chic, candy-coloured outpost of PNY, offering high-quality burgers and sides alongside a great drinks menu in Paris.
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.
La Poule au Pot
A classic French bistro in the centre of Paris.
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
6 Paul Bert
A delightful restaurant with the appearance of a modern bistro.
Monsieur Bleu
Monsieur Bleu offers a complete culinary and artistic experience in the heart of Paris.
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.
Le Café Marly
The food might not match the prices but the view of Pei's Pyramid is spectacular.
La Mosquée de Paris
A North African oasis that offers refreshment for the body and the soul.
La Régalade Conservatoire
A trendy restaurant for tourists with taste.
La Fidelité
Derrière
Unconventional irreverent and downright brilliant setting you'll also get terrific bistro-style food here.
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.
Rech Paris
Those seeking fresh seafood and innovative preparations should snap up a table at Rech. The kitchen opened in1925 and is now led by two Alain Ducasse disciples, Jacques Maximin and the young Adrien Trouilloud.
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.
Ze Kitchen Galerie
Contemporary French cuisine with an Eastern influence.
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.

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