Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Zukunft
Zürich's most popular house/techno club might be small, but it has a big reputation and deservedly so
Wohnzimmerbar
Housed in the living room of a condemned house, Wohnzimmer bar exudes unstudied cool, with laid-back music, mis-matched furniture and a bijou drinks list
Volkshaus
The perfect place to start an evening of Kreis 4 fun, Volkshaus has a popular bar and an enormous restaurant which turns out inventive Swiss cooking
Rote Fabrik
A theatre, institution of modern art, cultural think-tank and fixture on the music scene, Rote Fabrik sits at the epicentre of Zürich's contemporary arts scene
Rote Fabrik
Rosso
With a hidden location and laid-back feel, this vibrant pizza- and Italian restaurant embodies the innovative, irreverent spirit of Kreis 5
Restaurant Markthalle
Part restaurant, part market hall, stealthily stylish Markthalle is the jewel in the crown of the newly opened Viadukt shopping area
Museum of Design
Housed in a Bauhaus-style building, the Museum of Design looks at every aspect of design, including architecture, photography, products and visual communication
Museum Bellerive
Housed in an elegant villa near Zürichhorn park, Museum Bellerive is an off-shoot of the Museum of Design
Migros Museum
An internationally renowned destination for contemporary art, the Migros Museum features modern works by a range of international artists.
Könix
Got sole? Head to this shrine to shoes, with everything set in sleek, Wallpaper* magazine-worthy surroundings
Josef
Hive
One of Zürich's best electro-techno clubs, Hive has fantastic music and a great energy
Helsinki Klub
Formerly a garage, this bijou music club is a local secret - mainly because it's almost impossible to find
Heidi Weber Museum
Le Corbusier's last building, the Heidi Weber Museum houses a collection of his graphic paintings
Haus Konstruktiv
Housed in a striking 19th-century electricity sub-station, the ewz-Unterwerks on the Sihl river, Haus Konstructiv offers four floors of dramatic modern art
Gartenhof
Understatedly cool, Gartenhof is vibrant, local and immensely relaxed
Freitag
A landmark piece of urban architecture, the iconic Freitag store is a bonsai skyscraper built from 17 rusty freight containers
Flussbad Oberer Letten
An extended concrete cube set on an island in the Limmat, Oberer Letten badi has a laid back atmosphere and cool crowd
Dini Mueter
Charmingly gemütlich (cosy), with simple wood tables, low leather chairs and floral wallpaper, Dini Mueter has brought a dose of cool to Langstrasse
Central Bar Caffé
A bar so understated you could walk down Ankerstrasse several times and still miss it, Central is beautifully low-key
Air Yoga
This stylish yoga studio runs classes in all disciplines of yoga, from Ashtanga to Anusara

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