Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Kameha Grand Zurich
The Kameha Grand Zurich is a lavish, boldly designed business hotel with themed suites and its own Michelin-starred restaurant.
B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa Zurich
Found in the Enge District, B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa Zurich expertly hosts both business and leisure travellers in historic surrounds.
Rive Gauche
Specialising in 'Modern Fine Casual Dining', the Baur au Lac's chic restaurant has a popular following amongst Zürich's most stylish diners
Ziegel Oh Lac
Expect the unexpected at Rote Fabrik, an art gallery-cum-theatre-cum-restaurant-cum-concert-space
Seerose
Lakeside dining and fantastic views come as standard at Seerose, Zürich's favourite summer restaurant
Caduff’s Wine Loft
Housed in an old Kreis 4 warehouse, the Wine Loft is a large, light-filled temple to Bacchus
Rimini Bar (Am Schanzengraben)
By day a men-only flussbad (swimming pool in the river), by night, one of Zürich's most popular summer bars
LaSalle
A tour de force in industrial chic, LaSalle was one of the first restaurants to bring high-end cool to edgy Kreis 5
Alprausch
Make sure you hit the slopes in style by stocking up on skiwear here
Hotel Greulich
Stylish design hotel: for lovers of sleek minimalism, keen to access Zürich's Kreis 4 party scene, there is no better choice.
Plattenhof Hotel
A charming design hotel, the Plattenhof is tucked away among the university neighbourhood's grand 19th century buildings.
Townhouse Boutique Hotel
Colourful and chic yet homely, the Townhouse is a stylish boutique hotel with a fabulously central location
Aura
Chic and playful in equal measure, Aura is a departure from the other restaurants around Paradeplatz and has quickly become a fixture on the lunching scene.
Zürich Schauspielhaus
The largest theatre in Switzerland, the Schauspielhaus performs in several venues within the Schiffbau
Agent Provocateur
Ginger
With the slogan 'more than sushi', it's no surprise that Ginger has an inventive take on Japanese cuisine, although sushi purists will not be disappointed
Hotel Rütli
An oasis of style in an area brimming with nondescript hotels, the Rütli was renovated in 2010 so it's sparklingly new and very smart.
Gran Café Motta
Housed in an elegant neo-classical building by the Limmat river, Gran Café Motta is a sleek blend of dark wood, striking paintings and statement lighting
Helvetia Hotel
Stylish bar-restaurant-design-hotel located at the confluence of smart Zürich, arty Zürich and party Zürich.
Maison Manesse
Loosely defined as fun fine dining, Maison Manesse is limited only by its chef's inventiveness
Xenix
An arthouse cinema and bar; in summer, Xenix's arty, filmy crowd spill out over the gravel square; in winter, they prop up the long wooden bar in the elegant pavilion
Plaza Cava Aperobar
Gently popular all week with a post-work crowd, Plaza Cava's scene takes off at the weekend when Plaza club draws Zürich’s most fashionable to Kreis 4
La Stanza
Understatedly stylish and incredibly popular day and night, La Stanza serves up wines, beers and classic cocktails alongside Zürich's best espresso
Almodobar
A stylish café-restaurant-bar-lounge, Almodobar moves seamlessly from frothy cappuccinos via tasty lunches to towards liquid oblivion. It's the latter that we prefer.
Pumpstation
A popular summertime lakefront grill, Pumpstation is responsible for launching two icons of the local restaurant scene - the restaurateur and the grill-meister
Supermarket
Take Zürich's original underground warehouse club, add in a line up of top class international acts and you have the recipe for dance mayhem
El Lokal
Independent and eccentric, the spirit of rock and roll lives on in El Lokal
Exil
One of the few clubs in Zürich-West not to worship at the temple of techno, Exil has been bringing musical diversity to Kreis 5 since 2009
Zadig & Voltaire
You can expect elegance and comfort from the clothes at Zadig & Voltaire.
Shuala
A chic concept store on Josefstrasse
Swallow-d
Bag it up with a suitably stylish one from Swallow-d
Petit Poeme
Play dress-up like a grown-up in this girly wonderland of clothes and accessories
konrad by Suy Ky Lim
Fashion with a real designer edge
Fidelio
Those with a taste for designer fashions will love the range of names available from Fidelio
Fidelio 2 / Fidelio 3
Indulge in the labels you love at Fidelio 2 / Fidelio 3, two stores found opposite each other
Deco Domo
Achieve inspiring interiors by decking out your home with fabulous furnishings from Deco Domo
En Soie
En Soie sells flirty, feminine clothes for flirty, feminine ladies
Favorit 05
All-american apparel in the centre of Europe
Altona
Elegant European style is the name of the game at Altona
Amok
No longer the preserve of the Scottish or David Beckham, skirts for men are very much in at Amok

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