Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Adrinalina
Sexy South American style is to be had at Adrinalina
Affinity
Load up on high-end accessories at Affinity, with hundreds of trinkets for the choosing
Agent Provocateur
Air Yoga
This stylish yoga studio runs classes in all disciplines of yoga, from Ashtanga to Anusara
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.
Alprausch
Make sure you hit the slopes in style by stocking up on skiwear here
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
Asia at Tao’s
An oasis of oriental chic tucked away in the Altstadt, Tao's menu embraces Asia in its entirety
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.
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.
Bogen 33
Whether it's outdoor or indoor furniture you're looking for, call off the search, Bogen 33 offers everything under one roof
Caduff’s Wine Loft
Housed in an old Kreis 4 warehouse, the Wine Loft is a large, light-filled temple to Bacchus
Central Bar Caffé
A bar so understated you could walk down Ankerstrasse several times and still miss it, Central is beautifully low-key
Confiserie Sprüngli
A local institution, no trip to Zürich would be complete without swinging by this Paradeplatz landmark for a mid-morning coffee and Luxembergli
Deco Domo
Achieve inspiring interiors by decking out your home with fabulous furnishings from Deco Domo
DeeCee Style
Get the edge at DeeCee Style, where looking good is everything
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
El Lokal
Independent and eccentric, the spirit of rock and roll lives on in El Lokal
En Soie
En Soie sells flirty, feminine clothes for flirty, feminine ladies
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
Favorit 05
All-american apparel in the centre of Europe
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
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
Freitag
A landmark piece of urban architecture, the iconic Freitag store is a bonsai skyscraper built from 17 rusty freight containers
Gartenhof
Understatedly cool, Gartenhof is vibrant, local and immensely relaxed
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
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
Hairdressers
Zürich has an abundance of hairdressers. The following are very popular and will have stylists who speak English
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
Heidi Weber Museum
Le Corbusier's last building, the Heidi Weber Museum houses a collection of his graphic paintings
Helsinki Klub
Formerly a garage, this bijou music club is a local secret - mainly because it's almost impossible to find
Helvetia Hotel
Stylish bar-restaurant-design-hotel located at the confluence of smart Zürich, arty Zürich and party Zürich.
Hive
One of Zürich's best electro-techno clubs, Hive has fantastic music and a great energy
Hotel Greulich
Stylish design hotel: for lovers of sleek minimalism, keen to access Zürich's Kreis 4 party scene, there is no better choice.
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.
Jimmy Choo
Josef
Kameha Grand Zurich
The Kameha Grand Zurich is a lavish, boldly designed business hotel with themed suites and its own Michelin-starred restaurant.

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