Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

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
Rössli Bar
A local secret, the pint-sized Rössli is very, very well stocked, with an excellent selection of whisky, some interesting wines by the glass and well-made cocktails
Odeon Café-Bar
A cult bar with an illustrious list of former patrons, Odeon has an elegant Viennese coffee house feel
25 Hours Hotel
A new hipster, creative hotel in Kreis 5...
Widder Bar
Oozing sophistication, the Widder's bar is considered Switzerland’s best whisky bar, showcasing over 250 bottles of whisky alongside Zürich's most extensive cocktail list
Old Fashion Bar
A popular post-work meeting place for Zürich’s elite of all ages, Old Fashion bar has hunting-lodge-chic decor and serves a mean club sandwich
Kaufleuten Hof/Pelikanbar
One of Zürich's most famous venues, Kaufleuten is a multi-tasking space, home to two bars, two clubs and a restaurant
La Stanza
Understatedly stylish and incredibly popular day and night, La Stanza serves up wines, beers and classic cocktails alongside Zürich's best espresso
Helvetia Bar
Redolent of history, the ‘Helvti’ had a ringside seat to the 1980 riots, but these days there is more Rioja than revolution going down on faded green leather banquettes
Al Leone
A coffee bar in the Italian sense, this popular little café is a popular meeting spot for morning espresso and lunchtime prosecco
Puppo & Prime
First-class handmade shoes for men
Paradis des Innocents
If it's Swiss style you're after, call off the search; Paradis des Innocents stocks only Swiss clothes
Little Black Dress
Find that ever-elusive LBD at appropriately-named Little Black Dress
Christine Nagel
Part-workshop, part shop, you'll find all that glitters is gold at Christina Nagel
Atame
Sassy, sexy and sophisticated; dress-up clothes for grown-ups
Bally
When it comes to making you look good, Bally has hit the nail on the head with its three-floored flagship store
Baur au Lac Wein
Get a taste for good wine at Baur au Lac Wein, with bottles to suit every palate
Beyer Chronometrie
As Switzerland's oldest watch shop, Beyer Chronometrie has an excellent reputation
Schminkbar
Zürich's smartest nail bar has two locations, both a short walk from the Hauptbahnhof

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