Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Zurich

Ziegel Oh Lac
Expect the unexpected at Rote Fabrik, an art gallery-cum-theatre-cum-restaurant-cum-concert-space
Caduff’s Wine Loft
Housed in an old Kreis 4 warehouse, the Wine Loft is a large, light-filled temple to Bacchus
Cinque
A slice of pure Naples, flickering candlelight comes as standard at this popular little Italian
Plattenhof Hotel
A charming design hotel, the Plattenhof is tucked away among the university neighbourhood's grand 19th century buildings.
Didi’s Frieden
A recent refurbishment gave an extra gloss to this popular Modern Swiss restaurant
Bederhof
A classic Swiss restaurant in smart residential Enge, Bederhof is a local favourite
Seegarten Hotel
A charming 28-room hotel in smart Seefeld, Seegarten Hotel was a very personal project for proprietor Peter Berkemer.
Volkshaus
Coco’s Bar and Grill
The antithesis of its rather chi-chi locale, Coco's is a low-key local favourite tucked down an alley off Paradeplatz; in fact you'll have to look pretty hard to find it
Townhouse Boutique Hotel
Colourful and chic yet homely, the Townhouse is a stylish boutique hotel with a fabulously central location
Alpenrose
A classic Swiss restaurant Alpenrose is simplicity itself; if you're looking for a relaxed dinner and a genuinely local atmosphere, it's hard to beat
Hotel Seefeld
Housed in a building that dates from the 1930s, the Seefeld has a bright modern feel that attracts a regular roster of discerning business travellers.
Lady’s First Design Hotel
Now open to all, Lady's First Design Hotel was created in 2001, by women as a stylish haven for women, wholly staffed by women.
Romantik Hotel Florhof
Provençal chic lurks behind the blue façade and dark painted shutters of this charming 16th-century townhouse hotel.
Fitnesspark Münstergasse
Tucked away in Niederdorf is this wonderfully authentic hammam, located in the depths of the Migros Fitnesspark
Zürich Schauspielhaus
The largest theatre in Switzerland, the Schauspielhaus performs in several venues within the Schiffbau
SchuhCafé
No-nonsense footwear for both men and women in a cofee house-like environment
Globus Zürich Bahnhofstrasse
This smart Bahnhofstasse department store vies with Jelmoli to be the top dog in town
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 Rössli
Fusing modern design with medieval architecture, the charming Hotel Rössli spans two townhouses dating from the 13th-century.
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.
Café Bar Neumarkt
Small and charming, Theater Neumarkt's Café-Bar has a loyal following of locals who pop in to chat or read the newspaper
Helvetia Restaurant
A local institution, the restaurant at multi-tasking bar-, restaurant- and hotel- Helvetia has a funked up brasserie feel
Helvetia Hotel
Stylish bar-restaurant-design-hotel located at the confluence of smart Zürich, arty Zürich and party Zürich.
25 Hours Hotel
A new hipster, creative hotel in Kreis 5...
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
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.
Kiosk
Nestled in Zürichhorn park, the design of this popular Italian restaurant echoes the natural beauty that surrounds it
El Lokal
Independent and eccentric, the spirit of rock and roll lives on in El Lokal
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
Schwarzenbach
You won't find Schwarzenbach's weird and wonderful array of teas, coffees and spices at your local supermarket
Petit Poeme
Play dress-up like a grown-up in this girly wonderland of clothes and accessories
Opia
Asian persuasion; enjoy clothes from the East at this elegant emporium
Little Company
Bits and bobs for the little people in our lives
Kowa
And so to bed. Or to the beach, with a gorgeous range of leisurewear at Kowa
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
Dieng. Stilfrage
Fashion is a passion at Dieng. Stilfrage, which offers a fabulous range of clothing and accessories for women

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