Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

El Retiro Shopping Center
El Retiro Shopping Center is a one-stop shop for those looking to splash some cash in the Colombian capital with high-end and high street shops.
Gordo
Gordo is Bogota's answer to a Brooklyn-style bar with comfort food, good music and excellent drinks offered in its sleek space.
La Fama
La Fama is Bogotá’s first sustainable barbeque restaurant, offering delicious grilled dishes in a rough-luxe setting in the Nueva Granada area.
Armando’s All Stars
Armando's All Stars is one bars in Bogota's much-lauded, multi-level nightlife hotspot, Armando Records, offering 70’s flair and unbeatable ambience.
Bruto
A chic Spanish restaurant, Bruto is one of the brightest spots in Bogota's current culinary firmament, offering delicious food and live music.
W Hotel Bogota
W Hotel Bogota is the shiny, amenity-studded Colombian outpost of the W Hotel juggernaut, offering fantastically luxurious features and services.
Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogota
Fresh from a multi-million dollar renovation, the Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogotá is a bastion of comfort, style and heritage in Bogota.
Taller de Té
Taller de Té is a little spot of tranquility amongst the hustle and bustle of Bogota serving a selection of finely crafted teas from around the world...
B.O.G. Hotel
The glittering emerald green and gold of one of Bogota's first boutique hotels, the B.O.G. Hotel has become the focal point for style conscious travellers
La Riviera
Pauela Dugue
Need something special for that decadent event? Head to Pauela Dugue for elegant eveningwear.
Celebrities Suites
The creators of Art Suites 104 upped the kitsch for Celebrities Suites, a hotel that looks as stylish as the name suggests.
Anonymous
Anonymous is a fairly narrow bar that may be appropriate for a quiet drink early in the week, but later on the bar surges and overflows with perfectly put-together drink-lovers.
Abasto
Abasto looks like one of Jamie Oliver's cookbooks come to life. In a good way.
Armi
Style-conscious men love nothing more than perusing the chic clothes that line the shelves at Armi.
La Musica
Top up your music and DVD libraries at La Musica.
Bendita Seas
Brimming with fashion finds, Bendita Seas is an emporium of wonders for the discerning woman.
Kong
MAC Center
A byword for excellence, MAC's reputation precedes it when it comes to must-have make-up.
Penthouse
Crowds of well-dressed club-goers flock to Penthouse at the weekends to chug down shots and get wild on the dance floor.
Andres Carne de Res
A visit to Bogotá is incomplete without a night at Andres Carne de Res, a legendary club 45-minutes from the city-centre.
Rafael
Headed up by one of the best chefs in South America, and frequented by Bogota's most famous faces, Rafael is a must-eat.
Optica Lafam
Snap up a pair of stylish shades at Lafam.
Casa de la Botica
If you aren't fussed by service, Hotel Casa de la Botica will give you a true taste of Colombian culture in lovely surroundings.
Hotel Charleston
Hotel Charleston's reputation as one of the most-sought after addresses in Bogota is wholly deserved.
Il Pomeriggio
You cannot walk past Il Pomeriggio and resist the urge to enter.
H. Sasson
At the very centre of Zona T, H.Sasson Wok & Satay Bar is sweepingly large, and always full.
Segafredo Zanetti
Huge red umbrellas characterise the area of Zona T, and shelter the ebullient crowd here at Segafredo Zanetti.
Cinema Andino
Cinema Andino, located within Andino Mall in Zona T, is a luxurious spot in which to sit back and watch an excellent selection of films.
Tirana
Tirana is designed to look like a plane cockpit with sloping wooden walls and aeroplane-shaped windows.
Museo del Oro
Museo del Oro houses the largest collection of pre-Hispanic gold in the world, and with over 33,000 pieces that range from tiny rings to huge breast plates, it is quite a collection.
Bintari Spa
Hernan Zajar
Expect creative masterpieces and haute couture from Hernan Zajar.
En Obra
If you want to be a part of Bogotá's vibrant student culture, then En Obra is the place to go.
Sofitel Victoria Regia
Victoria Regia breathes the effortless elegance that can only be created by natural taste.
Armando Records
A relaxed affair found on the third floor of a narrow, 60s-era building, Armando is where the cool kids come to party.
Johanna Rubiano
Well-heeled ladies flock to Johanna Rubiano for high-end fashions.
Sofia’s
Glitzy eveningwear for ladies.
The End
The End is a large and somewhat impersonal club, but it hosts some of the biggest names in music and is packed out with the city's top movers and shakers.
Diesel

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