Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Club Campestre El Rancho
Ricardo Pava
Only super-discerning, sharp-suited gents step out of Ricardo Pava.
Boheme Royal
Behind the doors of Zona T's Boheme Royal lurks the Diesel-swathed crowd of Latin America's youngest party set.
Le Collexioni
La Collexioni is a dress-up box of delights for style-conscious adults.
Maria Helena
Beautiful and very-high quality baby clothes, with many classic smocks and rompers.
Museo de Arte Colonial
Museo de Art Colonial is a quaint brick museum devoted to the art and artefacts of the Colonial era.
Hotel Porton
For all the benefits of seclusion and none of the inconvenience, Hotel Porton is an excellent choice.
Harry’s Bar
Harry's Bar has a few kinks that need to be ironed out, but it's a stylish socialite's heaven and is here to stay.
California Inn
Nothing to wear? Step into California Inn and find something that's just right, whatever the occasion.
Lina Cantillo
Breathe some fresh life into your wardrobe with simple, stylish clothes from Lina Cantillo.
Andres Otalora
Floaty, girl clothes from Andres Otalora.
Calvin Klein
Kenneth Cole
Isola
Isola is slightly more relaxed than most Zona T bars, with a wide terrace, plenty of space inside and restaurant style-seating.
Andino Royal
The stained glass arch above Andino Royal's double glass doors says it all: quaint, a little old fashioned, but ultimately attractive.
London Calling
London Calling is a very authentic replica of a London boozer-only with far less grime than the real thing.
Rosales Plaza Hotel
Tucked away within the gourmet district of Zona G sits the unassuming brown brick tower of Rosales Plaza, frequented by sophisticated insiders.
Radio Berlin
Radio Belin is the most alternative club in Bogota, and the venue of choice for dedicated music-lovers.
Rock ‘n’ Jazz Casino
The huge red-and-orange neon sign that hangs outside sets the tone for Rock 'n' Jazz Casino.
Royal American Limousine Service
Bettina Spitz
Bettina Spitz stocks all kinds of gorgeous goodies, from chic clothes to beautiful accessories.
Leo Cocina y Cava
Leo Cocina y Cava is good - very good, even - but if you expect to dine at one of the best restaurants in the world (it has been included in such lists) you may be slightly disappointed.
Andres DC
Andres DC, the inner city version of the legendary Andres Carne de Res, doesn't quite live up to the legendary reputation of the original but it does manage to be a dynamic bar in its own right.
Museo de Arte Moderno
Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogot - or MAMBO, as it is otherwise known - is a huge, sweeping complex of internationally-acclaimed and stylistically-diverse modern art.
Polo Ralph Lauren
Smarten up your look with a few polo shirt staples from Ralph Lauren.
Lov
With a beautiful setting and a strong focus on the music, nocturnal types flock here to Lov for carefree drinks and dancing.
Mont Blanc
Famous around the world for its range of luxury pens, this Mont Blanc store has a wide variety to choose from.
Titi Cardozo
Titi Cardozo offers high-end fashion for the women who know what they want.
Hernando Trujillo
Why have off-the-shelf when you can have bespoke? Get measured up for a razor-sharp suit at Hernando Trujillo.
Xoco
Xoco crafts gorgeous gourmet chocolates that raise the beautiful brown stuff from comfort food to high-end delicacy.
Magic Sun
Sportwear is given a stylish, girly touch at Magic Sun - and it's about time, too.
Puma
La Puerta Falsa
La Puerta Falsa is the oldest confectionary store in Bogotá, and the 400-year-old building holds a treasure trove of sweet treats.
Cuchitril
Be beach-ready with summery styles from Chuchitril.
Freeport
Sensible shoes don't have to scrimp on style, as demonstrated by Freeport.
La Cigale
D’Marcha
Enter the darkened grocery store, follow a group of well-heeled twentysomethings to the lift and travel up to the seventh floor to enter the sleek sophistication of D'Marcha.
Romeo
Romeo is the most exclusive gay club in Bogota, with a meticulously-manicured crowd of revellers inside and people-watching opportunities aplenty.
Di Lucca
Inspiring Italian fare awaits at Di Lucca, which has an excellent reputation and a fit-to-bursting reservations book.
Pedrojas
Biker chic is in at Pedrojas, which sells buttery-soft leather jackets aplenty.

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