Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Grazia
Grazia offers a menu of traditional European dishes with a Colombian bent in its restaurant, as well as selling chocolates and patisserie from its store.
Hotel Cabrera Imperial
The Hotel Cabrera Imperial is found in Bogota's district of the same name, La Cabrera, offering suite-sized accommodations, a spa and on-site restaurant.
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.
Restaurante Casa Santa Clara
From its perch on Monserrate, Restaurante Casa Santa Clara has sweeping views out over the verdant mountainside and serves delicious Colombian cuisine.
Bruto
A chic Spanish restaurant, Bruto is one of the brightest spots in Bogota's current culinary firmament, offering delicious food and live music.
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
Lugano Imperial Suites
Milanese architecture is given stark modernist accents to create the chic Lugano Imperial Suites.
Max Mara
Red carpet worthy ready-to-wear fashion.
Aero Kids
Kitsch wonders abound at Aero Kids, with clothes to suit any style or mood.
Teatro Royal Center
Teatro Royal Center is the venue of choice for many of the big bands and musicians that come to Bogota.
Balzac
Balzac's brick walls and wooden beams provide a dimly-lit, atmospheric setting for French cuisine right in the centre of Zona T.
El Techo
El Techo may serve as a gourmet Mexican restaurant during the day, but come dusk the live mariachis begin and those who know who to party waste no time in downing the very best tequila.
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.
Rafael Paez
Rafael Paez sells elegant eveningwear for even more elegant ladies.
Abasto
Abasto looks like one of Jamie Oliver's cookbooks come to life. In a good way.
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.
Offcorss
Kids will love the colourful clothing on offer at Offcorss.
Central Cevicheria
Start an evening out in Zona T at Central Cevicheria, where sumptuous seafood and fresh fish are very much the order of the day.
Armi
Style-conscious men love nothing more than perusing the chic clothes that line the shelves at Armi.
Malu
Gorgeous bags in embroidered materials and patchwork leathers.
Bendita Seas
Brimming with fashion finds, Bendita Seas is an emporium of wonders for the discerning woman.
Segafredo Zanetti
Huge red umbrellas characterise the area of Zona T, and shelter the ebullient crowd here at Segafredo Zanetti.
Chamois
Chamois is casual, unpretentious and one of the best bars in Bogotá.
Luxus
Fashionable finds for men and women.
Centrico
Centrico is a great restaurant/bar with amazing panoramic views of Bogota...
H. Sasson
At the very centre of Zona T, H.Sasson Wok & Satay Bar is sweepingly large, and always full.
EDS Fuers de Serie
Simple, stylish clothes for women, EDS Fuers de Serie has 'em flocking in their designer-clad droves.
Via Sport
Boating style abounds at Via Sport, where stripes and sailor-prints are very much in vogue.
Nike
Nike's Bogota outpost sells all the usual sportswear.
BH de la Parque 93
Hotel BH de la Parque 93 has all the comfort and attention to detail you'd associate with the chain, but with its own personal touches.
Hazalo Artaloft
Self-consciously old-fashioned homeware for design-istas.
Cachao
A visit to Cachao demands a little shopping preparation: a night at this bar-however well-intentioned the beginnings-will not be complete without suitably stylish shoes in which to keep pace with the fast-timed salsa.
Nine West
Affordable and stylish shoes that include work attire and evening heels.
Gino Zanetti
Walk a mile in shoes from Gino Zanetti, and you'll never look back.
Pepa Pombo
Girl garments aplenty at Pepa Pompo.
Gaira
Gaira is owned by the brother of famous musician Carlos Vivies, which makes the bar a prime celebrity-spotting location.
Prazca
A dressing-up box of delights, Prazca houses a miscellaneous collection of ultra-chic clothes and accessories.

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