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.
Masa
Masa is a bread and pastry-centric café in the El Nogal district of Bogotá serving everything from well-made coffees to delicious sandwiches.
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.
Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá
The brand-new Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá offers high-end amenities, stylish surrounds and its own Japanese robata grill restaurant.
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
Aero Kids
Kitsch wonders abound at Aero Kids, with clothes to suit any style or mood.
Joanna Ortiz
Crank up the glamour with elegant evening wear and gowns from Joanna Ortiz.
Pauela Dugue
Need something special for that decadent event? Head to Pauela Dugue for elegant eveningwear.
El Salto del Angel
El Salto del Angel is huge, taking up nearly a whole block, inside of which pitchers are tossed back with great gusto.
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.
Teatro Royal Center
Teatro Royal Center is the venue of choice for many of the big bands and musicians that come to Bogota.
Celebrities Suites
The creators of Art Suites 104 upped the kitsch for Celebrities Suites, a hotel that looks as stylish as the name suggests.
Max Mara
Red carpet worthy ready-to-wear fashion.
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.
Lugano Imperial Suites
Milanese architecture is given stark modernist accents to create the chic Lugano Imperial Suites.
Balzac
Balzac's brick walls and wooden beams provide a dimly-lit, atmospheric setting for French cuisine right in the centre of Zona T.
Mercedez Salazar
Costume jewellery for tweens and teens.
Maroma
Despite its elegant interiors, Maroma has a riotous party atmosphere that shakes off any pretensions.
Michel Patissier
Michel Patissier has provided Bogotá with high-quality croissants and pastries for over thirty years. Be sure to stop and refuel.
Luna
Stop by Luna for a Sunday brunch and watch all the Zona T-revellers as they try to hide their hangovers behind oversized sunglasses.
Donostia
Tucked away in the newly-fashionable (and forever beautiful) La Macarena, Donostia adds unexpected spices to traditional dishes for Colombian cuisine with a twist.
Abasto
Abasto looks like one of Jamie Oliver's cookbooks come to life. In a good way.
Sowelu
Tread the red carpet in style with something suitably swish from Sowelu.
MAC Center
A byword for excellence, MAC's reputation precedes it when it comes to must-have make-up.
Armi
Style-conscious men love nothing more than perusing the chic clothes that line the shelves at Armi.
Kong
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.
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.
La Musica
Top up your music and DVD libraries at La Musica.
Malu
Gorgeous bags in embroidered materials and patchwork leathers.

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