Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Buenos Aires

Proper
Housed in a former mechanic’s shop, Proper – with chefs Leo Lanussol and Augusto Mayer at the helm – is a bright light on Buenos Aires’ dining scene.
Korova Cine Bar
Fun and atmospheric, with just a hint of an underground vibe, Korova Cine Bar is a trendy cocktail bar in Buenos Aires offering expertly mixed drinks.
La Boca
La Boca is the colourful area of Buenos Aires and the old sailor's neighbourhood on the river. The brightly painted houses are the main draw for visitors.
Home
Although prizing comfort and practicality special touches elevate Home above the rest.
878
The doorbell policy at this cocktail joint ensures exclusivity.
Rondinella
The edgy Colegiales district is where you’ll find this homely, rustic Italian…
El Carnal
This bar is famously popular for pre-clubbing drinks during the week.
Palacio Alsina
Palacio is a mecca for those intoxicated on several levels.
Football
Guido’s Bar
The charming Guido's has resisted modernisation just be prepared to eat and eat and eat.
Pizza Cero
This popular snack joint is more of a 'destination' than a mere pizzeria.
Tipo Casa
Tipo Casa, although off the beaten track, is an authentic slice of old Buenos Aires.
Araoz
A refreshing alternative to trendy lounge bar-come-clubs.
La Cupertina
Head to La Cupertina for an authentic Argentine treat the Empanada.
Avenida del Libertador
In the Palermo district of Buenos Aires you will experience a wonderful collection of museums the widest avenue in the world (400ft) as well as the widest bottom. 
The Shamrock
For those who enjoy a more rustic bar experience the Shammy is an ideal choice.
Bar 6
The perfect place to take a break and watch the passing fashion parade
El Gran Danzon
El Gran Danzon attracts a sophisticated crowd to its chilled atmosphere.
Chez Pauline
A marvellous selection of tea and cakes from French owner Pauline.
Plazoleta Cortazar
Experience the Palermo Viejo's most popular square while browsing its unique shops.
Mott
The perfect location to take a break from shopping and watch the trend-setters strut by.
Brasserie Petanque
A staple on the BA gastronomic scene the brasserie is well located for evening fun.
My BA Hotel
Having enjoyed a few late nights retreat to this boutique getaway in Belgrano.
Esplendor
The chic-yet-minimalist Esplendor is the ideal hangover remedy after a late night out.
Le Click
Certainly the place to go for a friendly crowd and something a bit different.
Standard
The Standard serves up simple homely but delicious fare.
Niceto
Niceto exudes a gritty charm that exists in much of Palermo Hollywood.
Rest of Buenos Aires
Take the time to explore all the nooks and crannies of this amazing city. The best buy could be just around the corner.
Fishing
Green Bamboo
Join the well-dressed crowd for people watching excellent cocktails and good cuisine.
Resto
Despite an outwardly unprepossessing venue this is a lovely mellow restaurant.
Guido’s
A must for wine buffs go for a thorough education in Argentinian wine.
Mark’s Deli
Hungry shoppers relax their laden arms and tired feet at this fabulous lunch spot.
Oui Oui
Oui Oui is a sweet lunch spot where cake and friends make for a perfect afternoon.
El Cuartito
Famous for it's delicious pizzas and old-school atmosphere El Cuartito is not to be missed.
Florencio
Florencio serves delicious tea and cakes in a wonderfully friendly environment.
Cocktail Shaking
Let the city's finest barmen show you how to shake and stir. 
248 Finisterra
Hidden behind an inconspicuous street door there turns out to be a charming boutique hotel...
Melia Recoleta Plaza
Providing comfort and chic mod-cons this hotel is an ideal base to explore the barrio.
Rubia y Negra
Do not be put off by the tourists; locals still flock here for post-supper cocktails.

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