Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Buenos Aires

La Farola de Cabildo
Come hungry - this place is designed for a fun, friendly food fest.
La Becasina Delta
A truly idyllic paradise; spend the day swimming sipping cocktails and sleeping.
Gibraltar
You'd be surprised how popular this British pub is in the San Telmo region.
Casinos
Located outside of the centre of town the Casino de Tigre is the serious choice for the gamblers in town. Offering a large selection of tables and slots should things go pleasingly well there is a hotel attached.
Esplendor El Calafate
Think immaculately designed rustic chic sheep's skin stools and antlers on the walls.
Plaza San Martin
Possibly one of the most attractive squares in the city, Plaza San Martin pays homage to one of South America's greatest liberators.
Agraz
This temple of gastronomy has a regular stream of devoted worshippers.
Angelina
This lovely little spot offers a fantastic menu of hot and cold snacks.
Mantra Resort
With a stunningly cool pool area and a casino this is a very chic place to stay.
Ilatina
An unusual and slightly exotic mix Latin American and Colombian Caribbean cuisine that is really worth a visit
Congo
Congo is somewhere to be seen and to be seen looking great.
Roxy
Roxy is a typical student-night out: expect cheesy music and cheap beer.
Melia Recoleta Plaza
Providing comfort and chic mod-cons this hotel is an ideal base to explore the barrio.
Cementerio Recoleta
While navigating the sea of majestic tombs and chapels you will most likely need a map to guide you to the tomb of Eva Peron (Evita).
Piegari
Piegari is the pick of the bunch in Recoleta - for both fun and food.
Argentina Outfitters
Cross varied terrain and breathe in the extraordinary views to see the untouched side of Argentina.
El Dorrego
El Dorrego situated in historic San Telmo retains a rare authenticity.
Design Suites
The original boutique hotel in BA Design Suites retains a fiercely loyal hip clientele.
Museum
Join a crowd of young professionals relaxing after work with too much chardonnay.
Bahrein
A late-night option for those who like to party hard.
Bel Air
The Bel Air's large clean rooms provide an ideal base for busy days and boozy nights.
Esplendor Palermo
Grupo Fen's hotel blends minimalist touches with genuine splendor.
Sudestada
Join an off duty crowd of glamorous portenos tucking into curries and spring rolls.
Rugby
With an up-and-coming national team (the Pumas) a match at either of the BA's two stadiums will be a fun day out.
The Cocker
The fascinating owners have created an intimate welcoming and stylish atmosphere.
Voulezbar
Voulezbar has wonderfully long opening hours and is always packed with a young crowd.
Thymus
Delicious food served up in a warm unpretentious arty restaurant.
Ink
Ideal for a warm-up drink and dance pop in to see the fabulously plastic crowd.
Torre Monumental
Buenos Aires' 'Big Ben' monument is a great place to catch awe-inspiring views of the city. 
Olsen
Bereber
Kick back in the relaxed seating and feast on tagines and other Moroccan delicacies.
Sonica DJ Classes
To learn to spin, scratch and mix at all levels from Sonica's nocturnal DJs.
Croque Madame
An excellent respite where you can safely watch the action on Libertador Avenue.
La Cabrera
Combining the best of the parilla with a little latterday chic-ness this place is a must.
Palermo Palace
A first-class boutique hotel offering genuine hospitality at a surprisingly affordable price.
Little Rose
This fabulously chic sushi restaurant is an excellent dinner venue.
La Casa Rosada
Rather modestly translated from Spanish as the 'Pink House', La Casa Rosada is the official seat of government.
Lobby
For those in search of an established wine list in an unpretentious environment.
Climbing
Housing a dormant volcano and one of the world's highest peaks there is a huge scope for the keen climbers to see Argentina from high.
Tazz
Ideally located to refuel from a credit card bashing in Palmero Viejo's boutiques.

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