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.
Angelina
This lovely little spot offers a fantastic menu of hot and cold snacks.
Agraz
This temple of gastronomy has a regular stream of devoted worshippers.
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.
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
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).
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.
Ink
Ideal for a warm-up drink and dance pop in to see the fabulously plastic crowd.
Thymus
Delicious food served up in a warm unpretentious arty restaurant.
Piegari
Piegari is the pick of the bunch in Recoleta - for both fun and food.
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.
Lobby
For those in search of an established wine list in an unpretentious environment.
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.
Tazz
Ideally located to refuel from a credit card bashing in Palmero Viejo's boutiques.
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.
Dominga
Both Dominga's menu and clientele reflect Palermo Hollywood's eclecticism.
El Obrero
For a traditional Argentine meat feast there's no better place.
Plaza Dorrego
The historic area is buzzing full of cafes and bars along the crumbling streets.
Recoleta
Recoleta is the 'designer central' of the city with a vast collection of chichi boutiques many selling European produce. 

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