Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Dubai

Barasti
Beachfront bar which attracts a relaxed crowd - not the most stylish but those not trying to be either.
Warehouse
This surprising venue has something for everyone, including known DJs spinning to an ex-pat crowd on weekends.
The Irish Village
With a late license and large terrace area this has established itself as a renowned live music venue.
Smiling BKK
Full of cheeky character come prepared for the entertaining menu at this hard-to-find Thai.
Sezzam
This animated place has economical combinations and weekend entertainment for the kids.
Ravi Restaurant
This cheap Pakistani restaurant is budget but as the locals will testify it's scrumptious.
Thai Kitchen
Watch the chefs at work as you savour a multiplicity of miniature dishes capturing the flavour of Thailand.
Bait al Wakeel
Amidst fairy lights on the waters edge you'll find this alluring spot.
Outlet Mall
Find a splendid bargain here where many major names are sold at discount prices.
Wild Wadi
Rock Bottom
With its sticky dancefloor and 'ethnic' grub this place is distinctly unglitzy. Fun though. 
Teatro
The broad range of cuisine all achieves impressive authenticity making this a prudent choice whatever you fancy.
Lemongrass
Amidst Dubai's less glamorous shops this hidden culinary gem serves tasty Thai dishes.
Sushi Sushi
A relaxing venue for enjoying excellent Japanese cuisine without the price tag of the major hotels.
Tour Dubai
Dubailand
This colossal theme park will dwarf anything you can imagine in your wildest of wild dreams.
Il Rustico
Cosy spot serving good quality generous Italian dishes with a staunch local following.
Karama
Fake designer accessories
The Noodle House
This pan-Asian chain will appeal to your senses with its flavoursome fare.
Wonderbus
Kids or the kid in you will love this amphibious boat trip onland and along the Creek
XVA Gallery Café
More Café
For those of you who can't decide head here for an extensive menu and mega generous portions.
Al Samadi Café and Sweet Shop
Part-Lebanese eatery and part-Belle Époque French-style patisserie, Al Samadi is a must-visit for brunchers or those with a serious sweet tooth.
Belgian Beer Café
A refreshing change from drinking ultra-hip cocktails or bad lager, the beer served here does not disappoint.
Rivington Grill

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