Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

The Greenhouse
The menu of this discreet spot is French with subtle Asian undertones.
The Corner Room
Another venture from Viajante's Nuno Mendes -- this time, a casual brasserie-style space tucked away in a corner of the Town Hall Hotel.
The Delaunay
Fashionable London dining that takes inspiration from the grand cafés of Vienna, Zurich and Budapest...
The Clove Club
Since its opening, the Clove Club has attracted colossal amounts of lives-up-to-the-hype praise, in part due to its striking venue as well as Chef Isaac McHale's visionary tasting menu.
The Capital
The Capital combines British ingredients and French expertise to create something special.
The Albemarle
The revamped restaurant of Brown's Hotel in Mayfair serves great British classics.
Texture
Contrasting textural treats from two titans of the European gastronomic scene chef Agnar Sverrisson and sommelier Xavier Rousset Texture does exactly what it says on the tin.
Tayyabs
This cheap BYO Indian has a simple menu but a magical way with ingredients.
Tapas Brindisa
On the doorstep of Borough Market, this vibrant tapas bar doesn't need a glitzy interior to dazzle its crowd of foodie lovelies.
Sushi Tetsu
The husband-wife combination of Harumi and Toru Takahashi strike a harmonious balance of personal service and attention to detail whilst paying homage to sushi’s culinary tradition.
Tamarind
A leader of London's finest Indian cuisine the service is impeccable and the dining elegant.
Story
Story tells a thrilling tale through its tasting menus, which present a whimsical parade of dishes that leave diners as giddy and awestruck as children.
St John Bread & Wine
Share seasonal dishes and treats from their on-site bakery throughout the day.
Social Eating House
Jason Atherton is taking over London with his the Social Eating House - a mod Brit take on New York dining.
Sketch: Gallery and Glade
After a day's shopping on Bond Street refuel at this vibrant gastro complex. A youthful crowd enjoys an inventive menu for dinner and then dances the night away in the same building.
Salloos
Authentic Pakistani dishes in a chic little Knightsbridge hideaway…
Scott’s
Resurrected fish restaurant Scott's has once again positioned itself at the top end of London's famously fickle food chain. With the freshest fish in the city, you can't go wrong.
Shampers
Eighties wine bar with charm and hearty fare. Of course the wine list is its trump card.
Sagar
Exquisite vegetarian South Indian treats at very reasonable prices.
Sake No Hana
With its connections in high Russian places this restaurant entertains the jet-set. The food is good and immaculately presented by a svelte squadron of incredibly glamorous waiters.
Rivington Shoreditch
Familiar if not nostalgic dishes are available at Rivington Grill - each with an unusual twist that affirms the excitement of cooking.
Restaurant Gordon Ramsay
Ramsay or no Ramsay in the kitchen you're in good hands at his Chelsea establishment: great food and high price tags along with the height of luxury.
Reform Social and Grill
A take on the English gentleman's club not only for the boys.
Quo Vadis
Top-quality meats meet excellent service at newly revamped Quo Vadis.
Quaglino’s
Trendy new eateries may come and go, but a classic never dies. And such is the case at Quaglino's, a culinary institution in the heart of London's plush Mayfair.
Pizza East Portobello
Whatever East London can do, West London can do better. Well, sometimes. Enter Pizza East Portobello, the second outpost of the Nick Jones-owned institution that is Pizza East in Shoreditch.
Pied a Terre
Allow your palete to be stimulated by Pied à Terre's thoughtful flavour combinations.
Peyton and Byrne
Fans of Peyton and Byrne's restaurants, usually housed within some kind of cultural institution, will love their decadent dining destination at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Orrery
Orrery proves that good old-fashioned food and spot-on service will never go out of style - even in a culinary landscape as fickle as London's.
Novikov
Asian and Italian served under one roof.
Nobu Berkeley
Nobu Matsuhisa's Peruvian-Japanese fusion is served up in another opulent outpost this time in the fabulous form of Nobu Berkeley.
No. 11 Pimlico Road
Once upon a time, you would be hard pressed to find eggs after 10am or anything but teacakes in the afternoon between 3 and 6 anywhere in the city. These days, it seems London has finally taken a whiff of the cappucino and embraced continental all da
Moti Mahal
Indian cuisine at its finest bursting with tastes of the Great Trunk Road.
Mon Plaisir
As something of an institution in Theatreland, Mon Plaisir offers fantastic French fare in cosy French surroundings.
Moro
Andalusian fare is the order of the day at Moro found East at Exmouth Market; its tapas dishes are particularly memorable.
Medlar
There's a part of Chelsea that seems like a black hole - maybe aptly named World's End - and nearly every venture that opens up here seems to slide into the abyss, but maybe we've found an exception: Medlar. =display"
Maze
Located a stone's throw away from Gordon Ramsay at Claridge's, Maze upholds the celebrity chef's reputation with glamorous interiors faultless cuisine and a generous wine list.
MASH – Modern American Steak House
Set at the foot of a sweeping spiral staircase in a Soho basement, this enormous restaurant makes quite the first impression..
Marcus
Following an expensive refurb, Marcus Wareing has reopened his modern European restaurant at the Berkeley.
Mari Vanna
The charm of a Russian grandmother's house and the seduction of deliciously decadent food and vodka are the perfect combination for an experience both enchanting and indulgent.

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