Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

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.
Marco
More footballers' chives than wives... this restaurant may look like the glitzy hive of Chelsea FC but the highly sophisticated cooking shows a more serious side to the establishment.
Magdalen
Just around the corner from Borough Market you'd expect Magdalen to boast a mouthwatering menu; and it does with fabulously fresh ingredients picked up daily.
Lutyens
Another Terence Conran treasure Lutyens is an homage to the classic French bistro and offers up escargot and more on famous Fleet Street.
Little Social
Chef Jason Atherton strikes gold again with his second venture in the city, the warm and deliciously romantic Little Social.
Locanda Locatelli
Inspired Italians are few and far between in London - and we're not talking about people - so it's refreshing to stumble across Locanda Locatelli in Marylebone which serves up lipsmackingly good Italian fare in sumptuous surroundings. yEve
Launceston Place
Fine dining is still live and kicking at this impressive modern British Kensington establishment.
La Patagonia
One of the best kept secrets on the London restaurant scene - this small bistro brings rural Argentine cooking to central London.
La Bodega Negra
Mexican street food in the heart of London.

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