Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

The Shed
Serving up a selection of delicious dishes fresh from the family farm, this rustic Notting Hill restaurant is all about Great British produce...
The Square
A contender for the best modern French in London the dishes delight and the wine impresses.
The Rum Kitchen
This Notting Hill beach shack is a favourite for authentic Caribbean food and a Rum Punch or two...
The Providores & Tapa Room
Located on Marylebone High Street this Australasian establishment is a refreshingly casual alternative to some of the more stuffy restaurants in the more pretentious parts of Mayfair.
The Pearson Room
Set at the summit of one of Canary Wharf’s towering glass structures, The Pearson Room offers elegant, expertly designed dishes and incredible drinks in the beating heart of London’s finance district.
The Northall
As the in-house restaurant at The Corinthia, The Northall caters to a classy clientele of hotel guests, business dinners and bright young yuppies.
The Modern Pantry
About as far from traditional as you can get - both in terms of its menu and its interiors - the Modern Pantry is so hip it hurts. Without trying to be, too, which makes it all the better.
Royal China
Done up like an imperial palace, all dark wood, vermillion lanterns, and plush chairs, Royal China doesn’t take the ‘Royal’ part of its name lightly.
The Balcon
Set in the Sofitel St James Hotel, The Balcon serves up traditional British afternoon tea with a sophisticated Parisian twist.!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Times; panose-1:2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-charset:0; mso-
The Luggage Room
A Grovesnor Square drinking den serving up sophisticated 1920s themed cocktails...
Babbo
You know you're in terrifyingly posh territory when you find yourself on the purple bit of the Monopoly board. Thankfully, Babbo (meaning 'daddy' in Italian) in London's Mayfair isn't half as imposing on the inside as you expect. yEve
Grain Store
Bruno Loubet's vegetable-inspired restaurant in King's Cross grand regeneration...
Green’s
Simon Parker Bowles opened this members'-club-feeling dining place in 1981.
Galvin Bistrot de Luxe
A former wasteland of anonymous gastro restaurants Baker Street has been put back on the culinary map by this 'bistro de luxe'.
Galvin at Windows
Mayfair's Galvin at Windows is located on the 28th floor of the Park Lane Hilton.
Eyre Brothers
As you'd expect Eyre Brothers is a family-run restaurant that prides itself on personal service; smart interiors and a stylish crowd add to its cachet. =display"
E&O
E&O's acclaimed reputation is consistent with this smart area in Notting Hill where its fabulous food attracts equally fabulous people. di
Dishoom
Dishoom takes traditional Indian cuisine and gives it a fresh, innovative twist for a new generation of city-dwellers - in fittingly old-generation surroundings.
Defune
Authentic Japanese eats are to be had at this no-nonsense Marylebone rendezvous.
Dabbous
Attention to sourcing, delicate preparation and presentation creates a contemporary and clean dining experience.
Corrigan’s
A warm, friendly restaurant in the heart of Mayfair, Corrigan's has more heart than most restaurants in the capital; its homely menu is particularly inviting. =",Corrigan's comes from the heart into the London restaurants scene. The smart yet substantial modern European food with a strong British/Irish bent is worthy of Michelin praise
Club Gascon
This elegant French temple to Gascon gastronomy is popular with city workers during lunchtimes and a young vibrant crowd at weekends.
Claude’s Kitchen
This first-floor restaurant in Parsons Green offers up a weekly changing menu in laidback, intimate surrounds...
Cinnamon Club
Despite being housed in a converted library you're more likely to find Biriani than books at this chic curry house.
Chez Bruce
As a visitor to London, Wandsworth is not going to feature heavily in your plans, but Chez Bruce is such a fantastic place to eat that it's more than enough reason to head south. yEven
China Tang
Sample Cantonese haute cuisine at this upscale eatery in the heart of Mayfair.
Ceviche
Ceviche and a raucously Peruvian good time in Soho.
Cay Tre
This vibrant area of the city is a fabulous location for an equally vibrant restaurant. A youthfully hip crowd tend to flock at weekends for the fabulous food and nearby party spots.y
Caravan
If you want to know what's current in the capital's culinary scene come here; it's got everything that's hip in the restaurant world right now from an all-day food menu to coffee roasted on-site. d
Capote y Toros
Spanish entrepreneur Abel Lusa has thrown open the doors to his fourth venture in London Town, this time in the form of Capote y Toros. The concept? A tapas bar that specialises in sherry.
C London
Celebrity-crammed C London is a prime place to see and be seen.
Cabana
Heaven on a skewer... If this is what all Brazilian food is like, bring on Rio 2016.
Cafe Boheme
Red and gold Boheme is a ritzy haunt that cooks up sumptuous French treats.
Bubbledogs
Hot dogs and champagne are strictly on the menu in this laid-back hip eatery.
Boisdale of Belgravia
You don't usually associate Scotland with jazz, but that's exactly the ingredients mixed together at Boisdale of Belgravia.
Bob Bob Ricard
Eclectic interiors kitsch waiting staff and occasional Russian dishes interspersed on the American-style menu make Bob Bob Ricard an interesting dining experience indeed. yEventWatcher
Bistrot Bruno Loubet
Those watching their waistlines best avoid the fabulous French fare on offer here but everyone else will be more than pleased with calorie-heavy cuisine by masterchef Loubet. yEventWa
Bentley’s Oyster Bar
Bentley's new-found prominence on the restaurant scene is largely thanks to the stewardship of Richard Corrigan as well as the resurrection of Swallow Street as one of the capital's most stylish eating and drinking destinations. yEventWatch
Beard to Tail
Carnivores rejoice in this meat-focused all day dining spot from the masterminds behind Shoreditch's favourite cocktail bar Callooh Callay.
Barbican Lounge
As one of London's most-loved arts and performance spaces, it's hardly surprising that the Barbican Centre has opened up a dining hotspot. After all, culture vultures need something to fill their boots between acts. =

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