Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Review: Joe’s restaurant, Draycott Avenue
We headed to South Kensington to sample the fare at Joe's restaurant, Draycott Avenue. With chef Maria Elia at the helm, not much could go wrong.
Lisa Richards reveals London’s best new steakhouse
Restaurant-reviewer and globe-trotting extraordinaire Lisa Richards guides us around London's best new steakhouse openings.
Review: Proud Kitchen, Camden
Hg2 spends a night of food, frolics and burlesque at Proud Kitchen - a great addition to the Proud Camden stable .
Review: Plateau, Canary Wharf
Hg2 hopped on the Jubilee line and headed for the glass towers of Canary Wharf, and the new Plateau restaurant at Canada Place.
The Wellesley to be London’s first six-star hotel
The Wellesley will open in November 2012 with 36 luxury suites, a world-class restaurant and bar, and a brand new Jazz Room.
Mine: Launch of myhotels in-room newspaper
Hg2 is excited to be a part of myhotels' new in-room newspaper. The first issue of Mine features Hg2 as its city insider, so go find a copy now!
Review: Assaggini restaurant, Haymarket
Found opposite the Phantom of the Opera, you could be forgiven for thinking of Assaggini as tourist-trap central. But give it a go.
The Dorchester celebrates 80 with neglected cocktail
The Dorchester London celebrate the big 80 this year. And to celebrate, the hotel is resurrecting one of its long-forgotten, but fabulous cocktails.
Mungo & Maud is the new place to kit out your pet
Thanks to Mungo & Maud, our mutts can now enjoy a little bit of the hedonistic lifestyle. From hand stitched collars to luxurious beds, it's all there.
Bread Street Kitchen: Gordon Ramsay strikes again
Gordon Ramsay has yet another winning establishment in Bread Street Kitchen - an all-day restaurant with small plates, cocktails and even a ceviche bar.
The Cinnamon Club’s recipe for Slow-Braised Lamb
The Cinnamon Club have some of London's most sought-after tables. And with recipes such as this one from chef Vivek Singh, it's not difficult to see why.
Northall Restaurant at The Corinthia
London's Corinthia Hotel houses the classically elegant Northall Restaurant.
Tennis Tea at Cannizaro House
Located in the heart of Wimbledon Village, where better to enjoy a Wimbledon Tennis tea than Cannizaro House.
Ice Teas with a Twist at Hush
Mayfair eatery Hush is ringing in the summer in style with a selection of boozy ice teas with a twist of Hendrick's gin.
Great British Fare at Penny Black
Fulham Road's Penny Black serves up innovative British food - minus the fish and chips.
The Corner Room is Nuno Mendes’ Latest Venture
Nuno Mendes opens CornerRoom at Town Hall Hotel's Viajante.
Hg2 Visit Aqua Nueva
Love tapas and sushi? Aqua Nueva offers the best of both worlds with Aqua Kyoto and Sumibiyaki.
Natasha Law Designs Glasswear for Wyld Nightclub
W Hotels have enlisted Natasha Law to design a duo of gendered glasses for their Leicester Square Nightclub Wyld.
Hg2 Interviews Bartender Warren Lee
We track down bartender extraordinaire Warren Lee and grill him on his art.
Hg2 Speak to Trishna’s Karam Sethi
We caught up with patron chef at London's Trishna, Karam Sethi.
Hg2 Interviews The Ritz’s Executive Chef John Williams
John Williams, Executive Chef at London's the Ritz reveals all to Hg2.
Hg2 talk to Texture’s Chef Agnar Sverrisson
We catch up with Agnar Sverrisson, who presides over the kitchen at London's Michelin starred Texture.
A Taste of Paramount Restaurant
Stun your guests with these two delicious recipes from Paramount Restaurant.
Make Your Own with Feng Sushi
Feng Sushi's Silla Bjerrum on how to make the perfect sushi.
Ryan Chetiyawardana Adds Fizz to Your Cocktail
Head bartender at Worship Street Whistling Shop Ryan Chetiyawardana on how to make the perfect cocktail with an ISI soda syphon.
We Talk to Plateau’s Head Chef Allan Pickett
Chef Allan Pickett answers our questions on his cooking, the restaurant scene in london, and his favourite places in the capital.
Hg2 Chats to Manager at the Artesian Bar Alex Kratena
Alex Kratena manages the Artesian bar at the Langham Hotel. We chat to him about life, style and cocktails.
An Innovative and Indulgent Recipe from Paramount
Paramount restaurant's vanilla cheesecake and cherry beer ice cream recipe.
We Catch up with Chef Nuno Mendes
We interview chef Nuno Mendes, the 'wild child of the culinary world'.
Baity Kitchen, Chelsea
Baity Kitchen's New York chic vibe has given the healthy Chelsea somewhere on trend to lunch and then to entertain again in the evening...
Bill’s London Opens / Hg2 MUST-EAT
Bill's London is a part-deli, part-restaurant group that is now bringing fresh, local produce to convenience dining in a faux farmer's market environment...
The Playboy Club London Opens
After so many years of being banished to the wilderness the Playboy Club London has opened its doors in Mayfair, playing host to hedgies, plutocrats and bunnnies
Quaglino’s new chef Darron Bunn makes his mark
Already a celeb favourite, Mayfair's Quaglino's has introduced a lobster lunch to the menu for only £15, making it the perfect pitstop for hungry shoppers.
Ichi Sushi at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel
Located in one of London's most notorious tourist traps, Ichi Sushi comes as a surprise, serving good, no-nonsense sushi at a reasonable price.
Review: Century Members Club
For the first time in ten years, the Century Members Club are admitting non-members to its normally-exclusive Brasserie.
Pizza East Portobello opens on Portobello Road
In light of the success of Nick Jones' Pizza East in Shoreditch, West London can now enjoy its very own outpost in the form of Pizza East Portobello.
Comfort and luxury at Cheval Residences, London
With properties in Knightsbridge, Kensington, Sloane Square & the City, Cheval Residences offer an intimate stay in London, and plenty of luxuries to hand.
The Montcalm at The Brewery, London
A new five-star hotel is opening its doors in London Town, and this time it's The Montcalm at The Brewery London City, with a restaurant headed up by ETM.
The Jam Tree opens second outpost on the King’s Road
Following the popularity of the Kensington gastro-pub, The Jam Tree has branched out...to the King's Road, with a mouth-watering menu from James Browne.
Review: The Surprise restaurant, Chelsea
The Surprise restaurant - the latest venture from Geronimo Inns - has arrived just off the King's Road, serving a menu of flavoursome Brit small plates.

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