Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Aman Spa
Rest, relax and rejuvenate within gorgeous Asian-inspired surroundings at the Aman Spa, found in-house at The Connaught hotel.
The Design Museum
A shrine to international contemporary design, The Design Museum is a must for design aficionados across the capital.
Fabric
Despite misguided Twitter rumours that it had gone into administration, Fabric is very much alive and kicking. As a great supporter of underground DJs, it's a must for those serious about phat tunes. ‰Û_=display:none;""
Joy Everley
Out of the ordinary pieces with real thought put into their design and making, Joy Everley jewellery has unique written all over it.
Nordic Bakery
Those who crave snacks of a Swedish variety should head to Nordic Bakery, where cinnamon buns are a way of life.
Choccywoccydoodah
Become a part of the mad hatters tea party in this Alice-in-Wonderland-esq spot. Chocolate has never been so tempting....
Gray’s Antique Market
Bargain-hunters rejoice! Gray's Antique Market is home to a treasure trove of eclectic wonders with plenty of tat to sift through in the hope of unearthing something priceless.
Champagne + Fromage
Hidden away among the bright lights of London's West End, this cosy French bistro is the ideal place to refuel pre or post performance...
London Fields Lido
London Fields Lido has the cool kids digging out their most fashionable swimwear for a whole lotta' pouting and posing in the water.
93 Feet East
Located alongside the curry houses of Brick Lane, 93 Feet East attracts a post-dinner pre-clubbing crowd of Shoreditch-style drinkers.
Smoking Goat
Everything at Smoking Goat, a Thai BBQ restaurant, was the kind of delicious that provokes strings of happy profanity.
Hakkasan Mayfair
Spiritual home to sharp-suited hedgefunders and their crisp fashionista companions in the oh-so-glamorous epicentre of Mayfair...
Ham Yard Restaurant and Bar
The Prince Arthur
What makes this pub special is its location next to Billingsgate Market - incidentally, where it sources its delicious fresh fish. Round sumptuous seafood off with one of its fantastic ales and you've found your local.
The School Of Life
Held are various venues across London, The School of Life enables you to engage with a wide range of subject matters.
Yashin Ocean House
Far from your average Japanese restaurant, Yashin Ocean House in South Kensington combines head-to-tail dining with sushi
Almeida
An immaculate Modern British restaurant in Islington, the Almeida is headed up by Michelin-starred chef Tommy Boland focusing on local and seasonal produce
Ushvani Spa
Set in chic Chelsea, the Ushvani spa has the Sloane Rangers flocking in their designer-clad droves - and for good reason, with a host of treatments inspired by South East Asia. Bliss!
Vaishaly Clinic
Vaishaly's signature facial and skincare are the essential treatments for London's fussiest beauty-conscious.
Urban Golf
Stella McCartney
Kokon To Zai
Broadway Market
Beyond Retro
Alexander McQueen
Bringing drama and extravagance to every catwalk show he ever did, Alexander McQueen was a British fashion icon - his London flagship store is worth a visit
Trinity
This modern European eatery attains with a menu that beautifully masters complex medleys.
The National Café
Suggest meeting a Londoner in Trafalgar Square and expect ugly scowls of disapproval. Preface that with Oliver Peyton's eateries at the National Gallery and you can expect to command rather more kudos. =display:none;"
The Ivy
Circus
Bo Làng
An intimate little bǫte in the backstreets of South Ken, Bo LÌÊng does perfectly presented, delicate dim sum.
Babbo
Comedy Café
Everyone loves to laugh, which is why the Comedy Café is brimming with punters every night of the week.
Blueprint Café
The Design Museum's restaurant has an astounding view and a daily-changing menu.
Café Kick
Super laid-back Café Kick is just the place if you fancy a beer and a game of table football.
The Pink Chihuahua at El Camion
While you may feel a bit uncomfortable asking for Dick's Bar on the sex-orientated streets of Soho those who don't ask don't get; inside you'll find some of the best cocktails in the capital and an intimate basement lounge in which to enjoy them.
City of London Distillery
This petite distillery, whose basement setting is located in an alley off Fleet Street, is the first City of London distillery to open in over 200 years.
Danger of Death
Speakeasy bars may seem like a dime a dozen but this hidden gem in Shoreditch outshines any copycats. And now everyone knows where it is!
Dalla Terra
Simple but chic Covent Garden wine bar and shop with a menu of delectable Italian snacks and 180 bottles on the wine list.
Craft Beer Co.
Milk stouts, double IPAs and ESBs are the order of the day at this beer nerd's palace.
Bounce
Ping pong hits the dizzy heights of edgy urban cool...

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