Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Hg2’s Guide to surviving Frieze Art Fair
We offer some handy hints on how to survive the dodgy dealers, barmy browsers and the angsty artists themselves in Hg2's Guide to Surviving Frieze Art Fair.
Hg2’s mini guide to London for Glass magazine
We gave the readers of Glass magazine their very own mini guide to London, with recommendation for sleeping, eating and playing in the capital.
Hg2’s Top 5 Winter Warmer Drinks
With Winter upon us, Hg2 has scoured the world for the best drinks to warm you up on an icy winter evening.
Hg2’s Top 5: Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks
With darkness descending long before you leave the office, and with a chill in the air - take a look at Hg2's top 5: outdoor ice skating rinks.
Hg2’s 10 Best Gin Bars in London
High Road House
Everything runs at a slightly slower pace here which means it's perfect for a more relaxing London break.
High Water
A world class cocktail bar, High Water is a firm fixture on the Dalston drinking scene, serving incredible cocktails, wine, and beer in a low-key space.
Hill & Szrok Master Butcher & Cookshop
Hix Oyster & Chophouse
Hix, as the name suggests, serves oysters and prime cuts of meat.
HIX Soho
HMS Belfast
Everyone loves to have a nose around an old warship, which is where HMS Belfast comes in. Permanently moored by the River Thames it's a great way to soak up some culture outside of the confines of a museum. =display:"
Hoi Polloi
Scandinavian-looking Hoi Polloi offers tranquillity inside and a seasonal, accomplished menu inside Shoreditch's temple of hipster cool, the Ace Hotel.
Holborn Dining Room
Set within the grand fa̤ade of The Rosewood Hotel, Holborn Dining Room combines casual deli-style dining with British brasserie classics.
Hoppers
A Sri Lankan restaurant from the team behind Gymkhana and Bubbledogs, Hoppers is a Soho staple for its hoppers, hard drinks and must-have dishes.
Hot & Bothered | Five Aphrodisiacs for Valentine’s…
Hotel Café Royal
Hotel Café Royal, the 160-room London legend, has hosted the likes of Oscar Wilde, Winston Churchill and David Bowie within its impeccably decorated walls.
House of Elemis
Glamour is the order of the day at Elemis Day Spa, which brings inspiration from the Far East right into the heart of Mayfair.
Hutong
Suspended high up on the 33rd floor of London's iconic Shard, Hutong makes quite the first impression.
Hyde Park
When the sun is out in London Town, people flock from the city's pavements to the city's parks. Hyde Park is the favourite with plenty of green to frolic on but very little shade. Then again, who needs shade? =displa"
Hyde Park Stables
Hyde Park Tennis Centre
Ice skating rink opened at the London Eye
Winter is officially here, and to celebrate, London has opened its outdoor ice skating rink on the Southbank beside the London Eye. So get your skates on.
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.
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.
In The Studio | Interview with Contemporary Artist Chris Succo
Chris Succo is a young contemporary artist creating innovative and challenging work, here Hg2 catches up with him on the eve of his first solo show...
Inamo Opens Second Restaurant in London
Following the popularity of its predecessor in Soho, oriental fusion restaurant Inamo has opened a second branch on Lower Regent Street.
Inamo St. James – Oriental Fusion at its Best
Inamo St. James offers high-end cuisine and cocktails, complete with interactive ordering system and 'chef cam'.
Indian Zing
Indian gets an update at Manoj Vasaikar's highly-rated Hammersmith restaurant.
Inigo
Rather than standard mixed salmon platters, the bijou Inigo slings sushi handrolls: burrito-proportioned rolls stuffed with a mix of creative fillings.
Inn The Park
Interview with Model Katia Elizarova
We sit down with international model Katia Elizarova as she reveals what she loves about London.
Interview: Columbo Group Impresario Steve Ball
Steve Ball, founder of the Columbo Group, is responsible for some of London's hippest venues from the Old Queen's Head to XOYO he knows what makes a party
Interview: Rick Stein on seafood and Malaysian cuisine
Hg2 talks to chef Rick Stein, now involved in the Malaysian government-led scheme Malaysia Kitchen, which works to promote Malaysian cuisine in Britain.
Introducing London’s Nine New Michelin Starred Restaurants
Iris by Searcys
The interior of Iris by Searcys is appropriately minimalist. A scattering of monochromatic tables, gleaming bar and a DJ throbbing out chic beats on the decks are all in quiet obeisance to the heady surround vistas of London’s skyline.
Is Harrods opening its very own luxury hotel?
Rumour has it that Harrods may soon be considering a grand extension to its Knightbridge store - its very own luxury hotel.
J Sheekey
Originally opened back in 1896 J Sheekey's still retains a lively old-fashioned atmosphere.
J Sheekey is the Perfect Fashion Week Stop-Off
Enjoy oysters and champagne at J Sheekey in between shows this Fashion Week.
J&A Cafe
If it was good enough for Alexander McQueen, God rest his soul, then J&A Cafe is certainly good enough for us. And the countless other fashion types that flit through its doors.
Jago
Serving Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influenced cuisine, Jago is the all-day eatery affiliated with start-up hub Second Home.

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