Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Sparrow
Run by a husband-and-wife team, Sparrow’s kitchen is smart and ambitious, but it remains a neighbourhood restaurant with real heart.
Spice Market
Jean-Georges' Asian street food has spawned a 1,000 imitators and Spice Market has found a glamorous London home at the uber-hip W Hotel
Spice Market at the W Hotel London
Asian street-food inspired cuisine, plush decor and mood lighting make Spice Market at the W Hotel a must visit.
Spring
Spring is Skye Gyngell's seasonal, modern British restaurant in one of the beautiful wings of Somerset House, an elegant interior and accomplished cooking
St Ermin’s Hotel
Found in historic Westminster, steps from the Abbey, St Ermin’s Hotel has a fantastic location, chic interiors, and around 350,000 honey-making bees.
St James’ Courtyard – Outdoor Dining
St James’ Park
The perfect park to bask in during the balmier summer months, St James' Park is a regal stretch of green in which to rest, relax and oxygenate.
St John
St John Bread & Wine
Share seasonal dishes and treats from their on-site bakery throughout the day.
St Martins Lane
When in London do as stylish Londoners do when in need of escape and check into St Martins Lane; gorgeously designed and boasting impeccable service it's no wonder its reservation book is always fit-to-bursting. =dis"
St Moritz
Think St Moritz and you think of all the glitz and glam of the famous ski resort; the London bar of the same name couldn't be further from it, with a crowd of burly bikers who come to rock. Vaguely alpine interiors do feature, however. yEve
St Pancras Champagne Bar
Train-spotters and Champagne quaffers will indulge their greatest passions at St Pancras Champagne Bar, which serves up the best bubbly against a backdrop of arriving (and departing) trains.
St Pancras Renaissance
One of London's most iconic landmarks, this hotel is all about show stopping luxury...
St Pancras Spa
A subterranean haven of calm, the St Pancras Spa offers total tranquillity in the midst of London’s frantic Kings Cross.
St Paul’s Cathedral
Aside from offering the perfect lunch spot astride one of its steps, St Paul's Cathedral is a pretty damn remarkable sight to behold. Be sure to take your camera for fantastic Facebook fodder.
Stag Lodge Stables
Giddy up! For those who think four legs really are better than two, Stag Lodge Stables has riding and hacking sussed. Just ask Madonna, who rented out the entire thing. Why? Because she can.
Stella McCartney
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.
Stylish Cycle Tours of London
Summer 2012 Fashion Hotlist
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.
SUSHISAMBA
The panoramic view from the 38th floor of Heron Tower and the excellent Brazilian-Japanese fusion cuisine makes SUSHISAMBA one of London's must-visits...
Sweetings
Tamarind
A leader of London's finest Indian cuisine the service is impeccable and the dining elegant.
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.
Tapas Brindisa Soho
Toast Spanish tapas and inspiring Iberian classics at Tapas Brindisa Soho. Trust us - it knows what it's doing.
Tate Galleries
A byword for awe-inspiring art, Tate knows how to get people talking; and it does so at two locations in London at Tate Britain and Tate Modern.
Tayyabs
This cheap BYO Indian has a simple menu but a magical way with ingredients.
Tea Room at Bun House
If the ambiance at Tea Room at Bun House is pure Hong Kong, then so are the dishes; together, the venue offers one of London’s most wonderfully distinct brunch experiences.
Ted Baker
Tucked away behind the famous piazza, Ted Baker's Covent Garden store is colourful, slightly quirky and not too expensive.
Ten Manchester Street
This Marylebone hotel is every inch the sophisticated London boutique...and better yet, it even has its very own cigar terrace
Tennis Tea at Cannizaro House
Located in the heart of Wimbledon Village, where better to enjoy a Wimbledon Tennis tea than Cannizaro House.
Texture
Contrasting textural treats from two titans of the European gastronomic scene chef Agnar Sverrisson and sommelier Xavier Rousset Texture does exactly what it says on the tin.
Thames Rockets
Shooting down the river at 35 knots is both terrifying and exhilarating in equal measures. Thames Rockets offers water-blurred tours of the river.
The 3 Crowns
A good old-fashioned boozer with some serious culinary credentials, The 3 Crowns is just the kind of London pub we can get on board with.
The 5 Star Mercer Street Hotel re-opens
The Mercer Street Hotel re-opened in Covent Garden last week following a £15 million refurbishment.
The Ace Effect: The Rebirth of the Social Hotel
The Albemarle
The revamped restaurant of Brown's Hotel in Mayfair serves great British classics.
The Ampersand Hotel
Quirky, London-inspired decor merges with faultless comfort in the Apersand to create a peaceful, perfectly located haven in the bustling capital. 
The Anchor and Hope
Home of the South Bank Centre and the London Eye, there are many reasons to trundle over Waterloo Bridge. Heading that list is the Anchor & Hope, famous for serving up delicious gastropub food.

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