Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Twickenham Stadium
Typing Room
Located in Bethnal Green's Town Hall Hotel, Typing Room serves intricate, beautifully presented Modern British dishes.
Umu
Sit in silent awe of the unparalleled Japanese delicacies that will astound your palate.
Urban Golf
Urban Retreat at Harrods
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.
Verru to open this month on Marylebone Lane
London's new Baltic restaurant, Verru, is due to open this month with chef Andrei Lesment at the helm.
Victoria & Albert Museum
The Victoria & Albert Museum - or the V&A, as it is more commonly called - is a cultural must-see, with a slew of exciting exhibitions running throughout the year.
Viet Grill
A smartly refurbished option on this renowned stretch, this Vietnamese experience is superior.
Viet Lounge
The pungent smack of fish sauce gives Viet Food its authentic edge, and ascending past the busy bustle of ex-Hakkasan chef Jeff Tan’s narrow two-storey restaurant winks back to any steaming phở joint in Ho Chi Minh City. But we’re here for the illustrious Viet Lounge cocktail bar stacked modestly on the third floor...
Village East
Stealing a little bit of the warehouse scene first made popular in New York Village East is so hip it hurts with trendy industrial interiors matched by an even trendier media clientele.
Villandry
The media set can't get enough of Villandry, and it's not hard to see why with a French-inspired menu that caters to serious foodies and simple clean interiors.
Vinoteca
A wine bar with a difference Vinoteca offers class instead of crass and plenty of beautiful bottles for you to get your discerning chops around.
Visit top London haunts with Hg2 and myhotels
Hg2 teams up with boutique hotel chain myhotels to give its discerning guests a feel for the best the capital has to offer.
Vivienne Westwood
Dame Vivian Westwood has always been on the cusp of subversive. With her rebellious, punk inspired pieces, Westwood’s designs just ooze cool.
Volupté: The Hedonist’s Burlesque Tearoom
If you are looking for a spicier way of having your afternoon tea, Hg2 definitely recommends Volupté: the hedonist's burlesque tearoom.
Walton Street
Just a short stroll from South Kensington tube, Walton Street is where the party's at for Chelsea's sharpest shoppers.
Waterloo Bar & Grill is Commuter Dining at its Best
The recently renamed Waterloo Bar & Grill offers quality food and drink in prime location for commuters.
We Admire
Describing itself as ‘painfully independent’, We Admire sells unique print T-shirts, on anything iconic.
We Catch up with Chef Nuno Mendes
We interview chef Nuno Mendes, the 'wild child of the culinary world'.
We Interview Chef Joël Antunes
Chef Joël Antunes chats to Hg2 about his hedonistic past, the culinary scene in London and his plans for the future.
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.
Westfield London
What are Pop-up Supper Clubs?
They've been around since the 30's, and with good food and new company for just £30, their appeal is not waning. Hg2 asks: what are pop-up supper clubs?
What’s Cooking Good Looking? / ON THE RECORD
White Room Beauty
The spa's all-white interiors create a wholesome and purifying retreat from the plush surroundings of Walton Street.
Whitechapel Gallery
Whitechapel Gallery is a temple to the avant-garde, and is central to the ever dynamic East End arts scene.
Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room
Gallery restaurants often leave a lot to be desired but not so when it comes to the Whitechapel Gallery's on-site eatery. In fact its restaurant is something of a destination in itself with a cool crowd chowing down on beautiful British fare. d
Wild Honey
Wild Honey is dedicated to fresh produce completely dictated by seasonality and at surprisingly low prices.
WilliamVintage
Devotees of this exclusive, haute couture vintage shop include the likes of Lana Del Rey, Rihanna and Eva Green.
Win a Night in the Zetter Townhouse
Win an opportunity to spend the night in one of London's hippest, sexiest hotels, The Zetter Townhouse. Retro cool and ravishing cocktails make it super hip
Winter Cocktails at the Marriott
Situated on the South Bank of the Thames, the Marriott Hotel have launched their winter cocktail collection infused with the scents and tastes of Christmas.
Winter Events Calendar
Wolf & Badger
Progressive and unique, Wolf & Badger supports up-an-coming young British designers, proud of their national heritage but with an eye on the future, too.
Workingmen’s Club
Wedged between Shoredich, Hoxton and Hackney, the BGWC has retained its impeccable reputation since opening in 1953. A strict members-only policy has become slightly more lenient but exclusivity still prevails. =dis"
Worship St Whistling Shop
Hidden halfway down a Shoreditch side street, the Worship Street Whistling Shop is without doubt one of the finest drinking dens London has seen in years.
Wright Bros. Oyster House
This atmospheric seafood bar boasts a quite unimaginable selection of oysters and praiseworthy mains.
Wright Brothers open another corker in Soho
Wright Brothers Soho opens on Kingly Street, with a fresh and sustainable menu and the appointment of David Gingell as Executive Head Chef.
Yashin
Anyone who has spent enough time in the Kensington and Chelsea area knows, despite all of its other abundances, that what it has been missing all along is a decent sushi restaurant. Not anymore.

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