Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Zuma
Zuma was the first restaurant to try and take on Nobu as the most talked about Japanese restaurant in London. Since then it has become a global brand.
ZSL London Zoo
Young and Foodish Spag Wednesday Meatball Pop-Up
Andrew's on Gray's in Road hosts Young and Foodish Spag Wednesday Meatball Pop-Up.
York & Albany
Who knew Gordon Ramsay did hotels? Apparently he does with the York & Albany his first foray into the business of sleep; as you'd expect from Ramsay it's style all the way inside and the service is suitably sharp to boot. yEventWatcherD
Ye Olde Mitre
Ye Olde Mitre has been a religious and regal site as well as a pub for hundreds of years. Today it still retains an atmosphere of sanctuary for busy Londoners.
Yauatcha
Yauatcha Soho is all about gourmet dim sum. The deliciously designed interior matches the picture-perfect dishes in what is now a Soho institution...
Yashin Ocean House
Far from your average Japanese restaurant, Yashin Ocean House in South Kensington combines head-to-tail dining with sushi
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.
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.
Wright Bros. Oyster House
This atmospheric seafood bar boasts a quite unimaginable selection of oysters and praiseworthy mains.
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.
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"
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.
Winter Events Calendar
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.
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
WilliamVintage
Devotees of this exclusive, haute couture vintage shop include the likes of Lana Del Rey, Rihanna and Eva Green.
Wild Honey
Wild Honey is dedicated to fresh produce completely dictated by seasonality and at surprisingly low prices.
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
Whitechapel Gallery
Whitechapel Gallery is a temple to the avant-garde, and is central to the ever dynamic East End arts scene.
White Room Beauty
The spa's all-white interiors create a wholesome and purifying retreat from the plush surroundings of Walton Street.
White Lyan
A cocktail bar with no ice? No wedges of lemons? Pre-mixed and bottled drinks? Bespoke spirits? It’s fair to say: White Lyan is like no bar you’ve ever been to before.
What’s Cooking Good Looking? / ON THE RECORD
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?
Westfield London
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.
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 Catch up with Chef Nuno Mendes
We interview chef Nuno Mendes, the 'wild child of the culinary world'.
We Admire
Describing itself as ‘painfully independent’, We Admire sells unique print T-shirts, on anything iconic.
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.
Walton Street
Just a short stroll from South Kensington tube, Walton Street is where the party's at for Chelsea's sharpest shoppers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vinopolis
Tucked away behind Borough Market this large brickwork complex offers a range of wine tours and courses. For those more interested in drinking than learning there are three bars in situ as well as a full-scale kitchen. sty
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.
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.
Viet Grill
A smartly refurbished option on this renowned stretch, this Vietnamese experience is superior.
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.

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