Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Mumbai

Tote on the Turf
Tote on the Turf is one of the most stylish restaurants in Mumbai, surprisingly given that it's located inside the city's main racecourse...
Grand Hyatt Mumbai
The Grand Hyatt Mumbai is a high-quality business hotel close to the international airport, but it does have a wonderful range of restaurants....
Bombay High
This gent of a bar is all about being a naughty old public schoolboy...
Thai Pavilion
Tantalising Thai by one of the most respected chefs in town; the food at Thai Pavilion doesn't put a foot wrong and nor does the on-trend design and decor
6 Degrees
Champagne bar best served as a precursor to a really big night out...
Rudra
Sensual and sultry Indian spa with a range of Ayurvedic and Reiki treatments...
Moshe’s
Mouthwatering Mediterranean fare is the order of the day at Moshe's. Tends to be quite expensive, but we think it's well worth the extra rupees...
Seasonal Tastes
This delightful restaurant will tickle your tastebuds - and meal experience with its chatty chefs and bespoke dishes...
Escobar
Equipped with the longest bar in India, head out to Escobar if your up for an evening of glam all-out partying...
Shiro
Dazzling and opulent, with a dizzying array of luscious cocktails to boot, Shiro is a definitive must-see on our list...
Del Italia
Cool, calm and casual, the crowd at Del Italia comes as much for the cocktails and pizzas as they do the banter in the lovely outdoor courtyard...
Zinc
Explore your dark side by heading off into Zinc's digs. With a flare for the dramatic albeit shadowy side of clubbing, the funky groove of beats will keep you on a high note...
The Quan Spa
Glamorous spa overlooking the Juhu beach and the Arabian Sea is a favourite of Bollywood's beauties...
The Tasting Room
Casual drinks 'n' eats at The Tasting Room, something of a hidden treasure in too-cool-for-school Lower Parel.
Point of View
Catch up on your reading while getting a dose of genteel calm in a refined atmosphere at the impressive Point of View, located in the ITC Grand Central
ITC Grand Central
ITC Central may be part of a chain, but it offers clean, comfortable rooms and a location in the hustle and bustle of hip Parel.
Vivanta by Taj President Mumbai
If the organised chaos that is Mumbai has turned you into something of a drama queen, check-in and de-stress in style at Vivanta by Taj President Mumbai
Westin Garden City
Westin Garden City has it all -- even if it is slightly off the beaten path. Check in and check it out.
Svenska Mumbai
A contemporary classic, the Svenska Mumbai, is as the name might suggest a Swedish design brand that is making a splash in India's most exciting city...
Chatterjee & Lal
With a preference for cutting-edge art, Chatterjee & Lal promise a taste of the avant-garde...
Bay View
Not quite the snazziest rooftop bar, but the views are stunning...
Eau Bar
Smart, if slightly quiet, hotel bar in the Oberoi. Best for the lesser spotted hedonist...
Tote on the Turf
Award-winning interiors and and a menu to impress even the most finickety foodie, Tote on the Turf triumphs.
Dome
Sleek and polished, if James Bond were reincarnated as a bar, Dome would be it...
Indigo
Indigo is one of the best restaurants in Mumbai, the international cooking, starry clientele and design-conscious interior all make it a hot ticket
Spa at The Oberoi
Opulent and sumptuous spa to pamper and preen at The Oberoi...
WINK Lounge Bar
Haute cocktails and a dash of posh, sophisticated partying never looked so good...
Stella
Housed in The Leela, like so many other good eateries, Stella is a great Italian restaurant with a sophisticated, darkened interior...
Kebabs & Kurries
Perennially popular, Kebabs & Kurries is something of a Mumbai institution: a mouthwatering Mughlai and Nizami menu is testament to its greatness...
Inshaallah Mashaallah
Exotic perfumier with wonderful lotions and potions...
ITC Maratha
Bigger is better at ITC Maratha, one of Mumbai's more sumptuous stays, in a hotel that has long been regarded for the quality of the food on offer...
The Oak Tree
Super-chic accessories for Bollywood starlets...
San Qi
Inspiring interiors and an even more inspiring menu makes San Qi so hip it hurts...
Malaga
Beautiful handbags and clutches...
Ritu Kumar
Small town girl done good with national brand...
Atrium
Classy, little low-key bar for a quiter night out in Mumbai.
Vetro
The Oberoi is proud of in-house eatery Vetro, and quite rightly so; the Italian cooking is superb, the staff excellent and atmosphere intimate....
Tarun Tahiliani
Opulent, glamorous and star-studded fashion for an equally matched customer...
Leela Kempinksi
Offering respite from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, the Kempinski-owned Leela attracts a sharp-suited business crowd that appreciates the finer things in life.
Tulsi
Elegant Indian apparel and homeware...

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