Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Napoleon House
Good drinks, great atmosphere and a near-perfect Pimms.
Claiborne Mansion
Luxurious, elegant and historic Creole mansion close to Frenchmen's music scene
Delachaise
Chic French wine bar.
Cochon
Old-fashioned food in a fashionable environment.
Marigny Brasserie
A chic restaurant with an interesting crowd.
Golf Club at Audubon Park
Perfect for the skilled golfer of the relaxed walker.
Coquette
Dragon’s Den
Oddball enterntainment in a quirky location.
Fair Grounds Race Course
Set your bets here in the local tradition.
Hotel Monteleone
The epitome of old-school New Orleans: a bit of a faded grandmother you can't help but love...
Creole Creamery
Ice cream parlour full of intriguing flavours.
Hi-Ho Lounge
Edgy music venue, with a classy touch.
Checkpoint Charlie’s
Bustling rock venue, with most shows free.
Willie Mae’s Scotch House
Famous fried chicken in Willie Mae's tradition.
Belladonna Spa
Perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.
The Blue Room
A Sunday morning musical treat.
Joey K’s
Funky neighbourhood restaurant for lawyers and locals alike.
City Park
A large park full of art and activity.
13 Monaghan’s
Good late-night food, suitable for veggies too.
Cafe Reconcile
Charitable restaurant serving home comforts.
Ampersand
Trendy two-story club in an aged bank building.
Arthur Roger Gallery
New Orleans' leading art gallery.
Byblos
Middle-Eastern restaurant and bar with a lively atmosphere.
Bourbon House
Perfect for seafood lovers.
La Divina Gelateria
Organic ice cream with old-world charm.
Tujague’s
The city's oldest stand up bar and a strictly prix-fixe menu.
Acme Oyster House
Well-loved oyster house with a DIY touch.
Pat O’Brien’s
A bawdy night of fun in an always-crowded bar.
Jazz and Heritage Festival
12 stages of soul-stirring music, spread over 2 weekends.
W New Orleans
Modern, stylish and chic.
Besh Steak House
A flashy but functional treat for meat-lovers.
R Bar
Arty bar with a punk edge.
Bacchanal
A barbeque with a difference.
Stanley
Quality cooking from an experimental chef.
The Presbytere
Centuries old building with museum on Mardi Gras.
Sazerac Bar
Dapper bar for those with manners and a smart style.
St James Cheese
Some of the most creative sandwiches in town.
Monkey Hill Bar
Sophisticated setting for drinks.
Green Goddess
A tiny restaurant with a menu as big as this world.
Spa at Ritz-Carlton
Luxurious pampering for those in need.

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