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A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Circle Bar
Circle Bar is a dive bar on Lee Circle in New Orleans’ Warehouse District, offering cheap drinks and great local music with little or no cover charge.
Gambino’s Bakery
A NOLA institution, Gambino’s Bakery is known and loved for its delicious King Cakes, Doberge Cakes and a whole host of other sweet treats.
Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge
A dive bar and a New Orleans institution, Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge is the place for cheap beer and good times...
The Club Ms Mae’s
A New Orleans dive bar with a storied past, The Club Ms Mae’s serves cheap drinks 24/7. It's a top stop on any NOLA bucket list.
Satsuma Cafe
A cafe committed to serving nourishing, local, and organic food in the boho area of Bywater in New Orleans, Satsuma Cafe is a neighbourhood favourite.
Merchant
A cafe in the Central Business District in New Orleans, Merchant offers rich espresso, buttery crepes, and hearty sandwiches.
Haydel’s Bakery
Known for its King Cakes and the maddeningly tasty Cajun Kringle, Haydel’s Bakery is one of the much-loved bakeries in New Orleans.
Victory
Victory, a stylish bar in the New Orleans’ CBD, is leading the craft cocktail charge with its creative libations, stylish surrounds, and moreish food menu.
Markey’s
A Bywater dive serving pub food.
Dr. Bob’s Art
Famous for his humourous signs, Dr. Bob's other art work is displayed here - giant alligator's and all.
Camellia Grill
A student's idea of heaven - so much so they keep coming back.
New Orleans Museum of Art
Intriguing museum, founded as a temple of art for rich and poor alike"..."
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.
Slice Pizzeria
Nice for a slice of gourmet pizza.
Domilise’s
Traditional po' boys - a local and family favourite.
La Nuit
Comedy club for local comedians to try out their wit.
Elizabeth’s
Real Food, Done Real Good - the tagline says it all...
Ampersand
Trendy two-story club in an aged bank building.
City Park
A large park full of art and activity.
St James Cheese
Some of the most creative sandwiches in town.
Pat O’Brien’s
A bawdy night of fun in an always-crowded bar.
Kingpin
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Garden District
Wander alongside homes (or rather, mansions) of the rich and famous.
Mother’s Restaurant
Popular with tourists and locals alike - good, New Orleans style food.
Clover Grill
1930s style diner, perfect for a late bite to eat.
Crabby Jack’s
Affordable seafood joint.
Art Market
Find unique souvenirs in a market which sprawls across Palmer Park.
Bulldog
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.
Saturn Bar
Dive bar, best on weeknights.
Grand Isle
Seafood in high-end fishing shack. A sea-lover's dream.
Mississippi River Ferry
Fun and informative ferry trip.
Blue Nile
Live music and lively dancing.
Columns Hotel Bar
Cosy bar, perfect for beer or brunch.
Audubon Park
Public park with jog and bike tracks.
Boucherie
What started out as a roving Purple Truck serving Southern food turned into one of the hippest new restaurants in New Orleans.
Pravda
Absinthe followed by a (probably needed) lie down on a Victorian fainting couch.
St. Joe’s Bar
Dark but welcoming bar.
Mid-City Lanes Rock ‘n’ Bowl
Bowling with (often famous) live bands to help you dance your way down the lanes.
Jackson Square
Historic square with artists and musicians to entertain.

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