Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

The Muse
Personal pampering for both you and your pooch in the heart of Times Square.
Guggenheim Museum
One of the most iconic buildings in the city houses one of the world's greatest art collections...
Financial District & Tribeca
Whilst the Financial District and Tribeca are not renowned shopping areas many Manhattanites make the trek downtown to rummage through Century 21 for bargains Sex and the City's Carrie would kill for.
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick's is architecturally stunning and offers an alternative to the city's parks and galleries.
The Empire Hotel
Majestic modernity, happily situated adjacent to Central Park. Guests enjoy the rooftop pool deck, bar and lounge.
Prune
Homey sophistication is the order of the day come for classic cocktails and great food.
Museum of Natural History
All you ever wanted to know about natural history...
Frick Collection
A collection of artworks housed in the former estate of steel tycoon Henry Clay Frick...
Maya
Magnificent meals (and margaritas); some of the best Mexican fare in town.
Per Se
This three Michelin-starred restaurant is where New York's moneyed elite dine in plush modernity overlooking Central Park.
Cielo
New York's spiritual home of house music is now as much about the music as it is about the look...
Ritz Carlton
The theme of the hotel is pure old-school luxury... but with just enough contemporary twists.
Gotham Comedy Club
Brings grandeur and glamour to the Big Apple comedy scene...
Pete’s Tavern
One of New York's oldest taverns and a favourite of O. Henry.
Burger Joint
A no-frills approach to well-made food is what people love best.
Cipriani Downtown
Dress in the day's designer purchases and join the jet-set crowd for Bellinis and people watching.
Knitting Factory
One of Brooklyn's best live-music clubs...
60 Thompson
Perfectly located 60 Thompson is ideal for those who want something hip stylish and comfortable.
City Club Hotel
Once a stately private club the City Club Hotel is a cool choice for an exclusive set.
Hundred Acres
Comforting and comfortable. Particularly popular for the rustic brunch.
City Bakery
Wonderfully warm, rib-sticking comfort food...
Freeman’s
Tucked away down a little alleyway is this temple to the hunt.
Pegu Club
Perfectly mixed cocktails and a chic crowd at this SATC favourite...
Therapy
The gay crowd are flocking to Hell's Kitchen for a little late-night Therapy...
The Mansfield
Situated in Midtown East the Mansfield blends seemlessly in with its rather grand surroundings.
City Center
NY City Center is known for its expressive dance and dramatic theatre...
1 Oak
Subtle it ain't. Sexy it can be. Over the top, all the time!
Hudson Hotel
The Hudson is a brilliant reflection of the boldness and diversity of the city that never sleeps.
Antique Garage
Formerly an auto-garage the space is now a bi-level restaurant slash antiques shop.
Blue Ribbon
A landmark on the New York culinary scene. This is the place for late night dining.
Ten’s World Class Cabaret
Upmarket and somewhat 'gourmet' strip club with charming girls...
Chelsea Bicycles
Chelsea Bicycles offer high-end bikes for rent for a genteel pedal...
Madison Avenue
If you're in town to exploit the great exchange rate look no further than Madison - it's home to every designer you can think of. Happily one of our favourite lunch spots Le Bilboquet is about half way up.
Riverside Park
Riverside Park offers picturesque views of the Hudson River and is perfect for a sunny stroll...
Bryant Park
Bryant Park is perfect place to enjoy a spot of peace and quiet amid the chaos that surrounds you.
Statue of Liberty
Lady Liberty is one of NYC's most iconic landmarks - pity it's a bit of a schlep to get there...
Soho Grand
A wonderful hotel to relax in but also the ideal place to entertain in glitz and glamour.
Beauty & Essex
One New York restaurant that's been described as a bit like the city itself; grungy and confusing on the outside but with a loud, glamorous, surprising, beating young heart.
The W Union Sq.
W Union Square's landmark 1911 Guardian Life building has the city at it's fingertips.
Raines Law Room
A 'neo-speakeasy' with on-trend cocktails and a whiff of 1920s nostalgia...

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