Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Found in Hell's Kitchen, Ardesia is chic neighbourhood wine bar offering a curated collection of wines and a tempting menu of snacks and light bites.
The Cutting Room
One of New York’s better live music bars, The Cutting Room, with its intimate rock’n’roll decor, draws a crowd of celebs and live music lovers week-round.
Danish for ‘thirst’, TØrst is the latest addition to Brooklyn's ever expanding bar scene, and a real haven for beer aficionados.
The Third Man
A speakeasy-like bar in Alphabet City, The Third Man serves creative cocktails and a great selection of wine and beer in its rustic-chic space.
Maison Premiere
Oysters, cocktails and premium absinthe are the driving force behind Maison Premiere, a retro-tinged Williamsburg bar and restaurant.
Flatiron Lounge
Old school elegance and delicious cocktails at an old Sinatra hang-out...
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
Very cool, very alternative, very eco-friendly, very Williamsburg...
Little Branch
West Village speakeasy from the Milk & Honey boys...
The Rose Bar
Oh so media friendly the GPH's bar is a work of art...
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
Employees Only
Club Macanudo
Old school elegance for serious cocktails and cigars...
Soaked Lounge
This new SoHo terrace bar gives extensive views over the roof tops of Manhattan, while serving up all-natural fruit cocktails for a stylish set.
Pete’s Tavern
One of New York's oldest taverns and a favourite of O. Henry.
Blue Ribbon
A landmark on the New York culinary scene. This is the place for late night dining.
Pegu Club
Perfectly mixed cocktails and a chic crowd at this SATC favourite...
The gay crowd are flocking to Hell's Kitchen for a little late-night Therapy...
Raines Law Room
A 'neo-speakeasy' with on-trend cocktails and a whiff of 1920s nostalgia...
Old Town Bar
Historic New York tavern that appeals to hipsters and mobsters alike...
Temple Bar
Glamorous, fabulous and oh so Mwah - not to mention the cocktails...
The Dead Rabbit
The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog is a retro-inspired cocktail bar with an upscale atmosphere.
Superb sake and sashimi in elegant Japanese surrounds...
Joe’s Pub
Joe's Pub is all about live events from theatre to music washed down by lots of beer...
Ear Inn
One of New York's oldest drinking dens...
Zum Schneider
Beer just got fun again in New York...
Stone Rose Lounge
Stylish cocktail bar with views over the park catering to a sophisticated Midtown crowd...
Monkey Bar
Everything Graydon Carter touches turns to the hippest hue of gold, the Monkey Bar is certainly no exception...
Jimmy’s No. 43
Gastro pub with great beer and a 'secret chef' capable of culinary miracles...
Huckleberry Bar
It's all about the cocktails at Huckleberry (oh and the small plates to help fortify the stomach)...
Five Points
Under-rated and low-key restaurant with a focus on seasonal and local produce...
The Griffin
Inspired by the late-19th Century the stylish and surreal décor is seductive and the cocktails sensual...
Stylishly understated. A relaxed environment for easy conversation, the beat is set by an indie soundtrack.
Campbell Apartment
This smart city hide out is elegant, exclusive and stunning.
Music, drinks, style, snacks and scene; Butter has it all - go!
Brandy Library
Brandy Library boasts an extensive selection of drinks. This is a classy and comfortably hang out.
Bowlmor Lanes
This is a great way to do something a bit different and will definitely bring a lot of laughs.
Stylishly decorated and serving good drinks to the young and fabulous in New York.
Blind Tiger
Blind Tiger spent time researching fine coffee roasting techniques and created an alcohol-friendly menu to please everyone.
Black Door
This buzzy little place is great for a drink and to do a bit of people watching.

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