Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Sydney

Prada
Chanel
Louis Vuitton
Est
To those in-the-know, est. - spelt lower-case and with a full-stop at the end - is the place to come for high-end cuisine and an even higher-end clientele.
Parlour X
Parlour X offers a carefully-edited selection of the chicest clothes from around the world, all withing a sultry boudoir setting.
Chi The Spa
Paspaley Pearls
Park Avenue princesses and Sloaney Ponies will love the prim pearls on offer here.
Trelise Cooper
Those who like their skirts, shirts and everything in between a little offbeat stock up here at Trelise Cooper.
Attic
Be prepared to spend some time rummaging and fill your bags with cool and unique objets, not to mention one off clothes customised by you. Worth the effort.
Ivy Pool Club
Entrance to this South Beach Miami meets Palm Springs wonderland is carefully restricted and as the name suggests, its centrepiece is the outdoor pool; the playground for Sydney's genetically blessed.
Myer
With everything under one roof at Myer, you can shop come rain or shine.
Bistro Moncur
One of the eastern suburb's most iconic restaurants, Bistro Moncur has not lost any of its popularity since opening in 1993.
Tivoli Villa
Tivoli Villa is described as The Great Gatsby mansion, and it's easy to see why.
NSW Golf Club
With views out over the ocean, this golf club enables you to enjoy Australia's natural beauty while brushing up on your game all at the same time.
Gazebo Wine Garden
Gazebo is a favourite among the Sydney socialite set, with a refreshingly fun, frivolous attitude to wine.
Le Monde
The flow of coffee is so fast and furious, sweaty-browed baristas can scarcely glance up at the chic slew of locals lining up at the counter, which is a good sign for serious coffee-lovers.
Sass & Bide
They say two heads are better than one, and that's certainly the case at Sass & Bide - headed up by Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton.
Bambini Wine Room
As something of a media magnet, Bambini Wine Room is a hip all-day drinking and dining spot for the ultra-trendy.
Shangri-La
Even purists will find it difficult to fault the Shangri-La. It's one of those hotels that has it all covered.
Danks Street Depot
A warehouse-style café with a fresh, seasonal menu, Danks Street Depot is so hip it hurts.
Dive Sydney
Whether you're an amateur or pro, Dive Sydney has the expertise to ensure a smooth dive from beginning to end.
Fatima’s
When you've quaffed one too many cocktails and have a hankering for a late-night felafel, Fatima is your lady.
Jonah’s Whale Beach
Pacific Road House
Set among the swaying eucalyptus trees and only a short stroll to the beach, this gorgeous, privately-rented mansion is the epitome of Australian beachside luxu
Summit
High-end food high up; Summit scales new heights in gastronomic excellence.
Gorman
Practical clothing with a femine edge for women-about-town.
Bridge Climb
Head for heights? Then scale Sydney Harbour Bridge, clad in an all-in-one jumpsuit.
Grace Hotel
One of the city's best examples of pre-war architecture, The Grace hotel was once an office block that was requisitioned during the Second World War for use as allied headquarters.
Minx
Female-friendly and super-classy, this striptease club is on the nicer side of naughty.
Marque
Chefs Mark Best and Pasi Petanen of Marque are masters of calculated culinary risk, creating such an exquisite degustation menu here that it would silence even the most cynical critic.
Bills Darlinghurst
As the Darlinghurst outpost of celebrity chef Bill Granger's chain of cafés, diners can expect breakfasts with a bang.
Momofuku Seiobo
Japanese-Australian fusion that could just change your view fine dining.
Rockpool
The Passage
Laid-back, late-night neighbourhood-feel bar...
Jonah’s Whale Beach
Perched on its clifftop throne overlooking the dreamy blue vista of the Pacific Ocean, Jonah's is one of Sydney's most exclusive boutique hotels and restaurants.
Me and Moo
Sophisticated style for style mavens and chic clothes horses.
One Of A Kind
Local and international luxury for those who love labels.
Ripples
Weekend breakfasts are Ripples signature, with views out over the harbour, but the lunches and dinners are pretty damn good, too.
Cerrone
Nothing says bling like a diamond-encrusted ring.
The Galeries Victoria
Crack out the plastic - this is going to hurt your bank account.

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