Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Sydney

Camilla Beach House
Offering kaftans that you can wear from beach to bar, sand-friendly fashion has never been more stylish.
Canturi
Bling is the thing at this store, beloved by celebrities across the globe.
Capitol Theatre
The Capitol Theatre is a wonderful example of the glamour associated with going to the theatre in the 1930s - a glance around will immediately conjure up theatregoing Sydneysiders trussed up in their feather boa finery.
Captain Cook
Hop-on and hop-off Captain Cook for one of the best (and cheapest) ways to explore the Harbour.
Centennial Park Cycles
Put your foot to the pedal and push yourself around the parklands astride a two-wheeler.
Cerrone
Nothing says bling like a diamond-encrusted ring.
Chanel
Chi The Spa
Collette Dinnigan
With such wonderful dresses on offer, it's no wonder Hollywood's rich and famous flock here for red-carpet emergencies.
Darling Point Pad
Want to be the envy of all Sydneysiders? Then stay here. This glamorous, privately-rented penthouse apartment is the one we all dream of owning.
David Jones
An upmarket department store where stylish chaps and chicks come to punish the plastic.
Division2
Division2 is all about denim, with luxe labels stitched into the waistline of every pair.
Eau de Vie
A potent mixture of Mediterranean views exquisite surroundings and gourmet food.
Enmore Theatre
This grand old dame was built in 1908 and opened as a theatre in 1912, but now hosts everything from rock bands and DJs to international comedy acts and orchestra.
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.
Establishment
Easily one of Sydney's hippest addresses, every visiting celebrity, fashionista and designer worth their salt has shacked up in one of Establishment's minimalistic-cool suites,
Fico
The discreet entrance, sexy jazz tunes and flickering red candles should give you an idea that Fico isn't a rowdy drinking den.
Flat White
In the well-to-do suburb of Woollahra, directly opposite the charming Lord Dudley pub, this unassuming little café does a roaring neighbourhood trade.
Four in Hand
As the old adage goes, don't judge a book by its cover. Four in Hand may technically be a pub, but the food is anything but pub grub.
From St. Xavier
Those who like luxe labels stiched to their clothes will love the big-name offerings at From St. Xavier.
G-Star
Needing little introduction, this is G-Star's flagship boutique in Sydney.
Gardel’s Bar
Mid-century Argentina comes to Sydney in this richly styled speakeasy with its own Evita-themed room.
Gertrude and Alice
Bookish types, hippies, lesbian couples and layabouts all love this beachside bookshop café, which has perfected its chill-out-you're-in-Bondi vibe.
Glenmore Rooftop Hotel
If it's a sparkling Sydney day and you want to drink a frosted schooner in the sun on a rooftop, this is the place.
Golden Century
As one of Sydney's favourite late-night dining venues, Golden Century has a cult-like following and the mere mention of it to a local will induce an enthusiastic, Oh
Good God Small Club
This supper club and self-dubbed 'danceteria' is set in an attractive old Spanish quarter restaurant with Flintstone-style faux rock walls, plants hanging from the ceiling and regular club nights.
Gorman
Practical clothing with a femine edge for women-about-town.
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.
Harbour Beaches
Incorporating a nudist beach on its long stretch of sand, Harbour Beaches offer coastal hideaways that are both pretty and provocative.
Harlequin Market
From the old to the new, edgy to refined, Harlequin Market is a treasure chest of covetable trinkets.
Harry’s Café de Wheels
If eating a pie is a religious experience, then Harry's is the Vatican; it's no wonder a slew of celebrities have chowed down here.
Hemmesphere
Easily one of Sydney's classiest cocktail bars, Hemmesphere is a stalwart in the Sydney scene and one for the discerning cocktail lover.
Hilton
Hughenden
A go-to for literary lovers or travellers wanting to stay somewhere that's more like a home, this stately Victorian mansion has worn many hats in its time.
Humble Vintage
Pinching the idea from arch nemesis Melbourne, Sydney now offers vintage bikes for hire.
Incu
Super-fashion clothing store that mixes high-end with high-street; just the way fashion editors suggest.
Ivy
A playground for the ultra-glamorous, Ivy is Sydney's ultimate den of debauchery.
Jac + Jack
Neutral-toned rags for stylish, streamlined shoppers.
Jimmy Choo
Needing little introduction; get your skyscraper heels and oversized bags here.
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.

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