Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Sydney

Barrenjoey House
Set on the tranquil Pittwater side of Palm Beach, Barrenjoey House is a coastal boutique beach house across from the Pittwater riverfront with its Norfolk pines
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.
Lucette
Get that haute hippy edge from Lucette, where beautiful boho pieces await your discovery.
Sydney Ferries
A cheap 'n' easy way to explore the city - all by water.
Momofuku Seiobo
Japanese-Australian fusion that could just change your view fine dining.
Riverview Hotel & Dining
A gastropub that champions the best of contemporary British fare in casual, pubby surroundings.
Macleay on Manning
An assorted range of high-end items to make your life that bit more stylish.
Minx
Female-friendly and super-classy, this striptease club is on the nicer side of naughty.
Me and Moo
Sophisticated style for style mavens and chic clothes horses.
Jatali
Decadent dresses and other fab fashions from a Sydney-based designer.
Efendy
Efendy will change your mind about Turkish cuisine, which isn't raved about enough in our minds.
PaperPlanes
A multi-sensorial experience of high quality traditional Japanese food witha  mix of contemporary and playful edge.
About Life
A healthfood supermarket that's got more than a little green about its scene; the perfect place to grab something to take-away.
Candy’s Apartment
Formerly Zen, China White and the Underground, the club beneath this Bayswater Road terrace is now known as Candy's Apartment.
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.
My Boudoir
Those seeking couture on the cheap can call off the search; My Boudoir offers an Aladdin's cave of second-hand treasures.
The Passage
Laid-back, late-night neighbourhood-feel bar...
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
Half Sleeve
Guys may walk into Half Sleeve, but they'll swagger out clad in the latest attitude-laden labels.
One Of A Kind
Local and international luxury for those who love labels.
Rockpool
Victoria Room
Tearoom by day and decadent watering hole by night, colonial-style Victoria Room attracts a stylish bunch who prefer liquids to solids.
Hemmesphere
Easily one of Sydney's classiest cocktail bars, Hemmesphere is a stalwart in the Sydney scene and one for the discerning cocktail lover.
Saba
Shapely clothing from Australian brand Saba, which prides itself on flattering the form with its high-end fashions.
The Galeries Victoria
Crack out the plastic - this is going to hurt your bank account.
MidCity Centre
Clothes horses gallop into MidCity Centre for rags aplenty.
Cars on Demand
Zimmermann
Dressed to kill in sexy swimwear from Zimmermann, there's no longer a reason to fear the beach.
Berta
You'll need Google Maps to find this little gem but it's worth the hunt, with inspiring Italian fare and intimate interiors.
Tim O’Connor
Sexy, streamlined fashions for sexy, streamlined ladies.
The Commons
So laid-back it's almost horizontal, The Commons is a casual spot for a booze-soaked catch-up with close friends.
Ripples
Weekend breakfasts are Ripples signature, with views out over the harbour, but the lunches and dinners are pretty damn good, too.
The Loft
Overlooking King Street Wharf with 240-degree harbour views from its decked balcony, The Loft is a sophisticated watering hole.
Mille Vini
This oh-so hip Surry Hills wine joint is usually always abuzz - a good choice if you've been wandering the length of the hipster-happy Crown Street searching fo
Cerrone
Nothing says bling like a diamond-encrusted ring.
Tea Parlour
Bring out your genteel side at this quirky streetside sitting room, which has been inventively appointed by owner Amelia with thrift-store finds.
Amy Erbacher Beauty
Beauty is more than skin deep at Amy Erbacher Beauty, where the former model/TV presenter knows all the tricks of the trade to make you like like a younger, better version of yourself.
Blu Bar
A Lost in Translation-style hotel bar, Blu Bar sits on its lofty 36th floor throne with a seriously impressive view over Sydney Harbour.
Jackies
Don your finest threads and your darkest Prada sunglasses because this is where the fashion set do lunch.
Scanlan & Theodore
Simple, stylish womenswear is stocked on the shelves at Scanlan & Theodore, attracting Sydney's most discerning shoppers.

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