Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Sydney

Zimmermann
Dressed to kill in sexy swimwear from Zimmermann, there's no longer a reason to fear the beach.
Zeta
A slinky seductress, Zeta is set inside the Hilton hotel, with a knockout terrace that overlooks George Street and the elaborate Romanesque dome of the Queen Victoria Building.
Zayira
Clean simplicity and luxe fabrics are designer Anita Kostovski's must-haves, and her newly-opened store Zayira offers shoppers copious amounts of understated luxury.
Zambesi
Having a dark day? Turn it to your advantage and pick up a sexy black number from Zambesi.
Wylie’s Baths
One of Sydney's best saltwater pools, completely free of messy sand.
World Bar
This four-storey Victorian terrace is sandwiched between the club and bar mosh-pit of Bayswater Road, Kings Cross, which is one of the busiest parts of Sydney's red light and clubbing district.
Woollahra Golf Club
Swing when you're winning; a brilliant golf course that has proved tricky even for intermediate players.
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Wine Library
Got a hankering for fantastic wine and Italian snacks? This slick hole-in-the-wall wine bar is a winner for casual drinks 'n' eats.
Willow
Light, airy designs that are just perfect for the Australian summer..
White Rabbit
Part-gallery, part-teahouse, the White Rabbit houses an astonishing amount of contemporary Chinese art - thought to be the world's largest and most significant collection.
Wheels & Dollbaby
Rock chicks rejoice; Wheels & Dollbaby will give you the edge you so desperately crave.
Westin Sydney
Ranked in the Top 15 Australian hotels, the Westin's panoramic, cityscape views and chic, contemporary decor set it apart from the rest.
Westfield City
An oversized shopping mall that caters to Sydney's material guys and gals.
Westfield Bondi Junction
From sand to shop, Westfield Bondi Junction would have even the most casual beachgoers looking superstar-sharp.
Welcome Hotel
The Welcome Hotel is a casual, no-frills pub with surprisingly high-end food and a cool crowd of fellow drinkers.
Victoria Room
Tearoom by day and decadent watering hole by night, colonial-style Victoria Room attracts a stylish bunch who prefer liquids to solids.
Via Alley
An assorted bag of goodies can be found at Via Alley, all of them with a design-savvy edge.
Uccello
Italian fare in the heart of the Ivy Pool Club - the perfect way to duck beneath its notoriously taut velvet ropes.
Tuchuzy
Catering to men and women, Tuchuzy is a treasure trove of material delights.
Tropicana Caffe
An institution in Sydney, Tropicana Caffe is at the core of the beating heart of Darlinghurst, where gays, straights, pimps and strippers come to read newspapers, drink coffee and preen in full view of passing Kings Cross traffic.
Trelise Cooper
Those who like their skirts, shirts and everything in between a little offbeat stock up here at Trelise Cooper.
Top tips for a top tipple: Hg2’s best bars in Sydney
As the annual Time Out Bar Awards in Sydney rolls around, Hg2 have compiled our best Sydney bars hit list for our readers.
Toko
With its honey-coloured timber interiors, sumptuous leather banquettes and the cream of Sydney's fashion crop nibbling on dainty bites of sashimi, Toko is the c
Toby’s Estate
As well as supplying several hundred cafés around NSW with their coffee, there are numerous Toby's cafés scattered the city, but this one opposite the rolling lawns of Victoria Park is one of the best.
Tivoli Villa
Tivoli Villa is described as The Great Gatsby mansion, and it's easy to see why.
Tim Olsen Gallery
One of Sydney's most esteemed galleries, Tim Olsen's gallery features the landscape art work of his father, the beret-wearing John Olsen, one of Australia's most renowned artists.
Tim O’Connor
Sexy, streamlined fashions for sexy, streamlined ladies.
Tigerlily
Hit the sand in style with beautiful beachwear from this Tigerlily outpost.
Theatre Royal
A mecca for mega-musicals and big-name productions, the Theatre Royal really raises the roof.
The World’s Best Nudist Beaches
There's nothing that screams freedom quite like bearing it all to the elements. So shed all inhibitions & heed our list of the world's best nudist beaches.
The Vanguard
In the heartland of eclectic Newtown amid a vast array of ethnic eateries and second-hand stores lies the Vanguard.
The Tunnel
After a recent, glamorous refurb, The Tunnel is one of the busiest clubs in the Cross area, with a notoriously long queue of sassy women wearing tiny miniskirts.
The Rum Diaries
Rum is the thing at The Rum Diaries, which offers 80 different varieties and a cool, laid-back atmosphere.
The Passage
Laid-back, late-night neighbourhood-feel bar...
The Old Clare Hotel
Formerly a pub and a brewery admin building, The Old Clare Hotel, a chic boutique hotel in Chippendale, offers style and three independent restaurants.
The Lord Dudley
Brits missing their traditional London pubs will feel right at home at the Lord Dudley, a well-loved corner drinkery in the leafy, well-to-do suburb of Woollahra - Sydney's version of Primrose Hill.
The London
An institution in Sydney, The London Hotel has been around since 1870 and it's a beloved local pub for Balmain residents.
The Loft
Overlooking King Street Wharf with 240-degree harbour views from its decked balcony, The Loft is a sophisticated watering hole.
The Kirketon Sydney – Boutique Accommodation at its Finest
The Kirketon Sydney offers 40 rooms in a prime location for those wishing to explore the city's nightlife before retiring in peace, comfort and style.

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