Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Shalvata
Locals love the breakfasts at this Mediterranean view-point but nights are taken over by out-of-towners and tourist groups.
ShuShu
This 'private club', hidden behind a frozen yoghurt shop, is leading the way for Tel Aviv's neo-speakeasy scene...
Shila
A leading light in Tel Aviv's gastropub revolution.
Herbert Samuel
Mediterranean food with a sea view by a rising star chef - ample reason to venture out of Tel Aviv's hedonistic center.
The Deli
This cloak and dagger mini-club attracts smart twenty-somethings seeking a steamy night out fuelled by its unique selection of cocktails.
Tomas
Jazz and Latin American beats blend with a dressy, mid-thirties crowd, particular about their wine selections.
Lima Lima
With its '70s lounge bar, gay hip-hop and reggae nights, this is the place for those needing a little more soul in their night.
Dizengoff Center Food Fair
Offering every type of Israeli cuisine, the Dizengoff Center Food Fair is a buzzing hub of locals and tourists exploring the array of typical dishes.
Yoezer
French-inspired treats complement this gastropub-come-wine bar.
Abulafia Desserts
Founded in 1879, Abulafia is a long-standing family business serves a wide range of traditional sweet and savoury baked Middle Eastern desserts.
Mul Yam
French-inspired treats from a Les Grandes Tables Du Monde entrant.
Sex Boutique
An alternative option on gentrified Dizengoff Street, Sex Boutique's seamless extension from the sex shop below attracts artists and students alike.
Ashtanga Yoga Tel Aviv
Keep up with your yoga at these daily Mysore style Ashtanga classes.
Tony Vespa
So popular, Tony's has had to open a second branch to satisfy customers from all over the city. 
Topsea Israel Surfing Center
Brasserie
Noga Gallery
Emerging and established artists meet at this internationally-acclaimed gallery.
Villa Spa
Serene scenery and a wide range of services - what more could you want from a luxury spa?
Maoz
With an apartment styled backroom (complete with shower and kitchen), this world-music flaunting haunt is something of a sanctuary for informal hipness.
Foxy Salon
New York-inspired pamper parlour for men and women.
Margoza Bar
A local pub, for local people and any unsuspecting tourist looking to escape the hubbub of Jaffa's legendary flea market.
Bugsy
Tucked neatly into the arty, ripped jeans attire of the trendy Florentin neighbourhood, Bugsy (named after a famed Jewish gangster) flourishes with its simple menu and quaint tree-lined views.
Moses Burger
The faithful make the late night pilgrimage south to worship at the burger alter of Moses restaurant.
Chadar Ochel
Fine dining, diverse, traditional and sharing plates are rarely associated.
David Intercontinental
Business comes first at this large, less-touristy located Interconti.
Otto 45
A super-sized version of your casual, neighbourhood-type bar (complete with pool table) that's been so successful it's spawned two further sites across the city.
Spa Clay
Business visitors and cube-dwellers head here for its Turkish Hamam and more.
Frida Kahlo
Grab a quick Latin-infused starter before delving into another long night along Lilienblum and Rothschild Boulevard...
Roni Kantor
Vintage threads get a modern makeover at this Rothschild Boulevard boutique.
Jaffa Bar
Jaffa Bar is a bit of a way from where most visitors spend their nights. And that is just where its charm lies.
Hotel Vital
Business travellers tend to favour this boutique offering in Tel Aviv's cultural hub.
City Hotel
More standard in style when compared to its sister hotels but the central location more than makes up for it.
Jaffa Flea Market
Crusaders, Ottomans and today's modern tourist all add to the diverse past of this ancient market site in Jaffa.
The Block
Beyond the world famous sound system and legendary mixer, a never-tiring Block-faithful crowd leaves every DJ waiting for their next visit to the White City.
Rubin Museum
Visit this Bauhaus-style building for insight into one of Israel's most iconic artists.
Ugly Duckling
Channel the retro-chic look with these '70s and '80s inspired swimmers.
Mashousha
Mashousha offers a simplistic menu of Galilean inspired delights, highlighted by the eponymous mashousha, a bowl of thick hummus topped with soft chickpeas, the freshest olive oil and a finely-chopped basil spread.
Leonardo Boutique
Business-minded fellows are pulled here for its proximity to the high-tech canton of Ramat Ha'chayal.
Tapas Achad Ha’am
The Spanish-speaking world presents an exciting range of food and music and this place features them all.
Art+ Hotel
The owner of this arty boutique is none other than Tel Aviv's Museum of Art chairman - so you can imagine the distinguished visuals on offer..

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