Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Art & Fight
Brush up on Brazilian know-how at this Tel Aviv-based fitness centre.
Pioo Pioo
Make like a revolver and 'Pow Pow' your way into this '50s meets '80s mix.
Shampina
The best cure for a mid-summer night’s heat is champagne.
Rokach 73
Provencal-inspired fair in a quiet, pastoral setting to the northern edge of Tel Aviv.
223
Mixology is hip. Speakeasy décor is hip. Respecting the smoking ban is hip. The 223 is hip. 
Goocha
Fresh, fun and buzzing - this open-plan seafood site is not ideal for an intimate date.
Hatachana Complex
History meets consumer heaven at this renovated train station in Jaffa.
Sublet
If you're in Tel Aviv for the summer season and in the mood for an alternative to the standard club scene, Sublet is your venue for the night.
Taxidermy
Its visage of parking lot setting and drifter's dive exterior make this hip Horowitz joint the worst kept secret among any in-the-know Tel Avivian.
Clara
A massive deck overlooking the sea, several lounge areas and hammocks by the shore make this the hottest spot all summer.
Sushido
Quirky sushi combos and a tranquil setting are the biggest draws at this recently revamped restaurant.
Alexander Suites
Sixty-six suites, including one with its own pool, are the biggest draw at this beachside site, set back from the strip.
Michatronix
Hidden from sight behind a used electronics store front, this retro-fit den was the first port of call Tel Aviv's own hipster scene.
Frank
With a variety of upmarket gourmet sausages to choose from, Frank offers Sausages with pride"."
Bait Banamal
Feminist-led fashion house presents provocative products and services all under one roof.
Peacock
Jeans and flip-flops are as standard as the chalkboard menus at this place, attracting the less trend-hungry Tel Avivians for a staple of beers, beats and Israeli microbrews.
Bait Ba’namal
Located in the Tel Aviv Port, Bait Ba'namal offers traditional Mediterranean cuisine with a personal home kitchen twist.
Surf Point
Try your had at Tel Aviv's latest kitesurfing craze. Or one of several other watersports activities on offer.
Hudna
Live acts, DJs and local drinks come as standard at this vast offering in the alternative Florentin neighbourhood...
Shalom Hotel
Free daily massages and happy-hour sessions are the draw at this maritime-themed Atlas site.
Cook in Israel Food Tours
Make yourself at home with a guided shopping and cooking session with Orly Ziv.
Hummus Abu Dhabi
This reggae-influenced cafe offers all things reggae, including its hummus.
Casa Nova
Caesarea Golf Course
Nanuchka
Revellers descend on this Eastern European rave-like cavern for vodka, Georgian delicacies and bar-stomping live music on a Sunday.
Dizzy Frishdon
This central hotspot keeps its preferences unique, opting to uphold the indoor smoking ban and keeping its lights well and truly shining -the perfect pit stop for a drink and some friendly flirting.
Abu Hassan
Overlooking Jaffa Port, Abu Hassan has become a site of culinary pilgrimages for customers throughout the country.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Indulge in a bit of highbrow culture at this multi-floor cultural anchor.
Container
Whether it's music or food - fresh and new are the main principles at this port-side seafood joint.
Nina Hotel
Owner Eliza Zivi's combined tribute to the Neve Tzedek neighbourhooda after her ten-year period in Paris.
TLV VIP – Luxury Car Hire
Zaritsky Artist’s House
Two buildings of local debuts and retrospectives offer a welcome break from daytime heat.
Dvir Gallery
Multitudes of contemporary art in three very different venues.
Center Chic Hotel
This '30s-themed abode has an extensive collection of books and films - adding to its crown as the home-from-home king of Dizengof's restoration..
Frau Blau
Head here for avant-garde Israeli fashion with a fun, escapist attitude.
Shesek
The Shesek is your choice for a night's inaugural drink or for those in more of a musically focused mood.
Skalski Leather
Soak up the smells at this workshop-come-boutique for luxury leather.
Jean Jaures Urban Residence
Choose from studio, apartment or penthouse spaces in this Scott Philip Geddes-designed Bauhaus building.
Sushi Basel
Arguably, the best sushi in town.
Loveat
A small chain of much loved cafes to grab a cup of organic coffee.

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