Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

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Gran Melià Rome
An oasis in the bustle of the Italian capital, the Gran Melià Rome is a luxurious, five-star urban resort with sprawling grounds and its own Clarins spa.
Ken Ken Ramen
Offering lip-smacking ramen and a great selection of drinks, Ken Ken Ramen is a much-loved neighbourhood joint in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Kulm Spa
Found at the regal Kulm Hotel in St Moritz, the Kulm Spa is a decadent oasis with an impressive menu of treatments and range of facilities.
Ett Hem
Aiming to blend the comforts of home with the decadence of a luxury hotel, Ett Hem is an elegant 12-room hotel in Stockholm’s embassy district.
Wine Library
An intimate wine bar positioned on Tallinn’s Town Hall Square, the Wine Library has over 250 international wines on offer in its “Wine Book”.
Wise Sons Jewish Deli
With a menu rich in deli classics, from dill pickles to pastrami, Wise Sons Jewish Deli in San Francisco's Mission District is a neighbourhood favourite.
Piquet
Piquet, the latest venture from acclaimed chef Allan Pickett and restaurateur André Blais is a welcome addition to the Fitzrovia dining scene.
La Venencia
A local favourite, La Venencia is a decades-old bar that’s serves sherry and local tapas to devoted Madrileños and sherry-loving visitors.
Stedelijk Museum
The historic Stedelijk Museum offers up an impressive collection of contemporary and modern art and design in Amsterdam’s Museumplein (Museum Square).
Nobu Hotel
From the great minds that brought us black miso cod, the Nobu Hotel at Caesars in Las Vegas is wallet-meltingly luxurious and design-conscious.
The Gibson
Sip the Gibson cocktail – a lesser-known cousin of the Martini – at this eponymous Old Street Bar, where drinks are ambitious and the ambiance is cosy.
Hotel Praktik Bakery
Fancy waking up to the smell of freshly baked bread? The trendily minimalist Hotel Praktik Bakery in central Barcelona has its own artisanal bakery.
Lisboa Carmo Hotel
The Lisboa Carmo Hotel, a Chiado-based boutique hotel, offers guests unassuming elegance and stylish decor in its rooms and on-site restaurant.
The Local
The Local in Mumbai has all the well-worn trademarks of a rough and tumble neighbourhood bar, as loved for its cheap drinks as its vibe and live music.
Pérez Art Museum Miami
Housed in an eco-friendly, multi-million dollar space, the Pérez Art Museum Miami showcases 20th and 21st century international contemporary art.
Riad Mena
Minutes from the main market in Marrakech, Riad Mena is a peaceful, design-conscious hotel strewn with antiques and high-end amenities.
SoBou
SoBou is a much-loved New Orleans restaurant and bar with a flurry of awards and accolades to its name, serving small plates of Louisiana street food.
Four Seasons Baku
Set on the Caspian Sea, the Four Seasons Baku offers stellar service, incredible amenities and an unparalleled stay in the capital of Azerbaijan.
Restaurante 100 Maneiras
Found in trendy Bairro Alto in Lisbon, Restaurante 100 Maneiras serves an innovative tasting menu in their intimate dining room.
Therapy
Sleek industrial-style gastro-lounge Therapy in Downtown Las Vegas serves up personal and sharing plates of mouthwatering American cuisine.
Korova Cine Bar
Fun and atmospheric, with just a hint of an underground vibe, Korova Cine Bar is a trendy cocktail bar in Buenos Aires offering expertly mixed drinks.
Le Cabrera Cocktail & Gastrobar
Le Cabrera Cocktail & Gastrobar is a sleek and trendy joint in Madrid specialising in cocktails and tapas, with an extensive selection of spirits on offer.
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography
Housed in the former “Red October” confectionary factory, the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography is an atmospheric space dedicated to photography.
TownHouse Street Milano Duomo
Comprised of seven one- and two-bed studios, a stay at the TownHouse Street Milano Duomo is like having the run of your own stylish Milanese pied-à-terre.
Sushi Tsujita
Sushi Tsujita is a high-end, high-calibre sushi joint in LA’s Little Osaka, offering a pricey, but wow-worthy Omakase menu and other dishes.
Chai Ki
Roti Chai founder Rohit Chugh is back with Chai Ki, a new street-food inspired culinary venture at Canary Wharf’s Crossrail Place
ME Milan Il Duca
Collonaded and grand, the ME Milan Il Duca occupies a prime position on the Piazza della Repubblica, with a unique rooftop bar and sleek accommodations.
URSO Hotel & Spa
Luxurious boutique hotel URSO Hotel & Spa offers a decadent urban spa, a creative dining concept and elegant guestrooms in central Madrid.
Riad Dar Darma
Found within the Medina, Riad Dar Darma is a palatial riad with decadent amenities and undeniable style, not to mention its own hammam and mountain views.
Blue Collar
Lashings of waistband-busting comfort food classics are the draw at Blue Collar, Daniel Serfer’s laid-back restaurant in the MiMo Historic District.
Restaurant R’evolution
Found in the French Quarter, Cajun and Creole cuisine is the order of the day at Restaurant R'evolution, one of New Orleans’ finest restaurants.
Skylon
With views over the River Thames, the fine dining restaurant Skylon showcases British produce through its modern European menu.
Fondazione Prada
Offering year-round exhibitions and events, the Milan outpost of contemporary art giant Fondazione Prada in Largo Isarco was designed by Rem Koolhaas.
Four Seasons Hotel Moscow
Found steps from Red Square and the Kremlin, the Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is a luxurious hotel packed with tsar-worthy features and decadent decor.
S*uce Dubai Mall
S*uce Dubai Mall, one of nine S*uce branches in the UAE, is a tantalizing collection of designer must-have items, from clothes to accessories.
W Hotel Bogota
W Hotel Bogota is the shiny, amenity-studded Colombian outpost of the W Hotel juggernaut, offering fantastically luxurious features and services.
Joyeux Bordel
"Joyeux Bordel" translates to "jolly mess," but that's the only thing untidy about this swanky, immaculate cocktail bar.
Symphony
Symphony is a high-end multi-brand fashion boutique based in Dubai Mall showcasing international and local designers like Jason Wu and Charlotte Olympia.
Janes and Hooch
Cocktail bar Janes and Hooch offers a menu of modern drinks with vintage sensibilities in its chic location in Sanlitun’s Factory District.
Glutton
A restaurant for people who love food, Glutton in Las Vegas offers delicious American cuisine created with a gourmet twist in a chic industrial-style space.
Mama Shelter Istanbul
Mama Shelter Istanbul, the younger sibling of Mama Shelter Paris, has an enviable Beyoğlu location and bold, whimsical interiors.
Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogota
Fresh from a multi-million dollar renovation, the Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogotá is a bastion of comfort, style and heritage in Bogota.
The Serras
Part of the renovation of Barcelona's waterfront district, The Serras is a chic design hotel with views of the port and sea beyond.
De Hallen
Home to indoor markets, eateries and bicycle shops, Amsterdam’s recently refurbished tram depot, De Hallen, is now one of the city’s hippest cultural hubs.
The Hoxton, Amsterdam
The Hoxton, Amsterdam, is a trendy and laidback canalside hotel, with chic interiors and a noteworthy on-site Italian eatery.
68 and Boston
Can't decide between wine and cocktails for the evening? The stylish, Soho-based 68 and Boston specialises in both and does them with aplomb...
Les Couilles du Chien
At the cheekily named Les Couilles du Chien, the bar at Arbutus Restaurant, diners are in for boundary-pushing cocktails and small plates.
W Beijing Chang’an
The W Beijing Chang’an is a visually stunning hotel in the Diplomatic District, just steps from the Forbidden City.
Ferdinand
A warm and welcoming bar and restaurant, Ferdinand, named after the friendly bull, does great burgers and even better drinks...
Alexander McQueen Beijing
Found in the trendy Sanlitun Village North shopping centre, this is Alexander McQueen Beijing, the city's first outpost of legendary British fashion brand
Bar ThreeSixty
Open from October to April, Bar ThreeSixty is a chic, sophisticated spot for drinking and dancing in Downtown Beirut.
Bazar Noir
Concept store Bazar Noir is the go-to spot for rare and hard to find pieces, from tables to light fixtures.
Hôtel Droog
More than just a stylish place to stay in Amsterdam, Hôtel Droog is an expanded hotel experience, equipped with its own gallery, library and spa.
Paper & Tea
P&T’s second Berlin boutique, the Mitte-based Paper & Tea, is a temple devoted to all things tea.
Alov Steakhouse
The Alov Steakhouse, located within the Fairmont Baku, offers diners an exceptional menu of imported steaks and premium wine in chic, atmospheric surroundings.
Juni
Chef Shaun Hergatt’s New York restaurant, Juni serves contemporary, innovative cuisine in one of the city's top Michelin star establishments.
Maison Premiere
Oysters, cocktails and premium absinthe are the driving force behind Maison Premiere, a retro-tinged Williamsburg bar and restaurant.
Roca Moo
Hotel Omm’s Michelin-starred restaurant, Roca Moo, serves up wonderful Catalan cuisine with the theatrical open kitchen providing the perfect backdrop...
Stereo Kitchen
With a name that sounds like an 80s mash up, Stereo Kitchen is downtown Beirut’s exquisitely designed destination for great food, cocktails and dancing.
Kaspar’s Seafood Bar & Grill
Located within the hallowed halls of London’s Savoy Hotel, Kaspar’s Seafood Bar & Grill has reinvented the old River Restaurant in a glitzy new guise.

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