Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Diesel
Andre Gina
Cool dudes stock up on the latest designer ware from Andre Gina.
14 Inkas
A reservation at 14 Inkas should be on every hedonist's hit list - if not for the excellent Peruvian cuisine, then for the potent pisco.
California Inn
Nothing to wear? Step into California Inn and find something that's just right, whatever the occasion.
Boheme Royal
Behind the doors of Zona T's Boheme Royal lurks the Diesel-swathed crowd of Latin America's youngest party set.
Le Manoir Hotel
Hole up in suitably hedonistic fashion here; for couples without children, Hotel Manoir makes a romantic alternative from Bogota's more well-known resting spots.
Harry’s Bar
Harry's Bar has a few kinks that need to be ironed out, but it's a stylish socialite's heaven and is here to stay.
Le Collexioni
La Collexioni is a dress-up box of delights for style-conscious adults.
Windsor House
The rooms at Hotel Windsor House provide plenty of space, and the short walk to Parque 93 is another added bonus.
Un Cuarto de Arte
Un Cuartro de Arte is an art gallery and bar with a long white corridor that displays cutting edge exhibitions.
Calvin Klein
Museo de Arte Moderno
Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogot - or MAMBO, as it is otherwise known - is a huge, sweeping complex of internationally-acclaimed and stylistically-diverse modern art.
Radio Berlin
Radio Belin is the most alternative club in Bogota, and the venue of choice for dedicated music-lovers.
Pedrojas
Biker chic is in at Pedrojas, which sells buttery-soft leather jackets aplenty.
Di Lucca
Inspiring Italian fare awaits at Di Lucca, which has an excellent reputation and a fit-to-bursting reservations book.
El Comedor
El Comedor is an extremely fashionable hotel restaurant that attracts hungry diners from all over the city, as well as high-profile hotel guests.
Freeport
Sensible shoes don't have to scrimp on style, as demonstrated by Freeport.
D’Marcha
Enter the darkened grocery store, follow a group of well-heeled twentysomethings to the lift and travel up to the seventh floor to enter the sleek sophistication of D'Marcha.
Romeo
Romeo is the most exclusive gay club in Bogota, with a meticulously-manicured crowd of revellers inside and people-watching opportunities aplenty.
Bagatelle
Bagatelle is the bastion of Bogotá brunch and the ultimate choice for a dessert hounds.
Avia 93
Starkly minimalist and undeniably sexy, Avia 93 is like something straight from the pages of a glossy design magazine.
Pilatos
Menswear with an edge; expect casual clothes with plenty of attitude.
Nazca
A see-and-be-seen kinda place, Nazca proves that style and substance can go hand-in-hand with a crowd of beautiful people and a menu of perfect Peruvian fare.
SUNA
The discovery that healthy food can actually have taste has drawn models and actresses to SUNA in their droves, so be prepared for a sighting.
Oasis Spa
Oasis Spa is a quaint and homey spa that provides a range of extremely high-quality treatments.
Arturo Calle
Arturo sells staple pieces that should hang in any discerning gent's closet.
BH de la Quinta
Not even Tolstoy could review Hotel de la Quinta without overuse of the word 'charming'. Every aspect of the neat, dusk-coloured rooms beckons for the word.
Bar de Leo
The owner of restaurants Leo, Cocina y Cava and Leonor Espinosa created Bar de Leo as her contribution to Bogotá's bar scene.
Mink
Almost indistinguishable from the other bars on the street, Mink is a good example of a typical Zona T bar.
Kathmandu
Bursting with eastern promise, Kathmandu was the first place to sell hookah in Bogotá.
Tol
Mix-and-match girly, gritty and grunge at Tol, an eclectic clothes emporium.
La Brasserie
The red leather booths of Brasserie are always filled with impeccably-dressed diners keen to sample some of Bogotá's best French cuisine, and glimpse their own reflection in the mirror-lined walls.
Bendito
High-end turns into high-jinx at Bendito, a sleek club in the heart of Zona T.
Almacen Xue
Almacen Xue sells an eclectic mix of clothes and accessories for stylish women.
Pachanga
Perfect for young revellers, Pachanga has a pumping party atmosphere thanks to a regular roster of top-notch DJs.
Obra Maestra
Obra Masetra has a stunning collection of shoes.
Artesano Gourmet
Artesano Gourmet is a tiny café that specialises in cakes and richly sweet desserts.
Criterion
Fantastic French fare abounds at Criterion, the reigning queen of Bogota's gourmet district.
Chevignon
Cool, casual clothes for cool, casual men and women.
El Local
Contemporary Colombian fare is very much the order of the day at El Local, where fashionable types flock in their designer-clad droves.

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