Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Windsor House
The rooms at Hotel Windsor House provide plenty of space, and the short walk to Parque 93 is another added bonus.
Velez
Shoes and bags; what else does a girl need?
Un Cuarto de Arte
Un Cuartro de Arte is an art gallery and bar with a long white corridor that displays cutting edge exhibitions.
Tornasol Spa
Tornasol Spa is a homey spa that's a welcome respite from the chaotic city outside.
Tol
Mix-and-match girly, gritty and grunge at Tol, an eclectic clothes emporium.
Segafredo Zanetti
Huge red umbrellas characterise the area of Zona T, and shelter the ebullient crowd here at Segafredo Zanetti.
Romeo
Romeo is the most exclusive gay club in Bogota, with a meticulously-manicured crowd of revellers inside and people-watching opportunities aplenty.
PUMA
The Bogota outpost of Puma; expect all the usual, and a little bit more.
Pilatos
Menswear with an edge; expect casual clothes with plenty of attitude.
Pedrojas
Biker chic is in at Pedrojas, which sells buttery-soft leather jackets aplenty.
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.
NY Deli
NY Deli is an authentic slice of New York overlooking Bogota's Parque 93.
Mink
Almost indistinguishable from the other bars on the street, Mink is a good example of a typical Zona T bar.
Liberty Café/El Patio
Liberty Café, Caffe and El Patio are a trio of adjoining cafés headed up by the same owner.
La Fama
La Fama is Bogotá’s first sustainable barbeque restaurant, offering delicious grilled dishes in a rough-luxe setting in the Nueva Granada area.
L’Occtaine
Needing little introduction, L'Occtaine pampers and preens with its range of high-end beauty products.
Kathmandu
Bursting with eastern promise, Kathmandu was the first place to sell hookah in Bogotá.
Johanna Rubiano
Well-heeled ladies flock to Johanna Rubiano for high-end fashions.
Hotel de la Opera
Hotel de la Opera is wonderfully luxurious without any faux-European pretensions, and the spectacular view of Cathedral Prima ensures this hotel always rates highly.
H. Sasson
At the very centre of Zona T, H.Sasson Wok & Satay Bar is sweepingly large, and always full.
Gordo
Gordo is Bogota's answer to a Brooklyn-style bar with comfort food, good music and excellent drinks offered in its sleek space.
El Retiro Shopping Center
El Retiro Shopping Center is a one-stop shop for those looking to splash some cash in the Colombian capital with high-end and high street shops.
Diesel
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.
Chevignon
Cool, casual clothes for cool, casual men and women.
Calvin Klein
California Inn
Nothing to wear? Step into California Inn and find something that's just right, whatever the occasion.
Café de las Letras
Café de las Letras is a modern, dynamic café that combines a good dose of culture with an excellent menu of gorgeous gourmet food.
Bruto
A chic Spanish restaurant, Bruto is one of the brightest spots in Bogota's current culinary firmament, offering delicious food and live music.
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.
Bendito
High-end turns into high-jinx at Bendito, a sleek club in the heart of Zona T.
Bendita Seas
Brimming with fashion finds, Bendita Seas is an emporium of wonders for the discerning woman.
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.
Bagatelle
Bagatelle is the bastion of Bogotá brunch and the ultimate choice for a dessert hounds.
B.O.G. Hotel
The glittering emerald green and gold of one of Bogota's first boutique hotels, the B.O.G. Hotel has become the focal point for style conscious travellers
Arturo Calle
Arturo sells staple pieces that should hang in any discerning gent's closet.
Artesano Gourmet
Artesano Gourmet is a tiny café that specialises in cakes and richly sweet desserts.
Armi
Style-conscious men love nothing more than perusing the chic clothes that line the shelves at Armi.
Armando’s All Stars
Armando's All Stars is one bars in Bogota's much-lauded, multi-level nightlife hotspot, Armando Records, offering 70’s flair and unbeatable ambience.

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