Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

Villa Romano
Villa Romano is the shop of choice for Bogota's most discerning gents.
Vicky Moreinis
Beach babes head to Vick Moreinis for barely-there swimwear.
Via Sport
Boating style abounds at Via Sport, where stripes and sailor-prints are very much in vogue.
Velez
Shoes and bags; what else does a girl need?
Tornasol Spa
Tornasol Spa is a homey spa that's a welcome respite from the chaotic city outside.
Titi Cardozo
Titi Cardozo offers high-end fashion for the women who know what they want.
Tienda da Café
Tienda da Café boasts a beautiful mural of mythlike creatures that colourfully wrap their way around the café's walls.
The Red Lion
An Englishman owns the Red Lion and has recreated a typical English pub in this favourite Parque 93 venue.
The Irish Pub
Even amongst the lively crowds of Zona T, The Irish Pub stands out for its high level of buzz and energy.
Taller de Té
Taller de Té is a little spot of tranquility amongst the hustle and bustle of Bogota serving a selection of finely crafted teas from around the world...
Tabula
Tabula has a very natural feel, with plants scattered along the floor and bamboo walls, and the casual philosophy is matched by exceptional cuisine.
Stampa
Personality is key at Stampa, with pieces as individual as you are.
Sofitel Victoria Regia
Victoria Regia breathes the effortless elegance that can only be created by natural taste.
Sensualidades
Slip into something more comfortable at Sensualidades.
Segafredo Zanetti
Huge red umbrellas characterise the area of Zona T, and shelter the ebullient crowd here at Segafredo Zanetti.
Rosales Plaza Hotel
Tucked away within the gourmet district of Zona G sits the unassuming brown brick tower of Rosales Plaza, frequented by sophisticated insiders.
Radio Berlin
Radio Belin is the most alternative club in Bogota, and the venue of choice for dedicated music-lovers.
PUMA
The Bogota outpost of Puma; expect all the usual, and a little bit more.
Puma
Prazca
A dressing-up box of delights, Prazca houses a miscellaneous collection of ultra-chic clothes and accessories.
Plaza de Bolivar
Plaza de Bolivar lies at the heart of Bogota and the city's political history.
Pilatos
Menswear with an edge; expect casual clothes with plenty of attitude.
Pepa Pombo
Girl garments aplenty at Pepa Pompo.
Penthouse
Crowds of well-dressed club-goers flock to Penthouse at the weekends to chug down shots and get wild on the dance floor.
Pasteleria Jacques
Pasteleria Jacques is not just the best bakery in Bogotá, but arguably possibly the best bakery in the whole of South America.
Pajares Salinas
Pajares Salinas has been a Bogotá institution since it first opened in 1958.
Pachanga
Perfect for young revellers, Pachanga has a pumping party atmosphere thanks to a regular roster of top-notch DJs.
Osaki
Osaki is a casual Asian restaurant with simple décor and excellent food.
Offcorss
Kids will love the colourful clothing on offer at Offcorss.
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.
Nine West
Affordable and stylish shoes that include work attire and evening heels.
Niko Café
Niko Café is a Bogotá classic that serves excellent food in an elegant setting with no pretensions or gimmicks.
Nike
Nike's Bogota outpost sells all the usual sportswear.
Myriam Camhi
The all-white interior, sweeping marble staircases and large bouquets of roses at Myriam Camhi provide an elegant setting in which sample some of Bogotá's best desserts.
Museo del Tequila
'Museo del Tequila' is not just a cheesy name; the collection of 1585 bottles of tequila is the third biggest in the world, and the owner Don Alfonso Gonzales' knowledge on the liquor is limitless.
Museo del Oro
Museo del Oro houses the largest collection of pre-Hispanic gold in the world, and with over 33,000 pieces that range from tiny rings to huge breast plates, it is quite a collection.
Monkey Pub
Hidden on the first floor of a rather ordinary building, The Monkey Pub is the number one spot for those in-the-know to enjoy an intimate atmosphere and first-class selection of beer.
Mink
Almost indistinguishable from the other bars on the street, Mink is a good example of a typical Zona T bar.
Michel Patissier
Michel Patissier has provided Bogotá with high-quality croissants and pastries for over thirty years. Be sure to stop and refuel.

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