Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Bogota

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.
Polo Ralph Lauren
Smarten up your look with a few polo shirt staples from Ralph Lauren.
Romeo
Romeo is the most exclusive gay club in Bogota, with a meticulously-manicured crowd of revellers inside and people-watching opportunities aplenty.
Avia 93
Starkly minimalist and undeniably sexy, Avia 93 is like something straight from the pages of a glossy design magazine.
JW Marriot
If all the splendours of Bogotá's original Marriot aren't enough for you, then head to the JW.
Arturo Calle
Arturo sells staple pieces that should hang in any discerning gent's closet.
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.
Oasis Spa
Oasis Spa is a quaint and homey spa that provides a range of extremely high-quality treatments.
Bagatelle
Bagatelle is the bastion of Bogotá brunch and the ultimate choice for a dessert hounds.
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.
Esprit
Expect Esprit's usual collection of casual clothes.
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.
First Class
Outrageous arm- and foot-candy from First Class.
Pilatos
Menswear with an edge; expect casual clothes with plenty of attitude.
Estelar Suite Jones
Hotel Estelar Suite Jones is a perfectly decent hotel: on paper, everything is here-large rooms with plenty of amenities and comfort-it's simply that the style is a little fusty.
Villa Romano
Villa Romano is the shop of choice for Bogota's most discerning gents.
Mink
Almost indistinguishable from the other bars on the street, Mink is a good example of a typical Zona T bar.
Teatro Metro
Teatro Metro is an extremely popular music venue for alternative hardcore and heavy metal music.
La Hora
Treat yourself to a stunning piece of wrist-candy from La Hora.
Plaza de Bolivar
Plaza de Bolivar lies at the heart of Bogota and the city's political history.
Massimo Dutti
High-end designs without the high-end prices; Massimo Dutti always delivers.
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.
Casa de Moneda
Set in yet another beautiful Colombian building, Casa de Moneda is the site of the first Colombian Mint.
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.
Lacoste
Prep up with smart sportswear from Lacoste.
Hotel Morrison
A 40-room boutique beauty in the beating heart of Zona Rosa.
The Red Lion
An Englishman owns the Red Lion and has recreated a typical English pub in this favourite Parque 93 venue.
Eight Bells Inn
Expect plenty of good cheer and several rounds of drinks whenever you step through the door at Eight Bells Inn.
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.
Stampa
Personality is key at Stampa, with pieces as individual as you are.
Monserrate
Monserrate is a mountain that overlooks Bogota and rises a staggering 3,000-metres above sea level.
Bvlgari
Seal the deal with a beautiful piece of jewellery from Bvlgari - the name says it all.
Frida
Sexy, flirty swimwear from Frida.
Grand House
A business hotel that's sleek, stylish and something of a super-stay in Colombia's cool capital.
Serrezuela Country Club
Almacen Xue
Almacen Xue sells an eclectic mix of clothes and accessories for stylish women.
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.
Harley Davidson
Unleash the hellraiser within at Harley Davidson, which stocks all the leather apparel you need to ride your Hog.
Bendito
High-end turns into high-jinx at Bendito, a sleek club in the heart of Zona T.

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