Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Buenos Aires

Alo’s
A contemporary cafe and bistro in San Isidro, Alo’s serves beautifully plated, contemporary dishes in its sleek, open-planned space.
Gran Dabbang
Serving small plates of internationally-inspired dishes, Gran Dabbang is popular week-round for its welcoming vibe and riotous way with flavour.
Mishiguene
A contemporary Jewish restaurant in Buenos Aires, Mishiguene is the creation of chef Tomás Kalika, serving delicious classics given a modern spin.
Proper
Housed in a former mechanic’s shop, Proper – with chefs Leo Lanussol and Augusto Mayer at the helm – is a bright light on Buenos Aires’ dining scene.
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.
Home
Although prizing comfort and practicality special touches elevate Home above the rest.
Palacio Alsina
Palacio is a mecca for those intoxicated on several levels.
878
The doorbell policy at this cocktail joint ensures exclusivity.
Pizza Cero
This popular snack joint is more of a 'destination' than a mere pizzeria.
Guido’s Bar
The charming Guido's has resisted modernisation just be prepared to eat and eat and eat.
Football
Araoz
A refreshing alternative to trendy lounge bar-come-clubs.
Bar 6
The perfect place to take a break and watch the passing fashion parade
Chez Pauline
A marvellous selection of tea and cakes from French owner Pauline.
El Gran Danzon
El Gran Danzon attracts a sophisticated crowd to its chilled atmosphere.
Mott
The perfect location to take a break from shopping and watch the trend-setters strut by.
My BA Hotel
Having enjoyed a few late nights retreat to this boutique getaway in Belgrano.
Niceto
Niceto exudes a gritty charm that exists in much of Palermo Hollywood.
Standard
The Standard serves up simple homely but delicious fare.
Esplendor
The chic-yet-minimalist Esplendor is the ideal hangover remedy after a late night out.
Resto
Despite an outwardly unprepossessing venue this is a lovely mellow restaurant.
Florencio
Florencio serves delicious tea and cakes in a wonderfully friendly environment.
248 Finisterra
Hidden behind an inconspicuous street door there turns out to be a charming boutique hotel...
Rest of Buenos Aires
Take the time to explore all the nooks and crannies of this amazing city. The best buy could be just around the corner.
Oui Oui
Oui Oui is a sweet lunch spot where cake and friends make for a perfect afternoon.
Guido’s
A must for wine buffs go for a thorough education in Argentinian wine.
Fishing
Angelina
This lovely little spot offers a fantastic menu of hot and cold snacks.
La Becasina Delta
A truly idyllic paradise; spend the day swimming sipping cocktails and sleeping.
Melia Recoleta Plaza
Providing comfort and chic mod-cons this hotel is an ideal base to explore the barrio.
Esplendor El Calafate
Think immaculately designed rustic chic sheep's skin stools and antlers on the walls.
Ilatina
An unusual and slightly exotic mix Latin American and Colombian Caribbean cuisine that is really worth a visit
Rubia y Negra
Do not be put off by the tourists; locals still flock here for post-supper cocktails.
Ink
Ideal for a warm-up drink and dance pop in to see the fabulously plastic crowd.
Sudestada
Join an off duty crowd of glamorous portenos tucking into curries and spring rolls.
Design Suites
The original boutique hotel in BA Design Suites retains a fiercely loyal hip clientele.
Argentina Outfitters
Cross varied terrain and breathe in the extraordinary views to see the untouched side of Argentina.
Voulezbar
Voulezbar has wonderfully long opening hours and is always packed with a young crowd.
Bahrein
A late-night option for those who like to party hard.
Rugby
With an up-and-coming national team (the Pumas) a match at either of the BA's two stadiums will be a fun day out.

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