Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Buenos Aires

Lusitano
Found in Buenos Aires' Palermo neighbourhood, Lusitano restaurant serves rich, elegant European cuisine in stately, art-encircled surrounds.
Maluco Beleza
Sample some Latin dance music with real Latino's at this lively spot in La Boca.
Football
Araoz
A refreshing alternative to trendy lounge bar-come-clubs.
Live Music
Buenos Aires is now a cosmopolitan city comparable with some of the world's coolest destinations. However what makes Buenos Aires a little more special is that it retains a cultural heritage and historical areas where you can see the city as it was
My BA Hotel
Having enjoyed a few late nights retreat to this boutique getaway in Belgrano.
Hunting
Standard
The Standard serves up simple homely but delicious fare.
Tango
For an evening of Argentinan authenticity have supper at Centro Vasco Frances earlier in the evening. Do not expect waiters in black tie at either of these venues but we do guarantee good food excellent drinks and fantastic company.
725 Continental
A super-stylish contemporary boutique hotel that draws in a trendy crowd...
Fishing
Rubia y Negra
Do not be put off by the tourists; locals still flock here for post-supper cocktails.
Esplendor El Calafate
Think immaculately designed rustic chic sheep's skin stools and antlers on the walls.
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.
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.
El Dorrego
El Dorrego situated in historic San Telmo retains a rare authenticity.
Bel Air
The Bel Air's large clean rooms provide an ideal base for busy days and boozy nights.
El Obrero
For a traditional Argentine meat feast there's no better place.
La Biela
La Biela is where high-society Argenties sip their expressos in the mornings.
Hotel del Casco
For a respite from the late nights cocktails and shopping head to Hotel de Casco.
Bereber
Kick back in the relaxed seating and feast on tagines and other Moroccan delicacies.
La Cabrera
Combining the best of the parilla with a little latterday chic-ness this place is a must.
Adult Entertainment
A wide variety of adult entertainment can be found in BA, from stripclubs to brothels and everything in between.
Rio Alba
Traditional parrilla where the order of the day is meat, meat and more meat.
Podesta
A low-key and commercial option often used as a 'warm-up' for more serious clubs.
Claridge
This Anglophile hotel even offers cucumber sandwiches for afternoon tea.
Horse Racing
Polo
The world's capital of the high-end sport, whether you prefer to play, watch or learn, in Buenos Aires there is something for all.
Cuernavaca
This is a light-hearted party spot pretension and sophistication are left at the door.
Sirop
Sirop has great Argentinean food - perfect for a romantic dinner under the stars.
Tancat
Head to Tancat for some truly authentic Spanish cuisine.
El Claustro Santa Catalina
El Claustro offers an exquisite menu delicious wines and a refuge from Florida Street.
Cattle-Herding & Asado Cooking
Work up an appetite on the farm before indulging in a traditional Argentine lunch like a true South American cowboy.
Lo de Jesus
Lo de Jesus is one of the landmarks of the culinary scene in Palermo Viejo.
Museo de Evita
This classic spot is a refreshing change from trendy cafes and chic wine bars.
Desde el Alma
This sinfully romantic restaurant serves up delicious beef in mellow candlelight.
Patagonia Sur
Despite its location Patagonia Sur is cosy to the core and serves excellent food.
Puerto Madero
Take a stroll along Puerto Madero, the recently renovated old port of the city.
Cavas Wine Lodge
This is arguably one of the most decadent experiences you can have in Buenos Aires.

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