Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Buenos Aires

El Baqueano
One of the best restaurants in Latin America, El Baqueano serves contemporary Argentinian food that’s replete with local, seasonal ingredients.
Alo’s
A contemporary cafe and bistro in San Isidro, Alo’s serves beautifully plated, contemporary dishes in its sleek, open-planned space.
Creme de la Creme Tours
Creme de la Creme Tours is a bespoke, private shopping tour service in Buenos Aires from Anglo-Argentine style-maker Vanessa Bell.
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.
Maluco Beleza
Sample some Latin dance music with real Latino's at this lively spot in La Boca.
Costa Petit
Costa Petit is the most chic boutique hotel in Buenos Aires.
Crobar
This 'superclub' attracts the most beautiful Argentines and has a truly magical atmosphere.
Guido’s Bar
The charming Guido's has resisted modernisation just be prepared to eat and eat and eat.
562 Nogaro
The charming 562 Nogaro provides affordable quality rather than over-the-top luxe.
Pizza Cero
This popular snack joint is more of a 'destination' than a mere pizzeria.
Mott
The perfect location to take a break from shopping and watch the trend-setters strut by.
Chez Pauline
A marvellous selection of tea and cakes from French owner Pauline.
Mansion Vitraux
Great design and a spa have put Mansion Vitraux ahead of the pack in San Telmo.
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
Sheraton Iguazu
This hotel has a fantastic view of the water cascading to the river below.
Hunting
Niceto
Niceto exudes a gritty charm that exists in much of Palermo Hollywood.
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.
My BA Hotel
Having enjoyed a few late nights retreat to this boutique getaway in Belgrano.
725 Continental
A super-stylish contemporary boutique hotel that draws in a trendy crowd...
L INC
The perfect place to check out young up and coming artists. 
Resto
Despite an outwardly unprepossessing venue this is a lovely mellow restaurant.
248 Finisterra
Hidden behind an inconspicuous street door there turns out to be a charming boutique hotel...
Verde Llama
Verde Llama is catering for new culinary demands with elegant fresh and original food.
Florencio
Florencio serves delicious tea and cakes in a wonderfully friendly environment.
Krishna
This special little place provides healthy food to keep the Argentines fit and pretty.
Bobo
High design Bobo is as much for the culturally-savvy as it is the wealthily decadent.
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.
Esplendor El Calafate
Think immaculately designed rustic chic sheep's skin stools and antlers on the walls.
Rubia y Negra
Do not be put off by the tourists; locals still flock here for post-supper cocktails.
Ilatina
An unusual and slightly exotic mix Latin American and Colombian Caribbean cuisine that is really worth a visit
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.
Bahrein
A late-night option for those who like to party hard.
Design Suites
The original boutique hotel in BA Design Suites retains a fiercely loyal hip clientele.
Esplendor Palermo
Grupo Fen's hotel blends minimalist touches with genuine splendor.
Museum
Join a crowd of young professionals relaxing after work with too much chardonnay.
El Dorrego
El Dorrego situated in historic San Telmo retains a rare authenticity.
Climbing
Housing a dormant volcano and one of the world's highest peaks there is a huge scope for the keen climbers to see Argentina from high.

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