Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Dubai

Al Awadi Stables
A ride lesson or camping trip will be accommodated by this friendly easy going stable.
Almaz by Momo
This is a fine choice for great food and service in a low light setting.
Aquaventure
A world class adventure park with quite unparalled rides and attractions.
Arabian Tea House
Linger in the shaded courtyard of this café over homemade specialities.
Barasti
Beachfront bar which attracts a relaxed crowd - not the most stylish but those not trying to be either.
Bastakiah Nights
A truly traditional experience high on atmosphere and popular with the locals.
Belgian Beer Café
A refreshing change from drinking ultra-hip cocktails or bad lager, the beer served here does not disappoint.
Bidi Bondi
It's not going to change your life but with its palm location and beautiful clientele its certainly worth a visit.
BurJuman Mall
A medium-sized mall with good restaurants and increasingly expensive stores as you make your way higher.
Bussola
Excellent Italian flare with a relaxed vibe upstairs and a more formal setting below.
Car & Go-Kart Racing
One of the most modern and challenging tracks on which to experience the thrill of motor racing.
Courtyard
This is a delightfully cool place to enjoy meze and shisha in the evening.
Desert Rangers
If Dubai-style adventure is more up your street Desert Rangers will never fail to impress.
Eau Zone
A romantic hotspot on the beach complete with authentic ocean sound effects.
Festival City
Once you've exhausted yourself in this huge mall relax on its outdoor terrace.
Gold & Diamond Park
A more easily maneuvered version of the Gold Souk where haggling is the norm.
Gulf Ventures
Gulf Ventures come well recommended and with much experience in creating the best trip for you.
Handi
Fine dining doesn't come much better than in this North Indian restaurant located in the classically swanky Taj Palace Hotel. 
Hatta
One hour from Dubai Hatta nestled in the scenic Hajar Mountains is a popular weekend getaway.
Il Rustico
Cosy spot serving good quality generous Italian dishes with a staunch local following.
Jumeirah Centre
The discount little sister of the hip independent womenswear boutique.
Karama
Fake designer accessories
Le Royal Meridien
Catering to all tastes and offering both local and international pleasures Le Royal Meridien is a great family choice.
Lemongrass
Amidst Dubai's less glamorous shops this hidden culinary gem serves tasty Thai dishes.
Madinat Theatre
Dubai's locals flock to this impressive theatre with its cosy feel and choice in performances.
Mercato Mall
Cosmetics and entertainment
More Café
For those of you who can't decide head here for an extensive menu and mega generous portions.
Mosaic Chill
Kick back at this stunning poolside bar and socialize over shisha.
Movies Under the Stars
Dubai's climate lends itself perfectly to this favourable outdoor cinema.
Musandam Peninsula
Lose yourself in the beauty of this tranquil hideaway 2 hours from Dubai.
One & Only Royal Mirage
Makes the most of traditional Arabian design offering a broad choice in an outstanding setting.
Organic Foods
A rare find in Dubai, this sparsely decorated café cooks up treats with produce from the organic supermarket nextdoor.
Orient Guest House
Traditionally restored small scale hotel offers an unusual insight into 'old' Dubai.
Outlet Mall
Find a splendid bargain here where many major names are sold at discount prices.
Rare
Wide selection of serious steak in a location offering an escape from the bustle of the city.
Ravi Restaurant
This cheap Pakistani restaurant is budget but as the locals will testify it's scrumptious.
Retreat
Here you will find a vast space dedicated to pampering your body in style.
Rivington Grill
Rock Bottom
With its sticky dancefloor and 'ethnic' grub this place is distinctly unglitzy. Fun though. 
Segreto
Sophisticated and tasty with excellent views and a definite romantic edge.

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