Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

19 Numara Bos Cirrik
This Dalston canteen reigns supreme thanks to its top-quality Turkish kebabs...
Aida
The young and fun ones flock to Aida to hang out (and be seen hanging out).
Anglesea Arms
The Anglesea Arms is one of those reliable, go-to gastropubs who just get it right - great food, proper beer and an old school, local boozer atmosphere
Apollo Banana Leaf
Apollo Banana Leaf offers a cheap thrillingly authentic taste of Sri Lanka
Atari-Ya
Atari Ya's delicious sushi is a steal making it an ideal takeaway.
Baity Kitchen, Chelsea
Baity Kitchen's New York chic vibe has given the healthy Chelsea somewhere on trend to lunch and then to entertain again in the evening...
Barrio North
With its beach shack Hispanic ghetto-style interiors, Miami atmosphere and music, Barrio North is made for balmy summer evenings. Try and nab the caravan seating for the night.
Beigel Bake
Shoreditch's sweet-smelling bagel haven is open 24 hours a day.
Beirut Express
This perennially popular Lebanese joint does excellent meze and chargrilled meats.
Best Turkish Kebab
This conscientious kebab stop carves up perfectly spiced meat every time.
Bill’s London Opens / Hg2 MUST-EAT
Bill's London is a part-deli, part-restaurant group that is now bringing fresh, local produce to convenience dining in a faux farmer's market environment...
Bodean’s
Bodean's is a meat-eater's paradise perfect for a meal on-the-hoof.
Bone Daddies
Bone Daddies, the Ramen experts have landed in Soho. You'll need to get in line for this quick fire noodle bar where the queues can snake around the corner
Boqueria Tapas
The latest outpost of Boqueria Tapas, found in bustling Brixton, offers up all the tapas favourites, plus a hard-to-beat atmosphere and modish setting.
Borough Market
Borough Market is a foodie heaven crammed with stalls selling fresh produce both sourced locally and from around the world.
Brixton Village
An arcade with a difference, Brixton Village offers up every kind of cuisine we could wish for…
Broadway Market
Bubbledogs
Hot dogs and champagne are strictly on the menu in this laid-back hip eatery.
Burger & Lobster
It's all in the name in this fuss-free Mayfair joint. Burger or lobster, take your pick.
Cabbages & Frocks Market
A global conglomeration of flavours amongst vehemently British antiques and homeware stalls, making for an exciting spree.
Café Kick
Super laid-back Café Kick is just the place if you fancy a beer and a game of table football.
Camden Market
Camden caners put their cans of beer down long enough to swan around Camden Market, a favourite with cool kids looking for music art and vintage clothes.
Cargo
Chilled-out and not trying too hard, Cargo is one of the less pretentious clubs in Shoreditch, and adored by music-loving urban hipsters...
Cay Tre
This vibrant area of the city is a fabulous location for an equally vibrant restaurant. A youthfully hip crowd tend to flock at weekends for the fabulous food and nearby party spots.y
Chai Ki
Roti Chai founder Rohit Chugh is back with Chai Ki, a new street-food inspired culinary venture at Canary Wharf’s Crossrail Place
Champagne + Fromage
Hidden away among the bright lights of London's West End, this cosy French bistro is the ideal place to refuel pre or post performance...
Chuck Burger
Chuck Burger stands out from London's burger crowd thanks to its untraditional patties (and hard shakes).
Craft Beer Co.
Milk stouts, double IPAs and ESBs are the order of the day at this beer nerd's palace.
Dalla Terra
Simple but chic Covent Garden wine bar and shop with a menu of delectable Italian snacks and 180 bottles on the wine list.
Damson & Co
Combining top quality produce with a laid-back Soho vibe, Damson & Co is something of a monument to all things British.
Dirty Burger
Be sure to leave table manners at the door as in this instance its good to get a little dirty once in a while.
Dray Walk (off Brick Lane)
Underground music, cool clothes and strong coffee; what else do you need from one of East London's hippest shopping streets?
Faulkner’s
This chippie's large selection of fish is bought daily from nearby Billingsgate market.
Great Queen Street
HMS Belfast
Everyone loves to have a nose around an old warship, which is where HMS Belfast comes in. Permanently moored by the River Thames it's a great way to soak up some culture outside of the confines of a museum. =display:"
Hyde Park
When the sun is out in London Town, people flock from the city's pavements to the city's parks. Hyde Park is the favourite with plenty of green to frolic on but very little shade. Then again, who needs shade? =displa"
Hyde Park Tennis Centre
Inigo
Rather than standard mixed salmon platters, the bijou Inigo slings sushi handrolls: burrito-proportioned rolls stuffed with a mix of creative fillings.
Jamm
Brixton's dance music scenes attract both diehard and try-hard clubbers; Jamm is filled with both, all of whom grind to an eclectic mix of music at this warehouse-style venue.
Jen Cafe
Bubble tea and steaming bowls of noodle soup are served at this cheery Chinatown cafe.

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