Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

40 Dean Street
A cosy Italian bistro, 40 Dean Street is a Soho stalwart serving traditional, well-executed Italian classics.
Buckingham Palace
The Salisbury
The Salisbury is a beautifully ornate Victorian pub in Central London. The best part? It's tucked away meaning it's largely tourist-free.
Portobello Road Market
If you can stand the crowds, Portobello Market is arguably the finest shopping market in London.one of the more fun markets in London...
Natural History Museum
Jurassic Park saw a surge of entries into the Natural History Museum, what with its skeletal displays of dinosaurs and the public interest in the gone-but-not-forgotten.
The British Museum
Artefacts and art abound at The British Museum, a museum dedicated to preserving London's most precious culture.
Workingmen’s Club
Wedged between Shoredich, Hoxton and Hackney, the BGWC has retained its impeccable reputation since opening in 1953. A strict members-only policy has become slightly more lenient but exclusivity still prevails. =dis"
Regent’s Park
Designed by John Nash, Regent's Park is an exercise in elegance and is a park Londoners can truly be proud of. Apart from when those wearing socks and sandals take to its turf.
The Garden Cafe
With views out over Regent's Park and a high-end Brit classic menu, you'd never guess that The Garden Café is set in the former site of a Little Chef restaurant.
Somerset House
Ice Skating can be an enchanting way to spend a wintery evening with a loved one, so wrap up warm and get your skates on. Somerset House is the best place to indulge in some frozen-water frolics.
St Paul’s Cathedral
Aside from offering the perfect lunch spot astride one of its steps, St Paul's Cathedral is a pretty damn remarkable sight to behold. Be sure to take your camera for fantastic Facebook fodder.
Science Museum
The Science Museum brings out the geek in us all, from pickled curiosities to wacky inventions; and now you can play without the pay.
Serpentine Bar & Garden
Forget what you think you know about public-space eating; the Serpentine Bar & Garden offers British revival food at its very best, and all against the backdrop of the shimmering Serpentine.
Serpentine Lido
ZSL London Zoo
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:"
Sir John Soane’s Museum
Forget Norman Foster or Jean Nouvel; back in the 19th-century Sir John Soane was the man of the moment. Paying homage to his awe-inspiring architecture, this museum is a marvel to behold.
Victoria & Albert Museum
The Victoria & Albert Museum - or the V&A, as it is more commonly called - is a cultural must-see, with a slew of exciting exhibitions running throughout the year.
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...
London Fields Lido
London Fields Lido has the cool kids digging out their most fashionable swimwear for a whole lotta' pouting and posing in the water.
Broadway Market
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
Tayyabs
This cheap BYO Indian has a simple menu but a magical way with ingredients.
Sagar
Exquisite vegetarian South Indian treats at very reasonable prices.
L’Absinthe
L'Absinthe is a charmingly traditional French bistro in the heart of trendy Primrose Hill.
Joe Allen
The theatre district's Joe Allen is loved by luvvies and foodies alike.
Jen Cafe
Bubble tea and steaming bowls of noodle soup are served at this cheery Chinatown cafe.
Faulkner’s
This chippie's large selection of fish is bought daily from nearby Billingsgate market.
Rasa
Vegetarians rejoice! For Rasa's sumptuous South Indian delights deliver big on flavour - at little cost.
Sweetings
Great Queen Street
Cabbages & Frocks Market
A global conglomeration of flavours amongst vehemently British antiques and homeware stalls, making for an exciting spree.

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