Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

J&A Cafe
If it was good enough for Alexander McQueen, God rest his soul, then J&A Cafe is certainly good enough for us. And the countless other fashion types that flit through its doors.
Jago
Serving Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influenced cuisine, Jago is the all-day eatery affiliated with start-up hub Second Home.
Jamavar
Jamavar serves elegant Indian cuisine in Bengaluru, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai, New Delhi and now London. The Mayfair outpost is more than a little atmospheric.
James Smith and Sons
This quaint umbrella shop hasn't changed a bit over the centuries - expect something wonderfully different to all other Oxford Street fare.
Jamie Oliver’s new venture Barbecoa opens in London
This collaboration between Jamie Oliver and Adam Perry Lang is a restaurant dedicated to barbecued meat. Barbecoa is open now on New Change Passage.
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.
Jermyn Street
Jermyn Street is the ultimate shopping destination for well-groomed gents with tailors and barbers flanking both sides.
Jodie Harsh / Hg2 ON THE RECORD
Joe Allen
The theatre district's Joe Allen is loved by luvvies and foodies alike.
Joie de Vivre as Hg2 Awaits the Balcon Brasserie
With a menu created by Head Chef Vincent Menager there is a real sense of joie de vivre as Hg2 awaits the Balcon Brasserie. Take look inside!
Joy Everley
Out of the ordinary pieces with real thought put into their design and making, Joy Everley jewellery has unique written all over it.
Joyeux Bordel
"Joyeux Bordel" translates to "jolly mess," but that's the only thing untidy about this swanky, immaculate cocktail bar.
Judgement Day / ON THE RECORD
Kaspar’s Seafood Bar & Grill
Located within the hallowed halls of London’s Savoy Hotel, Kaspar’s Seafood Bar & Grill has reinvented the old River Restaurant in a glitzy new guise.
Kate Cornell on GLOSSYBOX and all things beauty
Katrina Phillips
Katrina Phillips helps you source the most ideal ornaments and furniture for your unique living environment, and displays a huge selection of such beautiful paraphernalia in her Notting Hill store.
Kensington Square Kitchen
Yummy mummies flock to gorgeously-decorated Kensington Square Kitchen for gossip and brunch.
Kiln
Regional Thai cuisine is the name of the game at Kiln in Soho, a restaurant where dishes are cooked in hand-hammered woks, clay pots and a wood-fired kiln.
Kingly Court
This serene courtyard filled with cafes and one-off boutiques makes an ideal destination for independent shopping in London.
Kinilaw & Buko
A edgy bolthole in Hoxton serving Filipino ceviche, hot n' meaty small plates, creative cocktails and bold coconut ice cream combos.
Kirk Originals
Elegant eyewear company Kirk Originals has its flagship on London's Conduit Street, and the store is stunning.
Kiru
Between its elegant dining room, its Nobu-trained chef, and its well-heeled location, Kiru is a sushi restaurant with calibre.
Kitchen Table
Foodie heaven - an 11-course tasting menu only run as a piece of culinary theatre...
Kitchen W8
If you looked inside the kitchens of those affluent enough to own one in Kensington then the interiors would probably look a little something like this. Add to that Michelin star-chasing fare and affordable set menus and Kitchen W8 is on to a winner.
Kitty Fisher’s
Kitty Fisher’s, found in Shepherd Market in Mayfair, has old world charm and a serious way with a charcoal- and wood-fired grill.
Kokon To Zai
Krafty Kuts Speaks Out
Krug Happiness Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts
The Krug Happiness Exhibition exhibits celebrity supporters' personal versions of happiness, and its proceeds all go to Royal Academy Schools.
Kurobuta
L’Absinthe
L'Absinthe is a charmingly traditional French bistro in the heart of trendy Primrose Hill.
L’Anima
Modern Italian L'Anima is a stone's throw from Liverpool Street Station.
L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Despite its central location in Covent Garden L'Atelier has an otherworldly feel about it connected as it is to other masterly Robuchon restaurants around the world.
L’Etranger
Popular with the Kensington crowd this French-inspired restaurant is ideal for those looking for a dinner and a dance; head downstairs after dinner for a creative cocktail and trendy music.
La Bodega Negra
Mexican street food in the heart of London.
La Dame de Pic
Michelin-starred chef Anne-Sophie Pic has opened her luxurious French restaurant La Dame de Pic in the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square.
La Fromagerie
If only cheese was guilt-free eating the La Fromagerie would be packed to the rafters, as this is a cheese addict's heaven.
La Patagonia
One of the best kept secrets on the London restaurant scene - this small bistro brings rural Argentine cooking to central London.
La Suite II
Anouska Hempel is the woman behind the aesthetic at La Suite II a four-storey townhouse in the heart of Marylebone.
La Suite West
Designed by London interior designer Anoushka Hempel, La Suite West is a tranquil and minimalist boutique hotel just off Bayswater.

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