Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Great British Fare at Penny Black
Fulham Road's Penny Black serves up innovative British food - minus the fish and chips.
Great Guns Social
Great Guns Social looks like little more than a neighbourhood pub from the outside. But inside, surprising—and impressive—culinary hijinks are afoot.
Great Northern Hotel
A renovated railway hotel, The Great Northern Hotel is set within the surrounds of Kings Cross station and is a welcome addition for discerning travellers
Great Queen Street
Greek restaurant Elysee re-opens in Fitzrovia
Fitzrovia welcomes the return of Elysee, one of London's oldest Greek restaurants. After a year of refurbishments, its back - and better than ever.
Simon Parker Bowles opened this members'-club-feeling dining place in 1981.
The newest venture by Karam Sethi, Gymkhana recreates Colonial India with an ode to the gentlemen’s clubs of the British Raj.
Likened as a 'Chinese Nobu', the subterranean Hakkasan exudes glitz and glamour, the dark interior is home to wonderful cocktails and a well-crafted dim sum
Hakkasan Mayfair
Spiritual home to sharp-suited hedgefunders and their crisp fashionista companions in the oh-so-glamorous epicentre of Mayfair...
Hakkasan Mayfair opens its doors
A decade after its sibling opened on Tottenham Court Road, Hakkasan Mayfair is finally here, and already dealing with over 1000 reservation requests a day.
Ham Yard Hotel
Ham Yard Restaurant and Bar
Hampton Court Palace Festival
Every summer the Hampton Court Palace Festival brings some of big names in music to perform in the regal splendour of the palace culminating in fireworks.
Happiness Forgets
With its warmly inviting service and serious drinks, Happiness Forgets is a candidate for London's best cocktail bar.
Harvey Nichols
Where would London's designer-clad ladies be without Harvey Nichols? Probably at home, their credit cards not completely maxed out on designer threads.
Haymarket Hotel
The sleek fusion of contemporary style and classic architecture provides a beautiful backdrop for both work and play.
Hazlitt’s Hotel
Complete with contemporary Georgian interior this is the hotel young romantics dream of.
Heads + Tails
West Hampstead's Heads + Tails is a refreshing detour from the well-trodden cocktail crawls of central London.
Hélène Darroze awarded second Michelin star
Hélène Darroze at the Connaught has been awarded another Michelin star - making Darroze the first female chef patron in the UK to be awarded with two.
Skip London's traffic-choked streets and get a bird's-eye-view by taking to the skies in a chopper, the mode of transport favoured by royals and rock stars.
Henrietta Hotel
Found in two converted townhouses in Covent Garden, the Henrietta Hotel is a luxurious hotel and restaurant from the Experimental Group.
Henry Holland / ON THE RECORD
Hereford Road
Hg2 Art launch at Hix Oyster & Champagne Bar
This week was all about Hg2 Art. And to celebrate its launch, we - along with 200 of our closest friends - celebrated with an appropriately-decadent party.
Hg2 Chats to Blogger Julia Pearson
Blogger and contributing Editor to HotelChatter Julia Pearson shares her picks of the capital.
Hg2 Chats to Manager at the Artesian Bar Alex Kratena
Alex Kratena manages the Artesian bar at the Langham Hotel. We chat to him about life, style and cocktails.
Hg2 Guides at Selfridges
London department store Selfridges is giving our Hg2 Guides pride of place in their book section.
Hg2 Interview with Bombay-style Chef Naved Nasir
It's Diwali week! Hg2 interviews Bombay-style cafe Dishoom's head chef, Naved Nasir, to find out why his restaurant is doing so well.
Hg2 Interview with Sydney’s Mark Best
We catch up with Sydney's Chef Mark Best. He tells us his favourite places in Sydney.
Hg2 Interviews Bartender Warren Lee
We track down bartender extraordinaire Warren Lee and grill him on his art.
Hg2 Interviews The Ritz’s Executive Chef John Williams
John Williams, Executive Chef at London's the Ritz reveals all to Hg2.
Hg2 London’s Fleur Britten talks to Run Riot
Fleur Britten, editor of Hg2 London, sits down for an interview with cultural listings website Run Riot to discuss the city's hedonistic delights.
Hg2 Must-Have: The World’s Most Exclusive Truffles
Coated in edible 24-carat gold flakes, and presented in a Swarovski-crystal embellished box, here is a Hg2 must-have: the world's most exclusive truffles.
Hg2 Speak to Trishna’s Karam Sethi
We caught up with patron chef at London's Trishna, Karam Sethi.
Hg2 talk to Texture’s Chef Agnar Sverrisson
We catch up with Agnar Sverrisson, who presides over the kitchen at London's Michelin starred Texture.
Hg2 Talks to Lebanese Chef Tony Kitous
Known as the man who made Lebanese glamorous with his Pasha and Kenza restaurants, Hg2 talks to Lebanese Chef Tony Kitous about his new Comptoir Libanais.
Hg2 Visit Aqua Nueva
Love tapas and sushi? Aqua Nueva offers the best of both worlds with Aqua Kyoto and Sumibiyaki.
Hg2 Visits Michelin Starred Texture Restaurant
We discover Texture Restaurant lives up to its hype as we sample its Icelandic-inspired menu.

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