Hg2 : The Hedonist

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ON Motcomb
ON Motcomb, found on Motcomb Street in Knightsbridge, is a haven for London’s modern day Cinderella in search of her perfect ball gown.
Olympic Food Tour of London
Oliver Peyton opens new RA restaurant on January 19
Oliver Peyton, of Peyton and Byrne, will open the Royal Academy's new restaurant& bar on January 19. It's his sixth enterprise, and expectations are high.
Old World French Charm at Mon Plaisir
Old Spitalfields Market
Just five minutes from Liverpool Street tube, Old Spitalfields Market is a breath of artsy air in the suited and booted white-collar district.
At Ognisko restaurant in Knightsbridge, the decor, like the cuisine, is elegant and artful, with delicious Baltic dishes and a curated drinks list.
Off-Piste Apres Ski: London Winter Bars Without The Snow
Located in London’s looming Shard, Oblix serves a grill-focused menu of British classics from the 32rd floor of the iconic landmark building.
Number Sixteen
Another classic Kemp hotel Number Sixteen brings quintessential English countryside chic into the heart of the West End.
Asian and Italian served under one roof.
Notting Hill Arts Club
The Notting Hill Arts Club is a glimpse of artsy rebellion in the heart of seriously smart West London; art exhibitions and credible music attract a bohemian crowd.
Notting Hill
The shabby, cool Portobello Road and the immaculate Westbourne Grove side-by-side, Notting Hill is a London shopping mecca for the thrifty and chic.
Northall Restaurant at The Corinthia
London's Corinthia Hotel houses the classically elegant Northall Restaurant.
Nordic Bakery
The Nordic Bakery is for those who love all things Scandi, this is the flagship store in the heart of Covent Garden. Delicious baked treats!
Best of all of Yotam Ottolenghi's establishments is Nopi: his accomplished, utterly delicious formal dining room.
Nobu Shoreditch
A standalone hotel from the internationally renowned chain of restaurants, Nobu Shoreditch offers superlative dining and contemporary accommodations.
Nobu Berkeley
Nobu Matsuhisa's Peruvian-Japanese fusion is served up in another opulent outpost this time in the fabulous form of Nobu Berkeley.
No. 5 Maddox St.
No 5 isn't really a hotel more a collection of aesthetically-pleasing apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms in size.
No. 11 Pimlico Road
Once upon a time, you would be hard pressed to find eggs after 10am or anything but teacakes in the afternoon between 3 and 6 anywhere in the city. These days, it seems London has finally taken a whiff of the cappucino and embraced continental all da
Nine Lives
Sure, Nine Lives has a swanky space, killer sound-system, and excellent cocktails—but its sustainability focus really sets it apart.
If you long for the days of sharp suits, slick whisky cocktails and live jazz music, Nightjar is just the glamorous time warp you will enjoy.
Nick Clarke reaffirms his affection for hedonistic London
In the latest of our fortnightly columns for The Independent, Nick Clarke descends on London Town and falls in love all over again.
Nicholas Kirkwood
Just the place if you're searching for some seriously stylish women's footwear...
New venue reviews for April!
Every month, we strive to keep our city guides fresh, relevant, and ahead of the curve. April was no exception - here's the month's new venue reviews.
New seasonal menu at Tom’s Kitchen, Somerset House
Tom Aikens is due to launch a stylish, but comforting winter-warmer menu at his restaurant in Somerset House, Tom's Kitchen.
New Scottish Cooking
Is Scottish cooking finally having its moment? Young pop-up Dram & Smoke certainly seem to think so with their modern Scottish menu.
New Pan Asian Cocochan Opens on St. James Street
Cocochan is St. James Street newest addition to its ever growing array of eateries.
New Hendrix Suite at the Cumberland Hotel
To mark forty years since his death, London's Cumberland Hotel have created a psychedelic suite in memory of the legendary Jimi Hendrix.
New Cross Inn
Notorious for hosting wild music nights, the New Cross Inn combines two dangerous elements: alcohol and talent, which can be a match made in heaven or hell
Neal Street
A mixed shopping bag, Neal Street will have you pounding the plastic before you can say 'bank statement'.
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.
Natasha Law Designs Glasswear for Wyld Nightclub
W Hotels have enlisted Natasha Law to design a duo of gendered glasses for their Leicester Square Nightclub Wyld.
Mystery Hedonists Jim and Jane review Ba Shan
Our mystery bloggers Jim and Jane step outside their culinary comfort zone and sample some Hunan delicacies at Ba Shan.
My Chelsea
A fashion industry favourite this former police station has been transformed into a welcoming boutique hotel.
Must-See Museums
Mungo & Maud is the new place to kit out your pet
Thanks to Mungo & Maud, our mutts can now enjoy a little bit of the hedonistic lifestyle. From hand stitched collars to luxurious beds, it's all there.
Mumbai Jewellery Designer Bina Goenka Divulges Her City Secrets
With their highly crafted leather goods, Mulberry designs are a guaranteed classic; it’s pretty safe to view their pieces as an investment.
Mrs O. Around the World – A Travel Chat

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