Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Harrods
Happiness Forgets
With its warmly inviting service and serious drinks, Happiness Forgets is a candidate for London's best cocktail 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.
Hamleys
Ham Yard Restaurant and Bar
Ham Yard Hotel
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.
Hakkasan Mayfair
Spiritual home to sharp-suited hedgefunders and their crisp fashionista companions in the oh-so-glamorous epicentre of Mayfair...
Hakkasan
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
Gymkhana
The newest venture by Karam Sethi, Gymkhana recreates Colonial India with an ode to the gentlemen’s clubs of the British Raj.
Green’s
Simon Parker Bowles opened this members'-club-feeling dining place in 1981.
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.
Great Queen Street
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 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 British Fare at Penny Black
Fulham Road's Penny Black serves up innovative British food - minus the fish and chips.
Gray’s Antique Market
Bargain-hunters rejoice! Gray's Antique Market is home to a treasure trove of eclectic wonders with plenty of tat to sift through in the hope of unearthing something priceless.
Granger & Co
Aussie chef Bill Granger's first European site has already become a brunch favourite amongst the well-heeled West Londoners.
Grain Store
Bruno Loubet's vegetable-inspired restaurant in King's Cross grand regeneration...
Gordon Ramsay opens Bread Street Kitchen
Gordon Ramsay adds yet another venture to his already-bursting portfolio. Bread Street Kitchen opens today in London's East End.
Go Go Gourmet – London Restaurant Festival 2010
Glo Glo’s Shoreditch – Grand Opening
New East End opening Glo Glo's Shoreditch promises fabulous cocktails, DJs and Pan Asian cuisine to boot.
GIVEAWAY: Talk in Colour album launch party tickets!
GinTonica at The Distillery
Owned and operated by the acclaimed Portobello Gin brand, The Distillery is an ambitious project that has paid off in spades, in no small part due to its liver-tickling array of gins from every corner of the planet.
Gingerline Hosts Pop-Up Restaurant and Art Evenings.
New creative enterprise Gingerline hosts pop up restaurant and art evenings in London's East End in secret locations.
Gin Palace
As well as the fun and the unusual, the Gin Palace knows how to do the classic – very well.
Gielly Green
If there is one salon in London where you will find the city’s sharpest and most polished ladies, it’s in Gielly Green.
Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea at the Sanctum Soho Hotel
Coming soon to the Sanctum Soho Hotel is the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea - a sumptuous affair complete with whisky and cigar.
Galvin HOP
Galvin HOP is a trendy East London bistro and bar. Though it wouldn't be out of place if located in Paris.
Galvin Bistrot de Luxe
A former wasteland of anonymous gastro restaurants Baker Street has been put back on the culinary map by this 'bistro de luxe'.
Galvin at Windows
Mayfair's Galvin at Windows is located on the 28th floor of the Park Lane Hilton.
Galley
In looks, Galley references Palm Beach kitsch. But its seafood menu shows off some serious cooking.
Gallery Mess Cafe/Bar
Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson are powerful influences by themselves so marry together their talents and the results are rather spectacular.
Frozen Yogurt is the New Ice Cream
As the capital's latest trend, frozen yogurt is everywhere in London. Heres where to get the best.
French Chic at Marylebone High Street’s Cafe Luc
Sample the signature steak tartare at Cafe Luc, one of Marylebone Village's best eateries.
Frank’s Cafe
Found on top of a multi-storey carpark in Peckham, Frank's Cafe is a South London institution, offering one of the best views in the capital.
Foxlow Clerkenwell
Foxlow Clerkenwell offers a modern take on comfort food that weaves together good old English pub grub with a hint of Southern flair and steakhouse moxy.
Four Seasons London opens after £125m refurbishment
With new interiors, a new in-house Italian restaurant, and a new spa, the Four Seasons London has had an impressive facelift.
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square
The luxurious Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square is housed within the historic Port of London Authority building, near the Tower of London.
Four Historic Bars in London for Classic Cocktail Lovers
Everything old is new again—or it is within the world of cocktails. Inspired by the re-released Cocktail Book, here are four historic London bars to try.

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