Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

19 Numara Bos Cirrik
This Dalston canteen reigns supreme thanks to its top-quality Turkish kebabs...
40 Dean Street
A cosy Italian bistro, 40 Dean Street is a Soho stalwart serving traditional, well-executed Italian classics.
Albion
Man-of-the-moment Terence Conran does casual cafe in the fabulous form of Albion the latest Shoreditch venue to get the trendy-wendies hot under the collar.
Apollo Banana Leaf
Apollo Banana Leaf offers a cheap thrillingly authentic taste of Sri Lanka
Atari-Ya
Atari Ya's delicious sushi is a steal making it an ideal takeaway.
Bad Egg
A restaurant-cum-diner in The City, Bad Egg offers a popular boozy weekend brunch and a week-round selection of egg-tastic, hunger-sating dishes.
Baity Kitchen, Chelsea
Baity Kitchen's New York chic vibe has given the healthy Chelsea somewhere on trend to lunch and then to entertain again in the evening...
Balans
Beigel Bake
Shoreditch's sweet-smelling bagel haven is open 24 hours a day.
Beirut Express
This perennially popular Lebanese joint does excellent meze and chargrilled meats.
Beso
Beso delivers a creative breed of North African and Mediterranean tapas in the heart of the Seven Dials. Come for the robust wine list, the exquisite sharing plates and the buzzing ambience.
Best Turkish Kebab
This conscientious kebab stop carves up perfectly spiced meat every time.
Bill’s London Opens / Hg2 MUST-EAT
Bill's London is a part-deli, part-restaurant group that is now bringing fresh, local produce to convenience dining in a faux farmer's market environment...
Blueprint Café
The Design Museum's restaurant has an astounding view and a daily-changing menu.
Bodean’s
Bodean's is a meat-eater's paradise perfect for a meal on-the-hoof.
Boqueria Tapas
The latest outpost of Boqueria Tapas, found in bustling Brixton, offers up all the tapas favourites, plus a hard-to-beat atmosphere and modish setting.
Butterscotch
At street level, Butterscotch is yet another of London's sumptuous cake emporiums, joining the likes of Bea's of Bloomsbury (whose founder, Bea Vo, it shares) on a trending tide of Instagrammable sugary decadence. Its window display is certainly easy on the eye, and its afternoon tea isn't too bad either...
Casse-Croûte
Casse-Croûte is a bistro found in South London, serving accomplished French cuisine and wines in a charmingly bijou former sandwich shop.
Comptoir Gascon
This Clerkenwell deli/bistro hybrid is perfect for meat lovers and Francophiles alike.
Damson & Co
Combining top quality produce with a laid-back Soho vibe, Damson & Co is something of a monument to all things British.
Daylesford Organic
A temple to eco-luxury Daylesford Organic worships at the altar of all that is good in the world of homegrown gastronomy.
Dehesa
This small tapas bar in Soho is beautifully laid out and offers small portions of tasty morsels just light enough for pre-clubbing sustenance.
E Pellicci
Electric Diner
The Electric Diner is as glamorous as London's snack scene gets; perfectly positioned on Portobello Road, this is the place for beautiful people to come for comfort food with a twist. Saturdays are best.=display:none"
Faulkner’s
This chippie's large selection of fish is bought daily from nearby Billingsgate market.
Ferdi
Found in Mayfair, Ferdi is a Parisian-inspired restaurant serving elegant comfort food and a rightly-famous cheeseburger in a cosy yet chic space.
Field’s Bar & Kitchen
The newest addition to the Benugo portfolio of eateries, Field’s Bar & Kitchen is a welcome oasis of leafy calm in one of London’s busiest areas.
Galvin HOP
Galvin HOP is a trendy East London bistro and bar. Though it wouldn't be out of place if located in Paris.
Granger & Co
Aussie chef Bill Granger's first European site has already become a brunch favourite amongst the well-heeled West Londoners.
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.
Jen Cafe
Bubble tea and steaming bowls of noodle soup are served at this cheery Chinatown cafe.
Kensington Square Kitchen
Yummy mummies flock to gorgeously-decorated Kensington Square Kitchen for gossip and brunch.
L’Absinthe
L'Absinthe is a charmingly traditional French bistro in the heart of trendy Primrose Hill.
Lucky 7
Trendy Lucky 7 is an American diner transported to the heart of Notting Hill
Made In Camden
Admittedly, we don't do Camden often. But Made in Camden - a shiny dining section at The Roundhouse - is worth the venture to Chalk Farm Road.
Maroush I
Luscious late-night Lebanese is served with a smile at the flagship Maroush.
Mint Gun Club
Founded by bartender wunderkind, Richard Hunt (formerly of Mahiki and Hawksmoor) Mint Gun Club takes inspiration from his ex-pat heritage living in far-flung destinations
Mothers Eat for Free this Mother’s Day at the Chesterfield
Treat your mum to a Mother's Day treat at the Chesterfield in Notting Hill - she goes free!
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!
Ottolenghi
Oh, Ottolenghi! Offering a mouthwatering fusion of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare, this casual café/deli has lunch all wrapped up.

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