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.
Bibendum Oyster Bar
Bibendum Oyster Bar serves sophisticated snacks and attracts a similarly sophisticated clientele. Wash it all down with a glass of champers.
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.
Brasa Restaurant Opens in London
Escape the heat of the kitchen this Christmas and visit Brasa for a traditional and delicious roast with all the trimmings.
Brixton Village
An arcade with a difference, Brixton Village offers up every kind of cuisine we could wish for…
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...
Cafe Godiva
Tucked away within Harrods, Cafe Godiva is perfectly positioned for chocoholics looking to take a break from shopping. Exquisite chocolates, signature drinks and melting fondues await...
Casse-Croûte
Casse-Croûte is a bistro found in South London, serving accomplished French cuisine and wines in a charmingly bijou former sandwich shop.
Champagne + Fromage
Hidden away among the bright lights of London's West End, this cosy French bistro is the ideal place to refuel pre or post performance...
Chinese Restaurant 1997
Simple Cantonese staples populate the menu at this kitsch Soho canteen.
Cinnamon Soho
Cinnamon Soho brings contemporary Indian cuisine with a British twist to London's foodie hot spot.
Claridge’s Foyer
Claridge's is perfect for those seeking a posh pitstop; indulge in bar snacks galore - the tempura prawns on skewers are highly recommended - while washing it all down with tea or Champagne. We know what we prefer. =",Since the end of the 19th century
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.
Dirty Burger
Be sure to leave table manners at the door as in this instance its good to get a little dirty once in a while.
E Pellicci
El Pirata Detapas Opens in Westbourne Grove
El Pirata's new sibling, El Pirata Detapas offers Spanish cuisine perfect for sharing.
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"
Ember Yard
Ember Yard showcases Italian and Spanish flavours and British produce with aplomb in its sleek two-floor space in London's Soho neighbourhood.
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.
Fernandez & Wells
Divided up into three separate venues Fernandez & Wells Food & Wine Bar offers sweet and savoury delights - as well as damn good coffee - in the heart of Soho.
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.
Find the best ice cream in London
Did someone say heatwave? Well, yes - so we're on the hunt for the best ice cream in London with the help of restaurant reviewer Lisa Richards.

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