Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

Min Jiang
One of the best Chinese restaurants in London, Min Jiang's beautifully-presented food is as delicious as it looks...
Dock Kitchen
Experimental food lovers salivate for the always-changing menu from up-and-comer chef Stevie Parle at Dock Kitchen.
Bonnie Gull
This former Hackney pop-up has now put down roots in central London, bringing top quality seafood to the heart of the city...
Jago
Serving Southern European, Middle Eastern and Ashkenazi influenced cuisine, Jago is the all-day eatery affiliated with start-up hub Second Home.
Ametsa
Wonderful Modern Basque cooking and service from the world's most accomplished father/daughter team...
Drakes Tabanco
Tucked down a dimly lit side street just a few paces from Tottenham Court Road, Drakes Tabanco is just about as close as you’re likely to get to a traditional Jerez tabanco in the middle of London’s sprawling cityscape.
Kurobuta
Mews of Mayfair
Hidden down a cobbled backstreet in Mayfair, this charming four-story Mews house offers a relaxed haven from the hustle and bustle of central London
Burger & Lobster
It's all in the name in this fuss-free Mayfair joint. Burger or lobster, take your pick.
Berners Tavern
Berners Tavern's menu of comforting fare shows that it doesn't take itself too seriously - despite its lavish looks.
Kitchen W8
If you looked inside the kitchens of those affluent enough to own one in Kensington then the interiors would probably look a little something like this. Add to that Michelin star-chasing fare and affordable set menus and Kitchen W8 is on to a winner.
Smoking Goat
Everything at Smoking Goat, a Thai BBQ restaurant, was the kind of delicious that provokes strings of happy profanity.
Hakkasan Mayfair
Spiritual home to sharp-suited hedgefunders and their crisp fashionista companions in the oh-so-glamorous epicentre of Mayfair...
Ham Yard Restaurant and Bar
Yashin Ocean House
Far from your average Japanese restaurant, Yashin Ocean House in South Kensington combines head-to-tail dining with sushi
Almeida
An immaculate Modern British restaurant in Islington, the Almeida is headed up by Michelin-starred chef Tommy Boland focusing on local and seasonal produce
Trinity
This modern European eatery attains with a menu that beautifully masters complex medleys.
The Ivy
Circus
Bo Làng
An intimate little bǫte in the backstreets of South Ken, Bo LÌÊng does perfectly presented, delicate dim sum.
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.
Cafe Murano
Little sister to Michelin star Murano down the road, Cafe Murano bears all the hallmarks of an Angela Hartnett outfit.
Smokehouse
Sophisticated Smokehouse, in leafy Islington, could teach a masterclass on barbeque and beer.
Nopi
Best of all of Yotam Ottolenghi's establishments is Nopi: his accomplished, utterly delicious formal dining room.
Casa Negra
Sister restaurant to popular Soho establishment La Bodega Negra, Casa Negra blends its creative Mexican menu with a heavy helping of Shoreditch cool.
Culinary Mischief
Dinner's more fun when it's secret: At least that's the theory behind Culinary Mischief, a supper club series that hosts lavish, six-course feasts.
Cecconi’s
Originally Italian. Born in London. Now in Hollywood.
Hill & Szrok Master Butcher & Cookshop
The Henry Root
Named after William Donaldson - the rock 'n' roll music promoter and satirist otherwise known as Henry Root - this Park Walk venue is sure to become the toast of West Brompton.
The Greenhouse
The menu of this discreet spot is French with subtle Asian undertones.
The Corner Room
Another venture from Viajante's Nuno Mendes -- this time, a casual brasserie-style space tucked away in a corner of the Town Hall Hotel.
The Delaunay
Fashionable London dining that takes inspiration from the grand cafés of Vienna, Zurich and Budapest...
The Clove Club
Since its opening, the Clove Club has attracted colossal amounts of lives-up-to-the-hype praise, in part due to its striking venue as well as Chef Isaac McHale's visionary tasting menu.
The Capital
The Capital combines British ingredients and French expertise to create something special.
The Albemarle
The revamped restaurant of Brown's Hotel in Mayfair serves great British classics.
Texture
Contrasting textural treats from two titans of the European gastronomic scene chef Agnar Sverrisson and sommelier Xavier Rousset Texture does exactly what it says on the tin.
Tayyabs
This cheap BYO Indian has a simple menu but a magical way with ingredients.
Tapas Brindisa
On the doorstep of Borough Market, this vibrant tapas bar doesn't need a glitzy interior to dazzle its crowd of foodie lovelies.
Sushi Tetsu
The husband-wife combination of Harumi and Toru Takahashi strike a harmonious balance of personal service and attention to detail whilst paying homage to sushi’s culinary tradition.
Tamarind
Serving some of London's finest Indian cuisine, Tamarind is a Mayfair institution.

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