Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

London

The Baptist Bar & Grill
Set within Holborn’s glitzy L’Oscar Hotel, The Baptist Bar & Grill brings a dose of glamour to its Grade II-listed surroundings.
Ella Canta
Ella Canta is London outpost of Mexican super-chef Martha Ortiz, creating modern Mexican marvels with a superb and innovative cocktail list
La Dame de Pic
Michelin-starred chef Anne-Sophie Pic has opened her luxurious French restaurant La Dame de Pic in the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square.
Sakagura
Sitting in the elegant dining room at Sakagura, it’s easy to feel like you’ve found a portal from Mayfair which leads directly to Tokyo.
Chiltern Firehouse
The Chiltern Firehouse, with Michelin-starred chef Nuno Mendes at the helm, serves up seasonal dishes that blend influences from both sides of the Atlantic.
Kiru
Between its elegant dining room, its Nobu-trained chef, and its well-heeled location, Kiru is a sushi restaurant with calibre.
Oblix
Located in London’s looming Shard, Oblix serves a grill-focused menu of British classics from the 32rd floor of the iconic landmark building.
Kaspar’s Seafood Bar & Grill
Located within the hallowed halls of London’s Savoy Hotel, Kaspar’s Seafood Bar & Grill has reinvented the old River Restaurant in a glitzy new guise.
Spring
Spring is Skye Gyngell's seasonal, modern British restaurant in one of the beautiful wings of Somerset House, an elegant interior and accomplished cooking
Fera
Fera is the London outpost of Simon Rogan's growing empire. Specialising in the finest British produce, quite often grown in his Cumbrian stronghold...
Typing Room
Located in Bethnal Green's Town Hall Hotel, Typing Room serves intricate, beautifully presented Modern British dishes.
SUSHISAMBA
The panoramic view from the 38th floor of Heron Tower and the excellent Brazilian-Japanese fusion cuisine makes SUSHISAMBA one of London's must-visits...
Yauatcha
Yauatcha Soho is all about gourmet dim sum. The deliciously designed interior matches the picture-perfect dishes in what is now a Soho institution...
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
Zuma
Zuma was the first restaurant to try and take on Nobu as the most talked about Japanese restaurant in London. Since then it has become a global brand.
Dinner by Heston
Dinner by Heston is the long-awaited London debut by famed British food wizard Heston Blumenthal, with prices and a 3-month waiting list to match. Expect creati
34
Classic Mayfair elegance, 34 is one of London's best grills and patronised by some of the city's elite...
Benares
This high-end Indian metes out dish after dish of exotic flavour.
Barrafina
Spain is the name of the game at Barrafina an upmarket tapas joint in the heart of Soho.
Ametsa
Wonderful Modern Basque cooking and service from the world's most accomplished father/daughter team...
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.
Hakkasan Mayfair
Spiritual home to sharp-suited hedgefunders and their crisp fashionista companions in the oh-so-glamorous epicentre of Mayfair...
Yashin Ocean House
Far from your average Japanese restaurant, Yashin Ocean House in South Kensington combines head-to-tail dining with sushi
Bo Làng
An intimate little bǫte in the backstreets of South Ken, Bo LÌÊng does perfectly presented, delicate dim sum.
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.
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.
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.
Story
Story tells a thrilling tale through its tasting menus, which present a whimsical parade of dishes that leave diners as giddy and awestruck as children.
Social Eating House
Jason Atherton is taking over London with his the Social Eating House - a mod Brit take on New York dining.
Sketch: Gallery and Glade
After a day's shopping on Bond Street refuel at this vibrant gastro complex. A youthful crowd enjoys an inventive menu for dinner and then dances the night away in the same building.
Salloos
Authentic Pakistani dishes in a chic little Knightsbridge hideaway…
Scott’s
Resurrected fish restaurant Scott's has once again positioned itself at the top end of London's famously fickle food chain. With the freshest fish in the city, you can't go wrong.
Sake No Hana
With its connections in high Russian places this restaurant entertains the jet-set. The food is good and immaculately presented by a svelte squadron of incredibly glamorous waiters.
Quaglino’s
Trendy new eateries may come and go, but a classic never dies. And such is the case at Quaglino's, a culinary institution in the heart of London's plush Mayfair.
Peyton and Byrne
Fans of Peyton and Byrne's restaurants, usually housed within some kind of cultural institution, will love their decadent dining destination at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Orrery
Orrery proves that good old-fashioned food and spot-on service will never go out of style - even in a culinary landscape as fickle as London's.
Novikov
Asian and Italian served under one roof.

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