Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Rooftop – The Standard
Rooftop at The Standard has the most breathtaking view of LA's sky-high cityscape and sipping cocktails in the warm night surrounded by glittering skyscrapers is something special...
Bar Noir at Maison 140
The classic secret rendezvous with perfect Martinis to kick start the action...
Bar Marmont
Downplayed chic draws starlets to the laid-back and cozy interior...
Spare Room
A sleek-but-unpretentious lounge that bills itself as a gaming parlour, Spare Room, which occupies the mezzanine of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, features two vintage bowling lanes designed to appeal to the child-
Pour Vous
Of the dance clubs LA offers, those looking for a rowdy night out may want to head elsewhere: most of the dancing that takes place here is courtesy of the burlesque dancers who are dropped from the ceiling.
Tower Bar
An elegant oasis of calm amid the roar of Sunset Strip...
The Sayers Club
The Sayers Club is a speakeasy LA can be proud to call its own: behind a nondescript door in the trendy Papaya King hotdog restaurant, the lounge and live music spot keeps entrants in check with a super-exclusive door policy.
The Polo Lounge
The ultimate icon of Old Hollywood glamour, elegance and privilege...
Soho House West Hollywood
Never before has an LA establishment unseated the Chateau Marmont as the go-to celebrity haunt, but the terraced rooftop that is the Soho House West Hollywood is arguably giving the Marmont a run for its money.
Mastro’s
Classily-posh playground for chic cougars, gorgeous gold-diggers and sugar daddies...
Formosa Cafe
Classic cocktail joint from a bygone era has refused to fall into tourist hell...
Moonshadows Blue Lounge
Magnificent Malibu bar overlooking the crashing waves of the Pacific...
Covell
If you find yourself in the neighborhood of Los Feliz hankering for a delicious glass of wine in a civilised bar that feels more East Coast than West, here's your imperative: visit owner Dustin Lancaster at his new outpost, Covell.
Cameo Bar
Classic elegance close to the ocean is a rarity the Cameo is opulent with a capital 'Oh'...

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