Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Harvard And Stone
The best cocktail bar in Los Angeles, Harvard and Stone is an amateur mixologists wet dream with R&D facilities to concoct that perfect drink...
Del Monte Speakeasy
Kick back in Venice’s oldest watering hole to the tune of the prohibition, sipping your illicit cocktails with the other miscreants that pack this underground spot. 
Boardner’s
A Tinseltown tipplers Mecca that has hosted many of Hollywood's finest...
Bar Noir at Maison 140
The classic secret rendezvous with perfect Martinis to kick start the action...
The Writer’s Room
A vintage leather-clad grotto tucked away behind Las Palmas club, The Writer’s Room is a destination LA speakeasy within the city’s modern, super-sleek bar and club scene.
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-
Villains Tavern
Retro-cool bar with a demonic edge...
Tom Bergin’s Tavern
A truly great Irish pub with added authentic LA 'Oirishness'...
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.
Sassafras
The dusty comfort of Southern hospitality meets barrel-aged cocktails in this swinging, kicking joint. 
Neat
Housed in a building that dates back to 1960, Neat manages to be both resolutely relaxed in atmosphere and one to beat when it comes to mixological prowess. 
Monty Bar
Old-school Western saloon meets sumptuous bordello: Monty Bar’s got undeniable style. In lieu of a complex mixology program, drinks here are served straight-up and with little pretence.
Mastro’s
Classily-posh playground for chic cougars, gorgeous gold-diggers and sugar daddies...
Golden Gopher
A revamped speakeasy with faux-glam 1970s stylings hosts after-work scenesters...
Formosa Cafe
Classic cocktail joint from a bygone era has refused to fall into tourist hell...
Cat and Fiddle
Enduring British pub has imported all the usual cliched amenities...
Cameo Bar
Classic elegance close to the ocean is a rarity the Cameo is opulent with a capital 'Oh'...

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