Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Willa Jean
At once a bakery, cafe and fully-fledged restaurant, Willa Jean is whatever you need it to be, offering meals throughout the day in the CBD.
Victory
Victory, a stylish bar in the New Orleans’ CBD, is leading the craft cocktail charge with its creative libations, stylish surrounds, and moreish food menu.
Toups’ Meatery
A contemporary Cajun restaurant aimed at carnivores of all stripes, Toups’ Meatery bring your dreams of Southern cuisine to life in its chic Mid-City space.
The Saint Hotel
The Saint Hotel is a boutique hotel with a hefty style quotient, featuring sinfully luxurious accommodation and live burlesque performances in the bar.
The Orange Couch
Delicious coffee amidst a cool crowd.
The Metropolitan
A vast warehouse club, The Metropolitan is a popular choice for those who want to dance until the early hours of the morning in New Orleans.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
SoBou
SoBou is a much-loved New Orleans restaurant and bar with a flurry of awards and accolades to its name, serving small plates of Louisiana street food.
Shaya
A modern Israeli restaurant from chefs Alon Shaya and John Best, Shaya is one of New Orleans’ leading culinary spots and the best new restaurant in America.
Salon Restaurant by Sucré
An elegant mid-century space with modern sensibilities, the Salon Restaurant by Sucré offers brunch, afternoon tea and dinner in the French Quarter.
Royal Sonesta
An unexpectedly charming hotel, perfect for art lovers.
Root
With a menu of Southern-inspired fusion cuisine split into sections like Socials" and "Middles"
Ritz-Carlton
Restaurant R’evolution
Found in the French Quarter, Cajun and Creole cuisine is the order of the day at Restaurant R'evolution, one of New Orleans’ finest restaurants.
Restaurant Patois
A well-kept local secret.
Restaurant August
World-class quality from a world-class chef.
Pêche Seafood Grill
A seafood restaurant from acclaimed chef Donald Link, Pêche Seafood Grill serves up wood-fired dishes from its rustic space in the Warehouse District.
Oz
Popular gay bar with drag contests every Wednesday night.
New Orleans Museum of Art
Intriguing museum, founded as a temple of art for rich and poor alike"..."
New Orleans Artworks
Glassworks, with tours and short classes available.
Mesón 923
Beautiful pretty-gritty restaurant – and the food ain't half bad either...
Merchant
A cafe in the Central Business District in New Orleans, Merchant offers rich espresso, buttery crepes, and hearty sandwiches.
Maple Leaf Bar
A New Orleans landmark with great music acts.
Loews
For the fun-lover in you.
Le Phare Bar
Hidden lounge inside hidden boutique hotel Loft 532.
Lafayette Hotel
An historic inn that bursts with old world charm while remaining tranquil and somewhat exclusive...
Julia Street Galleries
A street full of contemporary art.
Johnny Sánchez New Orleans
A Mexican taqueria from John Besh and Aaron Sanchez, Johnny Sánchez New Orleans is a riot of colour and flavour in the city's Central Business District.
Hotel Monteleone
The epitome of old-school New Orleans: a bit of a faded grandmother you can't help but love...
Galatoire’s
Supposedly, the best restaurant in America.
Degas House
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Live music bar transplanted from New York.
Creole Creamery
Ice cream parlour full of intriguing flavours.
Coquette
Commander’s Palace
One of the most famous restaurants in America - a lighter approach to Creole cuisine.
Claiborne Mansion
Luxurious, elegant and historic Creole mansion close to Frenchmen's music scene
Bourbon House
Perfect for seafood lovers.
Borgne
Louisiana seafood restaurant, Borgne, from Chefs Brian Landry and John Besh is a love song to the state’s coastal region, with a menu of local classics.
Bistro at Maison de Ville
Delicious French cuisine in an intimate setting.
Besthoff Sculpture Garden
Magical garden of modern sculpture.

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