Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Ampersand
Trendy two-story club in an aged bank building.
Audubon Park
Public park with jog and bike tracks.
Blue Nile
Live music and lively dancing.
Boucherie
What started out as a roving Purple Truck serving Southern food turned into one of the hippest new restaurants in New Orleans.
Bulldog
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.
Circle Bar
Circle Bar is a dive bar on Lee Circle in New Orleans’ Warehouse District, offering cheap drinks and great local music with little or no cover charge.
City Park
A large park full of art and activity.
Clover Grill
1930s style diner, perfect for a late bite to eat.
Columns Hotel Bar
Cosy bar, perfect for beer or brunch.
Domilise’s
Traditional po' boys - a local and family favourite.
Elizabeth’s
Real Food, Done Real Good - the tagline says it all...
Gambino’s Bakery
A NOLA institution, Gambino’s Bakery is known and loved for its delicious King Cakes, Doberge Cakes and a whole host of other sweet treats.
Haydel’s Bakery
Known for its King Cakes and the maddeningly tasty Cajun Kringle, Haydel’s Bakery is one of the much-loved bakeries in New Orleans.
Kingpin
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
La Nuit
Comedy club for local comedians to try out their wit.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Merchant
A cafe in the Central Business District in New Orleans, Merchant offers rich espresso, buttery crepes, and hearty sandwiches.
Mid-City Lanes Rock ‘n’ Bowl
Bowling with (often famous) live bands to help you dance your way down the lanes.
Mississippi River Ferry
Fun and informative ferry trip.
Pravda
Absinthe followed by a (probably needed) lie down on a Victorian fainting couch.
Satsuma Cafe
A cafe committed to serving nourishing, local, and organic food in the boho area of Bywater in New Orleans, Satsuma Cafe is a neighbourhood favourite.
Saturn Bar
Dive bar, best on weeknights.
Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge
A dive bar and a New Orleans institution, Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge is the place for cheap beer and good times...
St James Cheese
Some of the most creative sandwiches in town.
St. Joe’s Bar
Dark but welcoming bar.
The Maison
A live music institution on New Orleans’ Frenchman Street, The Maison offers up performances of jazz, as well as a restaurant with plenty of Southern style.
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.

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