Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Spa at Ritz-Carlton
Luxurious pampering for those in need.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Popular art museum based on Roger Ogden's collection of Southern art.
A barbeque with a difference.
Monkey Hill Bar
Sophisticated setting for drinks.
Green Goddess
A tiny restaurant with a menu as big as this world.
Bar Tonique
Boasting home-made ingredients, Bar Tonique is one of the up-and-coming cocktail bars in New Orleans.
Practical but charming.
Youthful neighbourhood bar.
Feelings Cafe
Tasty Creole food in a romantic setting.
Julia Street Galleries
A street full of contemporary art.
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
Rustic Italian food with a designer backdrop.
Madewood Plantations
A living, breathing (and slightly modernised ) 1848 plantation.
Mississippi River Levee Path
Run, jog or stroll and take in the oft-missed views.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Eleven 79
Classic Italian-American.
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar
Good for drinks, less so for food.
Nola Restaurant
Two-story restaurant with a fun atomsphere.
Lafayette Hotel
An historic inn that bursts with old world charm while remaining tranquil and somewhat exclusive...
Port of Call
For a high-quality burger, this is a definite port of call.
Evergreen Plantation
With National Historic Landmark status and regular tours, this is a great place to visit to absorb some local history.
Dos Jefes
Cigars, liquors...and outdoor swings.
Garden District
Wander alongside homes (or rather, mansions) of the rich and famous.
Historic New Orleans Collection
Historic collection of artefacts to quell the appetite of the knowledge-hungry.
Garden District Pub
Bohemian hang-out.
Harrah’s Hotel
High rollin' big spenders need only stumble a few paces from its eponymous casino...
Mother’s Restaurant
Popular with tourists and locals alike - good, New Orleans style food.
Carousel Bar
Inside Hotel Monteleone, this bar was voted best in the city.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Clover Grill
1930s style diner, perfect for a late bite to eat.
Vegan popsicles for a hot day.
Bourbon Pub and Parade Disco
Only gay nightclub in New Orleans open 24/7.
Relax and reinvigorate your senses at this luxurious spa.
Cocktails and Tapas.
Crabby Jack’s
Affordable seafood joint.
Creole Italian cooking in a relaxed environment.
Yuki Izakaya
New Japanese yakitori bar.
An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.
Art Market
Find unique souvenirs in a market which sprawls across Palmer Park.
Crescent City Farmers Market
Vendors of fresh produce, as well as sweeter treats.

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