Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

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.
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.
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.
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...
The Club Ms Mae’s
A New Orleans dive bar with a storied past, The Club Ms Mae’s serves cheap drinks 24/7. It's a top stop on any NOLA bucket list.
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.
A cafe in the Central Business District in New Orleans, Merchant offers rich espresso, buttery crepes, and hearty sandwiches.
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.
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.
A Bywater dive serving pub food.
Dr. Bob’s Art
Famous for his humourous signs, Dr. Bob's other art work is displayed here - giant alligator's and all.
Camellia Grill
A student's idea of heaven - so much so they keep coming back.
Slice Pizzeria
Nice for a slice of gourmet pizza.
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.
New Orleans Museum of Art
Intriguing museum, founded as a temple of art for rich and poor alike"..."
La Nuit
Comedy club for local comedians to try out their wit.
Real Food, Done Real Good - the tagline says it all...
Traditional po' boys - a local and family favourite.
Trendy two-story club in an aged bank building.
City Park
A large park full of art and activity.
Pat O’Brien’s
A bawdy night of fun in an always-crowded bar.
St James Cheese
Some of the most creative sandwiches in town.
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Mother’s Restaurant
Popular with tourists and locals alike - good, New Orleans style food.
Garden District
Wander alongside homes (or rather, mansions) of the rich and famous.
Clover Grill
1930s style diner, perfect for a late bite to eat.
Crabby Jack’s
Affordable seafood joint.
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.
Art Market
Find unique souvenirs in a market which sprawls across Palmer Park.
Grand Isle
Seafood in high-end fishing shack. A sea-lover's dream.
Saturn Bar
Dive bar, best on weeknights.
Mississippi River Ferry
Fun and informative ferry trip.
Columns Hotel Bar
Cosy bar, perfect for beer or brunch.
Blue Nile
Live music and lively dancing.
What started out as a roving Purple Truck serving Southern food turned into one of the hippest new restaurants in New Orleans.
Audubon Park
Public park with jog and bike tracks.
Mid-City Lanes Rock ‘n’ Bowl
Bowling with (often famous) live bands to help you dance your way down the lanes.
Absinthe followed by a (probably needed) lie down on a Victorian fainting couch.
St. Joe’s Bar
Dark but welcoming bar.

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