Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

13 Monaghan’s
Good late-night food, suitable for veggies too.
A Mano
Back to basics Italian, formal but friendly.
Ace Hotel New Orleans
A sleek hotel that marries great style and local influences to great effect, Ace Hotel New Orleans offers guests everything from a rooftop pool to original art, high-end amenities, and more.
Acme Oyster House
Well-loved oyster house with a DIY touch.
Aidan Gill
Once in a lifetime haircut experience.
Airboat Adventures
Adventures deep in the heart of a Louisiana swamp.
American Sector
A culinary trip down memory lane, with real taste.
Trendy two-story club in an aged bank building.
Angelo Brocato
Save room for dessert.
Aquarium of the Americas
Come for a look at one of just eighteen white alligators ever found in the swamps of Louisiana.
Art Market
Find unique souvenirs in a market which sprawls across Palmer Park.
Arthur Roger Gallery
New Orleans' leading art gallery.
Audubon Insectarium
Get up close and personal to as many insects as you choose.
Audubon Park
Public park with jog and bike tracks.
Avenue Pub
Simple pub grub and great American craft beers.
Away from the Main Stage: Gigs to Catch at the New Orleans Jazz Festival
A barbeque with a difference.
Backstreet Cultural Museum
Museum containing unique traditions of New Orleans' African-American community.
Balise, from James Beard award-winning chef Justin Devillier, is grounded in the rich past of Louisiana, offering refined Southern cuisine in the CBD.
Bar Tonique
Boasting home-made ingredients, Bar Tonique is one of the up-and-coming cocktail bars in New Orleans.
Bar UnCommon
Classic cocktails and high design.
Barcelona Tapas Cafe
Service with a (Spanish) smile.
A culinary adventure, perfect for foodies.
Belladonna Spa
Perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.
Besh Steak House
A flashy but functional treat for meat-lovers.
Besthoff Sculpture Garden
Magical garden of modern sculpture.
Bistro at Maison de Ville
Delicious French cuisine in an intimate setting.
Bistro Daisy
French meals to remember.
Blue Nile
Live music and lively dancing.
Bombay Club
Make mine a martini.
Bon Ton Cafe
Good place for a lawyer's lunch - or anyone who fancies some Cajun fare.
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.
What started out as a roving Purple Truck serving Southern food turned into one of the hippest new restaurants in New Orleans.
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
Bourbon House
Perfect for seafood lovers.
Bourbon Pub and Parade Disco
Only gay nightclub in New Orleans open 24/7.
One of the best restaurants in New Orleans, ideal for imaginative Creole cuisine or sumptuous brunches.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
Creole and Cajun cuisine, served in a cosy Victorian cottage.
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.

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