Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Drink Lab NOLA
From the minds behind the New Orleans craft cocktail bar, Victory, Drink Lab NOLA offers masterclasses in cocktail making in the CBD.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
Chic French wine bar.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
13 Monaghan’s
Good late-night food, suitable for veggies too.
A barbeque with a difference.
R Bar
Arty bar with a punk edge.
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar
Good for drinks, less so for food.
Bar Tonique
Boasting home-made ingredients, Bar Tonique is one of the up-and-coming cocktail bars in New Orleans.
Youthful neighbourhood bar.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Cocktails and Tapas.
Garden District Pub
Bohemian hang-out.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.
Good for lunch or evening beers.
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
Avenue Pub
Simple pub grub and great American craft beers.
Molly’s At the Market
Eccentric Irish Pub.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
Cool hangout with a voodoo vibe.
Cafe Lafitte in Exile
Oldest continuosly operating gay bar in America.
Live music bar transplanted from New York.
British gastropub with a twist.
La Riviera
Cosmetics and other high-end beauty products line the shelves at La Riviera.
Shady hideout attached to the Omni Royal New Orleans.
Café Atchafalaya
Hip bar, with a back room for families wanting to enjoy the food.

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