Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

13 Monaghan’s
Good late-night food, suitable for veggies too.
Avenue Pub
Simple pub grub and great American craft beers.
A barbeque with a difference.
Bar Tonique
Boasting home-made ingredients, Bar Tonique is one of the up-and-coming cocktail bars in New Orleans.
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
Café Atchafalaya
Hip bar, with a back room for families wanting to enjoy the food.
Cafe Lafitte in Exile
Oldest continuosly operating gay bar in America.
British gastropub with a twist.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Cocktails and Tapas.
Live music bar transplanted from New York.
Chic French wine bar.
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.
Garden District Pub
Bohemian hang-out.
La Riviera
Cosmetics and other high-end beauty products line the shelves at La Riviera.
Le Phare Bar
Hidden lounge inside hidden boutique hotel Loft 532.
Good for lunch or evening beers.
Cool hangout with a voodoo vibe.
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar
Good for drinks, less so for food.
Molly’s At the Market
Eccentric Irish Pub.
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
One-Eyed Jacks
Old West style venue for alternative theatre and burlesque shows.
Youthful neighbourhood bar.
R Bar
Arty bar with a punk edge.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
Sylvain is a Southern gastropub, found steps from Jackson Square, with historical roots and a prodigiously tempting menu of food and cocktails.
Three Muses
Jazz bar serving tasty global snacks.
Shady hideout attached to the Omni Royal New Orleans.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.

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