Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Sylvain
Sylvain is a Southern gastropub, found steps from Jackson Square, with historical roots and a prodigiously tempting menu of food and cocktails.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Victory
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.
Markey’s
A Bywater dive serving pub food.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
Bar UnCommon
Classic cocktails and high design.
Bombay Club
Make mine a martini.
Three Muses
Jazz bar serving tasty global snacks.
Oak
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.
Polo Lounge
A den of luxury for the rich and famous.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
One
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
Delachaise
Chic French wine bar.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
Checkpoint Charlie’s
Bustling rock venue, with most shows free.
Byblos
Middle-Eastern restaurant and bar with a lively atmosphere.
13 Monaghan’s
Good late-night food, suitable for veggies too.
Bacchanal
A barbeque with a difference.
Pat O’Brien’s
A bawdy night of fun in an always-crowded bar.
R Bar
Arty bar with a punk edge.
Sazerac Bar
Dapper bar for those with manners and a smart style.
Monkey Hill Bar
Sophisticated setting for drinks.
Bar Tonique
Boasting home-made ingredients, Bar Tonique is one of the up-and-coming cocktail bars in New Orleans.
Parasol’s
Youthful neighbourhood bar.
Kingpin
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar
Good for drinks, less so for food.
Dos Jefes
Cigars, liquors...and outdoor swings.
Garden District Pub
Bohemian hang-out.
Carousel Bar
Inside Hotel Monteleone, this bar was voted best in the city.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Cure
Cocktails and Tapas.
W.I.N.O.
An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
Bulldog
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.
Liuzza’s
Good for lunch or evening beers.

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