Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Whiskey Blue
Fashionable late-night club.
An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.
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.
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
Shady hideout attached to the Omni Royal New Orleans.
Three Muses
Jazz bar serving tasty global snacks.
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.
Sylvain is a Southern gastropub, found steps from Jackson Square, with historical roots and a prodigiously tempting menu of food and cocktails.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
St. Joe’s Bar
Dark but welcoming bar.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
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...
Sazerac Bar
Dapper bar for those with manners and a smart style.
Saturn Bar
Dive bar, best on weeknights.
R Bar
Arty bar with a punk edge.
Absinthe followed by a (probably needed) lie down on a Victorian fainting couch.
Polo Lounge
A den of luxury for the rich and famous.
Pat O’Brien’s
A bawdy night of fun in an always-crowded bar.
Youthful neighbourhood bar.
One-Eyed Jacks
Old West style venue for alternative theatre and burlesque shows.
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
Monkey Hill Bar
Sophisticated setting for drinks.
Molly’s At the Market
Eccentric Irish Pub.
A Bywater dive serving pub food.
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar
Good for drinks, less so for food.
Cool hangout with a voodoo vibe.
Good for lunch or evening beers.
Le Phare Bar
Hidden lounge inside hidden boutique hotel Loft 532.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
La Riviera
Cosmetics and other high-end beauty products line the shelves at La Riviera.
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
Garden District Pub
Bohemian hang-out.
French 75
Proper cocktails in a plush bar.
F&M’s Patio Bar
The place to go after the place you planned to go to.
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.
Dos Jefes
Cigars, liquors...and outdoor swings.
Chic French wine bar.

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