Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Trendy two-story club in an aged bank building.
Bar UnCommon
Classic cocktails and high design.
Blue Nile
Live music and lively dancing.
Bourbon Pub and Parade Disco
Only gay nightclub in New Orleans open 24/7.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
Cafe Lafitte in Exile
Oldest continuosly operating gay bar in America.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Congo Square
Where African rythms took root in American music.
Live music bar transplanted from New York.
Dragon’s Den
Oddball enterntainment in a quirky location.
F&M’s Patio Bar
The place to go after the place you planned to go to.
Hi-Ho Lounge
Edgy music venue, with a classy touch.
House of Blues
Popular music venue.
La Nuit
Comedy club for local comedians to try out their wit.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Le Phare Bar
Hidden lounge inside hidden boutique hotel Loft 532.
Maple Leaf Bar
A New Orleans landmark with great music acts.
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
Popular gay bar with drag contests every Wednesday night.
Polo Lounge
A den of luxury for the rich and famous.
Preservation Hall
Just jazz, pure and simple.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
The Hookah
Middle-Eastern styled club playing soulful tunes.
The Maison
A live music institution on New Orleans’ Frenchman Street, The Maison offers up performances of jazz, as well as a restaurant with plenty of Southern style.
The Metropolitan
A vast warehouse club, The Metropolitan is a popular choice for those who want to dance until the early hours of the morning in New Orleans.
The Republic
VIPs and indie-rock fans mingle in this converted warehouse location.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.

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