Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
The Republic
VIPs and indie-rock fans mingle in this converted warehouse location.
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 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 Hookah
Middle-Eastern styled club playing soulful tunes.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
Preservation Hall
Just jazz, pure and simple.
Polo Lounge
A den of luxury for the rich and famous.
Popular gay bar with drag contests every Wednesday night.
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
Maple Leaf Bar
A New Orleans landmark with great music acts.
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 Nuit
Comedy club for local comedians to try out their wit.
House of Blues
Popular music venue.
Hi-Ho Lounge
Edgy music venue, with a classy touch.
F&M’s Patio Bar
The place to go after the place you planned to go to.
Dragon’s Den
Oddball enterntainment in a quirky location.
Live music bar transplanted from New York.
Congo Square
Where African rythms took root in American music.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Cafe Lafitte in Exile
Oldest continuosly operating gay bar in America.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
Bourbon Pub and Parade Disco
Only gay nightclub in New Orleans open 24/7.
Blue Nile
Live music and lively dancing.
Bar UnCommon
Classic cocktails and high design.
Trendy two-story club in an aged bank building.

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