Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Pêche Seafood Grill
A seafood restaurant from acclaimed chef Donald Link, Pêche Seafood Grill serves up wood-fired dishes from its rustic space in the Warehouse District.
Cochon Butcher
Cochon Butcher is an artisanal butcher, sandwich shop and wine bar that cures its own meats and serves superlative meats alongside a curated drinks list.
Willa Jean
At once a bakery, cafe and fully-fledged restaurant, Willa Jean is whatever you need it to be, offering meals throughout the day in the CBD.
The restaurant Lüke, from restaurateur and chef John Besh, is a brasserie with Franco-German style and Louisiana soul found in the New Orleans CBD.
SoBou is a much-loved New Orleans restaurant and bar with a flurry of awards and accolades to its name, serving small plates of Louisiana street food.
La Petite Grocery
Food store turned bistro, this is a real local favourite with a constantly changing menu.
Wolfe’s in the Warehouse
Classic New Orleans style hotel restaurant.
With a menu of Southern-inspired fusion cuisine split into sections like Socials" and "Middles"
Authentic music with some much encouraged dancing - oh, and some food on the side.
Ralph’s on the Park
By locals for locals' - but you might aswell try it anway.
Old-fashioned food in a fashionable environment.
Marigny Brasserie
A chic restaurant with an interesting crowd.
Napoleon House
Good drinks, great atmosphere and a near-perfect Pimms.
The city's oldest stand up bar and a strictly prix-fixe menu.
Joey K’s
Funky neighbourhood restaurant for lawyers and locals alike.
Quality cooking from an experimental chef.
Acme Oyster House
Well-loved oyster house with a DIY touch.
Restaurant Patois
A well-kept local secret.
Rustic Italian food with a designer backdrop.
Port of Call
For a high-quality burger, this is a definite port of call.
Creole Italian cooking in a relaxed environment.
La Crepe Nanou
Adorable little French bistro near Prytania Street.
Loved local chef serves up classic Louisiana dishes.
Yuki Izakaya
New Japanese yakitori bar.
K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen
Cajun cooking at its best.
A culinary adventure, perfect for foodies.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Chain restaurant, but authentic local flavours.
Soniat House
A true New Orleans experience, perfect for romantic getaways.
A Mano
Back to basics Italian, formal but friendly.
Eiffel Society
Music, art and attitude - with some tasty global cuisine.
Pelican Club
Perenially popular spot with particularly good appetizers.
British gastropub with a twist.
Mat & Naddie’s
Delightful hideaway serving contemporary Louisiana cooking.
Bold Southern flavours in a modern restaurant.
Hearty Italian fare.
Bistro Daisy
French meals to remember.
Creole and Cajun cuisine, served in a cosy Victorian cottage.
La Provence
Home-grown French grub in a far out location.
Tommy’s Cuisine
Perfect for a good time and an excellent Creole-Italian meal.

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