Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Porchlight
A sleek New York bar with some old school Southern style, Porchlight in Chelsea has oodles of charm, cocktails that pack a punch, and Southern food.
Ardesia
Found in Hell's Kitchen, Ardesia is chic neighbourhood wine bar offering a curated collection of wines and a tempting menu of snacks and light bites.
Tørst
Danish for ‘thirst’, TØrst is the latest addition to Brooklyn's ever expanding bar scene, and a real haven for beer aficionados.
The Third Man
A speakeasy-like bar in Alphabet City, The Third Man serves creative cocktails and a great selection of wine and beer in its rustic-chic space.
Maison Premiere
Oysters, cocktails and premium absinthe are the driving force behind Maison Premiere, a retro-tinged Williamsburg bar and restaurant.
The Rusty Knot
The poshest dive bar you'll ever go to...
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
Little Branch
West Village speakeasy from the Milk & Honey boys...
Employees Only
Pete’s Tavern
One of New York's oldest taverns and a favourite of O. Henry.
Therapy
The gay crowd are flocking to Hell's Kitchen for a little late-night Therapy...
Raines Law Room
A 'neo-speakeasy' with on-trend cocktails and a whiff of 1920s nostalgia...
Old Town Bar
Historic New York tavern that appeals to hipsters and mobsters alike...
Ear Inn
One of New York's oldest drinking dens...
Joe’s Pub
Joe's Pub is all about live events from theatre to music washed down by lots of beer...
Zum Schneider
Beer just got fun again in New York...
Jimmy’s No. 43
Gastro pub with great beer and a 'secret chef' capable of culinary miracles...
Huckleberry Bar
It's all about the cocktails at Huckleberry (oh and the small plates to help fortify the stomach)...
Clandestino
Stylishly understated. A relaxed environment for easy conversation, the beat is set by an indie soundtrack.
Bowlmor Lanes
This is a great way to do something a bit different and will definitely bring a lot of laughs.
bOb
Stylishly decorated and serving good drinks to the young and fabulous in New York.
Blind Tiger
Blind Tiger spent time researching fine coffee roasting techniques and created an alcohol-friendly menu to please everyone.
Black Door
This buzzy little place is great for a drink and to do a bit of people watching.
Bemelmans Bar
This is a classy and traditional place to go and enjoy a cocktail among some of New Yorks finest residents.
Black & White
Although a little on the small side this is a fun and busy spot to get a great drink.
Barracuda
Without the attitude Barracuda is one of Chelsea's better gay bars.
Bar Veloce
Bar Veloce draws in a smart and sophisticated crowd in need of a good glass of wine to unwind.
Art Bar
Made up of two rooms with two very different atmospheres this is a great place to go for a drink whatever your mood.
Arlene’s Grocery
A temple to the young and hip Arlene's Grocery is a great place to kick back relax and enjoy the buzz.
The Spotted Pig
New Yorkers have firmly embraced the Spotted Pig and gastro-pub concept some while after opening it's still regularly packed out. Go for epic bar food and to watch Manhattan sophisticates do what they do best.

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