Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Zum Schneider
Beer just got fun again in New York...
Zinc Bar
Jazz, live music and perfectly mixed tropical cocktails...
Tørst
Danish for ‘thirst’, TØrst is the latest addition to Brooklyn's ever expanding bar scene, and a real haven for beer aficionados.
Therapy
The gay crowd are flocking to Hell's Kitchen for a little late-night Therapy...
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.
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.
The Dead Rabbit
The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog is a retro-inspired cocktail bar with an upscale atmosphere.
The Cutting Room
One of New York’s better live music bars, The Cutting Room, with its intimate rock’n’roll decor, draws a crowd of celebs and live music lovers week-round.
The Blond
Found within Aby Rosen’s 11 Howard, The Blond bar is where New York’s style set go to drink, dance, and make merry in Manhattan.
The Bar Room
Found under The Beekman’s nine-storey Victorian atrium, The Bar Room is a glamorous spot for a cocktail and a few light bites.
Raines Law Room
A 'neo-speakeasy' with on-trend cocktails and a whiff of 1920s nostalgia...
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.
Monkey Bar
Everything Graydon Carter touches turns to the hippest hue of gold, the Monkey Bar is certainly no exception...
Maison Premiere
Oysters, cocktails and premium absinthe are the driving force behind Maison Premiere, a retro-tinged Williamsburg bar and restaurant.
Little Branch
West Village speakeasy from the Milk & Honey boys...
Joe’s Pub
Joe's Pub is all about live events from theatre to music washed down by lots of beer...
Jimmy’s No. 43
Gastro pub with great beer and a 'secret chef' capable of culinary miracles...
Grand Banks
An oyster bar on hand-built historic wooden schooner in New York, Grand Banks is an outdoor drinking and dining experience you aren’t likely to forget.
Employees Only
Ear Inn
One of New York's oldest drinking dens...
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.
Bembe
Very cool, very alternative, very eco-friendly, very Williamsburg...
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.
Bar Goto
Bar Goto, from bartender extraordinaire Kenta Goto, serves up masterful Japanese-inspired cocktails and a menu of small Japanese-inspired plates.
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.
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.

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