Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


Café 1812
In 1812, Solomon Berkelouw opened his first family bookshop in Rotterdam, Holland, and now, six generations later, 1812 is back – in the form of Café 1812. 
Brasserie Bread Café
It might be in a part of Sydney few would explore, but Brasserie Bread has developed something of a cult following for its carb-tastic bakery goods - particularly the caramelised garlic bread.
Allpress Roastery Café
Coffee is more than a drink here, it's a way of life; expect the best roasts supported by a small menu of Italian sandwiches.
Those with a passion for high-end fashion flock to Assin, where luxe labels fill super-stylish shelves.
Kitchen By Mike
Harlequin Market
From the old to the new, edgy to refined, Harlequin Market is a treasure chest of covetable trinkets.
Division2 is all about denim, with luxe labels stitched into the waistline of every pair.
Diederic the Cat
Amongst the dozens of stylish boutiques that decorate Sydney’s fashionable downtown, Diederic the Cat stands out for more than just it’s peculiar na
There's nothing like settling down with a good book - particularly if it's from Berkelouw, where second-hand tomes jostle for shelf-space against newbies.
Akira Isogawa
Harbour City Insider | Experience Sydney like the Locals
Ooo La La | The French Film Festival arrives in Sydney
Gardel’s Bar
Mid-century Argentina comes to Sydney in this richly styled speakeasy with its own Evita-themed room.
Winter Events Calendar
Jimmy Choo
Needing little introduction; get your skyscraper heels and oversized bags here.
A Pick of the Best Autumn 2012 Events
Talking Tokyo with The Station’s GM
Summer 2012 Fashion Hotlist
The Commonwealth on Camera
Krafty Kuts Speaks Out
Bells at Killcare
Nestled in beautifully landscaped gardens and bushland, Bells is chic, coastal retreat around an hour or so from Sydney (or 20 minutes by ferry from Palm Beach).
Mon Petit Chou
An Aladdin's cave of assorted designers, Mon Petit Chou will have you looking chic, sharp and super-stylish.
Six Epic Pools To Lounge By
Westin Sydney
Ranked in the Top 15 Australian hotels, the Westin's panoramic, cityscape views and chic, contemporary decor set it apart from the rest.
Hg2 Interview with The Sydney Girl
The 'Sydney Girl blogger' aka Joelyn Karan answers Hg2's questions in this interview.
Top tips for a top tipple: Hg2’s best bars in Sydney
As the annual Time Out Bar Awards in Sydney rolls around, Hg2 have compiled our best Sydney bars hit list for our readers.
Tetsuya and more: Sydney’s best restaurants
What better way is there for Hg2 to promote Sydney than by compiling our list of their best restaurants?
The Darling: Sydney’s latest boutique hotel
The Darling: Sydney's latest boutique hotel, and the only 5 star accommodation built since the 2000 Olympic Games.
Sydney Ranked as World’s Top City… Again
Following the ranking of Sydney as the world's best city for the 16th consecutive year, there's now even more reason to purchase the Hg2 Sydney City Guide.
Hg2’s Favourite World Cooking Classes
From London to Beijing, Los Angeles to Marrakech - for your very own DIY culinary adventures, check out Hg2's favourite world cooking classes.
The World’s Best Nudist Beaches
There's nothing that screams freedom quite like bearing it all to the elements. So shed all inhibitions & heed our list of the world's best nudist beaches.
Hg2 Interview with Sydney’s Mark Best
We catch up with Sydney's Chef Mark Best. He tells us his favourite places in Sydney.
Review: Cut Bar & Grill, Sydney
In anticipation of the upcoming publication of Hg2 Sydney, we thought we'd give you some previews of our venue reviews. First up, the Cut Bar & Grill.
Review: Sake, Sydney
In anticipation of the publication of Hg2 Sydney this month, we thought we'd give you a preview of some of the city's hottest restaurants. Here's Sake.
Ivy Sydney Offers Exclusive Clubbing Experience
The Ivy Sydney is a favourite haunt of the rich and famous, and hosts some of the city's most hedonistic parties.
The Kirketon Sydney – Boutique Accommodation at its Finest
The Kirketon Sydney offers 40 rooms in a prime location for those wishing to explore the city's nightlife before retiring in peace, comfort and style.

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