Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Villa Spa
Serene scenery and a wide range of services - what more could you want from a luxury spa?
Vicky Cristina
Relaxed tapas wine bar where you can while away a sultry evening under fig trees.
The Norman
A five star, luxurious boutique hotel near the beach in Tel Aviv, The Norman offers superlative service and surrounds, as well as a rooftop pool.
The Dizingoff
Breaking trends of typically outskirts sites, this movie-star owned mega-bar with its mainstream electronica sounds continues to attract the crowds
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Indulge in a bit of highbrow culture at this multi-floor cultural anchor.
Suzanne Dellal Centre
A historic dance centre that's a must for any visit to the White City.
Sushido
Quirky sushi combos and a tranquil setting are the biggest draws at this recently revamped restaurant.
Sushi Basel
Arguably, the best sushi in town.
Sublet
If you're in Tel Aviv for the summer season and in the mood for an alternative to the standard club scene, Sublet is your venue for the night.
Spa Neve Tzedek
Choose from a variety of wind-down options at this one-stop-spa-shop in unique Neve Tzedek.
Spa Cielo
The Sheraton maxes out its R&R provisions with several treatment suites, a health bar and lounge.
Skalski Leather
Soak up the smells at this workshop-come-boutique for luxury leather.
ShuShu
This 'private club', hidden behind a frozen yoghurt shop, is leading the way for Tel Aviv's neo-speakeasy scene...
Shila
A leading light in Tel Aviv's gastropub revolution.
Shampina
The best cure for a mid-summer night’s heat is champagne.
Shalvata
Locals love the breakfasts at this Mediterranean view-point but nights are taken over by out-of-towners and tourist groups.
Rokach 73
Provencal-inspired fair in a quiet, pastoral setting to the northern edge of Tel Aviv.
Pronto Strada
Following the success of the more formal restaurant, Pronto now sells Italian ingredients from its delicatessen next door.
Neta Efrati
Make like a local lady - get your glad rags from this Israeli designer.
Mul Yam
French-inspired treats from a Les Grandes Tables Du Monde entrant.
Moses Burger
The faithful make the late night pilgrimage south to worship at the burger alter of Moses restaurant.
MAD in Tel Aviv
Heralded as the place to come for the winter season, this east end club is worth the visit for its bar-islands alone.
Luck Spa
Pedicure couches were enough to have us re-booking at this lively neighbourhood spa.
Lima Lima
With its '70s lounge bar, gay hip-hop and reggae nights, this is the place for those needing a little more soul in their night.
Laor Inc.
Personally-tailored toiletries by one of Israel's leading biotech start-ups.
Isrotel Tower
This all suite skyscraper offers spacious alternatives to standard Israeli provisions.
Hotel Vital
Business travellers tend to favour this boutique offering in Tel Aviv's cultural hub.
Hilton Tel Aviv
Herbert Samuel
Mediterranean food with a sea view by a rising star chef - ample reason to venture out of Tel Aviv's hedonistic center.
Hatachana Complex
History meets consumer heaven at this renovated train station in Jaffa.
Gastropub
Perfect for the more mature crowd who need a little more substance with their style. Injected here with its preserved Bauhaus building and Mediterranean menu.
Foxy Salon
New York-inspired pamper parlour for men and women.
David Intercontinental
Business comes first at this large, less-touristy located Interconti.
Dan Tel Aviv
This is the original luxury hotel in Tel Aviv and hasn't been surpassed yet..
Dan Panorama
A range of conferences and conventions are accommodated at this Southern Tel Aviv, beachfront abode.
Crowne Plaza Center
It takes less than twenty minutes to get to the airport from here, making this a business traveller's destination of choice.
Cordelia
Classic French cuisine in an intimate, if idiosyncratic, venue - a welcome addition to Tel Aviv's busy tendencies.
Clara
A massive deck overlooking the sea, several lounge areas and hammocks by the shore make this the hottest spot all summer.
Catit
For the foodie traveller, Catit's molecular gastronomy should be added as both restaurant and attraction.
Cat And Dog
This blacked out den offers the best in Israel's electonic DJs, marking it out as the place for people whose day starts only at sundown.

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