Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

The AL Hotel
A boutique hotel near the beach and the bustle of Rothschild Boulevard, The AL Hotel offers chic, comfortable rooms and an atmospheric wine bar.
The Rothschild 71
A chic boutique hotel in the White City area of Tel Aviv, The Rothschild 71 offers stylishly-decorated, light-flooded guestrooms with high-end amenities.
Hotel B Berdichevsky
A boutique hotel near the centre of Tel Aviv, the Hotel B Berdichevsky offers 23 contemporary guestrooms, a wellness area, and cocktail bar.
Gedera 26
Sweden meets Iraq in this tranquil escape by Carmel Market..
Isrotel Tower
This all suite skyscraper offers spacious alternatives to standard Israeli provisions.
Cinematheque
Retrospectives, festivals and lectures make this the city's premier art-house cinema.
Varsano
Intimacy and authenticity abound in this quaint, somewhat eccentric part of town.
Cordovero
This Spanish-inspired tapas and wine bar is a wondrous little gem, all the more for its secluded setting down a walkway in the trendy Florentin neighbourhood.
Brown Hotel
With sundeck, spa, and Egyptian cotton, the stylish Brown Hotel caters for luxury.
Tomas
Jazz and Latin American beats blend with a dressy, mid-thirties crowd, particular about their wine selections.
Maoz
With an apartment styled backroom (complete with shower and kitchen), this world-music flaunting haunt is something of a sanctuary for informal hipness.
Foxy Salon
New York-inspired pamper parlour for men and women.
Chadar Ochel
Fine dining, diverse, traditional and sharing plates are rarely associated.
Villa Spa
Serene scenery and a wide range of services - what more could you want from a luxury spa?
Patio Bar
Chilled out vibes outside.
Cheloush Gallery
Rooftop events and a ground floor café come as welcome additions to this recently moved avant-garde art hub.
Ozen Bar
Local touring acts, international underground talent and movie screenings make this the natural option for a laid-back night out.
Bin 281
Wine lovers rejoice! This boutique, bar and ballroom all focus on one thing.
Jaffa Bar
Jaffa Bar is a bit of a way from where most visitors spend their nights. And that is just where its charm lies.
Hotel Diaghilev
This certainly lives up to its self-titled 'live art boutique hotel' moniker.
Tepale
Trip-hop, funk and huge windows add to the ambiance at this Jerusalem-style neighbourhood bar.
Habasta
The latest addition to Tel Aviv's Slow Food movement.
Shaqued
Celebrities, tourists and local alike all flock to this place for its traditional seafood and 'salatim' (tapas-style) dishes.
Tola’at Sfarim
Design, architecture and psychology are literary specialities at this cherished bookstore and café.
Bellini
A heady Tuscan love-affair sets the tone at this rustic hideaway.
Bertie
Pick and choose from local flavours in this little, wood panelled hot spot.
Peacock
Jeans and flip-flops are as standard as the chalkboard menus at this place, attracting the less trend-hungry Tel Avivians for a staple of beers, beats and Israeli microbrews.
Bait Ba’namal
Located in the Tel Aviv Port, Bait Ba'namal offers traditional Mediterranean cuisine with a personal home kitchen twist.
Surf Point
Try your had at Tel Aviv's latest kitesurfing craze. Or one of several other watersports activities on offer.
223
Mixology is hip. Speakeasy décor is hip. Respecting the smoking ban is hip. The 223 is hip. 
Nina Hotel
Owner Eliza Zivi's combined tribute to the Neve Tzedek neighbourhooda after her ten-year period in Paris.
Zaritsky Artist’s House
Two buildings of local debuts and retrospectives offer a welcome break from daytime heat.
Le Palais Des Thais
Tea, tea and, yup, more tea - ceremonies, workshops and, well, tea.
Jean Jaures Urban Residence
Choose from studio, apartment or penthouse spaces in this Scott Philip Geddes-designed Bauhaus building.
Neve Tzedek Hotel
Neve Tzedek Hotel offers five luxurious 'modern meets rustic' suites located close to the beach.
Orna and Ella
Home-made food from a true Tel-Aviv institution.
Sushi Basel
Arguably, the best sushi in town.
9ND
Elegant, versatile leather accessories from one of Israel's recent graduates.
L’atelier
Café Sonia
Providing a rural escape in the city, Café Sonia offers a wide selection of herbal teas and local dishes that can be served in the pretty back garden.

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