Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Abu Hassan
Overlooking Jaffa Port, Abu Hassan has become a site of culinary pilgrimages for customers throughout the country.
Abulafia Desserts
Founded in 1879, Abulafia is a long-standing family business serves a wide range of traditional sweet and savoury baked Middle Eastern desserts.
Adora
A tasty fusion of Mediterranean, Moroccan and local flavours.
Art & Fight
Brush up on Brazilian know-how at this Tel Aviv-based fitness centre.
Art+ Hotel
The owner of this arty boutique is none other than Tel Aviv's Museum of Art chairman - so you can imagine the distinguished visuals on offer..
Baalei Hamelaha
Printing and design house offering quirky t-shirts and doll-making courses, among others.
Bauhaus Center
Did you know that Tel Aviv is UNESCO-listed as a site of Bauhaus preservation?
Bertie
Pick and choose from local flavours in this little, wood panelled hot spot.
Brown Hotel
With sundeck, spa, and Egyptian cotton, the stylish Brown Hotel caters for luxury.
Brown Hotel Bar
With over 300 days of sunshine a year, an abundance of easily accessible rooftops, and an excess of hedonistic tendencies, Tel Aviv has more or less perfected the art of the memorable roof top party.
Café Michal
Early 20th century urban bourgeois decor and one of the best breakfast selections in town.
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.
Carmel Market
Wander through this captivating 'shuk' to buy fresh food, try some local delicacies and experience Tel Aviv's bustling culinary culture.
Center Chic Hotel
This '30s-themed abode has an extensive collection of books and films - adding to its crown as the home-from-home king of Dizengof's restoration..
Chadar Ochel
Fine dining, diverse, traditional and sharing plates are rarely associated.
Container
Whether it's music or food - fresh and new are the main principles at this port-side seafood joint.
Cook in Israel Food Tours
Make yourself at home with a guided shopping and cooking session with Orly Ziv.
Dario’s
Concept-driven jewellery combining both primitive and modern aesthetics.
Dizengoff Center Food Fair
Offering every type of Israeli cuisine, the Dizengoff Center Food Fair is a buzzing hub of locals and tourists exploring the array of typical dishes.
Dr. Shakshuka
With a specialty omelet that is irresistible, Dr. Shakshuska offers a Tunisian dining experience for every traveller.
Frau Blau
Head here for avant-garde Israeli fashion with a fun, escapist attitude.
Frida Hecht
As an insiders hidden gem, Frida Hecht offers a home-style menu of North African kitchen highlights and Tel Aviv comfort food.
Gedera 26
Sweden meets Iraq in this tranquil escape by Carmel Market..
Gordon Pool
This iconic, city-based country club is worth a visit for the people watching alone..
Habasta
The latest addition to Tel Aviv's Slow Food movement.
Halev Harachav
For an authentic taste of Middle Eastern food within the global city, Halev Harachav is a perennial favourite.
Herods Tel Aviv
This is Leonardo Hotels' tribute to the city's golden days under the British mandate of the '30s.
Hotel Diaghilev
This certainly lives up to its self-titled 'live art boutique hotel' moniker.
Hotel Townhouse Tel Aviv
Set in a landmark building from the 1930s, the Hotel Townhouse Tel Aviv is a beautiful 19-room boutique hotel in the UNESCO World Heritage Area, White City.
Hudna
Live acts, DJs and local drinks come as standard at this vast offering in the alternative Florentin neighbourhood...
Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar
Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar offers not only one of the best drinking experiences in Tel Aviv, but it’s currently one of the best bars in the world.
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.
Jewish 2
Various facets of house music dominate at this concrete-walled, anything-goes hideaway.
Margoza Bar
A local pub, for local people and any unsuspecting tourist looking to escape the hubbub of Jaffa's legendary flea market.
Misadat Achim
Traditional kebabs and arak (anise-based) drinks have evolved into fine-dining at this 'Brother's Restaurant).
Na Laga’at
Tell your order to the deaf, then dine in the dark - just some of the unique offerings at this deaf/blind theatre.
Nachalat Binyamin
Art meets architecture at this popular street fair.
Nanuchka
Revellers descend on this Eastern European rave-like cavern for vodka, Georgian delicacies and bar-stomping live music on a Sunday.
Nina Hotel
Owner Eliza Zivi's combined tribute to the Neve Tzedek neighbourhooda after her ten-year period in Paris.
Noga Gallery
Emerging and established artists meet at this internationally-acclaimed gallery.

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