Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Shalvata
Locals love the breakfasts at this Mediterranean view-point but nights are taken over by out-of-towners and tourist groups.
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.
Sex Boutique
An alternative option on gentrified Dizengoff Street, Sex Boutique's seamless extension from the sex shop below attracts artists and students alike.
The Deli
This cloak and dagger mini-club attracts smart twenty-somethings seeking a steamy night out fuelled by its unique selection of cocktails.
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.
Yoezer
French-inspired treats complement this gastropub-come-wine bar.
Herbert Samuel
Mediterranean food with a sea view by a rising star chef - ample reason to venture out of Tel Aviv's hedonistic center.
Tomas
Jazz and Latin American beats blend with a dressy, mid-thirties crowd, particular about their wine selections.
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.
Dario’s
Concept-driven jewellery combining both primitive and modern aesthetics.
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.
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.
Chadar Ochel
Fine dining, diverse, traditional and sharing plates are rarely associated.
Topsea Israel Surfing Center
Otto 45
A super-sized version of your casual, neighbourhood-type bar (complete with pool table) that's been so successful it's spawned two further sites across the city.
David Intercontinental
Business comes first at this large, less-touristy located Interconti.
Villa Spa
Serene scenery and a wide range of services - what more could you want from a luxury spa?
Noga Gallery
Emerging and established artists meet at this internationally-acclaimed gallery.
Spa Clay
Business visitors and cube-dwellers head here for its Turkish Hamam and more.
Bugsy
Tucked neatly into the arty, ripped jeans attire of the trendy Florentin neighbourhood, Bugsy (named after a famed Jewish gangster) flourishes with its simple menu and quaint tree-lined views.
Frida Kahlo
Grab a quick Latin-infused starter before delving into another long night along Lilienblum and Rothschild Boulevard...
Tony Vespa
So popular, Tony's has had to open a second branch to satisfy customers from all over the city. 
Ashtanga Yoga Tel Aviv
Keep up with your yoga at these daily Mysore style Ashtanga classes.
Brasserie
Maoz
With an apartment styled backroom (complete with shower and kitchen), this world-music flaunting haunt is something of a sanctuary for informal hipness.
Margoza Bar
A local pub, for local people and any unsuspecting tourist looking to escape the hubbub of Jaffa's legendary flea market.
Foxy Salon
New York-inspired pamper parlour for men and women.
Patio Bar
Chilled out vibes outside.
Neta Efrati
Make like a local lady - get your glad rags from this Israeli designer.
The Block
Beyond the world famous sound system and legendary mixer, a never-tiring Block-faithful crowd leaves every DJ waiting for their next visit to the White City.
Rubin Museum
Visit this Bauhaus-style building for insight into one of Israel's most iconic artists.
Hotel Diaghilev
This certainly lives up to its self-titled 'live art boutique hotel' moniker.
Tapas Achad Ha’am
The Spanish-speaking world presents an exciting range of food and music and this place features them all.
Roni Kantor
Vintage threads get a modern makeover at this Rothschild Boulevard boutique.
Hotel Vital
Business travellers tend to favour this boutique offering in Tel Aviv's cultural hub.
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..
Bin 281
Wine lovers rejoice! This boutique, bar and ballroom all focus on one thing.
Ugly Duckling
Channel the retro-chic look with these '70s and '80s inspired swimmers.

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