Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Park Plaza Orchid
Great gym facilities make up for unoriginal furnishings at this small, beachside four star.
Dan Tel Aviv
This is the original luxury hotel in Tel Aviv and hasn't been surpassed yet..
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.
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.
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.
Sushido
Quirky sushi combos and a tranquil setting are the biggest draws at this recently revamped restaurant.
Surf Point
Try your had at Tel Aviv's latest kitesurfing craze. Or one of several other watersports activities on offer.
Shampina
The best cure for a mid-summer night’s heat is champagne.
Alexander Suites
Sixty-six suites, including one with its own pool, are the biggest draw at this beachside site, set back from the strip.
Goocha
Fresh, fun and buzzing - this open-plan seafood site is not ideal for an intimate date.
Taxidermy
Its visage of parking lot setting and drifter's dive exterior make this hip Horowitz joint the worst kept secret among any in-the-know Tel Avivian.
Frank
With a variety of upmarket gourmet sausages to choose from, Frank offers Sausages with pride"."
Clara
A massive deck overlooking the sea, several lounge areas and hammocks by the shore make this the hottest spot all summer.
Bait Banamal
Feminist-led fashion house presents provocative products and services all under one roof.
Michatronix
Hidden from sight behind a used electronics store front, this retro-fit den was the first port of call Tel Aviv's own hipster scene.
Hatachana Complex
History meets consumer heaven at this renovated train station in Jaffa.
Bait Ba’namal
Located in the Tel Aviv Port, Bait Ba'namal offers traditional Mediterranean cuisine with a personal home kitchen twist.
223
Mixology is hip. Speakeasy décor is hip. Respecting the smoking ban is hip. The 223 is hip. 
Rokach 73
Provencal-inspired fair in a quiet, pastoral setting to the northern edge of Tel Aviv.
Shalom Hotel
Free daily massages and happy-hour sessions are the draw at this maritime-themed Atlas site.
Container
Whether it's music or food - fresh and new are the main principles at this port-side seafood joint.
Caesarea Golf Course
Dizzy Frishdon
This central hotspot keeps its preferences unique, opting to uphold the indoor smoking ban and keeping its lights well and truly shining -the perfect pit stop for a drink and some friendly flirting.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Indulge in a bit of highbrow culture at this multi-floor cultural anchor.
TLV VIP – Luxury Car Hire
Zaritsky Artist’s House
Two buildings of local debuts and retrospectives offer a welcome break from daytime heat.
Hudna
Live acts, DJs and local drinks come as standard at this vast offering in the alternative Florentin neighbourhood...
Abu Hassan
Overlooking Jaffa Port, Abu Hassan has become a site of culinary pilgrimages for customers throughout the country.
Cook in Israel Food Tours
Make yourself at home with a guided shopping and cooking session with Orly Ziv.
Hummus Abu Dhabi
This reggae-influenced cafe offers all things reggae, including its hummus.
Nina Hotel
Owner Eliza Zivi's combined tribute to the Neve Tzedek neighbourhooda after her ten-year period in Paris.
Casa Nova
Dvir Gallery
Multitudes of contemporary art in three very different venues.
Nanuchka
Revellers descend on this Eastern European rave-like cavern for vodka, Georgian delicacies and bar-stomping live music on a Sunday.
Le Palais Des Thais
Tea, tea and, yup, more tea - ceremonies, workshops and, well, tea.
Orna and Ella
Home-made food from a true Tel-Aviv institution.
Hilton Tel Aviv
Sushi Basel
Arguably, the best sushi in town.
The Dizingoff
Breaking trends of typically outskirts sites, this movie-star owned mega-bar with its mainstream electronica sounds continues to attract the crowds
Shesek
The Shesek is your choice for a night's inaugural drink or for those in more of a musically focused mood.

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