Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tel Aviv

Bindella Osteria & Bar
The first international outpost of Bindella, the Bindella Osteria & Bar offers Italian cuisine in its chic, contemporary space in Tel Aviv.
The first Bavarian brasserie in Israel, Bayern serves up sausages, schnitzel and beer in its sleek, two-level space in Tel Aviv.
Carmela Ba’Nachala
A market-based restaurant dreamt up during the chef's days in Stuttgart.
Healthy thalis in simplistic surroundings cater to local workers and recovering backpackers.
Gedera 26
Sweden meets Iraq in this tranquil escape by Carmel Market..
Mul Yam
French-inspired treats from a Les Grandes Tables Du Monde entrant.
A leading light in Tel Aviv's gastropub revolution.
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.
Chadar Ochel
Fine dining, diverse, traditional and sharing plates are rarely associated.
Frida Kahlo
Grab a quick Latin-infused starter before delving into another long night along Lilienblum and Rothschild Boulevard...
Tapas Achad Ha’am
The Spanish-speaking world presents an exciting range of food and music and this place features them all.
This sister version of the acclaimed French restaurant, Catit, is celebrity chef Adoni's venture into relaxed dining.
For the foodie traveller, Catit's molecular gastronomy should be added as both restaurant and attraction.
Celebrities, tourists and local alike all flock to this place for its traditional seafood and 'salatim' (tapas-style) dishes.
Classic French cuisine in an intimate, if idiosyncratic, venue - a welcome addition to Tel Aviv's busy tendencies.
The latest addition to Tel Aviv's Slow Food movement.
A heady Tuscan love-affair sets the tone at this rustic hideaway.
Pick and choose from local flavours in this little, wood panelled hot spot.
Rokach 73
Provencal-inspired fair in a quiet, pastoral setting to the northern edge of Tel Aviv.
Quirky sushi combos and a tranquil setting are the biggest draws at this recently revamped restaurant.
Fresh, fun and buzzing - this open-plan seafood site is not ideal for an intimate date.
Casa Nova
Whether it's music or food - fresh and new are the main principles at this port-side seafood joint.
A tasty fusion of Mediterranean, Moroccan and local flavours.
Sushi Basel
Arguably, the best sushi in town.
The Yemenite quarter keeps its own unique pace, and Pappa's Italiano is the perfect perch to take it all in.
Misadat Achim
Traditional kebabs and arak (anise-based) drinks have evolved into fine-dining at this 'Brother's Restaurant).
Manta Ray
So revered is this seafood institution that local's have renamed the beach after it.
Joz Ve Loz
A candle-lit, flea-market furnished interior adds to the eclectic feel of this menu.
The unofficial social hub for a growing Mexican ex-pat community.
Pasta, Paris and DJ SLOK
Electronic music genius DJ Slok, shares his thoughts on pasta, Paris and the DJ game in this quick interview.

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