Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Toronto

Four Seasons Centre
Canada's first and only purpose-built opera house is home to both the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada.
Royal Alexandra Theatre
Having opened in 1907 without any conversions since, 'The Royal Alex' is the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in North America.
South of Temperance
Negotiating your way to the bar during peak times is about as fun as airport security, but currently this after-work spot is hot with the corporate crowd.
For Your Eyes Only
Not just for your eyes only, but for your hands, too.
This is London
An unashamed homage to a Mayfair gentleman's club aesthetic.
Tiffany & Co.
You know you want to take something home in that little Tiffany blue box.
Birk’s Jewellery
Oh, the sparkling, glimmering, beautiful things that can be found at Birk's.
Ziliotto Design
Gorgeous jersey pieces from a designer who trained at Chanel.
Coach
Luxury leather from this American design house.
Brass Rail
There's a lot of love for the living legend that is the Brass Rail.
Consort Bar
If you want a quiet, grown-up drink, with no nubile distractions or threat of impromptu dancing, then sashay right in here my friend.
Roy Thomson Hall
Home of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Toronto Mendelssohn Choir...
Holt Renfrew
Whether you want to relax in a spa, chat to the concierge about the theatre, or, well, shop, then Holt Renfrew is definitely the place to go.
MaxMara
Maison Mercer
Fame-seekers and fashion victims crowd into the sumptuous environs of Maison Mercer to see and be seen.
David’s
Get your feet looking fabulous with shoes from the likes of Jimmy Choo and Christian Louboutin.
I Miss You
Beautiful designer vintage fashion.
Nicolas
Brian Bailey
Elegance. Canadian style.
Vera Wang
Just the name, 'Vera Wang', is enough to conjure up visions of beautiful brides and elegant eveningwear.
The Roof Lounge
Locals love this petite bar for its classic feel; old-world Europeans will like it for its uninterrupted view of the city.
Pusateri’s
This fine foods emporium attracts the custom of the cash-flash, loafer-wearing brigade.
Cartier
Cartier is almost synonymous with luxury.
Escada
Casual and couture co-ordination awaits at Escada.
GreenShag
GreenShag is where the innovative meets conservative. The result is fantastic men's clothes.
Lileo
The price tag might be significant at this luxe emporium, but there's a juice bar.
Burberry
Quintessentially British (originally providers of sturdy outerwear to WW1 British soldiers), Burberry has gone from fashion strength to strength.
Wooden Sticks
Just over an hour north of the city, the course here consists of signature holes from famous courses, such as Augusta and St. Andrews.
Prada
Trust the chic Italians to give us such an entrancing fashion house.
Louis Vuitton
Hermès
Gucci
Chanel
Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel’s first boutique, atelier showroom and apartment was at no. 31 rue Cambon, a now iconic address and the location of the Paris flagship store.
Scaramouche
As one of Toronto's most reputable restaurants, expectations run high, not least because of its famed 'view'.
Canoe
Taking a punt on the Financial District 15 years ago, this pioneering restaurant is still one of the grandest and greatest in the area.
John Allan’s Spa
This men-only grooming club, popular in New York and Chicago, opened in 2011 in the increasingly impressive flagship of The Bay department store on Yonge and Queen.

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