Hg2 : The Hedonist


Located on the second floor of a building adjoining the ballet academy, you could walk past Esperanto and not know it was there. But from the minute you step inside, you realize you’re in for a treat. The room is calm and elegant, the service flawless, and the food dazzling.

Diners are given a choice of two set menus, which are changed regularly, with dishes like langoustine au coraille in an ocean mist with frozen vinaigrette; frozen white onion with apple, celeriac and dried beef; or white winter vegetables with seared foie gras and jasmine-perfumed dashi.

The chefs, Sayan Isaksson and Daniel Höglander, had the idea for the restaurant while on a fishing boat off the coast of Cuba. They picked the name after they found a mention of the international language in Paulo Coehlo’s book The Alchemist. Their plan is to blend elements from many nations’ cuisines to create a totally new dining experience. Yes, it’s expensive, but it’s exceptionally good in any language.

Kungstensgatan 2,
+46 8 696 2323
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