All posts tagged: shard

Girls’ night @ Aqua, London

Daca la prima incercare am gresit intrarea si am ajuns la Shangri-La, de data asta am venit cu temele pregatite pentru ca M fusese intre timp in acest restaurant si acum stiam cum sa ajungem fara alte deturnari. Situat la etajul 31 al renumitului Shard, Aqua are atat zona de restaurant, unse se poate servi mancare britanica contemporana, incepand inca de la micul dejun, pana la cina, cat si zona de lounge, cu un minunat bar, de unde ficare client isi poate comanda bautura dorita. Atmosfera este destul de relaxanta, dar eleganta. Peretele din sticla, se ridica pe doua nivele, oferind o priveliste care iti taie rasuflarea. Era o noapte linistita de februarie, chiar dupa Valentine’s Day si puteai sa vezi o multime de cupluri care sarbatoreau iubirea cu o mica intarziere. Insa cei mai multi erau preocupati sa gaseasca o masa cat mai aproape de geamurile panoramice, pentru a putea imortaliza privelistea minunata asupra Londrei. Tower Bridge arata spectaculos cu luminile lui care se reflectau in apa linistita a Tamisei. Locul era plin si …

Serendipity – Gong by Shangri’la, Shard London

London is no doubt my favorite city and here I discovered the passion to enjoy a drink at the greatest heights. Positioned near the top of the tallest buildings in Western Europe – The Shard – the Gong Bar belongs to the Shangri-La, the building’s luxury oriental-style hotel. It is London’s highest wine and cocktail bar. In Gong I arrived guided by serendipity. Together with my friend M., we supposed for the first time in Aqua, but we got the wrong entry, and this is how fate led us to the 52nd floor of the Shard’s. From the first moment we were surrounded by the lush atmosphere of this place and a lady with long red dress long presented us the place and then she led us to one of the tables. Fortunately we arrived at sunset and so we had an unparalleled view and we could witness the transition of the city from day to night until all the lights were on. I confess: worth every penny. Both vision and for the taste of …