With romance budding as Valentine’s Day approaches, Shangri-La The Shard, London is offering new ways to treat a loved one this spring. From a romantic overnight stay to whimsical new wildflower decorations throughout the hotel and a host of decadent dining experiences, there really is no shortage of experiences for a sky-high celebration of love in one of London’s most iconic settings.
Those looking for an extra-special stay can select a room or suite with tailor-made romantic decorations, including heart-shaped balloons and bouquets of flowers paired with hand-made chocolates, caviar and Champagne. Guests can sit back and toast to love from their bathtub with Champagne flute in hand, while watching the capital’s skyline below transforming from daytime to sunset, and into a night sky dusted with dazzling city lights.
Home to Western Europe’s highest infinity Sky Pool, couples can spend quality time unwinding on the hotel’s level 52 wellness floor and its sauna, gym and pool, all boasting stunning views over landmarks like St. Paul’s Cathedral, the River Thames and the Houses of Parliament.
Priced from £760 per night, the Love is in the Air package includes:
· A one-night stay in a luxurious room or suite, with breakfast for two at TĪNG
· An in-room chilled bottle of Champagne
· A bouquet of flowers and luxurious chocolates
· Use of the Sky Gym, infinity Sky Pool and sauna
Guests are invited to customise their stay with heart-shaped balloons and couples’ massages by selecting from the hotel’s Valentine’s experience menu when booking.
The spectacular restaurants and bars at Shangri-La The Shard, London will also feature special love-inspired culinary delights during the month of February:
Celebrate a Spring of Love blossoming with Afternoon Tea at TĪNG
A love-inspired Skyline Afternoon Tea will be served at the wisteria clad TĪNG Lounge, featuring a showstopping miniature white chocolate and passion fruit Shard building for two to share.
Perfect when paired with fragrant rosebud tea, a selection of finger sandwiches will be served including coronation chicken, smoked salmon and cucumber, classic Reuben and truffle egg and cress. Savouries such as beetroot heart with hibiscus powder, and prawn cocktail with Marie Rose will follow.
Freshly baked sweet and savoury scones accompanied by strawberry jam and clotted cream will lead into a selection of specially-curated desserts including elderflower sponge with strawberry cream and jelly, pistachio profiterole and a heart-shaped pastry filled with white chocolate mousse. Vegetarian and vegan options are available upon request.
The love-inspired Skyline Afternoon Tea is available from 7th February – 8th May 2023, priced from £71 per person, or £81 with a glass of Champagne. To book, visit: ting-shangri-la.com
Indulge in a romantic date night at TĪNG Restaurant and Lounge
TĪNG Restaurant located on Level 35 of the hotel is offering a luxurious five-course Valentine’s Day menu featuring a potato and caviar amuse bouche, Jerusalem artichoke with white soy cured truffle ponzu, and Carlingford oysters. Miso scallop follows, along with a Hereford beef fillet dressed with Szechuan pepper sauce.
To finish, guests can indulge in a pomegranate black sesame sponge with granny smith mousse. With the option to pair each course with wines selected by the hotel’s expert sommelier, and a signature Midnight Delight cocktail, there’s no better way to toast to date night.
The Valentine’s Day set menu is available from 10th – 13th February 2023, and priced from £158 per person. On Valentine’s Day itself, the set menu will be priced from £190 per person, including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and an additional amuse bouche.
To book, visit: ting-shangri-la.com
Take in London’s skyline on the most romantic celebration of the year at GŎNG Bar
Marvel at the magic of London’s lights at the highest hotel bar in Western Europe this Valentine’s Day. Your front row seat to the city skyline comes complete with rose petals, a bottle of Bollinger Special Cuvée, a Love Cocktail, a Japanese sharing platter and a delicious dessert in the most romantic of settings, accompanied by a live DJ set.
GŎNG’s extensive cocktail menu will feature the GŎNG N5 cocktail made with Herradura Plata pink peppercorn, Red Verjus, Cocchi Rosa, lychee liqueur and ginger beer. Guests will receive an Asian-inspired Love Potion bottled cocktail, chocolates, a single fresh rose and macarons to take home as a token of a memorable Valentine’s celebration.
Valentine’s experience at GŎNG is available from 10th – 14th February 2023 and priced from £460 per couple.
To book, visit: gong-shangri-la.com
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