Ting, The Shard

Ting is the restaurant inside the Shangri-La hotel on the 35th floor of The Shard. There’s two options when booking; the more casual lounge or the fine dining restaurant and as we were after more of a special occasion feel for my parents, we opted for the latter. We were seated at a large table in the middle of the long dining room. It felt … Continue reading Ting, The Shard

Hutong in The Shard

Hutong is a restaurant on the 33rd floor of The Shard which specialises in food from Northern China – your local Chinese this ain’t. As you leave the lift and arrive at the mezzanine which overlooks Aqua Shard, you can’t help but be impressed by the sheer size of the place and that all important view. It’s even prettier in the dining room – even … Continue reading Hutong in The Shard

Hutong in The Shard

Hutong is a Northern Chinese inspired restaurant in the Shard building in London Bridge. I’d already visited their sister restaurant Aqua Shard which I loved and also OblixΒ (a Reiner-Becker restaurant on the 32nd floor) which I didn’t quite love so much, so was excited to complete the set. The restaurant itself was a rather beautiful one; in the dining room there was a tree at … Continue reading Hutong in The Shard

Aqua Shard

Aqua own two restaurants inside the Shard; Hutong a Northern Chinese inspired restaurant on the 33rd floor and Aqua Shard which serves contemporary British food on the 31st. I was super excited to be invited to a preview night at the latter, along with my gentleman companion. We started with drinks in the bar and lounge area which is a rather beautiful space. Not only … Continue reading Aqua Shard

Oblix at The Shard

I was rather excited about going for lunch at Oblix with my family, the first restaurant to be opened in the Shard building in London Bridge (currently the tallest building in Europe). It’s a Rainer Becker restaurant (founder of Zuma and Roka) but his new venture stays away from Japanese cooking and instead, Oblix is inspired by the grills of New York. As we arrived … Continue reading Oblix at The Shard