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Win Lunch for Two at Hutong, The Shard

Not my comp but a tasty one indeed! So I thought I’d pass on the details about an especially yummy opportunity to win a free dim sum lunch for two at a restaurant I really love – Hutong at The … Continue reading

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Best London Restaurants – 2013

To say I ate and drank well this year does not begin to describe how delectable 2013 was for me. Both in London and beyond, I had the pleasure of experiencing some of the best meals outside the home I’ve ever eaten. Here’s a list of the ten London restaurants I enjoyed visiting the most over the past 12 months along with a few extra honourable mentions. Keep an eye out for more posts over the coming days listings my favourite London cheap eats and pizza places, as well as the ten best restaurants I visited outside of London this year. Continue reading

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Win a Pair of Tickets to The View from The Shard

The View from The Shard provides unparalleled 64km (40 mile), 360 degree views of London. Almost twice as high as any other viewing point in London, it is the only place where you can see all of London – all at once – making it the perfect first stop for visitors to the city and a brilliant place to take anyone who loves this city. Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Why not give that special someone the whole of London – in one great big sweeping panoramic perch from atop its newest and sleekest icon? Keep reading for details about The View gift certificates and for a chance to win two free tickets to share or keep for yourself. Continue reading

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Top 10 London Restaurants for High Rise Dining (CheapOair)

High rise dining is a relatively new consideration for London, which aside for a few grand exceptions is a rather low rise city. Still with multi-storey towers such as The Shard and Heron Tower opening in the past few years, breaking bread with a breathtaking view of the city’s historic landscape is more possible and desired than ever. Here’s a list of the ten place restaurants for eating out and up in London. Continue reading

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Delightful and Lofty Dining: The New Dim Sum Lunch Menu at Hutong, The Shard

The recently launched dim sum menu at Hutong proves an ideal opportunity for Sunday brunching. I very much enjoyed a chance to sample this upscale restaurant’s dim sum lunch menu a few weekend’s ago. Continue reading

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Breakfast at Aqua Shard

Yes of course, the view is the main draw at Aqua Shard, but don’t let that get in the way of enjoying the food and stylish setting. I recently had breakfast there and left feeling nearly as pleased with my full English as I was with this upscale restaurant’s full-on vistas. For a (high) rise ‘n shine that towers over the competition, the newly introduced breakfast menu at Aqua Shard is tops. Continue reading

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Play #LondonBingo with @CostaBingo and @tikichris and Win Dinner at The Shard

Ready to have some fun? I’ve teamed up with Costa Bingo to offer my readers the chance to get out of your seats, visit some of London’s most historic landmarks and play for a chance to win dinner for two at any of the restaurants located within one our newest icons – The Shard. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Circling

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London Daily Photo: Getting to the Point

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London Daily Photo: Paramount

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London Daily Photo: Top

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London Daily Photo: Enjoying the View

Photograph taken at the View from The Shard. Read about my visit to the View from The Shard here. The View opens to the public on the 1st of February. To find out more and to book tickets visit theviewfromtheshard.com.

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London Daily Photo: Drizzle

Photograph taken at the View from The Shard. Read about my visit to the View from The Shard here. The View opens to the public on the 1st of February. To find out more and to book tickets visit theviewfromtheshard.com.

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London Daily Photo: On

Photograph taken at the View from The Shard. Read about my visit to the View from The Shard here. The View opens to the public on the 1st of February. To find out more and to book tickets visit theviewfromtheshard.com.

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London Daily Photo: Float

Photograph taken at the View from The Shard. Read about my press preview visit to the View from The Shard here. The View opens to the public on the 1st of February. To find out more and to book tickets visit theviewfromtheshard.com.

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New View from Western Europe’s Tallest Building: The Shard (OneTravel)

Opening February 1st atop this new skyscraper, the View from The Shard will offer a new perspective of the London skyline. The overall experience promises to impress, from the interactive and quirky features on the ground floor all the way up … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: St Paul’s and Bridges

Photograph taken at the View from The Shard. Read about my visit to the View from The Shard here. The View opens to the public on the 1st of February. To find out more and to book tickets visit theviewfromtheshard.com.

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London Daily Photo: Borough Below

Photograph taken at the View from The Shard. Read about my press preview visit to the View from The Shard here. The View opens to the public on the 1st of February. To find out more and to book tickets visit theviewfromtheshard.com.

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London Daily Photo: New View

Photograph taken at the View from The Shard. Read about my visit to the View from The Shard here. The View opens to the public on the 1st of February 2013. To find out more and to book tickets visit theviewfromtheshard.com.

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Sneak Peek of the View from The Shard

The View from The Shard offers a new perspective of the London skyline. I loved looking down on the towers in the City of London on the other side of the Thames as well as how Piccadilly Circus seemed like some weird throbbing glare amidst what otherwise appeared as very historic chunk of town. And I was mesmerized by all the trains slinking in and out of London Bridge Station just underneath. Continue reading

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@shardview Tickets on Sale 6 July 2012 #shardview

To celebrate the completion of The Shard’s exterior, the first tickets for The View from The Shard will go on sale Friday 6 July 2012 at 9am (British time). TVFTS will be a new, premium visitor experience offering a chance … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Wind of the River

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London Daily Photo: Ascend

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London Daily Photo: South London Kings

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London Daily Photo: Turrets and Shard

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