Shangri-La The Shard’s Christmas Enchanted Wonders

Shangri-La The Shard, London, Western Europe’s highest hotel, is set to enchant guests with a whimsical Christmas celebration for 2023.

In collaboration with Jo Loves by Jo Malone CBE and the renowned British textile brand Warner House, the hotel is bringing ‘Enchanted Wonders’ to life. This festive theme promises to inspire a sense of wonder, drawing inspiration from beloved Christmas traditions to create an experience that appeals to all the senses.

Shangri-La The Shard's Christmas Enchanted Wonders

The Chronicles of Jo Loves: A Scent-Inspired Christmas Tree

On the 14th of November, Shangri-La The Shard, London, will unveil ‘The Chronicles of Jo Loves,’ a larger-than-life scent-inspired Christmas tree and immersive fragrance experience. This extraordinary installation will greet guests in the ground floor lobby and pay homage to the hotel’s new Jo by Jo Loves amenity line.

The Christmas tree will stand at an impressive 14 feet, adorned with twinkling lights, whimsical red and white bows, baubles, and mini bottles of Jo by Jo Loves. Beneath the tree, guests will discover gifts wrapped in Warner House’s Starlight and Knotted Sash prints, featured in this year’s Jo Loves x Warner House Christmas Collection.

Adjacent to the Christmas tree, a life-size perfume bottle invites guests inside for a festive Instagram moment. Surrounded by a kaleidoscope of mirrors and lights, guests will be immersed in the captivating fragrance of Jo by Jo Loves. Throughout the hotel, traditional festive decor, including Warner House cushions and furnishings, adds to the warm and cosy atmosphere.

Shangri-La The Shard's Christmas Enchanted Wonders

Embrace the Enchanted Wonders with New Experiences

This year’s ‘Enchanted Wonders’ theme at Shangri-La The Shard, London, offers guests a range of new experiences to enjoy:

Throughout November and December, the hotel will host festive wreath-making workshops in some of its spectacular suites. These workshops are open to both in-house guests and the public. Attendees will not only be treated to magical views of London’s skyline but also a glass of Champagne and freshly baked mince pies.

Under the guidance of expert florists from Raw Bloom, participants will learn the art of crafting traditional festive wreaths. Using fresh pine, dried fruits, florals, and an apron to take home, guests will create their own masterpieces. To enhance the wreath’s aroma, participants can spritz it with ‘Christmas Trees: A Lifestyle Fragrance’ by Jo Loves, featuring notes of fresh Pine, aromatic Lavender, Incense, and Amber.

Shangri-La The Shard's Christmas Enchanted Wonders

Tickets for the Christmas Wreath Workshops, available on 23rd November, 7th & 13th December, are priced at £200 per person.

The Festive Celebration Stay

For those looking for a perfect pre- or post-Christmas celebration, Shangri-La The Shard, London, offers a special package that includes:

  • An overnight stay in a luxurious room or suite
  • A bottle of Champagne in the room upon arrival
  • Festive Skyline Afternoon Tea at TĪNG Restaurant for two
  • An exclusive Jo Loves gift bag containing a Jo by Jo Loves Bath & Shower Gel and Body Lotion set (275ml), Jo by Jo Loves Home Candle (185g), and three luxury bottles of Jo’s best-loved Citrus fragrances in Pomelo, Mango Thai Lime, and Jo by Jo Loves (15ml each)

The Festive Celebration Stay is available from 14th November to 9th January and is priced from £1,070 per night, based on a Deluxe City View Room.

Festive Skyline Afternoon Tea

TĪNG Lounge will serve a festive version of its renowned Skyline Afternoon Tea throughout the winter season. Inspired by the signature scents from the Jo Loves Christmas Collection, it features a miniature Shard pastry decorated with Warner House’s Knotted Sash design.

The delectable treats include a Red Bauble filled with green shiso mousse, grapefruit, and black pepper, a white chocolate, pistachio, sour cherry Christmas Tree pastry, and a blackcurrant and chestnut ‘Shang Mont Blanc.’

Shangri-La The Shard's Christmas Enchanted Wonders

The High Tea will be served on a festive stand adorned with crimson bows, berries, and sprigs of pine. Guests can also enjoy classic plain and cranberry scones with jam and clotted cream, along with special-edition marble cake scones featuring chocolate and candied orange.

The Festive Skyline Afternoon Tea is available from 14th November to 14th January and is priced at £89, or £99 with a glass of Champagne.

Christmas Day Lunch & Dinner

On Christmas Day, guests can indulge in a memorable dining experience at TĪNG Restaurant. The restaurant will be adorned with an opulent, bauble-covered ceiling, setting the stage for an indulgent four-course dinner. The menu includes traditional Roast Norfolk Turkey or Wild Halibut with black truffle, followed by a warming Christmas Pudding with brandy custard and redcurrant, or a sumptuous Dark Chocolate Orange Mousse. Wine enthusiasts can opt for a wine-pairing experience with expertly curated options.

Available on 25th December for lunch from 12:30 pm-4 pm and dinner from 6 pm-9 pm, the Christmas Day experience is priced from £275 per person, including amuse-bouche and a glass of Champagne. Wine pairing can be added for an additional £80 per person.

Shangri-La The Shard's Christmas Enchanted Wonders

A New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

Ring in 2024 with a grand celebration across the hotel, offering stunning views of midnight firework displays across London. Highlights include:

  • New Year’s Eve Dinner at TĪNG Restaurant, featuring native lobster, Seared Japanese A5 Wagyu, and a ‘Celebration Sphere’ dessert with Jivara milk chocolate.
  • Cabaret Celebration at GŎNG Bar on Level 52, with live performances, luxurious cocktails, Champagne, and Japanese delights.
  • Rouge Party at Sky Lounge on Level 34, featuring delicious canapés and lively entertainment.
  • VIP experiences at Ren Room and Li Room, offering exquisite dishes such as Sashimi, Poached Lobster, and Champagne Macarons with prime views of the fireworks over the London Eye at midnight.

New Year’s Eve celebrations are available on 31st December, with prices starting from £450 per person.

In conclusion, Shangri-La The Shard, London, in collaboration with Jo Loves and Warner House, is poised to create a magical and unforgettable Christmas experience for 2023. With enchanting decor, immersive fragrance experiences, and a host of delightful activities and dining options, guests are in for a truly enchanting festive season at Western Europe’s highest hotel. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a part of ‘Enchanted Wonders’ and make this Christmas truly special.

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