Tea, Champagne with Kindle reading at The Langham
April 8, 2011 § Leave a comment
Well… I guess we usually don’t seek for a hotel lobby to spend an afternoon when one can find so many charming cafes. The good thing about the Longham in Shanghai is that it is right in the middle of the city, in Xin Tian Di where there are only few options for good read, tea and Champagne. After all these years I really got bored with Starbucks and Coffee Beans or Costa.
Longham lobby was splendidly designed and I immediately felt well there. It is spacious, not too bright, not too dark, a good acoustic that won’t distract you from your reading or cause headache. Ordering the Champagne & Snacks set you might have to ask the staff to pour a bit more as they don’t tend too be too generous on the quantity. Tea sets come with a great selection of sugars (see picture below): Maple, Muscavado, Brown, Crystal, White, Palm, Equal, and Free. Beautifully presented.
The Langham Xin Tian Di (Shanghai, PRC)
99 Madang Lu, near Taicang Lu
+8621 2330 2288