LDA London Design is located in the historic East End of London and central London, Shoreditch, which is characterised by its visually inspiring street art, quirky fashion, great music, tasty street food and growing web technology start-ups; receiving the name of “tech city”.
Shoreditch is renowned for its urban edge and distinctiveness – a result of the vibrant colours and smells of Brick Lane’s curry mile to the East, the prestigious towers and bustling business streets of Liverpool Street to the West, and the well-known Spitalfields market situated in the middle of it all. LDA London Design is based at the heart of Shoreditch, enabling us to gain a real sense of the new, exciting and unique dimensions of London. As a result, LDA is able to deliver original and engaging destination management experiences to clients and exceed their expectations.
For accommodation, Shoreditch has lavish hotels to offer its visitors. The Courthouse Hotel, with 116 rooms and suites, is a luxury 5* boutique hotel that includes a courtroom, screening room, basement pool, bowling alley and several bars where prison cells have been converted into VIP booths. The M by Montcalm London Hotel inspires and invites its guests to experience the luxury lifestyle through its superior product and personalised service. The hotel is shaped by its architecture, history and location, making it strikingly original and very stylish. M by Montcalm offers its guests 269 beautifully designed rooms and suites. Ace Hotel London is another luxury boutique hotel based in the heart of Shoreditch. The hotel is characterised by its trendy, pared-back rooms, original artwork and vintage furniture, with some rooms offering turntables with vinyl records and guitars. Ace also provides event spaces on the 7th floor with panoramic views of the city of London, private balconies and state-of-the-art teleconferencing systems.
For leisure, All Star Lanes in Brick Lane is an increasingly popular 1950s retro-American style bowling alley. It is the perfect place for you and your friends to have some fun singing in their luxury karaoke booths, knock down some pins, and treat yourself to the bar’s tasty cocktails and delicious all-American restaurant food within a lively and buzzing atmosphere.
Dislike bowling? Not to worry. Shoreditch has a wide range of leisure activities to choose from. Are you a film fanatic? The Rooftop Film Club is a very popular cinema venue, where film fans go during the summer to watch a variety of classic and newly released films overlooking London’s panoramic skyline on a big screen. What’s more, this cinematic experience is enhanced further by comfy chairs, warm blankets, wireless headphones, drinks and bar nibbles.
More of a foodie? Then The Boiler House Food Hall within Spitalfields market is definitely not one to miss. Dating back to the 1830s, this warehouse is home to Brick Lane’s famous food hall every weekend, with over thirty stands and stalls set up, offering a wide array of international culinary choices. There are a variety of flavours to tickle your taste buds, from Italian and Chinese to Mediterranean and Japanese.
Shoreditch is well-known for its quirky fashion sense, guaranteeing any visitor to find some peculiar and eccentric clothing stores. Boxpark, now a mini Shoreditch landmark, is a pop up shopping mall made out of shipping containers, with shops ranging from fashion to food. Beyond Retro, located in Brick Lane and Dalston, is a high quality retro clothing store, offering its customers anything from metallic bomber jackets to 1950s tea dresses. The shop also sells some unique one-off pieces and designer items that you won’t be able to get your hands on anywhere else.
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