This view is from (in my opinion) one of the coolest bars in London. It's called Hutong and its 33 floors up in The Shard which gives you the craziest views of London, from St. Pauls Cathedral, to the City, all the way down to Canary Wharf. It's gorgeous and this spontaneous bar night was the best decision.
Gustav and I got there at about 8:30 and grabbed one of the most delicious passionfruit mojitos I've ever had. The bar was filled with after-work cocktail people as well as those grabbing a drink before heading off to the restaurant, but as the clock neared 9 the bar emptied out a significant amount and we snatched the table of all tables, right by the windows and we literally got a front row seat to the amazing views the Shard has to offer.
One cocktail turned into a glass of champagne, which turned into another glass of wine… we sat and looked out over our favourite city and caught up on the month that we've spent away from each other. We sat there for hours (much to the dismay of other guests who wanted our table).
A few hours later we took the ear-popping elevator 33 floors back down to earth again and were so so pleased with our night. The drinks were delicious, the bartenders were extremely talented and the overall service was first-class. I would definitely recommend it to anyone, prices are (compared to Stockholm) very reasonable and since you're at a place like this, very worth it.