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shanga & riverhouse part 2

shanga & riverhouse part 2

where to begin with this beautiful hidden gem?!

if i could live in a restaurant, i’d live in the riverhouse restaurant.

sounds weird? live in a restaurant?!

wait until you see how dreamy this place is.  it’s even wedding-worthy if you ever dreamed of having an overseas wedding, i found your location!

as you approach the restaurant itself, you pass by a few sets of pink couches, that are under overgrown trees with glass chandaliers dangling above.

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it’s seriously the sweetest set up i’ve ever seen.

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the moment you step in the riverhouse restaurant you are ushered to your table with the waitress following behind with your welcome glass of champagne. i’m one happy lady.

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there’s no windows, just all open into your natural surroundings. you truly feel you’re eating in nature as every piece of the building is wood.

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with obvoius touches of pink, but nature has lots of pink too right?!

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first up: the warmest, most flakiest, fluffiest, moist, every-word-in-the-book roll is laid in front of you over a beaded placemat.

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followed by a light, not overly fiilling soup, served at the perfect temperature.

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as the last spoon full of soup was cleaned from the bowl, it was quickly swept away and replaced with a lightly fried vegetable roll, with a perfectly sweetened dipping sauce.

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crunchy on the outside, steaming and soft on the inside

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we were then brought up to the salad bar, which was filled with pasta salads, fruit salads, vegetable salads and a delightful potato salad.

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you walk right out a little door and there is a bar-b-que awaiting for you to have one (or two) of each meat.

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chicken, veggie cheese balls, beef, goat, and many others.

regardless, i enjoyed every single bite!

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but all as fresh as could be and tasted just as good as they looked!  and paired perfectly with the house savignon blanc.

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lunch came to an end with a tray of different bite-sized desserts followed by a cup of piping hot coffee.

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after wards we decided to utilize one of those pink couches that were beckoning us, as our food settles.

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because when you are in the middle of a forest and there’s pink couches, you must sit in them!

with a glass of crisp wine as well.

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all in all, shanga and riverhouse was a real life dream. the employees were all so welcoming at shanga and the restaurant.

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if i hadn’t had plans that evening i would’ve been back for dinner!

if you find yourself in the area, make a reservation at the riverhouse or at least go by shanga to grab yourself some one of a kind pieces to take home as well! it’s absolutely worth the afternoon.

thank you shanga and riverhouse for providing such a lovely day for my sister and i, we shall be back again!