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GONG - Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard

Level 52, Shangri-La Hotel, 31 Saint Thomas Street, London, SE1 9QU

((((* Afternoon Tea
Average
Main course: £58
Food spend: £58
Opening hours
Monday: 12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 00:00

Afternoon tea Lovely restaurant , friendly efficient staff, views are fantastic, the food was ok nothing outstanding,but overall we enjoyed the experience.

Nigel Reynolds 01 December 2016
from Hemel Hempstead

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Found on the 52nd Floor of The Shard, Gong at Shangri-La hotel is London’s highest cocktail bar. Enjoy afternoon teas and chic drinks while taking in unsurpassed views of London landmarks including Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, and the winding River Thames.

Showcasing a classic menu, afternoon tea at Gong includes freshly-cut sandwiches, homemade pastries, traditional scones with accompaniments, and tempting sweet confections. Dine in the plush, sultry dining room encircled by glittering floor-to-ceiling glass, with afternoon tea served from 12:00 - 16:00.

When the sun goes down, Gong in London serves a menu of cocktails, champagnes, wines and light meals, with a minimum spend of £30 per person. Guests are not required to make bookings when visiting Gong in the evening.

One of London’s most sought-after experiences, find afternoon tea at The Shard just a minute’s walk from London Bridge Tube Station. Please be advised that Gong Bar operates a 18+ age restriction.

GONG - Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard

Level 52, Shangri-La Hotel, 31 Saint Thomas Street, London, SE1 9QU

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Customer reviews for GONG - Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard

4.2 ((((* (based on 232 reviews)
84% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (187)
  • views (164)
  • luxury (93)
  • romantic (80)
  • trendy (39)
  • business (26)
  • lunch (25)
  • private dining (23)
  • value (15)
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  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Derek from Glenrothes

    The overall experience was amazing. The staff made us feel very welcome and Renata settled us in to our table and explained all about the food and also took time to explain everything to us. My wife has an egg allergy and this was all catered for. The food was expertly prepared and the quality of the service was excellent. The views over London were magnificent and I would definitely recommend this if you are looking for somewhere very special. We will definitely be back.

  • (((** 5 December 2016 by Jan brund Marcussen from Gentofte

    We had to wait a long time before the afternoon tea were served. The waitress was fabuless and was very sorry that We had to wait so long before the afternoon tea was served.

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by Rafael Torres from London

    Lovely staff

  • ((((( 1 December 2016 by Nigel Reynolds from Hemel Hempstead

    Afternoon tea Lovely restaurant , friendly efficient staff, views are fantastic, the food was ok nothing outstanding,but overall we enjoyed the experience.

  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by Susan Drew from Skegness

    Very relaxing. Excellent service. Absolutely loved it.

  • ((((* 26 November 2016 by Suzanne Newbert from London

    Excellent staff

  • ((((( 25 November 2016 by Patricia Carr from London

    A fantastic afternoon shared with 3 friends at the Shangri la Gong in the Shart

  • ((((( 23 November 2016 by Nigel Mason from Hazlemere

    What a wonderful experience! We booked for Afternoon Tea in Gong, on the 52nd floor at The Shard as a special celebration, and it certainly fulfilled our expectations. From the personal welcome by an elegant hostess at the ground floor entrance where your reservation is confirmed to the stunning views over London from our window table in Gong, it was all perfect.
    The tea was a sumptuous display of exotic sandwiches, warm scones with fresh strawberry jam and clotted cream, topped off with delicate finger patisseries. If you enjoyed a particular flavor ( the fresh crab brioche roll was mouth-watering) then they willingly serve you more.
    The service was polite and attentive, without being intrusive, and we never felt hurried, so could enjoy leisurely conversation and good humor while consuming those eye-popping delights.
    And then there's the view... We were so lucky that as we arrived the rain clouds cleared and we could see for mile. Then as dusk fell the lights of London Bridge, Canary Wharf, and all around transformed the views once more.
    It's quite expensive (although I felt good value to add a glass of champagne with the tea) and certainly made for the truly memorable that we hoped it would be.

  • ((((( 21 November 2016 by Brian Hutchison from Peterborough

    Excellent afternoon tea at the Shard. Lovely selection of little goodies to eat with as much tea as you could drink. The service was very attentive without being intrusive. Big smiles all round!

  • ((((( 20 November 2016 by Darren Keach from Nuneaton

    Fantastic!!!

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