aqua shard

(4176 Reviews)
Level 31 The Shard, 31 St. Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY
British, Afternoon Tea, Gourmet
A la carte menu

Top offer

Star Deal - 2 courses £28, 3 courses £32 or 3 courses & a Bellini £34 per person

Available lunch Mon-Fri until 30 November 2019, subject to availability. Dishes from a set menu & subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service.


Main course: £25
Food spend: £45

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 10:30 & 12:00 - 17:00 & 18:00 - 23:00
Saturday & Sunday: 09:00 - 10:00 & 10:30 - 17:00 & 18:00 - 23:00.

Restaurant description

aqua shard serves refined British cuisine within western Europe’s tallest building. A centrepiece bar showcases freshly-muddled cocktails, while floor-to-ceiling glass envelops this spectacular dining space which offers 360-degree views of London.

Premium produce is sourced from across the UK to make up the aqua shard menu, like meat from the celebrated Ginger Pig butchers, fish from south-west-coast day boats, and herbs and leaves from farms in nearby Bermondsey. Luxurious flavours include Longhorn dry-aged beef sirloin with roasted bone marrow, or roasted halibut with cockles and grilled langoustines.

Nestled within aqua Shard in London, a 3-storey atrium bar offers a lengthy drinks list, and a host of enticing signature cocktails. Sample the almondy Battenberg martini, or an indulgent Devonshire cream cup.

Enjoy London's ultimate treat in the aptly-named ‘Tea Wing’: aqua shard’s contemporary British afternoon tea. Dine in the stunning triple-height glass atrium at this restaurant in The Shard, and sample a selection of sumptuous finger sandwiches, freshly-baked scones served with Jersey clotted cream and homemade jams, and innovative cakes and sweet treats.

aqua shard restaurant also offers a mouth-watering breakfast menu, spanning from wholesome fruit, grain and seed-based dishes, through to a gourmet full English.

Found on the 31st floor, aqua shard restaurant offers highly acclaimed dining within one of London’s most iconic landmarks. London Bridge stations are a 2-minute walk away.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for aqua shard
(based on 4176 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1115)
  • al fresco (91)
  • breakfast (437)
  • business (830)
  • child friendly (173)
  • dinner (1732)
  • entertainment (287)
  • large parties (336)
  • lunch (2471)
  • luxury (1480)
  • private dining (693)
  • romantic (1528)
  • trendy (1164)
  • value (453)
  • views (3031)
  • By Leonard R from Colchester
    18 September 2019

    Excellent - The Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea was delicious and the views were stunning

  • By Teresa B from Dagenham
    18 September 2019

    We had a fantastic time. The food was amazing and the service excellent. I loved the view we had a window seat which was great Fantastic time thank you.

  • By Rebecca S from Leicester
    14 September 2019

    The staff were excellent and provided a high level service. The food was delicious too and the atmosphere was very nice, a lot going on but I felt very comfortable.

  • By Joyeeta B from Delhi
    13 September 2019

    An absolutely fantastic experience. The food was one of the best meals I've ever had and the view from the 32nd floor was spectacular specially as the day was bright and sunny.

  • By Anna K from London
    13 September 2019

    Absolutely fabulous dining experience at the Aqua Shard! Waiters were on point. Views marvellous. Note that you'll be only given window table if you're in a couple. But fabulous experience overall.

  • By Vicky W from Newcastle
    13 September 2019

    It was amazing experience, we were fortunate to get possibly the best table in the restaurant on a beautiful day

  • By Baharehsadat M from london
    11 September 2019

    the food was not good i could not eat and i did not enjoy please change the recepie of your dishes

  • By Fatima M from London
    8 September 2019

    Went to brunch! Cappuccino were the best

  • By Lisa A from London
    8 September 2019

    I came to the restaurant when it first opened and sad to say it has gone downhill since then. The food was so so, and worse than many a far cheaper place. The restaurant decor had grown shoddy, bathrooms were dilapidated and not clean was panicking to pry my way out of my cubicle. Worst of all the music was so loud my guests and I could not hear each other speak. On top of it All the windowside tables , despite my ask on the reservation, were only for two. This has become s restaurant for tourists only, but I doubt I’ll take anyone back there for more than a drink. (The staff were friendly enough, not their doing)

  • By Jimmy Roo D from London
    7 September 2019

    Ok but pudding was very strange and not tasty.

Restaurant Location Map
aqua shard
Level 31 The Shard, 31 St. Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY

Available offers

  • Star Deal - 2 courses £28, 3 courses £32 or 3 courses & a Bellini £34 per person
  • AQUA SHARD - Brunch Menu - 3 courses for £44 (per person)
  • Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea £49pp or £67pp with a glass of Veuve Clicquot or a glass of Veuve Clicquot Rose for £72pp

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