aqua shard

(4296 Reviews)
Level 31 The Shard, 31 St. Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY
British, Afternoon Tea, Gourmet
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Top offer

Valentine's Dinner - four courses for £125 per person, wine pairing £50

Available dinner on Fri 14th February between 6pm and 10pm, subject to availability. Dishes from a set menu are subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Average

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, 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
4.1
(based on 4296 reviews)

85%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1143)
  • al fresco (91)
  • breakfast (445)
  • business (849)
  • child friendly (177)
  • dinner (1773)
  • entertainment (290)
  • large parties (341)
  • lunch (2524)
  • luxury (1519)
  • private dining (710)
  • romantic (1572)
  • trendy (1189)
  • value (461)
  • views (3108)
  • By Silvia C from London
    3 January 2020

    Amazing

  • By Tracy C from COLERAINE
    1 January 2020

    Very disappointing! Dirty wine glasses with lipstick on. Cutlery dirty. Steak lovely but vegetables cold. My husband always likes the cheeseboard after dinner but menu was for 2 people and they wouldn't do it for 1. Desert awful! Was here for my 50th and will never be back! Spent £300 for 3 of us, they could have been more accommodating!!

  • By Wendy H from Hertford
    1 January 2020

    The food was really great the service not so great. We went to the bar for a drink before brunch waited a long time to get service. In the restaurant service was really slow and poor. Ordered soup no spoon we had to ask for 1 and it took ages to get delivered. We chose the wine pairing option and were half way through main course before wine arrived. Overall it took 2.5 hours to have a three course brunch would have ordered another bottle of wine but thought it would take too long to get it so left. However the food was great. Thought the restaurant was a bit dark but understand a refurb is about to happen.

  • By Wendy S from East Perth
    31 December 2019

    Terrible. Especially our waiter vladamere. Will never recommend or go again!

  • By Madison F from Paris
    30 December 2019

    Great view but average food

  • By Roxane M from Hong Kong
    30 December 2019

    Stunning view, fancy setting, impressive atmosphere, nice service, great food

  • By Faris M from Belgium
    29 December 2019

    The view was nice But the food cold and no taste ... everything was slow .. I had to order three times a coffee before I get it

  • By ian.lowson-ext@stellamccartney.com L from Glenrothes
    29 December 2019

    Superb food in a fantastic setting

  • By Mark M from London
    29 December 2019

    We had a fantastic time at the Shard for our Brunch. The food was amazing would recommend the Salmon starter as this was amazing but so was all the food. We upgraded to the Champagne Brunch which was amazing. I would recommend this experiance to everyone. The view, staff, food and facilities were all excellent.

  • By James G from rugby
    28 December 2019

    Excellant experiance Food,Service and views all first class!! Thank you

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

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  • Valentine's Dinner - four courses for £125 per person, wine pairing £50

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