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GONG - Shangri-La Hotel, The Shard

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

((((* Afternoon Tea
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
Average
Main course: £58
Food spend: £58
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00.

It was great. Booking comfort, seating we were allocated, service, etc. All fantastic.

Subramanian 07 May 2018
from London

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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

4.1 ((((* (based on 387 reviews)
82% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (304)
  • views (257)
  • luxury (136)
  • romantic (124)
  • trendy (63)
  • lunch (43)
  • business (38)
  • private dining (33)
  • value (24)
  • dinner (22)
  • entertainment (18)
  • breakfast (7)
  • large parties (5)
  • al fresco (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • (**** 15 June 2018 by Benoit from London

    Shockingly insipid sandwiches and over creamy pastries. You pay for the view not the food. Surprised Shangri-La would go this way.. very disappointed

  • ((*** 7 June 2018 by Sarah from London

    Very disappointed. The venue is amazing but the staff let them down. Def not worth the money. We waited 20 mins before we were even offered a drink. If it hadn't had been a special occasion, I would have left.

  • ((((( 22 May 2018 by Lisa from Dublin

    This was an amazing experience from start to finish. It was a friendship celebration and we all love the afternoon tea experience, and having it in the Shard with an incredible view of the skyline was just perfect. Our server was brilliant, checking in on us to ensure we had everything we needed, and brought additional tea and sandwiches when we asked for it. The presentation of the afternoon tea could not have been better. We all loved the experience and will definitely be back. I highly recommend it as a venue. Thank you.

  • ((((* 12 May 2018 by Sarah from Brighton

    Very enjoyable thou was told our cocktails cost £14 but when had bill they were £18 everything else was great can’t fault it

  • ((((( 7 May 2018 by Subramanian from London

    It was great. Booking comfort, seating we were allocated, service, etc. All fantastic.

  • ((((( 13 April 2018 by Madiha from LONDON

    was amazing, food was so good and service was excellent.

  • (((** 2 April 2018 by Jill from Oxford

    It was excellent service and very efficient. However, the price advertised was before tax added which made an expensive afternoon tea very expensive and probably not worth it.

  • (**** 3 January 2018 by Jodie from Leeds

    We visited for afternoon as a Xmas treat however the service was terrible! The waiter forgot our tea! Never came to see if everything was okay or if we needed anymore drinks and when we did ask for more drinks and our tea the staff acted like we were asking too much of them! Also when asking for more drinks the waitress charged us but never actually brought the drink over! We were left very very disappointed with our visit!

  • ((((( 18 December 2017 by Patricia from Midlands

    Superb birthday treat for my hubby- he loved it and Resturant

  • ((((* 26 November 2017 by Kostiantyn from London

    View was perfect, food - delicious, everything was fine, except that we had 1.5 hours more to spend there, until 4:00, according to our reservation, but the man asked us to hurry, because there were some another reservations after us.
    However, we still loved the experience

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