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Helix Restaurant at The Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP

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Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 14:15 & 18:00 - 21:00

We enjoyed the whole menu. Plenty of choice. Well balanced. Great views. Very pleasing restaurant!

Alison 14 July 2018
from Essex

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Open to the public daily for the first time, Helix restaurant on level 39 of The Gherkin offers sky-high contemporary dining at both lunch and dinner. With majestic views across the city, Helix derives its name from the shape of The Gherkin, an iconic landmark across the city.

From executive chef Daniel Loftin, the Helix restaurant menu is led by seasonal and local produce. Highlights include English green asparagus with Dorset crab, grapefruit, soy and sesame, and Rhug Estate Welsh lamb with bell peppers, aubergine, courgette, pepper and pine nuts.

Perched above Helix on level 40 is Iris bar, offering 360° views an extensive cocktail menu as unique as the setting. As well as cocktails which pay homage to the city below, an exquisite selection of champagne and English sparkling wine is also served.

One of London ’s most desirable dining experiences, Helix restaurant in The Gherkin is found 5 minutes’ walk from Aldgate Tube Station.

Helix Restaurant at The Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP

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Customer reviews for Helix Restaurant at The Gherkin

4.5 (((() (based on 1242 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • views (927)
  • dinner (795)
  • lunch (728)
  • romantic (599)
  • luxury (528)
  • business (386)
  • trendy (313)
  • private dining (274)
  • value (148)
  • afternoon tea (120)
  • entertainment (86)
  • large parties (70)
  • breakfast (42)
  • al fresco (12)
  • child friendly (5)
  • ((((( 14 July 2018 by Alison from Essex

    We enjoyed the whole menu. Plenty of choice. Well balanced. Great views. Very pleasing restaurant!

  • ((((( 6 July 2018 by Heather from Grantham

    Great experience, superb food thoroughly enjoyed

  • ((((* 5 July 2018 by Marta from Poznan

    Nice restaurant with beautiful view

  • (((** 2 July 2018 by Helen from London

    Enjoyed the evening but portions too small. My husband left hungry! Very expensive for what we had. But views great. Shame there was no view from the bathroom.

  • ((((( 2 July 2018 by Valued from Kingston upon Thames

    A stunning setting with excellent service and a delicious menu to choose from. The duck and lamb were quality pieces of meat and the desserts were heavenly. The only negative here was the price but the whole experience was worth every penny.

  • ((((( 30 June 2018 by Vicki from Sussex

    All goid

  • ((((( 30 June 2018 by Janet from Norwich

    Very pleasant experience all round,staff very helpful and attentive. The food was very good and varied too.

  • (**** 29 June 2018 by Caridee from London.

    Food was honestly horrible. Worst fine dining experience I have had in London.

  • (**** 29 June 2018 by Paula from London

    Very disappointed with Searcys, we had the set menu @ £40, but chips & veg were £10 extra, I wasn't asked how I'd like my beef but it was served quite rare & it was really tough, chewy & fatty - very disappointing. Ordered cheese instead of dessert & was only given one small piece of cheese, staff were unattentive & didn't say goodbye when we left, as they were busy chatting, wasn't clear who was in charge, we ordered drinks & cocktails, so spent a lot, but really disappointed with food & service - wish I hadn't paid the service charge that was automatically added to my bill.

  • ((((( 29 June 2018 by Gillian from Baldock

    Had a lovely lunch with my friend celebrating our joint 50th birthdays. Lovely meal in a great venue. Restaurant surprised us with a happy birthday pudding. Very pleasant staff and wonderful dining experience.

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