Helix Restaurant at The Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP
Modern European
A la carte menu

Top offer

6 Course Tasting Menu- £75 per person

This offer is available from October 13, 2016 until December 31, 2020, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers. This promotion has additional information available. Click on the link(s) to view.


Main course: £27
Food spend: £60

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00.

Restaurant description

There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where HELIX restaurant and IRIS bar are open to the public for the first time. A proud celebration of British produce in one of London’s finest landmarks, the menus put seasonal and local produce centre stage, all while enjoying panoramic views from the top 3 levels of one of London’s most iconic skyscrapers.

The HELIX restaurant menu is led by seasonal and local produce. Highlights include Dorset crab with 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.

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

Customer reviews for Helix Restaurant at The Gherkin
(based on 1343 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (129)
  • al fresco (14)
  • breakfast (52)
  • child friendly (7)
  • business (428)
  • entertainment (94)
  • dinner (874)
  • large parties (80)
  • lunch (805)
  • luxury (573)
  • private dining (299)
  • trendy (346)
  • romantic (662)
  • value (168)
  • views (1017)
  • By Sally C from Colochester
    16 April 2019

    good food , fabulous views, The temperature of the bar and restaurant was a bit cold. Lovely location for a celebration and a different restaurant experience.

  • By Alison P from London
    15 April 2019

    Loved the whole thing - an early dinner booking on an offer gave us a splendid view while the sun went down. the food was well done at the price. We then went upstairs to the bar and had a great view over the Tower and river at night - good cocktails and bar food looked good and thought a great place for lunch. Service excellent throughout including provision of a cocktail in the bar from the restaurant menu. It was a Monday evening so its probably much busier at the weekend.

  • By Lisa S from London
    15 April 2019

    Great view Good food Good service

  • By George K from London
    15 April 2019

    Great service, friendly staff and excellent food. View is stunning. A special occasion restauranr

  • By Steve H from Colchester
    11 April 2019

    A very good atmosphere backed up by the wonderful views. The staff were very helpful, the service very good and the food was also of a good standard. My wife and I had a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

  • By Luca N from London
    11 April 2019

    Great views and overall quality experience worth the money.

  • By David W from ?
    10 April 2019

    Very good food, excellent service and great views. All very much enjoyed

  • By Domiini W from Chislehurst
    10 April 2019

    Good food , great views and pleasant staff.

  • By Gerard O from Los Angeles
    9 April 2019

    Wonderful service and great location!

  • By Ann B from London
    9 April 2019

    Watercress and spinach soup went well with the salmon and the cheesecake was light as a dessert

Restaurant Location Map
Helix Restaurant at The Gherkin
30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP

Available offers

  • 6 Course Tasting Menu- £75 per person
  • Sunday Brunch at the top of the Gherkin- 4 Course Brunch including a glass of Champagne
  • Feast on London - 3-course lunch & a drink £35 or 3-course dinner & a drink £40 per person
  • WILLIAM CURLEY CHOCOLATE TASTING MENU- £75 per person or £140 per person with matching wines

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