Situated on level 33 of London’s new landmark The Shard, Hutong offers Northern Chinese cuisine in a stunning setting.
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Level 33 The Shard
31 St. Thomas StreetLondonSE1 9RY
The view was incredible but not much else. we took our friends there who were visiting from the states. We ordered the "whole duck" option which specifies that it's for 4-6 people. What we got I would say in total was 1/4 of a duck. They brought out the duck and sliced us a few thin slivers of what was mostly just skin! Then they told us that the second "half" of the duck would be brought to...more
The dim sum was fine, but I'm not sure I'd go back for the dim sum. What I would go back for is the Peking duck. The skin was so crispy, it cracked like glass when you put it in your mouth. The chef will come and slice the breast for you at the table, and then he takes the rest of it away to fry it off with chopped onions and other things. The prawns in salted crab roe sauce were a little...more
Of course you go up there for the view. And please do book for a time just before or after the sunset, so you'll get the day view AND the night view of the city.
But we found the food excellent, too.
Interesting dishes, nice service, spectacular venue. We were very pleased.more
I had family visiting from America and thought it would be nice to visit the shard for a few drinks. It was everyone's first time visiting and we decided to try Hutong on the 33rd floor.
Upon arrival we were approached by a server who offered us 2 tables for 2 as there were no table of 4 available. However we noticed a table of four opening up and decided to stand at the bar and wait. We...more
Located on the 33rd floor of The Shard, Hutong was bound to be a novelty restaurant; requiring early reservations and penalising £40 per no-show. Is it worth it? Well the answer is a little contradictory as I found it highly underwhelming but was surprisingly not very costly as I paid only £35 per head for dinner.
Firstly, the restaurant is horrifyingly difficult to find as signposting is...more