Located on Level 31 of The Shard, Aqua Shard serves inventive contemporary British cuisine.
Open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, the restaurant boasts breathtaking views from its main dining room, private event spaces and spectacular three-storey-high atrium bar.
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Level 31 The Shard
31 St Thomas StreetLondonSE1 9RY
The restaurant is absolutely beautiful! The views are stunning and the ambience is amazing. I only wished the food and service were equally satisfying. Unfortunately the service was very slow. We waited at the bar while our table was getting ready. I approached the bar to order some drinks but then was told by the bartender that someone will take my order and asked where am I sitting. I...more
Good spot for cocktails!
We came here on a whim as we wanted to go up the shard but didn't want to drop £31 each on the viewing platform. So we dropped it on cocktails instead!
Now, you will get eyed up as you go in (Casual Elegance is the dress code, I despise that phrase but basically no sports gear). That's ok though, just dress nicely, don't wear trainers. That said, when we were up...more
So wish I'd read these reviews before heading to Aqua Shard for breakfast. It sounds like my experience echoes a lot of other Yelp users' experiences as well i.e. not impressed. Alex S. put it better than I ever could (as it sounds nearly exactly like what happened to us), but I just felt that the overall experience - from the atmosphere to the decor to the food was just so-so for what is...more
Just terrible from the very beginning. Be prepared to have your purse go through a scanner, then you get scanned by their staff not once but twice to confirm you have a reservation. Then the hostess is blunt enough to tell you that you only have your table for two hours. Are you serious!?
My steak was overdone and the green beans came out as peas. The recommendation for a slightly sweet wine...more
So last night was my second time at Aqua Shard. The first being just after it had opened. I wasn't very impressed the first time and I had put it down to it being a new business. However, it's clear that the same issues we had first time around are still clearly there. It's also way over priced for what you get.
I understand that it is a high end tourist spot. Free entry to see the view of...more