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 view is wonderful and the service is stellar but that is about it as the food is average at best.
I ordered the steak and it was 1 cm thick. What a joke considering the cost. Needless to discuss its cooking since at that thickness it is close to impossible to cool it properly.
Appetizers were ok but the highlight was the chocolate mousse which was the best dish as attested by our entire...more
I visited Aqua Shard for NYE dinner. I think it would be a great 4 star restaurant normally, but it gets docked 2 stars because of the weirdness of NYE the night I went.
First, the Shard is an icon in London, as it is the tallest building. It is also very accessible using the underground transportation. It's views attract tourists and locals alike, and it is located in a very hustle/bustle...more
We went here to get some drinks before he went to Hutong for dinner. This place was packed and I can see why, the drinks are innovative and if you can snag one of those tables with the view of the tower bridge I feel you are sorted. We unfortunately didn't get a table, we were just standing and downing ours. One of my friends had a drink with lavender in it and that drink was unlike anything I...more
A magnificent view!
The food at brunch was excellent. The menu only shows a three-course pre-fixe but you can order just two courses. (However, the minimum is two courses.) My hot and cold soup and swordfish were both excellent. My friend said her duck egg was excellent. I forget what she had for the first course but she liked it. We both agreed that the chocolate mousse with berry sorbet...more
I had brunch on Sunday. You will need to make your reservations in advance and you can't cancel less than 24 h before the reservation unless you want to be charged 25£ each (they will ask for a credit card no at the time of reservation)
weekend brunch is 3 courses, there is no a la carte - I was actually a bit upset because I had to leave more than half of my dessert because it was too much...more