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 best thing about this is definitely the view. Everything else just isn't worth the cost. The starters were very small, the main and dessert a normal size. The service was pretty poor, plates weren't cleared away for ages between courses and we often couldn't find our waiter to order another drink. They obviously rely on their reputation to get business rather than actually deserving it.more
NB: I visited Aqua for a corporate breakfast so can't comment on value for money.
We ate in the private dining room, which of course provided stunning views. The cleverly-placed mirrors ensure that whichever direction you face, you will have an amazing view.
The vegetarian breakfast included avocado, tomatoes, eggs, toast, hash brown and mushrooms and was delicious. The other options looked...more
I usually reserve Yelp reviews for the really bad.
I had read about how questionable the service would be at Aqua Shard. I had one more dinner left on my business trip to London. The weather has been so beautiful that I thought it would be a good time to visit Aqua Shard.
I had called to see if they could seat a single cover - they were completely booked. I decided to walk in and try my...more
Disappointed by our visit to Aqua.
We went on a Sunday evening and it was very busy.
The food was very nice. But the disappointment came from ordering a very expensive bottle of champagne for it to be placed in an ice bucket far away from the table, but then the waiter not bothering to fill us up! I had to get up more than twice to go and retrieve the bottle and fill it up myself. Not what...more
What can I say about Aqua Shard? We had won a gift certificate to use there and were excited - then we read all the reviews. I'll cut the story short - generally the service is as bad as you've read elsewhere.
So we arrived a couple of minutes to six, as that was when the reservation was for. We had our coats checked and were told to sit and wait. Some time ticked by and others who were...more