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
Our meal at Aqua shard was "ok". If the food and service was as good as the bathroom (a must see - I'll leave the details as a surprise) and view I would have given this restaurant a 5/5. However, the service seemed to be equivalent to a moderate chain restaurant and the food overpriced and prepared with little effort.
I have had many goat cheese salads in my experience and this starter here...more
Unfortunately not the experience it was built up to be. First the building looks impressive from the outside but that all changes when you get in. After an automated non stop lift to the 32nd floor you arrive at the restaurant bar and over look the floor plan as you're actually a floor above where you need to be. And from here you can see the start of the problems. It is rammed. You cannot...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
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