Located on the 52nd floor of The Shard, Gong at the Shangri-La Hotel offers exceptional views and a great atmosphere to enjoy a classic English Afternoon Tea. While away the time gazing at spectacular iconic sites such as Tower Bridge, Tower of London, the River Thames and the City of London.<br/><br/>Served between 2PM and 4PM, the English Afternoon Tea consists of freshly cut sandwiches, delicious homemade pastries and scones all followed by a selection of sweet confections. <br/>One of London's most sought-after pastimes, Afternoon Tea at The Shard is found just 2 minutes' walk from London Bridge Station. The Gong bar is open until late, serving a range of cocktails and wines. Though bookings can be made for afternoon tea, guests visiting the bar for drinks are not required to make reservations.<br/><br/>Please be advised that Gong Bar operates a 18+ age restriction.
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Gong at the Shangri-La Hotel
31 St Thomas StreetLondon BridgeLondonSE1 9QU
- +44 20 7234 8208
If you're a tourist in search of a trip to the clouds (preferably on an as clear-sky-as-possible sunset), ride up to the GONG Cocktail bar. The place fills fast, noticeably with tourists. The view knocks the wind out of you, especially and unexpectedly from the bathroom...wash your hands and forget to wipe them dry as you gawk at the stunning view. I am especially pleased with the exotic...more
Being on the 52nd floor of the Shard, Gong bar offers amazing views of iconic buildings in the City. A minimum spend of £30 per person on drinks and tapas snacks will secure a window table for 2 hours. With cocktails priced at £17, the minimum spend can easily be covered. We dropped by for quick drinks after lunch at Ting restaurant on level 35 so sat at the bar which faces North towards...more
As it was my 30th birthday my brother and I decided to end the night here last night.
For those of a nervous disposition when it comes to money look away now as we had 4 drinks and it came to £82.
We started with a 1996 Oban (my late old mans favourite) and it came served in a nosing glass (consider me impressed) and with some mineral water (further impressed).
We then opted for a glass of...more
HEATED TOILET SEATS!!
Also dangerously comfy cushions to sink into, impressive views (except you don't get to see the Shard obv, and actually I'm not sure why the sofas around the edge of the room all face inwards instead of out hmm...), spendy cocktails that make this a special treat only (£15-plus), surprisingly tasty seaweed crisp munchies that arrive with them, and some very pretty front...more
The Gong Bar on level 52 of the Shard is a real treat. The views are spectacular and the drinks extremely well made, with many twists on the classics. It all comes with a price though but as as far as treats go it's one to remember.more