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survey result

Summary

£103
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2
Average
2
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The view’s the thing” at this 35th-floor all-day restaurant and lounge in The Shard, with 360-degree vistas over London and the Home Counties – “including from the loos!”. Some reporters also rate the “well-presented and thoughtful menu”, which they say contributes to “a fantastic experience”. Sceptics, though, reckon the “food is so-so, service patronising, the bill eye-watering: strictly for well-heeled tourists!”.

Summary

£103
£££££
2
Average
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The view’s the thing” at this 35th-floor all-day restaurant and lounge in The Shard, with 360-degree vistas over London and the Home Counties – “including from the loos!”. Some reporters also rate the “well-presented and thoughtful menu”, which they say contributes to “a fantastic experience”. Sceptics, though, reckon the “food is so-so, service patronising, the bill eye-watering: strictly for well-heeled tourists!”.

Summary

£98
 ££££
2
Average
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The Shangri-La’s luxuriously appointed eyrie on the 35th floor of the Shard (named after a Chinese word for ‘living room’), does win praise for its gastronomic potential, but most reports focus almost exclusively on its “excellent views” over London, 128 metres below. The other features rating mention – other than the vertiginous nature of the bill – are the memorable afternoon teas (choose from British or Oriental tea menus).

Summary

£98
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You can choose between traditional and really different Asian afternoon teas” while enjoying “stunning views of London” on this plush perch on the 35th floor of the Shard, and its “quiet and spacious” quarters are also “an ideal location for business”. Of course it’s decidedly “not cheap”, and the odd report on those paying their own way at dinner here suggests “the electronic loos can be more memorable than the cuisine”.

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £34.50
Pretheatre   £34.50
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 78.00 Dinner only 5

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£18.50 £30.50 £9.00 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £8.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Level 35, 31 St Thomas St, London, SE1 9RY
Opening hours
Monday6:30 am‑10:30 pm
Tuesday6:30 am‑10:30 pm
Wednesday6:30 am‑10:30 pm
Thursday6:30 am‑10:30 pm
Friday6:30 am‑10:30 pm
Saturday6:30 am‑10:30 pm
Sunday6:30 am‑10:30 pm

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