Aqua Shard brings the essence of modern London with inventive, British cuisine and carefully crafted cocktails to Level 31 of The Shard. Aqua Shard serves lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and brunch against a backdrop of stunning panoramic views of London.

Modern British cuisine, beautifully prepared to combine fresh seasonal British ingredients sourced from carefully selected suppliers with innovative cooking techniques. Afternoon Tea is also served which changes annually and takes its design and culinary inspiration from much-loved British characters including Peter Pan and Mary Poppins.

At the heart of Aqua Shard i an iconic circular centrepiece bar featuring sculpted glass droplets above a liquid gold top. The cocktail menu offers guests inventive cocktails inspired by the Elements of Life (Aqua, Fire, Earth and Air) alongside reinterpreted well-known serves using a mix of eclectic, seasonal ingredients. A carefully curated wine list features an extensive list of English wines.


Opening times


Monday- Friday:12.00pm-2.30pm


Monday – Sunday: 6.00pm – 10:30pm

Afternoon Tea

Monday – Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12.15pm – 4.15pm

Weekend Brunch

Saturday – Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10.00am – 3.00pm

Brunch will also be served on Bank Holidays.

The Bar at aqua Shard

Sunday – Wednesday: 12.00pm – 11.00pm

Thursday – Saturday: 12.00pm – 1.00am


Festive Hours 

Monday 18th December – Monday 3rd December inclusive: Brunch will be served instead of lunch

Christmas Eve: last reservation 8pm

Christmas Day: closed

New Year’s Eve: dinner is ticketed entry only

What it’s renowned for

Panoramic views and Modern British food from a dining room and bar on the 31st floor of The Shard.

3 things to try when you’re there

Peter Pan afternoon tea

Cornish sea bass Pearl barley & mussel risotto, winter radish salad

Beef fillet Caramelised onion, crispy potato, mushroom gravy