Food, drink and the ten top views of London
Delicious food, fine wines and sophisticated cocktails are vital ingredients for a fabulous dining experience, but to create a truly memorable occasion, team these up with a stunning view. By day, pick out some of London’s top landmarks. By night, be treated to a glittering array of lights as you enjoy the service at London’s top ten sky-high bars and restaurants.
Starting at the top
- Because Gong is situated on the 52nd floor of London’s highest building, The Shard, it is fitting that this cocktail bar holds the top spot.
- The title of London’s highest restaurant goes to the Duck and Waffle in Bishopsgate. Set on the fortieth floor, this eatery allows diners to look down on the Gherkin while enjoying British and European cuisine twenty-four hours a day.
- Take a glass elevator to Sushisamba on the 38th and 39th floor of 110 Bishopsgate. Enjoy Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine on the highest outdoor dining terrace in London and all of Europe.
- Enjoy a sumptuous variety of seafood at Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill, situated on the thirty-seventh floor of the aptly named Sky Garden.
- On the thirty-sixth floor of the Sky Garden, you will find Darwin Brasserie, where you can enjoy modern European cuisine while taking in views of The Shard.
- Ting is The Shard’s highest restaurant, located on the thirty-fifth floor. It is a great spot to enjoy Chinese cuisine or Asian-themed afternoon teas.
- Another Chinese restaurant in The Shard holds the next spot. Hutong can be found on the thirty-third floor.
- Head to the thirty-second floor of The Shard for London’s highest steakhouse,
- Aqua Shard is the lowest-situated eatery in The Shard, but being on the thirty-first floor, this British restaurant still boasts spectacular views across London.
- Enjoy fine French cuisine and views across Hyde Park at Galvin at Windows, the Michelin-starred restaurant in the Hilton on Park Lane.