The bar at aqua shard – it’s not just for date night!

Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness

We were understandably delighted when Marie Claire featured the bar at aqua shard in a recent feature on the best bars in London for date night. Singling out the bar as being ‘the perfect place for breathtaking views’, not to mention ‘a few glasses of wine’, the magazine’s Josie Ayre certainly made our (date) night.
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Toast the tennis season with a Pimm’s #31

aqua shard's Pimms 31 cocktail

While the evidence of recent days might not have offered much proof that June is, meteorologically at least, the start of summer, we’re offering a pure taste of the season in our tribute to summer favourite, Pimm’s & lemonade – the Pimm’s #31.
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An English country garden…31 floors above ground level!

Photo credit: Adrian Brooks/Imagewise

To celebrate the famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show which takes place in London next week, a corner of our triple-height atrium has been transformed into an English country garden, 31 floors above ground level!
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Put a Spring in your step with our new cocktails

It’s not just the restaurant menu that changes with the seasons – as we step forward into Spring there’s a whole host of new cocktails for you to enjoy in the bar, too. Whether you like your drinks Fresh & Fruity or Dark & Delicious, want to try one of our bar team’s aqua shard Signatures or are indulging with one of our decadent Champagne Cocktails, there’s sure to be something to tempt you.

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Sharing the love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day sharing cocktail at aqua shard

It’s said (and who are to argue?) that ‘sharing is caring’, so to celebrate Valentine’s Day bars manager Myles Donneky and his team have created this duo of cocktails for courting couples to enjoy together.
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Teams tour Meantime Brewery

Bar team members touring Meantime Brewery

To coincide with the addition to the drinks list of Meantime Brewery’s Pilsner, over the next few weeks our bar team will be taking it in turns to tour the brewery in Greenwich and really get to know this new supplier.

Founded in a small flat in 1999, today Meantime Brewery occupies a large state-of-the-art site between central and north Greenwich which in addition to the brewery itself houses a tasting rooms and shop. The first five of the team to visit made the trip to SE10 yesterday and were fascinated to see the brewery at work.
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A week of Christmas carols

Carol singing red

Visit us any evening from Monday 15th until Friday 19th December and you’ll find we’ve turned the atmosphere particularly festive with a roster of wonderful carol singers. Between 7pm and 9pm there’ll be carolling by the Christmas tree for everyone’s entertainment and to get guests in the Christmas spirit!
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Paddington Afternoon Tea

Paddington bear

To celebrate the release of the Paddington movie on 28th November, we have created a limited-edition Paddington Afternoon Tea with new homemade cakes and sweet treats inspired by this quintessentially British character.

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Reinventing a summer staple: Strawberries & Cream!

Strawberries and Cream in the bar at aqua shard

As anyone who’s eaten here or joined us for drinks in the bar will know, here at aqua shard we love to take great British traditions and give them a unique twist. So with Wimbledon fortnight well under way, naturally the latest staple to receive an aqua shard reinvention is strawberries and cream.
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Tanqueray TEN tests our bar team!

Anyone who’s joined us for cocktails in the bar at aqua shard will know that our cocktail list is innovative, unusual and – alongside some classics – features many drinks that simply can’t be found anywhere else. One way we achieve this is by constantly challenging our team to come up with new ideas, and there were plenty of those at a recent competition organised by Tanqueray No. TEN gin.

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