Congratulations David Boyd on your GQ Awards Nomination!

David Boyd (centre), aqua shard general manager John Wiltshire (L) and GQ editor Dylan Jones (R)

Last night some of the best-known names in the UK restaurant world assembled at London’s Bulgari Hotel for the inaugural GQ Food & Drink Awards – and we were delighted that our front-of-house manager David Boyd was among the nominees!
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Yorkshire Pudding Perfection!

Anthony Garlando gets a lesson in Yorkshire pudding making from Jean Wiltshire

With National Yorkshire Pudding Day approaching on Sunday 1st February, our chef Anthony Garlando – no stranger to making British classics, but also a perfectionist – enlisted the help of a true expert to ensure that his Yorkshires are the best they can be: our General Manager John Wiltshire’s mum, Jean!

Jean and John’s dad Godfrey were visiting London and took the time to visit aqua shard to share Jean’s recipe – actually Godfrey’s mother’s recipe, so it’s been in the family for generations! – and some helpful tips for making perfect Yorkshires.
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Meet The Team – John Wiltshire

aqua shard General Manager John Wiltshire

John Wiltshire, General Manager of aqua shard, joined Aqua Restaurant Group in April 2013 to lead the opening of the restaurant – one of the biggest and highest-profile restaurant openings in London, and indeed the UK, that year. As GM, John is in overall charge of every department of the restaurant and will be familiar to regular guests who he always makes time to greet!

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Spreading Easter cheer!

With Easter just around the corner, our general manager John, along with his opposite number Desiree from our sister restaurants at aqua london, turned Easter Bunny to spread some cheer to some of our most regular bookers.

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