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Searcys at The Gherkin

30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP, England
+44 20 7071 5025
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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9:00 am - 11:45 pmAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Security in London needs to be secure at the moment no one can deny, but to provide full details of who is coming to dine before the date, details of credit card, having to offer passports of each person at reception and then go through...More

Thank RonandJennyFowler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taking advantage of an offer and choosing from a set menu which nevertheless gave enough of a choice for each of the 3 courses. The welcome cocktail definitely set the tone at the start of what was a celebratory meal and the 'Happy...More

Thank SusanfromSouthsea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Searcys is located in one of the most iconic buildings of london, the "Gherkin". The view is quite sensational, and the structure of the building is incredible. I booked a table to celebrate a very special occasion. I mentioned three times during the booking and...More

Thank Alpine-Ski74
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is almost at the top of the Gherkin in central London. The view is stunning even though there are new and taller buildings growing up around that are limiting the view. The visit started with the champage trolley, which is an excellent idea,...More

Thank Mats B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You need to reserve in advance and bring identity evidence with you to weed out potential bombers. But the view from floor 37 is spectacular. Food is very good but not mind blowing I enjoyed my venison and the English wine. Service attentive. Very pricey...More

Thank alanreynolds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my dad to this restaurant and it was a good choice. The food is just the right size portions in my opinion, not so little that you’re left hungry and not so large that you’re feeling heavy and bloated at the end of the...More

Thank ClaireS2293
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a meeting at the Gherkin and our client (and friend) suggested to drop into the restaurant for a late lunch. I have been up the top of this stunning building a few times before but will never tire of the stunning Londonscape views...More

Thank Shane95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this Iconic building on the 39th floor for lunch for our 37th wedding anniversary during London Food Festival at this lovely restaurant. The food was superb and the customer service very attentive. It was such a treat and the views! Pity so...More

Thank debrat636
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 8 of us visited. The food was very nice although was very sparse! Service wasn’t particularly friendly or attentive. We had to keep asking for our wine to be topped up...as the waiter kept taking it away! The restaurant also lacked atmosphere....More

Thank dolster0712
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Gherkin on Friday evening as a group of 4 and had a wonderful time. We started with a drink in the bar on the 40th floor (top floor) which was the most perfect setting and atmosphere. We then went to the restaurant...More

1  Thank SamJG
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Lily M
18 September 2017|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
No. They let you in if you are dining.
Joanna C
4 July 2017|
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Response from Roses_travelgram2016 | Reviewed this property |
We had the three course meal a glass of prosecco and a glass of red wine and the bill came to £175 the food was great plus the views so worth the prize. Enjoy
17 July 2016|
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Response from Jessups | Reviewed this property |
We booked I would alway suggest that to avoid disappointment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 46 - USD 73
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7071 5025
  • E-mail
Boasting extraordinary views of London from its 39th-floor setting, Searcys at The Gherkin's 360-degree glass walls allow for uninterrupted city panoramas. Designed by Lord Foster and rising 180 metres above the capital, Searcys sits in one of the world's most striking buildings. The refined Gherkin menu offers beautifully prepared dishes in a stunning, calm and luxurious setting. One of London’s most desirable dining experiences, Searcys at The Gherkin is found 5 minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street tube station. Please note, Searcys at The Gherkin requires each guest to present a form of ID when visiting the restaurant.
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