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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%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
09:00 - 23:45All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

My boyfriend had planned an amazing dinner elsewhere and made a reservation at Searcys for drinks afterwards so we could enjoy the view and have a lovely evening. We arrived right on time for our reservation and were seated promptly, sadly that was the best...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful evening - memorable food and drink, excellent service and staff, all of whom were very professional and also polite and friendly. The restaurant is simply stunning in terms of ambience and location with views over the London skyline at night and...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday night and smart casual was allowed. Great drinks in cocktail bar and then a wonderful table with amazing views. Food portions are not plentiful but for us the flavours were. I can see where some of the comments come from on...More

Thank Graham G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here now a few times for business lunches and have always had the best service & food. Not a massive menu but I don't need to have a huge menu to plough through tbh Also the price point is very reasonable as...More

Thank Shane95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marvellous views combined with great food and service, makes for a wonderful dining experience. Would recommend for a business lunch or dinner out.

Thank JohnRattrayistheman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted for the 3 course lunch menu which I think is good value at £47-50.My colleagues started with the pork pie with pickle,great presentation,well prepared no complaints. I started with the fish cakes,salmon ,which looked more like mini scotch eggs but when you cut...More

Thank eric w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat right at the very top of the gherkin, Searcy's offers very high quality food and drink and the view over the city is incredible. Fine dining, so does put you out of pocket a little.... I do feel it was worth it though.

1  Thank Lewis W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being taken through security we were taken to our table when the waiter offered us a glass of champagne before we could even sit down...We were then given the menus when we discovered that that one glass of champagne cost £22.50 £45 for the...More

1  Thank mandy517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (4 adults) had a reservation at the bar, they refused to let us in because we were wearing trainers (branded, new, black shoes but ok... my husband didn't have trainers but his shoes were brown with white sole ... evidently they didn't like them...More

Thank ReviewsItaly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful private party for two very special friends' engagement party. Stunning views, excellent staff and the most amazing canapés. Highly recommend if you want to book something very special for a large get together!

Thank Anya L
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 David B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you, I've only just checked my messages. No theres no entry fee :)
Joanna C
4 July 2017|
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Response from Manager_Searcys | Property representative |
Hello Joanna, thank you for making contact and your questions. Please could you kindly contact our Reception team who will be delighted to help with your questions. Best wishes, Egla Dedushaj Client Relation Manager
17 July 2016|
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Response from pusscat123 | Reviewed this property |
I believe you have to book as its not generally open to the public for non members but it's definitely worth emailing them to ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$47 - US$74
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
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
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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