Open: seven days a week (check website for details)

@ The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG

Package for two £109 (View from The Shard and Afternoon Tea at Hotel Chocolat)


Take a loved one to the enchanting crystalline world created by Bompas and Parr at the top of The Shard, featuring the best view of London’s unique and constantly evolving skyline. The perfect package for winter exclusively from buyagift.co.uk

You will have access to The Shard’s special sensory winter experience which provides you with theatrical ice crystals, frost and snow drifts.

The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest building and home to London’s highest viewing platform. You and your guest will ascend up through the shard of glass in the building’s high speed lift and arrive onto the observational deck where you’ll be able to enjoy breath-taking 360 degree views of the Capital  for up to 40 miles around.

Once you’ve taken in the fantastic sights, enjoy a short walk to the famous Borough Market next to the River Thames where you’ll enjoy a divine afternoon tea for two at Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745 serving a delectable range of treats from scones, hot chocolate, banana bread and more.  You can even enjoy your treat from the open-air roof terrace or the covered outdoor space with blankets – both overlook the wonderful Borough Market.

Package for two:

  • The View from The Shard
  • Bompas and Parr sensory winter experience
  • Afternoon tea at Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745 in Borough Market
  • Complementary Prosecco with your Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea includes  cacao gin cured salmon and avocado sandwich, rare beef and white chocolate horseradish sandwich, classic chicken club with chocolate aioli, cucumber, dill, cream cheese & cocoa nib. House made banana bread, chocolate and orange scone served with chocolate spread, cocoa nib butter, strawberry jam. Caramelised white chocolate cheesecake, dark 70% chocolate mousse, brittany shortbread. A choice of tea, coffee, hot chocolate or a cocoa infusion.

Opening times for The Shard:

  • Sunday to Wednesday 10am-7pm (last entry 5.30pm)
  • Thursday to Saturday 10am -10pm
  • Closed on 25th December

Opening times for Hotel Chocolat:

  • Afternoon Tea available Fridays and Saturdays from 3pm-5pm