We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The View from The Shard

Joiner Street, London SE1, England
+44 7904 630671
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$35.48*
and up
The View from The Shard Entrance Ticket with Optional Champagne
More Info
US$98.11*
and up
London Attraction Pass Including St Paul's Cathedral, The View from The Shard...
More Info
US$51.12*
and up
The View from The Shard Dual Entry Day and Night Experience Tickets
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
The View from The Shard is the visitor attraction at the top of The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe and London's newest landmark. At almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, it offers visitors spectacular 360 degree views over the UK's capital for up to 40 miles.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“viewing platform” (640 reviews)
“green screen” (149 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Joiner Street, London SE1, England
Southwark
CONTACT
Website
+44 7904 630671
Ways to Experience The View from The Shard
from US$35.48
More Info
from US$98.10
More Info
from US$51.12
More Info
from US$45.50
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (14,478)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"viewing platform"
in 640 reviews
"glass of champagne"
in 543 reviews
"green screen"
in 149 reviews
"london eye"
in 819 reviews
"london bridge station"
in 170 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 277 reviews
"time slot"
in 236 reviews
"sunny day"
in 290 reviews
"birthday treat"
in 190 reviews
"borough market"
in 148 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 146 reviews
"telescope"
in 563 reviews
"tickets"
in 1,526 reviews
"queue"
in 1,122 reviews
"cloudy"
in 359 reviews
"clouds"
in 268 reviews
"loo"
in 346 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 12,407 reviews

Reviewed today

You really get the most amazing views here! With access to multiple floors, you can take your time to explore the Shard. I had access to this as part of the London Pass and do not regret going! There really isn't any place which gives...More

Thank sajessa1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed today via mobile

We arrived in plenty of time for sunset and were greeted by one of the most amiable men I have ever met in a customer service role. All of the staff were wonderful. Two high-speed lifts brought us to the 68th floor, we walked up...More

Thank IrishMD
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed today

Even if you want a drink at the top, just put your name at the reception at the bottom and then they will reserve you a table. Get a window seat if possible. The service and views are outstanding.

Thank Ewan W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had pre booked tickets - did not spend much time queuing - very organised and kept the crowds moving. Lifts were an experience of their own!!! Time at the top was not rushed or crowded - could spend as long or as little time...More

Thank snappyo7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to skip one of the more pricier things to do, this could be it. Very nice view but if you are a family of four on a budget, don’t.

Thank Omnig
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday

A very well organised attraction with great staff and lovely bars to enjoy. The star of the show is of course the view. We had a clear day and the views were magnificent. Totally brilliant! Very good value.

Thank Nicked2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday

We had been on a London Underground walking tour in the morning then visited The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret. Came out and there was the Shard. So we went up it. Very expensive. The photographs were a total rip off.

Thank Aitch C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Truly shardtastic! What a stunning view! You can see a lot of London’s amazing skyline. Breathtaking.

Thank McMilkyyy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday

Great attraction offering superb views over London. The area is really roomy and it is nice to have a quick glass of champagne. Maybe try and avoid busy times as you will need to squeeze in between people to get a decent view.

Thank Imran K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday

What a view of the whole of London. You can stay as long as you like. Beware if you have trouble with your ears. The lifts go very fast.

Thank Pauline1973_11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,081 hotels in London
Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London
3,432 reviews
.03 km away
London Bridge Hotel
2,847 reviews
.13 km away
Hilton London Tower Bridge
4,333 reviews
.29 km away
Premier Inn London Southwark (Borough High St) Hotel
311 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Restaurants
My Tea Shop
255 reviews
.17 km away
Vivat Bacchus (London Bridge)
334 reviews
.15 km away
Gong
683 reviews
.01 km away
Hutong
5,378 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Operating Theatre
612 reviews
.15 km away
Hay's Galleria
225 reviews
.18 km away
Tour for Muggles
2,506 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Christine M
9 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Gallery_Manager_2013 | Property representative |
Dear Christine M, the short answer is yes, and please note the answer provided by the previous user is incorrect. Guests access TVfTS premises via a separate entrance than that of The Shard building and the restaurants and... More
2
Votes
Adr1anG
4 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Gallery_Manager_2013 | Property representative |
Hello Adr1anG, the restaurants within The Shard building are located well below The View from The Shard's viewing platforms on level 69 and 72. Please refer to The Shard's website for more information (w w w . the-shard . c... More
0
Votes
minimaggs
25 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
We went near Christmas time and the wait or the VR experiences (there were two) was over an hour. The experience only appeared to last for about five minutes. Seemed to me that, as we were standing on the observation deck... More
1
Vote