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The View from The Shard and Thames Lunch Cruise for Two

Code: PSHTL2 SP37 9 month validity 2 locations 2 people 5 out of 5 stars
Based on 3 reviews

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The View from The Shard and Thames Lunch Cruise for Two

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Take your lunch with a sightseeing twist and see London from the river and above the rooftops on The View from The Shard and Thames Lunch Cruise for Two.

The View from The Shard offers views of London that you won’t find anywhere else, sitting as it does 800ft above the city streets. On floors 68 and 69 you can try and find all of the capital’s famous spots with the help of The View’s smart telescopes and multimedia displays, looking out up to 40 miles in every direction. Just a few floors up the sights will stretch out before you as you’ll be on The View’s open-top viewing platform, exposed to the elements with the sounds of the city floating up towards you.

Your lunch will be served aboard a vessel cruising along the River Thames, where you can each enjoy a two-course set menu while looking out at London’s waterfront sights including the HMS Belfast, Golden Hinde and of course the ever-visible Shard.

What's Included?

  • Entry to The View from The Shard for Two
  • 1 hour 45 minute cruise along River Thames
  • Two-course lunch
  • Tea or coffee
  • Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card

What happens on the day?

The View from The Shard
At 800ft above London, The View from The Shard is almost twice as high as any other vantage point in the city, so visitors will be able to experience one of the greatest cities in the world like never before. The View from The Shard has 360° views stretching out to 64km with multimedia displays and state of the art telescopes on hand to bring it all to life. On floors 68, 69 and 72, it is almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London. Prepare to embark on a multi-sensory journey to 800ft above one of the greatest cities on earth. On arrival at Level 00, you will be drawn into the tapestry of London with glimpses of the city laid out before you. Travelling skyward in two high-speed ‘kaleidoscopic’ lifts, you’ll swiftly reach Level 68 - a cloudscape above the world. Then journey to Level 69 where the view is revealed and London opens out before you. Here, in the sky above London, you’ll experience an astonishing 360°, 64km view over the city and beyond where the past, present and future of London will be unfurled beneath you, brought to life in multimedia displays.
 For the best view in town, ascend to Level 72, at 800ft, the highest public level of The Shard. You’ll be exposed to the elements with sounds of the city from below you. Looking up, you’ll see the shards of glass that form the top of this skyscraper as they disappear upwards into the sky.

Thames Lunch Cruise
On arrival at Tower Pier, you and your guest will board your river boat at the previously arranged time and commence your 1 hour 45 minute cruise along the River Thames. During this time you will enjoy a two-course lunch from a set menu whilst taking in the sights of London.

Your delicious meal will be rounded off with a choice of tea or coffee. Then you and your guest may head up on to the deck for an even better view of the London riverside. Enjoy good company as you take in the great landmarks such as The Shard, the Golden Hinde reconstruction and Sir Francis Drake’s warship.


Your voucher is valid for 9 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.

Please note you must have booked and taken your experience before the expiry date

Participant guidelines

The View from The Shard

  • Minimum age: 16
  • There is disabled access to The View - please check for full details at the time of booking

Thames Lunch Cruise

  • Under 18s must be accompanied by a full paying adult. Please note that under 18's will not be served alcohol
  • Any disabilities must be disclosed at the time of booking.  All passengers on dining cruises must be physically able to walk on to the boats with an able bodied helper and unfortunately no electronic wheelchairs are permitted
  • Most of the tables are located in the middle of the floor space and in very close proximity to each other, with each table (or pair of tables) seating four people. Aisles separate them from the window tables, which seat two people only
  • Seating is pre-allocated before the cruise takes place – your voucher entitles you to a standard seat on board. Window seats can be requested at the time of booking, but are not guaranteed

The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary according to location.


Your vouchers are valid for nine months. Kindly note that you must have booked and taken BOTH of your experiences before your expiry date as vouchers cannot be extended. These vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Please note - each voucher can be treated separately and you don’t have to take both elements on the same day.

The View from The Shard
Tickets can be booked seven days a week at an allotted time.
To reduce queues and ensure the best possible visitor experience for everyone, admission to The View will only be valid on the date and time stated on your ticket once a booking has been made with Ltd.
Tickets for The View are non-transferable and non-refundable
The View opens at 09.00. Last entry varies depending on the time of year - please check for exact timings when booking. Bookings can be made between 24 hours and four months in advance, subject to availability, with a valid corne Ltd voucher.
The  Voucher has a voucher number and a pin number which needs to be quoted when booking. Your e-ticket which will be sent as confirmation of your booking will include a multi-digit order number to gain access into the attraction or The View from The Shard ticket.

Thames Lunch Cruise

You can use your voucher on Monday to Friday. Excluded dates include 30 March, 2 April, 27 August, and 25 December. You must pre-book and take your experience before the voucher expiry date.

We recommend you book at least four to six weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
A standard visit to The View from The Shard lasts approximately 1 hour, allowing ample time for you to relax and enjoy the city skyline at your leisure as there is no time restriction on your visit.

Cruises last 1 hour 45 minutes and leave at 11.45 (boarding at 11.30 prompt) from Tower Pier and return to Tower Pier at 13.30.

What about insurance?

The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.

A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.

How it works

All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.

Packaging and Delivery

Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.

All images shown are for illustration purpose only, actual product may vary from images shown.

5 out of 5 stars Based on 3 reviews

Review by Jane

5 out of 5 stars
"Wonderful day out"

Everything was well organised, on time, exceptionally clean. All the staff we met were friendly and polite.
The Shard exceeded my expectations - no queuing! Fast lifts and generous open space to sit in on the top levels. And bars and ice creams and armchairs...
Highly recommend!

07 August 2018

Review by Lynne Balderstone

5 out of 5 stars
"A very enjoyable day!"

We were given the experience day, as a gift for our Ruby Wedding.
The polite and accommodating staff, together with a lovely meal, made the Thames Lunch Cruise a delightful experience. We had arranged to visit the Shard the same afternoon. This went very smoothly too. Again the staff were friendly and obliging.

20 July 2018

Review by Joseph Addy

5 out of 5 stars
"Five Star Days"

The whole experience was faultless from beginning to end, I will
be using this company again without doubt.

13 February 2018

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