Hutong at The Shard
Hutong has two beautiful private rooms both with floor to ceiling windows, hand carved wooden doors, red lanterns and stunning views from the 33rd floor of The Shard. The Shanghai private room can seat up to 18 over two tables and the Beijing private room can seat up to 26 over two tables.View Private Dining Details
What Insiders Are Saying
Hutong is the Shard’s ultra-swish Chinese restaurant, and if we were going to throw down on a pricey dinner with a view, this would be on our list.
Food was very good! Waiter was amazing!
We enjoyed the experience
While the food was good, the value was more driven by the view rather than the quality of the food, which can be expected given the spectacular location. For the price you can find much better food elsewhere, but it depends what motivates you more; the food or the location.
This restaurant undoubtedly has a beautiful view. The food was good however I did not find that it justified the price they ask for it.
I will go to the NYC location when we return home.
Family trip to Europe!
It was such an experience!! Very attentive staff. Fantastic food, fantastic environment, fantastic view!!
The food is only ok, certainly not great, and the wait staff seem to not know anything about Chinese food. Many questions about the food were answered incorrectly, by the time the dishes came out and were nothing like what we were told, it was too late. Most irritating were the 29 pound (!) glasses of Ruinart champagne, which were not only tiny, but the glasses themselves were cheaper than IKEA glasses. What a joke of a supposedly high end restaurant. If you want to celebrate a special occasion make sure you take your money somewhere else.
I went for a birthday celebration- lunch. We were well looked after. Our table was perfect, gorgeous view of London overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral. Food was exceptional. Our waiter,Jaros, made suggestions which were all superb. Well worth the price. Will definitely go again for dinner next time.
Excellent service. It was our anniversary and they arranged for a complimentary cake as well. Good was great, must try the chili chicken
Food with views. One of the best places in London to have authentic Chinese food. It is a bit on the pricey side but well worth it. The waygu beef bun and waygu beef puffs were one of the best things I have ever had. Definitely going back there soon!!
Excellent throughout, special thanks to Puspa for a her friendly, efficient and professional attendance
Excellent views, good and drinks. Will def go back soon.
We sat on an outside window so the view was good but it felt like too close to the back wall like we were in a corridor
The food was excellent the staff very helpful I felt the wine was out priced for what it was
It was my girlfriends birthday and the service , food and view was brilliant !
The food was really nice and tasty and even the portions are good comparing to other fancy Chinese restaurants in London. I would definitely recommend the Red lantern, and crispy prawns.
The view is spectacular, plus we had the chance to get a window table.
On the other hand, I was a bit disappointed cause I specified on my booking that it’s gonna be a birthday dinner, so I was expecting them to bring a small cake with a candle or something symbolic, like they always do in all big restaurants, but they didn’t 😌
The food was mediocre. Though the table we were assigned had a phenomenol view, I felt that we were seated in a very cramped space since right behind me was a wooden wall. Therefore I was not able to slide my chair back and would bang into thw table whenever I would get up. The service was very good but the only issue I had was that the server we had was not very fluent in english and therefore I felt that there was a slight communication gap, as she could answer some of my questions. The food was nothing exceptional though the presentation was pretty good.
Have already recommended
Would have preferred view side table but were not given a choice
Felt slightly rushed when orders were taken
Hutong is on the 33rd floor of The Shard. The view is sensational and the ambiance rather unworldly. As a restaurant, the food is well prepared and very well presented, if on the expensive side. A good venue for a special lunch.
I was enchanted to be there the view was really great
The service is good.
Great service and delicious food. I’m going back!
Had an amazing time celebrating our engagement! Wonderful food, great views, and wonderful service!
The restaurant was good. Not great. The food was good. Not great. Whilst the views seem to be the draw, I’m glad the waitstaff actively remove people from the dining room that just want to take pictures.
Great food, great service and great view if London. They were very accommodating for our baby.
The 33rd floor on the Shard is a delightful place to have lunch with friends and family. Combined with the "Experience" menu, which took ordering out of our hands, we had a great time. The service was cheery and impeccable. The food was great. Will love to come back again.
Definitely a place you must dine at when in London. Beautiful at night. The food is superb and the staff is wonderful. The view is breathtaking.
I have been a few times and I am never disappointed with their exceptional food...
We went to Hutong for my birthday and to help me celebrate they gave me a window table. On top of that, they even gave be a cake with candle on the house.
The view from the restaurant was fantastic and we were left to enjoy the view until we decide to leave. They only gave us the bill when we ,asked for it.
Neither cheap nor especially expensive, we considered this very good value for money. The food was delicious and we were surprised how full we felt at the end of the meal. Service for the delightful Xin was exemplary. She never seemed rushed even though there were lots of other tables she was attending to. her friendliness really added value to our experience.
good view and better food supposed
waitress slip over the juice over my hand and clothes
Terrible service! Server spilled a dish all over and never picked up. Also another server broke a glass.
Amazing ambience and service was food. Food was average. Did not like the soft shell crabs but Peking duck was good. However, you are paying more for the setting than the food as there are many restaurants with similar/better food for a fraction of the price
The food was delicious at Hutong. We went for the signature menu which consisted of various amazing dumplings to start, followed by soft tasty duck pancakes. Bass and aubergine tempura next.. lovely and ‘warm’! Followed by soup and dessert.. all of which was lovely. I feel like they’re missing a trick though as the staff really aren’t up to scratch. Our main server was lovely, a little Chinese lady who was brilliant.. everyone else was below par. We were ignored by two members of staff when we arrived, during food service, food was spilt on the table and floor, they were not particularly friendly ... it was more the type of service you would expect in a much cheaper restaurant. Personally I think the standard of service should reflect the price they charge.
Although (as they say) all seats have a view, half are set back so you can’t really appreciate it. We asked to be moved when a table came available by the window and out little lady made it happen. All in all, it was an enjoyable lunch but I wouldn’t rush back when there are other places to visit.
Amazing food - amazing views and amazing service! I will be recommending.
Tip tip: request a river view table
Cocktails, food and presentation were amazing. Atmosphere is also obviously amazing as you've got an amazing view of London.
Das Hutong wurde uns von Kollegen empfohlen, und wir haben diesen Besuch genossen. Der Empfang war freundlich, das Essen hervorragend, und die Aussicht war phenomenal.
Wir hatten eine nette Bedienung, und durften den Tisch wechseln, als ein Tisch am Fenster frei wurde. Leider konnten wir weder das Menu, noch die Peking-Ente wählen, weil wir nicht 2 Personen waren, die das Gleiche essen wollten. Diese Speisen sind nur für 2 Personen möglich.
Sonst war alles ausgezeichnet, und das Ambiente war gemütlich, mit angenehmer Hintergrundmusik.
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Iconic London skyline views with a intimate (dark) setting. The must-have roast duck is served two ways, first with pancakes and the second stir fried with green beans. Pork dumplings for starters were succulent and juicy with a craving for more. Egg yolk prawns were light and crispy. Overall, a memorable meal with great views. Recommended for special occasions.