HELIX by Searcys at The Gherkin30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP

Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the lap of luxury at Helix by Searcys, at the top of one of London's most iconic landmarks, The Gherkin.

Launching their very first Afternoon Tea menu, Helix is one of London's first skyscraper restaurants and offers stunning 360⁰ views of the capital. This contemporary restaurant has a long-standing reputation for quality and innovation, and their Afternoon Tea is set to be nothing less than exquisite. 

Executive Chef Darren Deadman has thoughtfully designed a crowd-pleasing menu including a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream, alongside sweet treats of Passionfruit mousse, Black Forest Gateaux and Lemon Macaroon. Guests can also opt for limitless Lanson Champagne, for those wanting to sip the afternoon away looking out to the London skyline. 

Helix Restaurant is located in The Gherkin, just a short walk away from Aldgate Station.

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    Afternoon Tea is served 1pm to 5.30pm every day

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

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    Smart casual

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    No live music

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    All major credit cards accepted

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    Guide dogs only

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  • Afternoon Tea
    1pm to 5.30pm
    Monday - Friday

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