Offering a panorama of the London skyline, the views should be enough to get you up there. Iris is the kind of bar that immediately puts a sense of occasion into you. Located in the 40th floor dome of The Gherkin, guests at this former private members area will find themselves eye-to-eye with thecity…
There are few spots on the London landscape as striking as Searcys at The Gherkin, where HELIX restaurant and IRIS bar are open to the public for the first time. Pair high-end design with vintage cuvees and contemporary cooking, all while enjoying panoramic views from the top level of one of London’s most iconic skyscrapers.
Perched high above the city, IRIS Bar offers epic 360° views to the public. Previously the site of a members-only bar, IRIS bar is open to all; offering an extensive cocktail menu as unique as the setting whilst paying homage to the London sights and neighborhoods that can all be spied below from The Gherkin’s distinctive position. The HELIX restaurant menu is led by seasonal and local produce. Highlights include Dorset crab with grapefruit, soy and sesame, and Rhug Estate Welsh lamb with bell peppers, aubergine, courgette, pepper and pine nuts.
Searcys’ expertise in exquisite champagne, English sparkling wine and cocktails, alongside unrivalled London views, make every visit to the Iris bar a celebration.
Booking is essential and visitors must register their names with our Reception Team at Searcys at least 24hours in advance of their reservation. Reservations are available Monday to Friday 11:00 - 23:00.
GROUP BOOKINGS AT THE GHERKIN
Looking for a great place to host your event, we have availability on open nights for pre-booked group bookings in our Iris bar, choose from one of our fabulous packages. Bookings from 6-40pax
PRIVATE DINING AT THE GHERKIN
Private Dining never tasted as delightful as this. Here at the Gherkin, the private dining is both refined and secluded, offering a privileged perspective to impress your guests. From a special Birthday, a business lunch or even an intimate Wedding reception, enjoy your own beautifully decorated private room with a view that stretches across our capital. To book that special event check out The Gherkin's Private Dining page.
IMPORTANT SECURITY NOTICE
To adhere with The Gherkin's building security procedures, ID is required to enter Searcys at The Gherkin. In addition, visitors are required to process through security checks at ground-level before being whisked up to IRIS bar in the sky-lifts. All visitors must register their names with the Reception Team at Searcys at The Gherkin at least 24hours in advance of their reservation.
- Cocktail Bar , Event Space , Restaurant Bar
- Something a little different , After work drinks , Drinking and Eating
- Liverpool Street, City of London
- Experience, Brunch, Drinks Tastings
- Splash the Cash £££
- London - Private Hire, London - Experience
- No trainers, No hoodies, Smart casual
- Background Music
- Booking required
IRIS Bar at The Gherkin by Searcys, The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe, EC3A 8EP
Liverpool Street (Tube)