Sitting atop the city of London, Duck & Waffle, the 24/7 high-rise destination restaurant and cocktail bar is something of an ethereal escape from the rat race below. Upon arrival, the dedicated entrance for those dining in the Heron Tower is something of a fun beginning, stepping into a glass elevator that whisks you from floor to forty in seconds, there’s a sense that whatever awaits atop your ride north has to be pretty slick.
At Duck & Waffle, a table by the window is a must. It is here that just touch away from the city lights guest can take in the most stunning expanse below. The views are something of an otherworldly experience. Breathtaking and all-consuming in one moment they envelope as they surprise from sunrise to sunset.
Dining at Duck & Waffle is as highly priced at it’s elevated location but with good reason. The small plates and raw dishes lend themselves to the on-trend vibe. The yellowfin tuna and Hispi cabbage are not to be missed. And on the bigger mains front, it’s all about the miso glazed rabbit for one or the namesake dish, duck & waffle which comprises of crispy leg confit and a fried duck egg over the most delectable waffles - all with a dash of mustard maple syrup of course.
Accompanying any dining experience at Duck & Waffle, from breakfast to the fall of night is a requisite cocktail. In charge of cocktails and spirit development is Richard Woods, the famed mixologist who in his creations allows for an incredible journey of the taste buds which, in all his originality brings about a truly new and previously undiscovered love in the realm of cocktails.
Visiting Duck & Waffle is a sure cure for whatever the pressures of the work week, whether it’s date night or an escape to a night on the town and whatever the reason, be sure to book ahead to ensure a table atop the world.