The Shard is 306 meters tall and 310m(309.7 precis the ly) from bottom the tip of the tallest shard.
The Shard was built in July 2012. It is the List of tallest buildings in Europe, tallest in the European Union and 96th tallest in the world. It is also the second-tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom.
Nearest Tube Station to The Shard
London Bridge station is the closed station to The Shard but you are also within walking distance to Borough Station(Northern Line), Bank and Monument(Circle, District, DLR lines), Tower Hill (DLR line).
Restaurants in The Shard
There are 6 restaurants in The Shard and all come with some pretty cool views. Ting, Gong, Lang, Oblix, Aqua Shard, and Hutong. For most of these, you need to book well in advance and there is a required dress code for most. At best, smart casual.
Afternoon tea at the shard