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Skylounge

7 Pepys Street | Tower of London Mint Hotel, London EC3N 4AF, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
+44 20 7709 1000
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Ranked #1,582 of 17,014 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $44
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Westminster / Belgravia
Transit: Tower Hill Underground Station
Description: Skylounge Begin your evening with a drink on the outdoor terrace of this stylish city cocktail lounge, which has been specifically designed to offer spectacular views. From the South Terrace, gaze over Tower Bridge, The Shard, the historic Tower of London and the River Thames. Marvel at the Gherkin and St Paul's Cathedral from the newly opened Rum Shack. Choose from an eclectic menu of imaginative cocktails or select from the wide range of whiskies, fine wines and bottled beers. At Rum Shack, why not grab a Mojito jug for your party or try a jug of High and Stormy to get the night going, Caribbean style!
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glasgow
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Lovely view but a popular local place so not much room for a hotel guest! Some of the staff are lovely but others were very rude and service was abrupt. Bit of a disappointment

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I opted to have supper in the Sky Lounge, which was a brilliant venue in the hot summer weather. The staff were hard-working and friendly and the hamburger was very good. My only suggestion for the Sky Lounge is that the music is far too loud. You can create ambience without drowning out conversation. A lot of bars and cafés... More

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Came to the skylounge on my 21st birthday just for a drink with family. Apart from one or two tables of 3, we were the only people drinking so atmosphere wasn't all that. Service was quite slow considering how empty it was. But the views you get are great and the cocktails were lovely. Prices are quite reasonable for London... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Skylounge is a great bar to go to, especially for the views and when the weather is nice. The service is usually good (although can be slow at times). The prices are a bit on the high side. £6 + service charge + VAT for a bottled beer is a bit crazy.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Sky Lounge is certainly a venue to check out, overlooking the Tower of London & surrounded by some of the most stunning skyscrapers of London. Cocktails were delicious & service, fantastic!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Even if you think you've seen London, you should still go here and look at virtually 360degree views of the City's skyline from its various balconies and terraces. We went on a Wednesday evening an hour or so before sunset and got to really take it all in - I'm sure the staff are used to everyone standing there taking... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This places is lovely. I have been on several occasions. Once on a sunny Saturday afternoon where I found it wasn't that busy and we sat in the sunshine and had a lovely lunch with some fruity ciders. The second was on a week night evening. Again, the sun was shining which highlights the spectacular views. The cocktails are all... More

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Romford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Visited last Saturday afternoon for pre theatre drinks and nibbles- perfect!, cannot complain about service or quality of nibbles and the 'porn star cocktail' was to die for I am completely hooked and will definitely be returning very soon a fab start to a fab day!!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

So here we go... Positives; great view, cool music, clean and beautiful in the sunshine. Rude staff, inordinately expensive, the initial walk through the hotel you feel unwanted. I nearly took a client here, phew, lucky I didn't, stick with Maddison's

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Houston
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131 restaurant reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Sky Lounge atop the Doubletree Tower of London Hotel offers a nice respite from your day's travels in London. Unfortinately, this hotel and the Sky Lounge is now subject to the vagaries of booming construction in London. What once may have been a great view is now marred by the City Bird of London - The One Legged Construction... More

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