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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 #1,814 of 17,142 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $43
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
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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London, United Kingdom
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199 reviews 199 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

I have visited this bar 3 times and with each visit it gets a little less enjoyable. These days it seems to be completely full of poncy suits and women who are wearing skyscraper heels and skirts that just about cover their backsides. It is never easy to get a seat, not clear if it is table service or go... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great place, authentic, amazing views. Drinks reasonable, food pricey and not that great. Ideal for after work or evening place to meet friends to look at the views with a frozen margarita.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

well, that's the impression the staff clearly have. It is a nice venue, it has comfortable seating, it has a great view, the cocktails are deliciously well made. But you are paying for it and the staff seem to ahve the idea that you are privileged to come here. It takes more than a nice view tomake me want to... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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342 reviews 342 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The views from the SkyLounge are great! The drinks are a little pricey but to be expected really. I came with a group of friends and we opened a tab. When we wanted to pay, the bill was about double what it should be! We queried it and it eventually got resolved, and also got a round of shots as... More

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I have stayed at DT Tower Bridge a few times, but only yesterday I have discvovered this place. The panoramic view is absolutely amazing and cocktails are just amazing, a bit on the pricy side but well worth it. Will come here again. Love it

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United States
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

grab a beer, a ginger beer, a coke....enjoy the view and the food. Located on the 12th floor - you have a view of some amazing skylines of london.

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London
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49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you want to get properly fleeced in the City of London, go here, if you want better value go elsewhere. You are seriously only paying for the view here, you can get the same drinks downstairs in the same hotel for much much less. Tends to attract a crowd that may not be to everyone's taste too.

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glasgow
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6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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114 reviews 114 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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