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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 #1,548 of 16,890 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $45
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
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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343 reviews 343 reviews
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Congratulations to the Skylounge for generating TWO firsts for me in my 49 years. 1) refusing to pay a service charge (I'm the kind of person that when asked if everything's ok, says yes regardless) and 2) I have NEVER felt compelled to write an online review, until now. So here goes. Took my daughter for a "quick bite" for... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Went to Skylounge at Tower Bridge for drinks on a Friday last week. It was good weather so the terrace was a good place to wander to. There is a Tequila Bar there too, but I would say stick to the Tequila menu and don't let the bar staff talk you into their pre made slush puppy type cocktails... Good... More

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Portishead, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great place to have breakfast with panoramic London views. Staff are friendly and helpful, get there early for breakfast as it's a popular venue.

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Ellon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Sorry Skylounge you have lost the sparkle for us! We didnt find the place as welcoming as last year, we found the service at the bar really slow, think this would of been different if we were wearing a suit! Just remember there are normal paying guests at the hotel who would like to sit outside and soak up the... More

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Delhi
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Rooftop resturant with the tower of London for backdrop and the Shard with fine alcohol and brilliantly crafted food. Toss in some good looking faces stylishly dressed and you have a perfect evening on a platter literally ! Must do if looking for a classy night out..which could turn into a mental one as the energies pick up !

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nashville
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great rooftop bar in the old part of London. Spectaular views of the Thames River and the historic Tower of London. Check it out.

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