We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
7 Pepys St | Tower of London Mint Hotel, London 3N 4AF, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
+44 (0)207 709 1043
Improve this listing
Reserve a Table Online
Find a table
Ranked #2,021 of 18,113 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $39
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, European, Mexican, British
City of London
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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!
Write a Review

247 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This bar is located at the doubletree hotel. It has a great view toward the London Bridge, the crowd is basically businessmen of the insurance business. I would definitely would go back on the summer since it has a nice terrace.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is an excellent bar offering great cocktails and there is an outside rooftop terrace with views over the Thames, Tower Bridge, the Shard.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I think this place is a hidden gem, it has a very modern feel & 360 degree view of London City. The bar has floor to ceiling windows the whole way round & a lovely outside terrace area. I think because the bar is on the 12th floor or the Hilton Double Tree it's sometimes over looked as somewhere to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A really nice bar on the 12th floor of the hotel. Amazing views of Tower Bridge, The Shard and Gherkin, It is quite expensive, but ok if you only want one drink. The bar staff were a bit abrupt though. Worth a visit just for the views.

Was this review helpful? Yes
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Relaxing atmosphere, but a little cold during the winter months. Also one night there was an unpleasant odor by the restrooms.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Only went for a drink (that's all we could afford -- two drinks were 30 Euros!), but the view was amazing.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I have been there many times and I have never regretted it. The staff are very helpful, there is a very good selection of drinks and great views of London. For us a great way of reminding ourselves how beautiful our city is and for visitors a picture perfect surprise.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I went here for pre-dinner drinks on my birthday with friends. When we first got there around 7.30pm (on a Saturday) I was slightly worried as there weren't any free tables and that would have resulted in 12 of us just standing around, not really sure what to do with ourselves! However, we were extremely lucky and two people left... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I would recommend the Skylounge 100 %. Fantastic views, professional and quick service. The staff was very polite and friendly with me and my friends and the drinks were very nice. Perfect for tourists and also for Londoners! Servicio agradable y atento. Vistas espectaculares!! Lo recomiendo 100%

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been there tonight with my boyfriend and it has been a great night in London! The staff was lovely, specially our waitress Barbara. My boyfriend had a gingerbread old fashioned and I had a winter cosmopolitan, both really good! The only thing I didn't like was that in the outside area they have set up a winter terrace... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Skylounge also viewed


Been to Skylounge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Skylounge

Address: 7 Pepys St | Tower of London Mint Hotel, London 3N 4AF, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)207 709 1043
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster / Belgravia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 36 - 39
Cuisine: American, European, Mexican, British

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Skylounge staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?