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Vista at the Trafalgar

2 Spring Gardens | Trafalgar Hotel, London SW1A 2TS , England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
+44 20 7870 2900
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Ranked #6,940 of 17,939 Restaurants in London
Price range: $23 - $93
Neighborhood:
St. James's
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Exceptional in style, iconic by nature – taking London to all new highs. Vista at the trafalgar is a rooftop bar boasts an unrivalled backdrop of the London landscape. The Gallery has fantastic views of the city, perfect for cocktails or sipping on champagne with indulgent views. The Bar and lounge is the ultimate alfresco dining spot, with a delicious Mediterranean menu, including our signature seafood specialities,the height of sophistication starts here.
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Yesterday three close friends and I went for a drink in the Vista Bar. The views are spectacular and even though it was a bit chilly they provide very effective outdoor heaters. Although the drinks are slightly pricey, the staff were charming and I would recommend a visit.

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Oslo
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This bar offers great roof terrace views over the bustle of Trafalgar Sq and the London skyline (Big Ben, London Eye, The Shard) together with a specialist cocktail list. Cool ambience and friendly service, its a great spot to take in the vibe of the heart of the city. Slightly pricey but well worth a visit.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I recently visited Vista and had a great time. We meant to just have one drink but ended up staying most of the afternoon, checking out the cocktail list. We received excellent service. The drinks were fabulous and the view is amazing. We will certainly return.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This place has a great view over looking a good proportion of London. Almost hidden away, you'd miss the entrance if you weren't looking out for it. We enjoyed a bottle of bubbly and even though it was chilly, you wouldn't have known it because the heaters provided are excellent. Whilst a little pricey, it's pretty much what you'd expect... More 

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Tom M, Manager at Vista at the Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you for your valuable feedback about your recent visit to the Vista Bar @ The Trafalgar Hotel. We are pleased you managed to find us tucked away in the corner of Trafalgar Sq. We do hope you choose to return to see us before the end of the season, we will keep a heater ready... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Excellent views from the top of the Trafalgar. Service very good and great choice of cocktails. Not cheap, understandably, but great for a one off experience or special occasion .

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Tom M, Manager at Vista at the Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you for your valuable feedback about your recent visit to the Vista Bar. We do hope you choose to return again in the near future. Kindest Regards, Tom McCarthy Vista Bar Manager More 

Crowborough, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Best views over London, expensive but worth it. Great cocktails and roof top heaters. Need to book a seat/table to be sure.

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Tom M, Manager at Vista at the Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you so much for your valuable feedback about your recent Visit. We do hope you choose to reutrn before the end of the season, which will be october 31st. We take resevrations through our online website. We hope to see you soon, Kindest Regards, Tom McCarthy Vista Bar Manager More 

Pinehurst, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great views of London. Overlook Trafalgar Square with views of Big Ben, London Eye and the rooftop chimney's of London. Wonderful ambience. Enjoy the views under the care of a great staff. Easy place to talk while soaking in the history.

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Tom M, Manager at Vista at the Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you so much for your feedback about your recent visit to the Vista Bar. I am glad to hear you were able to use your visit as an imprompto tourist trip round london without moving. We do hope you decide to return next year, when we are sure the skyline will have changed once again.... More 

High Wycombe
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132 reviews 132 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We didnt stay at the hotel but i just want to mention the cheek of charging to admire the view! We had drinks in the main bar and took a buzzer to be called for a table on the roof! They charge £5 each for the privilage and there is a limited and expensive menu for drinks. Nice views and... More 

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Tom M, Manager at Vista at the Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you so much for providing us with feedback on your recent visit to the Vista Bar, I am disappointed to read that you did not feel that it met the expectations you came with. It is true that we do charge non hotel residents £5 after 4pm each day for entry to the hotel. We do however... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

its an amazing view of trafalgar square, but they were so rude, charged us for an elevator ride up, which isn't a big deal but we were only 1 min after 4pm... they gave us the bill in the middle of our meal and rushed us out which i found unacceptable. The food was terrible, and even tho it was... More 

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Tom M, Manager at Vista at the Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you for your feedback about your recent visit to the Vista Bar, I am disappointed to hear that it was not up to your expectations. It is true that we do charge £5. For entry after 4pm, we however also give 20% of the revenue to out chosen charity partner, which is YouthNet, an online... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Amazing cocktails, nice freshly prepared food, spectacular views, and an exceptional service (special thanks to Sergey who served us last night ;-)) Highly recommended place! P.S. must be booked in advance

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Tom M, Manager at Vista at the Trafalgar, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for your glowing feedback of both your visit to the bar, but also to Sergey who is one of our long serving waiters. We do hope you decide to revisit again before we close at the end of October. Thanks once again, Kindest Regards, Tom McCarthy Vista Bar Manager More 

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Additional Information about Vista at the Trafalgar

Address: 2 Spring Gardens | Trafalgar Hotel, London SW1A 2TS , England
Phone Number: +44 20 7870 2900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Average Prices: USD 23 - 93

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