Vertigo 42  

 
 
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Tower 42, City, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
 
 
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Vertigo 42Forget the London Eye, for views of the City perched in an eagle's nest on the 42nd floor of Tower 42 (formerly the NatWest Tower) go to Vertigo 42, one of London's highest bars. From this vantage point you can see the urban landscape sprawl away to the horizon, and, sure enough, the views are spectacular. Most exclusive are the south-facing tables with vistas of the Thames, Tower Bridge and St Paul's. Tables on the other side aren't half bad either. Forget yourself and your bank balance as you take in the panorama, nothing comes cheap and you'll be surrounded by fat-cat bankers with corporate cards - it's ideal for business lunches. The bar serves nothing but champagne and cocktails which start at £11.50 for a glass of Veuve Delaroy and ascend to dizzying heights. And don't try and order a bag of dry-roasted peanuts either, the bar snacks available are of the smoked salmon and foie gras variety with dishes like seared peppered tuna, scallops with slow-cooked bacon, and artichoke, truffle and herb risotto. With a capacity of only 70, reservations are obligatory. Expensive, exclusive and ostentatious, Vertigo 42 is the place to see what the wealthy really get up to (and enjoy the views). Over 18s only. Smart dress.

 

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3 minutes walk
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  33% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  28% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £28  40% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 5 minutes from Vertigo 42
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Searcys at The Gherkin
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
30 St Mary Axe, Liverpool Street, City, London EC3A | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
Located in the top three levels of The Gherkin , 180 metres up above The City, Searcys Restaurant and Bar is ... More
 
 
 
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Eastway at Andaz
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
The Eastway within the five star Andaz hotel replaced the old Terminal Bar at the Great Eastern and welcomes all-comers - general public as well as ... More
 
 
 
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The Folly
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41 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Old Broad Street (Winchester House), City, London EC2N | Same location as Vertigo 42
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Twenty Four
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Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | Same location as Vertigo 42
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
22 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | Same location as Vertigo 42
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 1st January to 12th February 2017
Vertigo 42, 30 St Mary Axe, Liverpool Street, EC3A | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 14th November 2016 to 2nd February 2017
Vertigo 42, Broadgate, City, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Vertigo 42, Broadgate, EC2M | 5 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Vertigo 42
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from Vertigo 42
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 1 minute from Vertigo 42
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her Majesty ... More
 
 
 
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Heron Tower
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110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
 
 
 
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Cheese at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
4-5 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
Dedicated fromageries are rare in London, but with around 100 different British and continental cheeses on offer, they don't come much more dedicated than Cheese at ... More
 
 
 
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Butcher at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
7 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
This excellent butchers within the beautiful Leadenhall Market continues the long tradition at the market where British food has been sold since the 14th century. The ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Vertigo 42
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Vertigo 42
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Vertigo 42
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 12 minutes from Vertigo 42
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95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes from Vertigo 42
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Vertigo 42
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
Great for a late night drink if you're staying at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, and a glamorous destination bar if you're not, Catch Champagne Bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Swingers
London > Nightlife >
Brown's Buildings, Bury Street, EC3A | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
It started out in 2015 as a pop up in Shoreditch but a year later Swingers gets a permanent bigger and better home at Brown's Buildings, ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Bishopsgate
London > Nightlife > Bars
158 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 1 minute from Vertigo 42
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30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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