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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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  24% 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 £79  32% 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 £29  32% 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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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
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
41 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Devonshire Terrace
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Building 9, Devonshire Square, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Vertigo 42
Alex Langlands Pearse first cut his teeth in the restaurant industry with 24 hour Fulhamite favourite Vingt Quatre, the Salisbury pub on Dawes Road and The ... More
 
 
 
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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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Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 16th November 2015 to 25th February 2016
Exchange square, Broadgate, City, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Vertigo 42
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The Inoperative Community
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd December 2015 to 14th February 2016 - 11am-6pm
Raven Row, 56 Artillery Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Vertigo 42
Experimental narrative film and video from 1968 to the present day, by artists and film-makers including Ericka Beckman, Eric Baudelaire, Lav Diaz and Leslie Thornton, exploring ...More
 
 
 
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The Tree House
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Skylounge, Tower of London, 7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 6 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
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27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
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St Ethelburga Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
London > Entertainment > Live Music
78 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
Art exhibitions, films, poetry and live world music events are regularly held at St Ethelburga's Centre. Weekly concerts are mainly staged on Friday nights (doors open ... 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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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 1 minute from Vertigo 42
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110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
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30 St Mary Axe, City, London 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
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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
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Butcher at Leadenhall
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7 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Pitman Training Centre
London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Tower 42, 21B Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | Same location as Vertigo 42
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Floor 7, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N1HQ | 1 minute from Vertigo 42
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Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
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The George
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 14 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Wheatsheaf
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6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Brown's Buildings, Bury Street, EC3A | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Dirty Martini, Bishopsgate
London > Nightlife > Bars
158 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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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
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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