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 £60  30% 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 £73  41% 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 £120  37% 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
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
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
London > Restaurants >
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | Same location as Vertigo 42
Excellent panoramic view of London.... More
 
 
 
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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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Art For Love Christmas Festival
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st to 22nd December 2016
Vertigo 42, Devonshire Square, EC2M | 5 minutes from Vertigo 42
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The Bishopsgate Institute Christmas Cracker
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 at 7.30pm & Saturday 10th December 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Vertigo 42, 230 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from Vertigo 42
From jazz to classical, renowned musical directors Jennifer Whyte and Ben Ferguson have pulled together some of the season's top pieces into an irresistible festive ensemble ...More
 
 
 
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The Ulm Model
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th October to 18th December 2016 - 11am-6pm
Vertigo 42, 56 Artillery Lane, E1 | 6 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
 
 
 
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
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
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
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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
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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Pitman Training Centre
London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 2 minutes from Vertigo 42
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London > Leisure > Fitness
Tower 42, 21B Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | Same location as Vertigo 42
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E Rejuvenation Centre
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Floor 7, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N1HQ | 1 minute from Vertigo 42
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St. Botolph's Church Netball and Tennis Courts
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Vertigo 42
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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
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40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Vertigo 42
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Leman Street Tavern
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31 Leman Street, E1 | 12 minutes from Vertigo 42
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... 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
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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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