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Skylounge

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7 Pepys Street | Hilton DoubleTree Tower of London, London EC3N 4AF, England
+44 20 7709 1043
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 11:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Toronto
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See my review of Doubletree by Hilton London Tower for add pics. Food menu is limited at night time.

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Thank NickL007
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are fantastic as the hotel is right next to Tower Bridge. The drinks are pricey but in line with similar cocktail lounges elsewhere in central London. The service was fantastic; Nicolas was one of the best waiters I've encountered in London, and his cocktail suggestions were on point.

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2 Thank Kelsey678
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We ended up at the Skylounge at the Hilton DoubleTree as a spur of the moment decision this week for drinks with friends. The location is handy (a few minutes walk from Tower Hill tube station) and the views from the 12th floor outside balcony/terrace are lovely. Prices are extortionate and probably slightly high even for London. Despite having pumps... More 

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Thank H0nestB0b
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very noisy, very crowded, under staffed, the cocktails are full of ice and they forgot to add the champagne -- would not visit the bar again.

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Thank Conrad R
North West, England
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The view can be stunning, however the price for the drinks was extortionate, even for London. Atmosphere and decor let it down. We stayed for just one drink, but would have loved to have spent the night if it had lived up to the potential.

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Thank Barry W
Bilbao, Spain
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and we had the opportunity to enjoy the skylounge . Spectacular view of the London Bridge. Good ambiance, nice lounge music. We had a lovely time

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Thank Mariol L
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Went to this roof top bar for a drinks with business partner. The outdoor podium is accessible and you can command an elevated view over the Tower Bridge from a not so far distance. The bar service is efficient and the wine by the glass was good taste too.

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1 Thank Ben C
London, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great roof top bar by Tower Hill station in London. Bar located on the 12th floor of the hotel with views of the City of London. I've been both during the afternoon and the evening and the atmosphere is generally very good. The outdoor space/terrace area is fab! Drinks are on the pricey side but it's one of those where... More 

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Thank brian_21179
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Have been here a few times and always enjoy it. Usually just for drinks but the snack / sharing plates are good for evening nibbles. Went for lunch recently and was a 50/50 affair. Caesar Salad was fine and rather interestingly presented however the pasta was dreadful. Undercooked and all stuck together. Not pleasant. 3 bottles of wine resolved the... More 

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Thank HolidaySeeker999
Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a lovely spot on a good day! Views of tower bridge and london were fantastic. The drinks were quite pricey but it was lovely to go up to the lounge for just a cocktail and enjoy the view. The staff were lovely and helpful and the atmosphere was great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 33
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Pepys Street | Hilton DoubleTree Tower of London, London EC3N 4AF, England
  • Public Transportation: Tower Hill Underground Station
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7709 1043
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!

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