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30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP, England
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30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being a fan of British TV, seeing this was on my list. We spent the earlier part of the day at the Tower of London, and then went to see the Gherkin. Did not go in as we were at the end of the day....More

Thank pitufo00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as a starter for drinks on a hen night, once we was in the room had amazing views!!! The staff were friendly and drinks were topped up regularly. Only issue is to hire a speaker its £60 which is very excessive!!

Thank KellyVJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the financial part of London, this commercial building has a "fat cigar" shape that is immediately identifiable. It is 180 metres (690 feet) high and was opened in 2004. It was bought for £700 million in 2014 by the Safra Group.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like all Alchemist you know you will great cocktails and theatre. In addition we had good food and fabulous table service. Portions a little small but really good .

Thank 623hughh
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Wow! What an awesome place to enjoy a nice meal and amazing view. The Gherkin has a pop up restaurant during summer with a bar on the 40th (top) floor and restaurant below on 39 that is accessible to the public, other times it's a...More

Thank dakotasparents1
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Located at Bishopsgate (tube to Liverpool street station).This Building is stunning.Appropriately..Nicknamed "The pickle " The Gherkin is one sensational piece of Architecture. To dine there you have to make a reservation.No walk ins. It's quite difficult to get a picture as it's so close to...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a look close up. You always see the gherkin in London skylines but worth a look close up. Such an unusual building and stunning.

Thank Fordy2014
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Watching the guys wash the windows is in itself a fascinating experience. Just standing below this land mark looking up at the unusual shaped distinctive structure. Great piece of modern architecture surrounded by others new ones alongside ancient ones. Very typically London today.

Thank D P
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The building is a beautiful skyscraper with an u usual shape. However as it is so close to st helens church it seems to be intimidating.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 2 July 2017

An iconic building, but it is incredible how tightly packed in it is amongst the surrounding buildings, which loses much of the opportunity for it to be seen in its full slendour.

Thank KevinRayment
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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28 March 2016|
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Response from EVA MARIA H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea :-) I was on my way to the airport, so my visit was too brief. Sorry I couldn't be more helpful. Enjoy your visit :-)
John W
28 January 2015|
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Response from Neonjavelin | Reviewed this property |
The Club Lounge is on level 38, Searcys Restaurant and Bar on levels 39 and 40, with impressive 360 degree views of the capital.