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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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"modern architecture"
in 11 reviews
"london skyline"
in 12 reviews
"iconic building"
in 7 reviews
"liverpool street station"
in 5 reviews
"private members"
in 3 reviews
"cheese grater"
in 3 reviews
"dining rooms"
in 3 reviews
"amazing architecture"
in 5 reviews
"breakfast meeting"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding buildings"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful building"
in 3 reviews
"some great photos"
in 2 reviews
"tower bridge"
in 7 reviews
"sky garden"
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"worth a trip"
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"gherkins"
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"searcys"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is such an amazing building, lovely from any angle you look at it. So impressive from afar so impressive from nearby. An astonishing piece of modern architecture

Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Sublime piece of architecture which sits well amongst the older buildings, a modern icon of Londons skyline. Never get tired of looking at it.

Thank Steve57C
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Not yet had the chance to go inside but I do love the design of the gherkin. Saw from above when at the sky garden and also from ground level. Great piece of architecture.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I’m guessing this is the busiest Pret Monday to Friday and boy how Feehily is the food and how quick is the service?! Reliable as ever.

1  Thank thefooddood
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

A beauty. This gem of a building blends in so very magnificently with the rest of London. The pictures associated with this review have been purposely chosen, and taken to illustrate just how perfectly London embraces and manages the old and the new. Note how...More

Thank Gail S
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Wherever you go in London You will either see this or pictures of it and when you visit there are great views from the 38th floor where it is smart and fairly formal attire that is necessary Very good security outside, inside and in every...More

Thank badmintontim
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderful building both inside and outside. Lots of security so you really feel safe. If you go to 38th floor you need to dress nicely. Proper shoes and no hoody actually quite formal attire is required. My accountant Forgot to tell me which was...More

3  Thank streakey
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

It now commands the London skyline and is a magnificent design. Up close it looms large over you and makes for some great photos. Great view from Tower Bridge or from the Sky Garden (20 Fenchurch Street). Thanks for the vote if you found this...More

1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

From the moment you enter the building to the moment you leave this is a real experience. Superb views from the restaurant, and even more so from the top floor bar, quality food and service and an excellent cocktail. A great way to celebrate and...More

Thank swh61
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have visited this fine building many times from a business meeting POV and never tire of it, simply from the outside below looking over the beautiful Foster design and also from the walkways gallery from the summit, its well worth a visit! The restaurant...More

1  Thank Shane95
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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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dalilareglat
1 April 2018|
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Response from Kgellis | Reviewed this property |
I have known for large groups to go up to the top floor however I would contact the reception in advance as the levels of security are tight and they would need to assess whether it’s possible for such a large group
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CarmelC1967
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Response from swh61 | Reviewed this property |
It is free but you must book online in advance. Airport style security on entry and often quite a queue so turn up 15 minutes early.
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