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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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Till space was too cluttered, staff unable to confirm type/size of drink as too much noise - service was quick albeit too 'next customer please'... always upselling... sometimes if you know what you want and are in a rush there's too many questions!!!

Thank notmakingthisup
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

One of a number of interesting and skyline buildings in the area of Lloyds an London and the Cheese-grater. Worth a visit and a picture as they are all highly visible I'm so many movies and shots of London.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Liked how this building would always catch your eye from wherever you are in its vicinity; has got a lot of character and we enjoyed seeing it... worth a look...

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Floor 38 has a few private event/dining rooms with great views over an ever-changing London. The breakfast laid on was very good with a range of different foods that did not need a knife and fork, allowing the breakfast meeting to get on with its...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is modern architecture with a bite. The Gherkin'. It stands out in the otherwise brick and morter building area of most of London. Very nice contrast!

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

If one watches a lot of British films or television, this building is frequently featured as an icon or symbol of London. I made a special trip to see it. Better yet, booked a restaurant where I could stare at the building. Lovely.

Thank Margaret C
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.