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Vista at The Trafalgar

) #3,318 of 18,120 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ ,
2 Spring Gardens | Trafalgar Hotel, London SW1A 2TS, England
+44 20 7870 2900
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“tapas” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
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2 Spring Gardens | Trafalgar Hotel, London SW1A 2TS, England
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The view is fab but you need to book to use the roof bar in advance at peak times. The cocktails were crazy expensive even for London. A champagne cocktail was £12 a glass where you can get happy hours for half the price in...More

Thank Barbie182
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Poor customer service. Condescending and patronising. Lied to us as they claimed the vista bar was full. It wasn't. Refused to serve my friend as we "didn't look right". Awful pretentious staff there- I eat at Michelin starred restaurants regularly and yet I have never...More

2  Thank Abi T
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We stayed at The Trafalgar Hotel while in London recently so we couldn't pass up the opportunity to have a drink at the rooftop restaurant. There were 6 of us who met up for cocktails and a bite to eat and weren't disappointed. Although we...More

Thank deb93
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This place has lovely drinks and decent food. However, the main attraction is the view. As trafalgar sq is one of my favourite places in London I completely fell in love with the Vista bar.

Thank Michal K
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Came for drink in the rooftop bar overlooking Trafalgar Square, as we did the same last summer. Has become very expensive (cheapest white wine is £46 a bottle including compulsory service charge), and not great wine for the price. Food coming out also looked very...More

Thank AdamBilgy
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I took my parents here for their wedding anniversary. It was amazing, the views are just spectacular and the service brilliant. We all had the hot cider and sangrias which were delicious. It was quite a chilly night but they had heaters and blankets which...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 15 November 2016

booked in advanced and glad i did, there was a groupon offer and it was very busy. But was a lovely happy atmosphere, music in the background wasn't to loud. staff where helpful and friendly. easy summer food and drinks to me where the highlight...More

Thank ThisISThe
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a Pimms on a very sunny day with some friends from Ireland! Great spot, views were perfect (weather helped) and was a nice trendy bar! Would recommended for small groups or couples!

Thank McGintz10
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The main attraction of this rooftop bar is the view... but on arriving Sunday, we couldn't access the side of the bar with the view as it was closed for filming (American Wheel of Fortune). This wasn't mentioned when we arrived downstairs in the hotel........More

Thank JulieH2707
Antonis_Vasiliadis, Vista Bar Manger at Vista at The Trafalgar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on trip advisor. I am sorry to read that your experience was not as good as the first one. Please feel free to call the hotel directly prior to your next visit so...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Rude staff, seemed uninterested. One couldn't even speak English or understand what I was trying to say. No Shiraz, wine ordered tasted watered down. Waiter spilt a drink on us and didn't even seem to care. Stupidly expensive for service and drinks.More

1  Thank AnnaThorn
Antonis_Vasiliadis, Manager at Vista at The Trafalgar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip advisor. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit in Vista. I am quite concerned as usually the comments about the staff are positive. I will...More

St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Angela I
We have booked for my daughters birthday on Friday and didn't check if we can bring a 2 year old??
12 July 2016|
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Response from Antonis_Vasiliadis | Property representative |
Dear Angela, We are accepting children up until 21:00. If I can be any further assistance ,please contact me directly on 02078702900. Kind regards, Nikos
Has anyone booked the 'V-lunch from £10 per person'? Can't seem to find a menu or anything that says what's actually included in this offer?!
31 May 2016|
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Response from MattHLM | Property representative |
Hi JimPJim, Thank you for your interest in Vista at The Trafalgar. The menu is available on the Vista website. The V-Lunch options located on page 25. If I can be of more assistance or you would like me to send you a copy... More
Jason C
Can you just turn up for drinks no booking required?
6 May 2016|
Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
We had drinks in the downstairs bar while we waited for a table. You tell the man with the walkie talkie when you arrive how many are in your party and he gives you a buzzer while you wait. If its not busy you should be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 93
Bar, Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Spring Gardens | Trafalgar Hotel, London SW1A 2TS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7870 2900
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Trafalgar Hotel
Exceptional in style, iconic by nature – taking London to all new highs. Vista at the trafalgar is a rooftop bar boasts an unrivalled backdrop of the London landscape. The Gallery has fantastic views of the city, perfect for cocktails or sipping on champagne with indulgent views. The Bar and lounge is the ultimate alfresco dining spot, with a delicious Mediterranean menu, including our signature seafood specialities,the height of sophistication starts here.
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