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1 August 2014
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Vertigo 42

Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ

Bars Moorgate, Liverpool Street

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  • Wine: £35.00
  • Champagne: £59.50
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12N-4.30pm Mon-Sat 5-11pm

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The views over London are as heady as the bubbles at this Champagne bar atop the old NatWest Tower, although the atmosphere can seem flat, and you’ll need to reserve and clear airport-style security before making the ascent. Nevertheless, Vertigo is worth the climb for the all-too-rare opportunity of combining sightseeing with comfort – particularly if you’re entertaining out-of-town visitors. The wine list is long on classy fizz, from Gallimard Brut at £14 a glass to 1990 Krug Clos de Mesnil at a rather more elevated £920 a bottle; alternatively, the gorgeous bellinis (with a twist) are well worth checking out. Food-wise, there’s a tapas-style menu of blinis, olives and sharing platters – or you can pop up for afternoon tea served with suitably dainty ceremony.

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  1. Vertigo 42

    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    Toby N.
      Gold Reviewer  (56)

     
    • Food & Drink: 4
    • Service: 3
    • Atmosphere: 4
    • Value: 2

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    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    Daryl W.
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    • Food & Drink: 1
    • Service: 2
    • Atmosphere: 2
    • Value: 1

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  3. Vertigo 42

    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    Heather U.
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    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 8
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 8

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  4. Vertigo 42

    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    Carol S.
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    • Food & Drink: 3
    • Service: 4
    • Atmosphere: 5
    • Value: 2

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  5. Vertigo 42

    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    LondonAJ
      Silver Reviewer  (19)

     
    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 6

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  6. Vertigo 42

    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    amg
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    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 7
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 7

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    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    Anoo
      Silver Reviewer  (18)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 7
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 3

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  8. Vertigo 42

    Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
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    Chris J.
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    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 6
    • Atmosphere: 6
    • Value: 5

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