30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), London

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  • August 18, 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 ...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
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  • July 26, 2017
    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 ...  more »
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  • The view is amazing . The service and food was very good . We where required to choose our menu choices 3 days prior to dinner arrangements which was non issue. We where told the Chef needed to know the count on Diver Scallops and Beef selection . When we arrived for dinner the entire menu had changed without notice - no diver scallop , different beef selection . Food was well presented and very good just was slightly disappointed as i was looking forward to dinner selections previously offered. The evening dinner concluded with cocktails on top level which is certainly a must do with 360% view of London. We visited the Tower of London earlier in day and where advised to have a photo ID which I presumed was for Tower of London and crown jewels but actually it was to get through security at Gherkin. A place worth visiting because of view , food , service , very good but not star attraction.
  • Right in the heart of the business district. Was out of business hours at weekend when I visited. Very impressive building and great glass design. Lots of eating places and few pubs around which would be great during business hours. Good central location within walking distance of the City.
  • Love the area for it's architecture. As I am an architect myself I can just sit there and observe all the constructions, details, materials totally loosing a sense of time. The public space is very well developed and maintained with quite a few good places for people to hang out.
  • The Gherkin for me is well worth seeing. I have wanted to see this building for a few years it is beautiful to see. It is an office block and there is a coffee shop. It is close to Leadenhall Market a market dating back quite a few centuries
  • It's a massive Gherkin. What's not to like. Regularly have food trucks parked around. Also good bar and good cake shop.

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