RestaurantsLondonCityEC2

survey result

Summary

£109
£££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The views of London from Tower 42 are spectacular”, and there’s plenty more to please visitors to Jason Atherton’s 24th-floor City venue – not least “a great menu of outstanding food, knowledgeable staff and consistency in delivery”. Given the location, a large slice of the clientele is inevitably engaged in business entertaining – but that does not mean it’s inferior to stablemates further west. Says one fan: “We think this is better than Pollen Street, JA’s flagship restaurant in Mayfair”.

Summary

£99
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Spectacular views” reward a trip to the 24th floor of the City’s Tower 42, run since 2014 by Jason Atherton’s empire – “an elegant dining room, whose bar is quite sexy at night time with the lights of London on display”. Unsurprisingly, it’s most recommended as a “reliable option” for business entertaining, a service it carries out with aplomb. A foodie paying their own way, however, might judge the cuisine “OK, but nothing overly exciting”.

Summary

£99
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Spectacular views” reward a trip to the 24th floor of the City’s Tower 42, run since 2014 by Jason Atherton’s empire – “an elegant dining room, whose bar is quite sexy at night time with the lights of London on display”. Unsurprisingly, it’s most recommended as a “reliable option” for business entertaining, a service it carries out with aplomb. A foodie paying their own way, however, might judge the cuisine “OK, but nothing overly exciting”.

Summary

£92
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“On the 24th-floor of Tower 42, looking across at the Gherkin and Heron Tower, you enjoy some of the most spectacular views of the City” at Jason Atherton’s “sleek, swish and professional” eyrie: a natural favourite for wining and dining in the Square Mile. On most accounts the “fantastic” cuisine is almost as stunning as the panorama, but there is also a school of thought that it’s “average for such excessive prices”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
30
No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£18.00 £36.00 £6.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £76.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Bread £6.00
Service 12.50%
Tower 42 25 Old Broad St, London, EC2N 1HQ
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday5 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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