Rooftop Bars London
London rooftop bars are the only place to head up to when the sun decides to shine and you want to escape that sort of urban claustrophobia and to feel closer to the sky. If you are looking for a sky bar in London then you have come to the right place! London has plenty of alfresco drinking opportunities for those looking for london bars with a view or sunny afternoons and balmy evenings to soak up the rays from the stunning views at some of Londons best rooftop bars. If you like sipping your drinks with breath-taking views, than check out our recommended rooftop bars in London.
The Roof Gardens, Kensington
The Roof Gardens prides itself as being London's only private rooftop gardens. A nightclub with an outdoors edge, this bar is as classy and cool as they come when looking for a view of South Kensington. For a fancy drink and stunning view, book now.
Located at Centre Point, Paramount is a stylish restaurant and bar with stunning views of the West End, providing its guests with first class cocktails and some of the best food in London. You can dine here from breakfast till dinner, and wow your guests with this truly memorable rooftop restaurant. Book a table online.
El Cantara Soho, Leicester Square
El Cantara boasts a secret little Shisha terrace. Located on Frith street,in the heart of Soho, it has a secret roof terrace dedicated to Shisha smokers. The atmosphere is chilled with smokers and drinkers. The menu includes a beautiful selection of tasty tapas, excellent Tagines and Soho’s best date and chocolate pudding.
Upper West London, Kensington
Rooftop bars rarely come with as much glamour as Upper West's terrace. Enjoy unique molecular cocktails, while taking in views of London's famous King's Road. This is a gateway to another world. Here guests can unwind on loungers whilst sampling Upper West’s fantastic drinks menu and extensive range of hand-rolled cigars. Book your place at one of London's sexiest rooftop bars with us online.
Golden Bee, Shoreditch
Golden Bee is an exciting London rooftop bar in Shoreditch. An area lacking in outdoor space, this is a welcome addition to the Old Street drinking scene. With an outdoor terrace and rooftop as well as a stylish covered cocktail bar, this is a great spot for rooftop drinking. See the East End as you never have; book online here.
Queen of Hoxton, Shoreditch
Queen of Hoxton is a hugely popular Shoreditch bar/club with a new and improved rooftop for the summer. Go for the headphone disco parties or the Rooftop Film Club or a tasty BBQ. Their event, Hot Tub Tropicana, is also the place to be when the sun is out, with a paddling pool, loungers and even a hot tub.
Cannon Bridge Roof Gardens, City of London
A truly stunning rooftop bar and garden alongside the River Thames and with wonderful views over The Shard, St Paul's Cathedral and many more London landmarks. This is a private hire event space that is perfect for those looking to host a wow factor event in London with a rooftop location. Drinks receptions, BBQ's, dinners and parties are all possible here. Host the perfect rooftop party; book online now.
SkyLounge at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, City of London
With panormaic views from the two North and South Terraces, Skylounge at Double Tree effortlessly blends comfort and exceptional service against this mind-blowing views. With a eclectic cocktail list and a scrumptious BBQ held during the summer months, this is a fabulous place to wow your date; don't miss out on this great rooftop bar!
Shoreditch House, Shoreditch
Shoreditch House is home to a 16 metre heated swimming pool, bar, kitchen and lounge. A trendy private members club in East London, just minutes away from Old Street station, Shoreditch House is always bustling come rain or shine. Become a member and grab a drink here now.
Madison Restaurant Bar and Cafe, St Pauls
Overlooking beautiful and unmissable sights of London, including; the dome of St. Pauls, Madisons one of Europe's largest open roof terraces. Enjoy a chilled glass of champagne or a delicious cocktail while admiring the view of England's capital city, before sampling a dish or two in their restaurant. Don't miss out.
Vista at The Trafalgar Hotel, West End
Vertigo 42 Champagne Bar, City of London
Vertigo 42 Champagne Bar in the city of London provides breath-taking views over London and is the perfect place to go for a glass of fine champagne, a special date or even a birthday. This is a fantastic rooftop bar in London but bring your credit card!
Sanctum Soho Hotel Roof Garden, West End
Coq D'Argent, City of London
Coq D'Argent is a highly recommended London rooftop bar, with a spacious garden and city views. There is a restaurant, cocktail bar and plenty of space to enjoy alfresco drinks overlooking the rooftops of the City skyscrapers.
Skylon Bar and Restaurant, Waterloo
Boundary Rooftop Bar, Shoreditch
Sip a tasty cocktail and take in the stunning views of East London whilst sat in the Sail of the high end Shoreditch rooftop bar. Boundary is a stylish roof top bar and the perfect escape for a lazy sunny afternoon or evening.
The Red Lion, Shoreditch
Perhaps somewhat off the radar of the London rooftop bar scene, The Red Lion is one of our secret picks. Nestled just off Hoxton Square, those looking for rooftop and terraces in Shoreditch will be delighted to discover this gem. The Red Lion has a rooftop garden and terrace with great views of East London and fires up a BBQ on the weekends.
Riverside Terrace Cafe, Waterloo
Not techically a rooftop bar but this still makes our pick of the best rooftop terraces in London because it simply has some of the best views in London. Riverside Terrace Cafe bar is part of the Royal Festival Hall and sits perfectly on the Southbank with jaw dropping views of the River Thames, London Eye and Big Ben. Sit back with an ice cold cider in hand and marvel at our fine city!
Carpenters Arms, Fitzrovia
The Carpenter's Arms is a charming Gastro pub in central London with a rooftop beer garden and bar. Old-school English pub charm meets a modern chic style at this alfresco hidden gem near Tottenham Court Road with artificial heat and partial coverage for defiant weather conditions. With prime English food and a rare assortment of drinks, The Carpenter's Arms offers London a roof top literally head and shoulders above your average bar.
Dalston Roof Park, Dalston
An urban outdoor oasis with stunning views of London's skylines, the faux grass flooring, lush greenery and deckchairs of Dalston Roof Park create a chilled and friendly atmosphere ideal for whiling away a warm, summer evening. Best of all, a £3 donation gets you membership for the whole summer which includes all of their great film screenings, music events and street food stalls.
Radio Rooftop Bar, Covent Garden
Radio Rooftop Bar, situated on the 10th floor of the ME hotel on The Strand, and boasts a terrace cocktail bar that sits at the top of London's newest boutique hotels. With spectacular views overlooking such iconic buildings as Tower Bridge, The Shard London Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral as well as the Southbank and Covent Garden's theatre district; this London rooftop bar is certainly an elegant and stylish place to enjoy a cocktail and a Mediterranean inspired bite to eat.