This fantastic East London rooftop venue is open year-round, but is especially beautiful in the summer. Soak up the sun, sip om amazing alcoholic beverages and appreciate amazing views of landmarks such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Mansion House from the pretty garden space.
Rooftop Bars in East London
London is known to be quite dreary, but with temperatures in the 20s and up to look forward to for the rest of the summer you should be out enjoying the sun as much as possible. Don't worry, we're not suggesting that you shouldn't spend your days drinking (that would be appalling). But indoor pub and bar scenes can get quite stuffy in the summertime heat so check out our recommended list of fabulous rooftop bar locations to enjoy beautiful drinks and beautiful views.
Aviary offers a premium drinking and dining experience with its opulent bar lounge and cozy seating atop its heated terrace for breathtaking views of the city and famous buildings. Head here to enjoy deliciously crafted cocktails and rooftop elegance overlooking Finsbury Square.
Savage Garden is a dramatic rooftop bar minutes from Tower Hill station. Perched on the 12th floor of DoubleTree by Hilton London, its often home to extravagant sky-high partying and cocktail sipping with London's most extravagant clientele.
This panoramic is skyscraper situated 155 metres above the city, and boasts three floors of lush gardens. Head to Sky Gradens and you'll find endless views of East London, an open-air terrace, observation decks, a bar and two restaurants with luxury a la carte menus.
14 Hills is a foliage-adorned restaurant, bar and deli in the heart of London's Square Mile. Affectionately referred to as a forest in the sky, its luscious foliage, boozy brunches, stunning cocktails and colourful plates make it one bold a beautiful East London bar.
This contemporary Asian-inspired sky bar in East London sports dark wood fixtures with bright yellow furniture that's aesthetically pleasing for your cocktail endeavors. Furthermore, Jin Bo Law's rooftop terrace offers fantastic views of Tower Bridge, the Walkie Talkie, Gherkin and more.
Artsy and delicious, that's what this East London rooftop bar is. Queen of Hoxton makes the most of its Shoreditch location by hosting live music acts, art shows, and a rooftop cinema club in its ever-changing upstairs garden, complete with a kitchen and BBQs that are always summer-ready.
Roof East's Stratford location incorporates an outdoor lawn-chair seating area with fun games, activities, workshops and a fitness area to keep you going all summer. Best of all, this awesome venue is free and has delicious food and drink available for purchase.
For an industrial feel, NT's has got you covered with its warehouse style cocktail bar, windows that look out onto railway tracks and a heated rooftop terrace overlooking East London's skyline. By night, the laid-back lounge becomes a hub for the city's best promoter and DJ-hosted parties.
Perched on the top of the old London Courthouse, Upper 5th is a highly sought-after East London rooftop retreat. Soak up the sights and sounds of the city below while sipping cocktails, grazing on canapes and enjoying a playlist of hits from the world-class sound system.
Canary Wharf's Giant Robot is one of the city's most unique drinking and dining destinations. If a 700-capacity space with wraparound terrace and windows for days weren't enough, they've got street food and cocktails to keep you fed, watered and happy for days.
Whether it's alfresco drinks or elevated bites, this east London rooftop has you sorted. Housed at the top of Vintry & Mercer, the Mercer Roof Terrace is a haven for modern British cuisine, sumptuous wines and unrivalled views.
A quirky rooftop bar in East London, Dalston Roof Park is a must-see for its film screenings, music events and street food stalls. With its friendly feel and relaxed ambiance, this place is one unique spot for sipping beers as the sun goes down.
Boundary Rooftop Bar is a new(ish) Shoreditch staple, oozing a sense of effortless chic with its fruit tree-lined terrace and elegant menu of cocktails. Check out this East London rooftop bar and you're sure to be impressed by the alfresco setup they've got going on.