Best Rooftop Bars In Shoreditch

As one of London's coolest neighbourhoods, it comes as no surprise that this East London gem boasts many a sky-high watering hole. And whilst the area may be small its offerings are mighty, with a selection of glam cocktail venues, secluded garden spots, luxurious outdoor lidos and hidden beer terraces all up for grabs. See for yourself with our pick of the best rooftop bars in Shoreditch.

Last updated on 19th March 2021




Sitting pretty above the Courthouse Hotel, Upper 5th is bringing you some of the finest views across Shoreditch and the City. Head up for some stunning vistas, but stick around for their refreshing cocktails and delicious dishes fresh off the grill.

The Red Lion

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Not a lot of people know about this unassuming rooftop, but we're happy to share. Tucked away above a pub just shy of Hoxton Square, The Red Lion are keeping visitors sweet with faux grass, wooden benches and a very affordable selection of pizzas, burgers and booze.

Fancy a poolside sip? Then this stunning five-star hotel is the place for you. Whilst The Curtain's luxurious Moroccan-inspired lido and brasserie can only be accessed by guests and members, their signature cocktails and serene setting makes it a prime choice for a city break. After your waterside lounge, swing by the in-house restaurant, Red Rooster, for a Harlem-inspired feast.

The Culpeper

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A pub for all the people, The Culpeper offers a truly original rooftop space. Venture up to the top of the Spitalfields watering hole and you'll find a lush garden full of herbs and veg, alongside canopy cover and fire pits to curl up next to when the temperature drops.

Shoreditch House

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An exclusive East London club, this swish multi-floor gem is solely available to members of the Soho House group. However, considering Shoreditch House touts a gym, spa, lounging area, rooftop restaurant and exquisite pool, the thought of applying for membership becomes more and more appealing...