Best Summer Pop-Ups in London

Summer? You know it really is the greatest time of the year: the sun's out (... hopefully), everyone's chipper, and pop-ups are appearing everywhere around the city. From baking competitions in adorable marquees and ridiculous sporting events to unique cocktail bars offering just the right drinks to cool you down, take a look at our recommended list of the best summer pop-ups in London to make it a great couple of months to remember.

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Last updated on 24th March 2020

One of the season's beset installations, this unique rooftop bar in Tobacco Dock brings you stunning views of the city alongside pretty booths for sky-high drinking a few croquet and petanque pitches to keep you occupied.

Rande's Supper Clubs might be illusive, but they're worth the hunt. Head to an ever-changing venue – from a private house, a warehouse, to a distillery – and delight in four courses of challenging, intriguing Mexican food made from seasonal British ingredients.

The Luna Cinema - London

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When the sun goes down, the fun only just begins thanks to The Luna Cinema's season of outdoor film screenings. Throughout the summer months, the al fresco movie connoisseurs will be showing all the favourites at incredible locations such as Hampton Court palace, Kenwood House and Tooting Common.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Thursday 2nd April 2020

Ever watched The Great British Bake Off and thought: I can do better than that? Well, this fun summer pop-up in London can prove you right, as you and ten teams of two compete in the baking competition you've always dreamed of. 90 minutes, all the ingredients provided, a marquee and the crown of The Big London Bake up for grabs.

London Shuffle

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One of the best things to do in the daytime in London, this cool and quirky shuffleboard pop up is here to help you fill your summer afternoons with pizzas, beers and competition that could devastate even the strongest friendships.

Planning on watching the Euro 2020s? Trade in pub screenings for a giant HD TV screen in a wicked location and a panel of football legends as they provide in-depth analysis throughout the game. What's more, there'll also be a TV host to make sure things move along swimmingly and to field questions you have for the special guests.

Cocktails in the City 2020

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Join Cocktails in the City this summer for a seasonal special of the beloved mixology event. Bringing together some of London's finest bars in Bedford Square Gardens, this exclusive garden party will feature everything from games to interactive cocktail tours. 

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Secret Cinema is back one more, offering guests the chance to be transported to the summer of '63 where love is o the air. Head to Kellerman's resort for exotic cocktails, live music and cha cha dancing, with something even more exciting lying off the beaten path...