One of the best summer pop ups in London, this cool rooftop bars fronts stunning views, great drinks and oodles of great activities like croquet and petanque.
Best Summer Pop-Ups in London
Summer really is the greatest time of the year: the sun's out (... hopefully), everyone's happy, and London summer pop-ups start appearing everywhere around the city. Whether that's baking competitions in adorable marquees, ridiculous sporting events, or unique temporary bars offering just the right alcoholic drinks to cool you down, take a look at our recommended list of the best summer pop-ups in London to make it a real summer to remember.
One of the best pop ups in London this Summer, the Fulham Beach Club is back at Neverland for more adventures in sun, sand, shufflelboard and beer pong.
If you thought pool parties were only for the likes of Ibiza, then you thought wrong. A south London club are bringing London a series of scorching pool parties, complete with DJs, dancers and street food stalls.
The fitness class of all fitness classes is popping up on the rooftop of Aviary, for a series of sessions led by some of London's top instructors. Expect the likes of BXR, Triyoga and more, before tucking into breakfast at Aviary... which you can enjoy for 50% off.
With London summer pop-up written all over it, this event is bringing you BBQing, a famous chef and Thames views, all rolled into one. Jimmy Garcia is back with his green eggs for another season of six courses that you cook yourself.
One of summer's most epic experiences, Nomad Cinema is bringing classic films to beautiful locations. Pull up a beanbag and watch movies such as The Shape of Water and Four Weddings and a Funeral in a cemetery, lido or park.
With one of the most sought-after rooftops in South London, The Prince of Wales is always a top choice for summer. It's not all breezy drinking and sunshine, this space is also home to some hopping parties, from top DJs through to wild club nights.
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.
Fridays are sorted with Pub Tropicana, the pop-up taking place at Studio 338 in association with Sol. From pub quizzes through to comedy and karaoke, there's something for everyone.
One of the best summer pop ups in town, The Last Days of Shoreditch is back for another round of sunshine drinking and late night dancing.
Ford's Gin have partnered with bars from across the city to deliver a cocktail odyssey exploring the history and relationship between gin and cocktails – all while sampling seven delicious kinds yourself.
With live DJs, a friendly crowd and an enviable rooftop terrace, these pop-up parties are set to be some of the best this summer. Celebrate the best time of year at Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel.
For fans of all things chicken wings, London Wing Fest is an unmissable two-dayer that's bringing you more wings than you thought possible. Some of London's best chicken spots will be in the building to compete to be crowned champion - with you deciding the winner.
This charming and quirky summer pop up in London is a must-visit once the warmer months hit. With a crackling campfire, marshmallow toasting, botanical cocktails and a magical ambience, Midnight Apothecary are bringing you some of the most atmospheric nights in the city.
One of the quirkiest summer pop ups in London this year, head to Boondocks for a big old crawfish boil. Bringing you sides, sauces, desserts and all the crawfish you can handles, this swell event will leave you stuffed to the gunnels.
If you don't want to put your trust in the hands of the Great British weather, the Rivoli cinema is a great London summer pop-up that provides awesome and classic films in their stunning ballroom.
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.
Once the preserve of beach games and old folks, bowls is coming to the City of London and it's got a fancy new face. Taking place on Fridays in Finsbury Square, have a go at this golden game, alongside great music and a crafty beer bar.
Grab your bikini and pop on those trunks because Lido Lates has arrived. With open-air moonlit swimming and a wood fired aromatherapy sauna alongside cocktails, music & street food, this isn't one to miss.
Inspired by the BFI London Film Festival movie Jacquot de Nantes, Aquavit are delivering a five-course tasting supper to bring the film to life. They'll also be screening the masterpiece in an intimate restaurant setting.
Feast on two delicious courses of paella alongside a wonderful gin & tonic and cocktails from the Fentimans pop-up bar at this wonderfully Spanish night, all to the sounds of a Spanish guitar player.
One of the best summer pop ups in London, this wacky weekend of quickfire football and bottomless drinks is the perfect way to fully immerse yourself in the frenzy of World Cup season.
Giddy up to this summer pop-up that will whisk you back to the Wild West. Moonshine Saloon is a themed bar and immersive experience that will have you cavorting with criminals and cowboys, all while trying to smuggle in some potent liquor for their cocktails.
Hip Hop brunch is one of the hottest summer pop-ups around: hosted at a secret London location, expect three delicious courses of 'Dirty South' food, bottomless cocktails, hip hop karaoke and a soundtrack of the best hip hop tunes.
Welcome to London's first croquet bar, the ultimate hang out for those who like their summertime drinking with a side of competition. Head to Oxo Tower's Bargehouse for one of the best summer pop ups in London, with drinking, dancing and some serious croquet action.
There's nothing more summery than afrobeat, so head to this brunch event where you can feast on three delicious courses of African food, enjoy an hour of bottomless cocktails, and the hottest afrobeat performers and dancers will be on stage to keep you moving.
Experience a day of botanical bliss at this quirky day out which fuses a gin masterclass, tapas and signature G&s, all while on a 3 hour boat tour which takes you from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
Taking place in Abney Park, this series of evenings is bringing theatre and the great outdoors together. Pandemonium Performance are putting their spin on the Wizard of Oz for this year's piece; expect enchanting story telling and beautiful settings.
Taking over SUSHISAMBA and Duck & Waffle this August, Dayzed is bringing you one of the biggest brunch parties of the year. Get ready for amazing live acts and DJS, stunning food and a massive afterparty.
The Garage Brunch is everything you want for a summer party in London: not only do you get two courses of delicious food, there's bottomless cocktials and music brought to you by some of London's most notorious DJs.
The Gelato Festival as back once again. Taking over the Covent Garden Piazza, you'll find the very best of Italian gelato and you can taste your way through offerings from award-winning chefs, artisan producers and more.
Get your dance on and show 'em what you got at this lively Scottish ceilidh dancingpop-up. Taking place at multiple locations, you can join in with ceilidh dancing, hosted by a live band.
Taking place in Central London, this Laurent-Perrier pop-up is the perfect excuse to sip bubbles in style. Taking place at the unknown gem Icon Bar and Terrace, the evening will include a trio of bubbles, and additional views over London.
Flight Club is transforming into a darts paradise for summer, decking themselves out with palm trees, playing the ultimate summer songs, and supplying you with prosecco, Pina Colada cocktails, bottomless pizza and Social Darts.
Take a trip to a quiet little French town in this immersive experience. Murder is on the cards aboard this supper club turned theatre piece, with a three-course meal from an award-winning duo and plenty of mystery to sink your teeth into.
Night Tales are back for another award-winning pop-up, launching Bohemia Place with a sun drenched garden, massive inside space, and a nightclub to attract the hottest DJs in the city. Come for the music, stay for the amazing drinks and food from Fat Baby.
The infamous tale of Daisy and Gatsby is brought to life with this series of immersive performances. Step into a world of 1920s glamour and glitz and this story of woe jumps out from the page.
There's a new brunch club rolling into town for a monthly pop-up; Disco Brunch is keeping you on your toes with hours of disco, funk and boogie music, bottomless cocktails and two-courses of delicious brunch.
Celebrating the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, enjoy a delicious, limited edition menu of 'Salad, seafood, & Sangria' at Peruvian hotspot May Fair Kitchen just a few minutes away from the gallery.
One of the best bars in the world are inviting you to a unique tasting session at the Mondrian Hotel, where they have created a unique botanical suite and four of their senior staff are delivering you a tasting menu set to explore a specific theme.
If you have a thing for chicken wings, you'll want to hatch a plan for a trip to this chicken festival at The Bussey Building. Feast on the finest offerings from The Joint, Lord of the Wings, Drums and Flats and more.
You'll find these summer pop-ups in London; from Brixton to Camden. Expect some of the country's best DJs and impressive venues, boasting fabulous inside spaces and outdoor teraces.