Rooftop Restaurants in London

Whatever new pop-up or craze is taking over, deep down we know that nothing's going to end London's love affair with rooftops. A blanket of golden sunshine and unbelievable views across the capital; you don't have to be a genius to understand why the city's revellers can't get enough. And how better to sweeten the deal than by adding a delicious multi-course meal into the fold. Count your lucky stars, there are loads of stunning rooftop restaurants in London for you to sink your teeth into.

Last updated on 17th January 2020


270 user reviews 4

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Aviary in the City of London has become a big hitter since opening at the end of 2016. Decorated in a sleek, elegant way and boasting amazing views of the iconic London skyline, the venue's kitchen staff serve up a range of fresh seafood and grilled meat dishes. Enjoy a hearty roasted chicken or whole mackerel while watching the sun sink behind London's skyscrapers. 


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Based in the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral, Madison is a stylish restaurant that serves dazzling views of London's skyline alongside seasonal European fare. Armed with a rooftop terrace for when the sun appears from behind the clouds, the restaurant menu features hearty like grilled steak, lobster salad and Devonshire monkfish.

Sky Garden Bars

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The Sky Garden is second to none when it comes to coupling delicious dinner with infectious rooftop vibes. Located at the top of London's Walkie-Talkie, the venue is home to a handful of restaurants and bars. Whether you're tucking into stunning fish dishes at The Fenchurch Seafood Bar & Grill or enjoying a succulent roast at the Darwin Brasserie, there are few rooftop restaurants in London with more charm than this Fenchurch street venue. 

Bird of Smithfield

13 user reviews 4

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The Bird of Smithfield is a stylish venue based in a five-storey Georgian building in Central London. With two different bars, a stunning restaurant and an elegant roof terrace boasting views above the famous Smithfield market, it's become a favourite spot for the city's many foodies. Enjoy a traditional British dish while gazing across the gagged skyline at this restaurant with a view in London.

Eight Moorgate

5 user reviews 4

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Buried deep in the heart of the City of London, you'll do well to find a more opulent space than Eight Moorgate. Perfect for when the sun comes out, the restaurant's terrace wraps around the building and offers great views of the bustling city below. Enjoy an Orkney beef fillet or tuck into a fresh Lobster linguini at this elegant rooftop restaurant in London.

Queen of Hoxton

74 user reviews 4

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Located in Shoreditch, The Queen of Hoxton is a top choice for a night out, a cocktail date, and even a bite to eat. The rooftop changes themes regularly, with past themes including a Moroccan medina and Peter Pan's lost world; this winter, they're heading to the Emerald City with a Wizard of Oz theme.

Capeesh Sky Bar

87 user reviews 4

Canary Wharf is full of skyscrapers but make sure it's Pan Peninsula Square you head up to as there you will find Capeesh. The Mediterranean spot has incredible views over London as well as gorgeous interiors, from a low-lit bar to a more formal restaurant.


1 user review 4

The Hoxton have ventured south of the river and, boy, are we glad. The smart mini chain has opened one of 2019's hottest rooftops, Seabird, a gorgeous floral space, with views over the city. Add in some of their delicious seafood, and you're onto a winner.