Inspired by tales from the notorious Wild West, this pop up bar brings you a fun and fully immersive experience, and one of the best things to do in London this summer. Smuggle in your favourite bottle of moonshine and let expert mixologists at the Moonshine Saloon craft some snappy cocktails for you.
Top 20 Things To Do This Summer
We made it! Winter was great and god knows we love the charming wet weather of spring, but by darn it's summer - and luckily for us, you, and everyone else in fair London; there are loads of sunshine-appropriate bars and cool events going down. From pop-up parties to boozy river cruises, tasty chow to rooftop wonders; this city has them all. In no particular order, check out our recommended top 20 things to do this summer in London and don't you waste another sunny minute, okay?
For more inspo, check out our guide to summer in London.
Ride the waves this summer in London as boat bars cruise canals and rivers. Whether you're after lunch, dinner, drinks or a boozy brunch, these floating hangouts have got it all, plus some stellar views along the way.
Missing your fix of live DJ sets? Luckily, Prince of Wales is here to save the day with their Spaced Out series of boozy brunches and suppers. Grab yourself a private booth to spend the day drinking, dining and dancing at this South London spot.
One of the best things to do this summer, Fuller's are ready and waiting to spice up your evenings with their theatrical series. Grab your mates and head to one of Shakespeare in the Garden's events to catch live performances of famous plays while sipping on craft brews.
Live your best life with a rooftop party this summer in celebration of The Mansion London's 10th birthday. Embracing a blue dress code, the event will see you dancing to live DJ sets, checking out some impressive art and having your future read by a clairvoyant. Need a navy top up? Make-up artists are on hand to help you out.
From Fulham Palace to Crystal Palace, pop-up cinema events are taking over some of the finest outdoor spaces in the capital to bring you a line of only the most epic films from The Favourite to The Big Lebowski.
Perfect for any amateur bakers out there, The Big London Bake is a quirky event taking place this summer, revolving around all the yeast-based fun of baking. Guests will be set a number of challenges by the event's talented professionals in order to find out who is London's true star baker. Immortality is only a scone's throw away; this great summer event has everything you could possibly knead.
If sipping cocktails in a secret rooftop garden sounds like your kind of Saturday night, then Midnight Apothecary is the place for you. Swing by this gorgeous hidden gem for botanical sips surrounded by wildflowers and glowing fairy lights.
This summer, Springfest is taking over Electric Ballroom in Camden for a day-long event that's not to be missed. Embody a Bavarian by guzzling craft beer, tucking into juicy Bratwurst and grooving along to tunes from Club De Fromage.
Fulham Beach is an unmissable summer pop-up in London. Join theme in their stunning Thameside location for the chance to recline in your own cabana, sipping cocktails and devouring street food. That's not all though as they're home to some of the South's best late night parties.
In need of a pick-me-up after all that self-isolation? We say do it in gloriously boujee fashion with some slick espresso martinis. We've rounded up our favourite bars serving the coffee tipples.
Enjoy the sunshine AND stretch those little legs with our round-up of five waterside walks. Heading along canals and rivers, these walks are all under 4 miles, and have plenty of refreshment stops along the way.
It's hot, you're sweaty and in need of something cool to throw your perspiring self into. Fortunately London is awash with lidos and outdoor spots for swimming, we've got our favourite here, along with the best places for brunch nearby. You can thank us later.