London Shuffle Club is the place to be when the sun is shining and your mates want to hang out. The Shoreditch hangout has both indoor and outdoor play areas, alongside pizzas, cocktails and a quirky bottomless brunch option.
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.
Inspired by tales from the notorious Wild West, this pop up bar in Fulham 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.
We've spent enough time indoors over the past few months, so let's make our return to the al fresco world an epic one. Quirky Waterloo rooftop Bar Elba is bringing the brunch shenanigans every weekend with tacos and bottomless margaritas.
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.
Renowned for putting on an unforgettable evening, The Luna Cinema are back for another season of outdoor film screenings across London. Bigger and better than ever, the movie heavyweights will be showing an eclectic catalogue of classics at venues such as Victoria Tower Gardens, Fulham Palace and Battersea Park.
This former car park has had a serious glow-up to become one of London's edgiest rooftops. Skylight not only has sweeping views over the City, but a petanque course, sun-trap terrace, Greek street food, and plenty of Aperol Spritzes.
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.
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.
If you love a cocktail or two, you won't want to miss out on Cocktails in the City as they head to Bedford Square Gardens for a seasonal special. Join them and a handpicked selection of London's finest for interactive workshops, cocktail tours and plenty more fun under the sun.
Back for another rip-roaring bash, this Blitz spirit-themed knees up is celebrating the best music, drinks and fashion from the 1940s. Taking place in an authentic air raid shelter, you're invited to shake your tail-feathers to live music late into the night whilst dress up in your finest retro attire.
This July, Ciderama is giving the city's craft cider fans unique access to dozens of creators from across the world. Join them for the city's biggest dedicated festival with hundreds of unique finds and fresh pours just waiting to be explored.
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.
Summer in London wouldn't be summer without the annual chicken wing festival that is Wing Fest. It's back for 2020 and it's got all the usual goodness, including eating competitions, live music, and - of course - tonnes of wings.
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.
Secret Cinema is back once more, sending you back in time to 1963 where love is in the air of Kellerman's resort. As you explore the exotic cocktails, cha cha dancing and live music that's on offer, you'll soon see there's something even more exciting lying off the beaten track...
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.
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.