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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.