5 of the best rooftop terraces in London


Few things in life beat the feeling of relaxing in the afternoon / early evening sunshine and for those working through the summer in London, nothing beats an aperitif at one of London’s best rooftop terraces – here are a few to add to your list…

1.   A V I A R Y  ,  F I N S B U R Y  S Q U A R E

One of London’s newest offerings, Aviary is an elegant rooftop bar and restaurant in Finsbury Square located on the 10th floor of the Montcalm Hotel. With fantastic views of the London skyline, Aviary serve delicious food and cocktails – Aviary is part of the ETM Group who also own The Jugged Hare, The Botanist, Burdock, Greenwood etc so you know it’s going to be superb. Take a look at their instagram to see more food and interiors shots.

2.  S E L F R I D G E S  R O O F  D E C K

Celebrate the summer in style Selfridge’s  new concept restaurant, The Roof Deck Restaurant and Bar at Selfridges Oxford Street, London. This Californian-style dining space is the perfect spot to relish the London summer and dine al fresco below a (hopefully) sunny sky.

Get stuck in and try something tasty from the menu, from flavoursome grills to the best guacamole in town. So head up to our rooftop (via the express lift in the Fragrance Hall) at Selfridges London and sip a delicious seasonal cocktail (or two) before delving into the delicious menu.

3.   S K Y L I G H T  R O O F T O P  B A R

Recently opened Skylight is the new roof terrace bar at Tobacco Dock. With spectacular views over the city and Canary Wharf, the bar includes street food pop-ups and the ultimate English summer pastime of croquet. Pimms anyone?

4.  M O N T A G U  B E A C H  B A R  &  G R I L L

The return of the Montagu Beach Bar & Grill at Montague on the Gardens Hotel combines authentic beach bar interiors including real sand and beach-hut style thatched roof with delicious cocktails and a BBQ to really get you into the summer spirit.

5.  R A D I O  R O O F T O P  B A R , M E  L O N D O N

Take the express lift to the 10th floor to find some of the best panoramic views of London including iconic London landmarks Tower Bridge, the Shard, London Bridge, Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, Somerset House, Southbank, London Eye, Houses of Parliament, and Covent Garden.

With a creative cocktail menu featuring original concoctions like The Pink One, and a Tapas con Vistas menu for modern twists on Spanish delicacies, the Radio Rooftop Bar promises an exclusive hideaway to enjoy the London summer.

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