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London's Top 8 Rooftop Bars and Restaurants

 
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Some of London's best Rooftop Bars and Restaurants: we have a long list – but had to narrow it down to just eight for our dear viewers.


The Ned - London

The Ned - London

The Ned (City Of London)

The Ned has it all. On the 8th floor you’ll find two bars - Poultry Dome Bar & Terrace and Princes Street Dome Bar & Terrace. It’s members-only, but worth it for the heated pool and sweeping views of St Paul's.

Where: City of London - 27 Poultry, London EC2R 8AJ

Drink this: Pick up a couple of Soho Negronis or, if you’re thinking about taking a dip, a House Press juice


The Bokan - London Best Rooftops

The Bokan - London Best Rooftops

The Bokan (Canary Wharf)

The Bokan is located at the Novotel Canary Wharf. This restaurant and bar spreads across three floors and features an open air mezzanine on the 39th floor. Guests can grab drinks, snacks and small plates from chef Aurelie Altemaire while enjoying a view of The Thames and Canary Wharf. Open 2am Thursday through Saturday.

Where: The Novotel Canary Wharf, E14 9TP

Drink this: Choose from of their range of 27 original cocktails. We like the look of The Red Seal – Japanese whisky, lemon, matcha and hibiscus.


Roof Deck Selfridges

Roof Deck Selfridges

The Roof Deck at Selfridge’s (oxford street)

The Roof Deck at Selfridges’ is a Californian-inspired Roof Deck by Des McDonald. The menu from Chef Steve Tonkin and extensive drinks list is enough to keep us happy and in a state of bliss for many hours, starting at 11 am each morning.

Where: Selfridges, 400 Oxford St, Marylebone, London W1A 1AB

Drink this: Cucumber and Chilli Margarita

Eat this: Prawns a la plancha, blistered corn & pomegranate or Tuna ceviche, kohlrabi, avocado, cilantro and bonito flakes.


Lido Curtain London

Lido Curtain London

The Lido Curtain (Hackney)

The LIDO Curtain features a rooftop brasserie and Moroccan-style pool, open to hotel guests and club members. Sunbeds and loungers will ensure guests can make the most of the summer months but there’s also a retractable roof for when things get chilly.

Where: 45 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3PT

Drink this: Wines by the glass or cocktails courtesy of Trash Tiki

Eat this: Seafood platters


Franks Campari Bar

Franks Campari Bar

Frank’s Campari Bar (Peckham)

No list of London rooftops would be complete without Frank's Campari Bar, which sits on top of Peckham’s Multi-Storey Car Park. Chef Joseph Ryan is heading up the kitchen this year so we’re looking forward to see how the menu will evolve.

Where: Peckham Multi Storey Carpark, 95A Rye Lane, London SE15 4ST

Drink this: Campari soda, Americano, Aperol Spritz

Eat this: Ox Heart kebab, brown sugar hot wings, smoked aubergine


Giant Robot London

Giant Robot London

Giant Robot (Canary Wharf)

The latest venture from Street Feast, the space-age structure of Giant Robot. It features top street food traders and a roof garden, as well as a 360° island bar which is open every day of the week. Perfect for an after work drinks.

Where: Crossrail Place, London, E14 5AR

Drink this: One of over 38 craft beers on tap

Eat this: Iberico Pork Sub from Little José or a Pork Belly bun from Yum Bun


Pergola on the Roof

Pergola on the Roof

PERGOLA ON THE ROOF (WHITE CITY)

Pergola on the Roof is one of West London’s largest alfresco dining spaces. The food comes courtesy of Breddos Tacos, Bonnie Gull, Patty & Bun and 8 Hoxton Square. The space features two bars, has room for 600 and also takes reservations.

Where: Television Centre Multi-storey Car Park, Wood Lane London W12 7RJ

Drink this: Le Gran Fizz – a Grey Goose cocktail or if you’re looking to go large – a Magnum or Jeroboam (4x bottles) of rosé

Eat this: Tuna toastada from Breddos Tacos or Salt n Peppa squid burger from Bonnie Gull


Brixton Beach London

Brixton Beach London

BRIXTON BEACH (BRIXTON)

Brixton Beach is a colorful space inspired by the sights, sounds and culture of Cuba. This multi-use space features a selection of street food traders. The space also allows for film screenings, fitness classes and weekend performances ranging from DJ’s to Latin American brass bands.

Where: Pope's Road, Brixton, London, SW9 8JH

Drink this: Frozen rum daiquiris

Eat this: Japanese fried chicken from Nanban or Fish tacos from Del 74