Scenic rooftop bars in London

Jun 14, 2021 | Things to do

Summer isn’t quite complete if you can’t pair your cocktail with some equally lovely views of the city.

We’ve put together a list of the best rooftop bars in London to drink at over summer 2021!

The Nest in Treehouse

Take your perch in The Nest, a rooftop bar and terrace with spectacular 360 degree skyline views. Settle into the indoor lounge filled with green foliage and natural materials or cosy up on the outdoor wraparound terrace.

The menu features playful, marker‑driven cocktails and bar bites that draw inspiration from the tree and showcase local ingredients as well as a curated selection of wine and beer.

Location

14-15 Langham Place, W1B 2QS

Cuisine

Classic bites and yummy cocktails

14 Hills

Sittuated on the 14th floor of 120 Fenchurch Street, 14 Hills is composed of a glamorous restaurant and lively late night bar with unparalleled views of London.

You can find a range of menus that showcase the best of British with a hint of French flair, championing seasonal British produce. The bar serves signature cocktails, craft beer and experiments with local ingredients to invent the most unique tastes in the city.

Location

14th floor, 120 Fenchurch St, EC3M 5BA

Cuisine

Best of British with a French flair

Pantechnicon

Eat like a local without leaving the city. Hop between the restaurants, bars and cafes to get a taste of the Nordics & Japan. From grab‑and‑go gyoza to sophisticated fine dining, it’s food you don’t have to go to the ends of the earth to enjoy.

Location

19 Motcomb St, SW1X 8LB

Cuisine

Various restaurants offering everything from Nordic to Japanese

Pergola Paddington

Pergola Paddington boasts hidden gardens alongside drinking and dining in the heart of London. With four rotating restaurants serving incredible food, they have all you need for hours of chilled out escapism.

Bask in the sunlight or watch the clouds go by overhead. With a mix of perspex roof covered areas and open‑air spots, they’ve got you covered whatever the weather.

Location

5 Kingdom St, W2 6PY

Cuisine

Street food to go with social drinks

Takeaway and delivery

Seabird London

A rooftop seafood restaurant boasting London’s longest oyster list, an impressive marble raw bar, and sprawling city views.

Featuring an array of sea‑to‑table offerings with Spanish & Portuguese influences.

Location

40 Blackfriars Road 14th Floor, South Bank, SE1 8NY

Cuisine

Mix of Spanish & Portuguese seafood dishes and cocktails

Lost in Brixton

A concrete jungle with drinks, food and good times. Hard to find, easy to love.

A large‑scale terrace inspired by escapism ~ pops of bright colour, and design inspired by travel and discovery create a place to gather, dance, and get away.

Location

Brixton Village, Coldharbour Ln, SW9 8PS

Cuisine

All the street food you could ever want!

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