In the wake of some gloriously sunny days, we’re starting to believe we may get a Summer after all! London in the sun is a sight to behold. Droves of thirsty office workers flock to bask in the sunshine while sipping their hard earned after work drinks. Bars with outdoor space become packed with shiny happy people holding pints. Where better to soak up the sun (and booze) than at a rooftop bar? Flavour Venue Search presents our favourite rooftop venues in London:
A firm favourite of ours. This stylish bar and restaurant offers the best views over the square mile, allowing guests to celebrate the sunshine while gazing at some of London’s most iconic buildings. A popular spot for office drinks, birthday parties and celebrations. Aviary combines tasteful décor with gorgeous vistas and a buzzy ambiance. A truly impressive rooftop spot.
THE ROOFTOP ST. JAMES
The centrally located Trafalgar St James Hotel boasts one of the coolest rooftop spaces in London. Come here to sip alfresco cocktails while gazing at the London Eye and Nelson’s Column. As night draws in, guests can snuggle under heaters and blankets to witness the awe-inspiring sunset. Want to impress your guests? Book a private party at ROOM, an enclosed glass space offering private dining with a view for up to 14 guests. Sensational!
BIRD OF SMITHFIELD
Nestled in the heart of Smithfield, this handsome 5 storey Georgian townhouse’s roof terrace overlooks the historic Smithfield Market. When the sun shines, this lively rooftop bar becomes a must visit for trendy urbanites and local workers seeking refreshment. If you’re looking to book a party, the roof terrace at Bird of Smithfield is available for private hire during the daytime and on Mondays and Saturdays. The perfect spot for an office summer party or a special celebration.
Those with a head of heights should make a beeline for Sushisamba. Located on the 38th & 39th floor at 110 Bishopsgate, this plush venue offers 360-degree views over London, plus exquisite Pan Asian dishes and exotic beverages. For those seeking that WOW factor, they present an outdoor terrace available for seated or standing events. For a corporate party like no other, look to hire Europe’s highest outdoor dining terrace. The sky’s the limit!
Head to the South Bank to check out this bright and verdant riverside rooftop bar. Rumpus Room at the Mondrian hotel features tasty bites, British-American themed cocktails and live music on Wednesdays. Soak up the vibe from their plush sofas or head outside for sunshine and summertime views over the Thames. Available to hire for private receptions and parties of up to 300 guests, this rooftop playground encapsulates all the glamour of modern London. Riverside revelry awaits!
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