Two of the best things about London are the incredible views and unrivalled selection of bars and restaurants. There are a number of rooftop bars around the city where you can combine both of these things.
Here at the Montcalm Hotel Finsbury Square Bar, we boast some of the best restaurants near Finsbury Square which means you’ll never be stuck for somewhere nice to eat. However, if you’re looking to get out, these rooftop bars will give you an entirely new view of the city.
South Bank, London
If you’re looking for somewhere to spend an afternoon in the sun and catch up with friends, this hip rooftop bar offers a perfect mixture of warm atmosphere and scenic views. The Rumpus Room is a popular spot for business travellers thanks to its close proximity to the City of London. Situated alongside the famous River Thames, this bar offers incredible views of the city skyline and is a great place to get your smartphone out and snap some pictures. The selection of drinks consists of wines, beers and spirits to match everyone’s taste.
Waterloo Road, London
Take a trip up to this wooden, rooftop oasis in the heart of Waterloo for an afternoon or evening of good times and even better drinks. There is plenty of space at Bar Elba which makes it perfect if you’re travelling with a group of friends. As the sun goes down, the atmosphere livens up. Feel the buzz of the city as you look out over the lights of London and enjoy a relaxing drink. Sip a glass of sparkling Champagne under the fairy lights for one of the most memorable nights in London.
Fusion restaurants and bars have become very popular in London, with more establishments trying to blend together the rich cultures and flavours that can be found in the city. Sushisamba Bar is a perfect example of fusion, bringing together Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cultures in a culmination of styles and flavours. Relax in a sleek setting as you choose from a huge selection of cocktails, beers, wines and spirits. If you’re looking for great views, the panoramic sights at the top of the Heron Tower are magnificent. Be sure to check out Sushisamba Bar on your next visit to London.
Culpeper Roof Garden
Commercial Street, London
Escape the hectic hustle of London’s busy streets and retreat to your own personal oasis at the top of the city. This rooftop space combines the beauty of nature with the atmosphere of the capital to create an experience like no other. Throughout the year, the greenhouses at Culpeper Roof Garden are used to grow a wide selection of plants and herbs, many of which are used in the custom-made cocktails you can find on the menu. If you’re looking for a relaxing place to enjoy a drink with friends, look no further.