Rooftop bars are bang on trend for 2021, especially as we approach the summer months. After finally being able to enjoy a night out with our friends again, due to the Government’s easing of lockdown measures, here are 6 of the best rooftop bars in London for enjoying drinks with a view.
Located on the 14th floor of Dorsett Hotel, City, Jin Bo Law Skybar boasts fantastic views of Tower Bridge, the Shard, the Walkie Talkie, the Gherkin, and other breath-taking features of London’s most iconic skyline. Their cocktails are carefully curated, transforming unique ingredients into unexpected treasures.
Top Tipple: Jin Bo Papa – Mount Gay Black Barrel, Mount Gay Eclipse, Wray and Nephew, Cointreau, Angostura bitters, JBL puree with passion fruit, banana, pineapples, coconut, and papaya juice.
The Bussey Rooftop Bar is billed as a tropical oasis in the heart of Peckham, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. Boasting 360° views, vibrant décor, and florals galore, this rooftop bar is Instagram ready.
Top Tipple: Cucumber Gin Spritz – Gin, fresh cucumber, a sprig of mint, and a bit of fizz.
Enjoy alfresco drinking and dining, basking in the backdrop of the London skyline. The Rooftop has a heavy Asian influence, with a tapas-style menu perfect for sharing, and a cocktail list worthy of an expert mixologist.
Top Tipple: Daisy – Tequila Blanco, Mandarin Liqueur, Pink Grapefruit, Lime Juice, Agave, and Club Soda.
Skylight is an imaginative rooftop bar, decorated with oil drum tables, comfy cushioned sofas, and twinkling fairy lights overhead. Not only this, but the Skylight also boasts street food, Live DJ sets, and games such as croquet and petanque.
Top Tipple: Lawn Club Sour – Monkey Shoulder, Benedictine DOM, Angostura Bitters, Peychaud’s Bitters, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and aquafaba.
The Aviary has a rooftop restaurant, terrace area, and signature igloos for you to enjoy. This rooftop bar is uniquely themed around anything with wings, from flamboyant birds to the humble bumblebee.
Top Tipple: Bumblebee – Reyka vodka, Kamm & Sons, lemon, apple juice, and pollen syrup.
If you are more interested in a relaxed informal atmosphere and a delicious craft beer, then Netil360 might be the place for you. Their drinks menu ranges from locally distilled spirits to small batch craft beers and ciders, perfect for the summer months.
Top Tipple: Beavertown Gamma Ray – 5.4% ABV – American Pale Ale – Juicy tropical beer rammed with juicy malts and huge tropical aromas of mango and grapefruit.
The world-renowned London skyline is truly a breath-taking view to behold. Now imagine observing the awesome sight, whilst sipping on a delicious cold beverage from one of these fantastic rooftop bars with your friends. Bliss!