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12 Days of Pingmas: Best Rooftop Bars in London

Last updated: 24/12/2021

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... a margarita and a lovely view of the city! On today's '12 days of Pingmas' post, we've compiled a list of the top 10 rooftop bars of the capital. From bars in 'secret' gardens to jaw-droppingly beautiful restaurants high up in the sky, these 10 rooftop venues are the perfect 'happy ending' to any night out or romantic date.
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10. Parrillan

Parrillan is a terrace bar and tabletop-grill restaurant from the team behind Barrafina, with a menu by Angel Zapata Martin and views overlooking Regent’s Canal in Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross.

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BookableBussey Rooftop Bar
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9. Bussey Rooftop Bar

Perched atop the iconic Bussey Building, Bussey Rooftop Bar literally stands above the rest as the highest drinking hot spot in Peckham, offering delicious cocktails, seasonal bites and unrivalled 360-degree views of London’s dazzling skyline. Transforming into a colourful oasis for summer, Bussey Rooftop Bar offers a unique drinking and dining experience in the heart of South London. Head over t...

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Sabine Rooftop
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8. Sabine Rooftop

Sabine is a botanical rooftop bar complete with al fresco sun terraces and spectacular views over St Paul’s Cathedral and the London skyline🍸

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7. Seabird

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

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BookableAngler Roof Terrace Bar
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6. Angler Roof Terrace Bar

Welcome to this little piece of Provence in the heart of the City. Our rooftop terrace is the perfect spot for any time of the year, with views looking out over the city and heaters and a retractable rain cover to keep you warm in colder months. For lunch, Angler Terrace is an extension of our Michelin-starred seafood restaurant, serving Executive Chef, Gary Foulkes’ menu of delectable dishes. By...

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Aviary - Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace Bar
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5. Aviary - Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace Bar

Perched on the 10th Floor of Montcalm Royal London House at Finsbury Square, Aviary roof terrace offers stunning views of London's iconic cityscape. With beautiful cocktails and refreshing frosé in the summer, plus day-to-night dining and a live music brunch on the weekend. The Aviary terrace is available for partial or exclusive hire, along with our other exclusive terrace on the floor below, wh...

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BookableThe Secret Garden - South Place
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4. The Secret Garden - South Place

Explore our Secret Garden, a hidden outdoor terrace in the heart of the City. With waterfalls, palm trees and beautiful, hanging flowers this is the perfect place for business catch-ups, post-work cocktails, or weekend fun! The space offers a retractable roof in case of changeable weather and heaters to maintain tropical climates all year round. Step into the garden and feel like you’ve been tran...

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BookableCasa Madera
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3. Casa Madera

Casa Madera sits at the intersection of elevated Mexican cuisine and experiential dining. As the little sister to Los Angeles-based Toca Madera, this ingredient-forward concept is built for the bustling London diner. Active throughout the day and primed to hit another gear at night, Casa Madera offers unique interpretations of Mexican food and cocktails served across breakfast, lunch, dinner and w...

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BookableJin Bo Law
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2. Jin Bo Law

Elevate to the 14th floor of Dorsett City Hotel in Aldgate and experience the breathtaking views of London's most iconic skyline. Explore the rooftop terrace and cast your eyes upon the fantastic views of Tower Bridge, the Shard, the Walkie Talkie, the Gherkin and more. Browse through the carefully curated cocktail menu that takes you through a journey of mixology, transforming the most unique ing...

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BookableAqua Kyoto
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1. Aqua Kyoto

A contemporary Japanese restaurant with a stunning rooftop terrace high above Regent Street. Experience the innovative Japanese cuisine of Aqua Kyoto. Join us for lunch, dinner and our famous free-flow weekend brunch.

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