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13 Best outdoor venues in London 2021

Article authored by Harriet


Last updated: 30/12/2021

Got any New Year's plans? Rather than going to an indoor clubrestaurant or bar with the risk of it heaving with people, why not try an outdoor restaurant or rooftop bar? Not only are outdoor bars a perfect choice if you want to go out with more Covid-conscious guests, they also usually have the best views in the city - ideal as the 'happy ending' to a romantic date, or if you just want to experience the breath-taking sight of the sun going down on the world-famous London skyline.
The Rooftop at The Standard
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The Rooftop at The Standard

Stretching over the 11th floor of the hotel, The Rooftop turns unparalleled views of the London skyline into the perfect backdrop for outdoor cocktails and bubbles on tap. Located in the heart of King’s Cross, next to Coal Drop’s Yard and minutes away from the St Pancras Station, it offers drinks and snacks atop cheery green AstroTurf with stunning panoramic city views. Expect exclamation-inspiri...

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BookableThe Rooftop St. James
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The Rooftop St. James

We are delighted to announce The Rooftop has reopened, with a brand new menu which you can view here. Take in the city's finest view and enjoy alfresco drinking and dining against the backdrop London's iconic skyline.

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Vauxhall Comedy Club
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Vauxhall Comedy Club


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Bookable14 Hills
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14 Hills

A glamorous all-day restaurant, bar and deli situated in the heart of London’s Square Mile. Boasting unparalleled views of London, Head Chef, John Barber has created a menu that showcases the best of British with a touch of French flair.

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BookableLondon Bridge Rooftop
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London Bridge Rooftop

200 capacity outdoor venue with top-notch views of London, pints, cocktails and banging Ginger Pig & Vegan burgers Daily DJs on rotation Saturday: £5pp Reservation

Drinks Good For Groups Rooftop Dive Bar

BookableCoq d'Argent
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Coq d'Argent

Coq d’Argent serves classic French food in its spectacular rooftop setting at No.1 Poultry in the City of London. In addition to the main restaurant, the grill offers a less formal menu at lunchtime, while the outdoor terraces and gardens provide a verdant oasis in the heart of the Square Mile.

Restaurants Vibes Sundowners Drinks

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We chose flavours from all over France and designed sharing plates for a very special eating experience. Classic French dishes, radicalised to create a more social and fun night out. Our cocktails pay homage to the smells and scents of France. From the lands of Normandy to Cote d’Azur up to Alsace, we took inspiration from all these regions for our drinks list. The ingredients we use in our...

Restaurants Date Night Drinks Vibes

Aviary - Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace Bar
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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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