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Places To Find The Best Views In London

Last updated: 27/07/2021

Big cities are always best viewed from a up high, preferably somewhere offering panoramic views of the city, and with a cocktails. London is no exception with it mix of modern, and historic buildings dotting the city. This is particularly so as summer hits full swing!

The best time for that gram is of course as the sun starts to set, so we've been through our entire app and tested them all out to find you THE BEST places to find the most incredible views in London.

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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Madison Restaurant & Bar is situated on the top floor of One New Change. Overlooking the iconic dome of St Paul's Cathedral, the panoramic views of historic London from Europe's largest public roof terrace are simply breathtaking. From an early morning breakfast meeting to an informal lunch, Madison offers an elevated atmosphere for those who like a generous side order of history and culture with ...

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Frank's Cafe at Bold Tendencies
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Frank's Cafe at Bold Tendencies

Bold Tendencies is a not-for-profit creative enterprise and arts organisation that has been based in Peckham since 2007

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BookableSUSHISAMBA London
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Only at SUSHISAMBA will you find a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian culture and cuisine.

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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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BookableLSQ Rooftop - Leicester Square
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LSQ Rooftop - Leicester Square

LSQrooftop is London's premier rooftop bar and restaurant, situated 9 floors above the capital's infamous Leicester Square. With floor to ceiling glass, we promise you one the best rooftop views the city has to offer.

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BookableAlexandra Palace Beer Garden
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Alexandra Palace Beer Garden

London’s largest beer garden, proclaimed as “the best thing to happen in 2020” by Time Out is BACK with unbeatable views, some of the city’s hottest street food traders & a big ol’ pop up bar!

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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.

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Conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects, we are centrally located in the heart of the capital, gracefully rotating over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

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Sky Garden
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Sky Garden

Located at the top 20 Fenchurch Street, the highest public garden with restaurants and bar exclusively operated by rhubarb

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BookableOrbit Slide
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Orbit Slide

At 114.5m high, the ArcelorMittal Orbit is the UK's tallest sculpture offering views of over 20 miles across London including The City and Canary Wharf.

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BookableThe Dare Skywalk
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The Dare Skywalk

Embark on The Dare Skywalk, the capital's newest adventure, exclusive to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Experience stunning skyline views, an adrenaline-pumping challenge and a unique slice of football history up-close.

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Galvin at Windows
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Galvin at Windows

With stunning London views, the award winning Galvin at Windows Restaurant is the perfect setting for any memorable occasion.

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BookableDuck & Waffle
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Duck & Waffle

Who We Are Duck & Waffle offers a playful take on traditional British cuisine with broad European influences emphasizing local, rustic, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. Dishes are designed for sampling and sharing and are complemented by an iconoclastic cocktail experience served in a vibrant atmosphere that welcomes guests 24/7. Breakfast, brunch, late night, desserts: “all day” dining is r...

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

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BookableRadio Rooftop
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Radio Rooftop

Radio Rooftop is one of London’s most iconic venues situated on the 10th Floor, with striking views across the city skyline from sunrise to sunset.

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Oblix West is a contemporary grill restaurant offering dishes delivered in Rainer Becker's signature style of upscale, sophisticated, urban dining. The menu at Oblix centres on dishes from its spit roast, charcoal grill and wood-fired oven, showcasing the best of British produce. The East Side, with its views stretching over the city, Tower Bridge and across to Canary Wharf, plays host to locals a...

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BookableBokan 37
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Bokan 37

Indulge and dine amongst industrial dockyard sophistication whilst admiring captivating views of London’s skyline. The award-winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant at Bōkan 37 creates a warm, inviting & relaxed dining experience.

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BookableLondon in the Sky
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London in the Sky

London in the Sky is an experience like no other; a 22-seat Sky Table suspended 100ft in the air, where you’ll enjoy fantastic food and drink accompanied by unique views of the capital

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Bookable12th Knot
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12th Knot

A true reflection of South Bank’s vibrant energy, expect bright, striking décor and an open-plan layout which puts the panoramic views centre stage. So whether you’re curled up on a window seat, relaxing on the balcony, mingling at the bar or on the dance floor, London’s breath-taking skyline is the main attraction.

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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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BookableSearcy's In The Gherkin
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BookableOXO Tower Restaurant
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OXO Tower Restaurant

Consisting of a Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie, OXO is a place for celebration and stunning views of London. At the cutting edge of innovation in food and drink, OXO delivers on service, quality of products and experience every time. With intimate views along the Thames, OXO is the ideal environment for a stylish cocktail, a quick bite to eat or a fine dining experience.

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