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The best rooftop bars in Soho and Covent Garden

Article authored by Oliver


Last updated: 25/08/2022

From Oxford Street to Leicester Square, sip some high-altitude cocktails and take in a panoramic of London's epic skyline! "My favourite way to rise above the BS? Rooftops." - Luckily for you, Soho & Covent Garden have a plethora of rooftop bars for you to enjoy. We've curated a list of central rooftop bars concentrated around Soho and Covent Garden with breathtaking views of Trafalgar and Leicester Square and Piccadilly.
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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BookableAqua Nueva
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Aqua Nueva

An innovative Spanish restaurant with two stunning rooftop terraces high above Regent Street.

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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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BookableAlto by San Carlo
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Alto by San Carlo

Looking for a totally unique, decadent twist on your summer staycation? Then join us for Dior’s takeover of our rooftop restaurant, inspired by the French Riviera. With a menu composed of dishes selected by the House, including some of Monsieur Dior’s favourites and drinks that pay tribute to Dior’s history – this is the ultimate dining destination for the summer.

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BookableAqua Kyoto
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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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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.

Empire Casino Icon Balcony Bar
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Empire Casino Icon Balcony Bar

A hidden gem in the heart of London’s West End. The Icon Balcony Bar has the best view over Leicester Square with a large terrace perfect for al fresco parties, and serving as that all-important smoking deck. With killer cocktails and a killer view, Icon Balcony Bar has been used for film premieres, presentations and numerous after-parties for up to 60 people. If you're looking for the wow fact...

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