If you’re looking for somewhere to while away the hours after work or spend some time with friends at a weekend, then these rooftop bars are perfect for you.
Up on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower SushiSamba overs incredible views over London, it’s certainly not for vertigo suffers, sitting comfortably between The Shard and The Gherkin in terms of its stature. Despite the stunning fairy light clad trees and décor, you will be totally immersed in the views. The sharing platters offer Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian style food and the Bubbletails are certainly to be tried.
Hidden behind Oxford Circus, Aqua is the perfect place to take a time out from your hard days shopping! The entrance is quite easy to miss as it does look a little like an office, but it paves the way to one of the best rooftop bars in London, and hose two great restaurants; Aqua Kyoto and Aqua Nueva.
It’s also the perfect place to wind down after a hard week of work; if the sun’s out and the DJ’s playing there really is nowhere else you need to be. Grab those shades and work the suit and sunglasses look with a cocktail in hand.
Radio at Me Hotel
With some of the best 180 degree views over London and cocktails that are highly impressive; Radio at Me Hotel is the one stop shop for the perfect night out. If you’re looking for something a little bit special, go at sunset to catch the nightly laser show that projects from the jaw-dropping lobby.
Hidden behind Regent Street and a stone throw away from Carnaby Street this is another great stop for after work drinks or taking time out from your shopping, although Sanctum Soho have gone that little bit further; tucked away on the fifth floor, there are three hidden areas consisting of a charming indoor bar, an outdoor lounge with roaring fire and an adjacent residents area with 24-hour bar service and access to an exclusive, open air hot-tub. Perfect reason to book a room!
Vista at Trafalgar London
Perched on top of the Trafalgar Hotel in the infamous Square, this newly refurbished outdoor bar is perfect for watching the world go by. The cocktail menu is extensive and the views are out of this world; Big Ben and The London Eye are all in sight. Enjoying the al-fresco dining experience and the tranquil atmosphere.