London'’s Best Roof Terraces

Jun 25th 2015 | lifestyle | london | Written by Will Jamieson

Now that the colder evenings are out of the way, nothing is going to stop Londoners making a beeline for the capital's precious outdoor spots, so here's our guide to the best rooftop bars across London. See you at the top!

Rumpus Room at Mondrian London

With dramatic views of London, Rumpus Room is a rooftop bar and lounge at Mondrian London comes alive as the sun goes down; a magical glittering glass box perched atop Mondrian. As expected, we specialise in bubbly, serving an extensive list of the world’s best champagne offerings, by the glass, bottle, or in specialty cocktails. 


Radio Rooftop Bar

Located on the 10th floor of ME London, Radio is the only rooftop bar, lounge & terrace in the Strand & Aldwych area to be open throughout the day and until 2am at the weekend. With the cloud skimming views spanning from the heights of the City and beyond, the rooftop bar at ME London brings lounging and social indulgence to a new height.


The Sky Garden

The Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street is a unique public space that spans three storeys and offers 360 degree uninterrupted views across the City of London. Visitors can wander around the exquisitely landscaped gardens, observation decks and an open air terrace of what is London’s highest public garden.



Madison, near St. Pauls, brings a slice of modern Manhattan to London, all complemented by the views of the City skyline where a breath taking view of the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral is the pièce de résistance. With outdoor seating that offers stunning views, this is a popular spot during the summer where you’ll find a trendy after work crowd.


Vista at the Trafalgar

Vista is a haven in the heart of the capital, sitting almost eye to eye with Admiral Nelson atop his column, you can sit back an relax overlooking the hustle and bustle of Trafalgar Square.


Kensington Roof Gardens

The Roof Gardens in Kensington has long been one of London’s most spectacular and extraordinary landmarks. Set 100ft above London, The Roof Gardens comprises three gardens spanning across 1.5 acres, a private members Club and Babylon Restaurant. Keep an eye out for special live music events throughout the summer, a fantastic way to enjoy this unique venue. 


It’s really lovely to have assurance from the company arranging the night that we will be looked after, even after we have paid the money - Charlotte