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How to drink like a Londoner: the best rooftop bars in London

Posted at 4:30 pm, September 18, 2014 in Food & Drink, Outdoor London

Franks Peckham

The sun is out. Who knows how long it will last. Make the most of it by heading to one of these rooftop bars. 

SOUTH

FRANK’S CAFÉ
Sometimes too popular for its own good but worth it for the panoramic views, laidback vibe and tasty global snacks. Tenth floor, Peckham multi-storey car park, 95a Rye Lane, SE15 4ST. Closes on Sunday September 21.

The Abbey Tavern

NORTH

THE ABBEY TAVERN
Escape the traffic fumes on this cute roof terrace which doubles as a cinema (for half the week). Great burgers too. 124 Kentish Town Rd, NW1 9QB. 

roof gardens © Matt Livey
© Matt Livey

WEST

THE ROOF GARDENS
These verdant gardens are lovely but often closed for private events, so call (7368 3993) to check before heading here. 99 Kensington High St, W8 5SA. 

Radio at ME London 2

CENTRAL

RADIO ROOFTOP BAR
A glam cocktail bar atop the fancy ME London hotel, with extensive views taking in Big Ben and the Oxo Tower. 336-337 Strand, WC2R 1HA. 

Boundary rooftop

EAST

BOUNDARY ROOFTOP
Visit after dark for dramatic City skyline views from this Shoreditch fave, which has a usefully weatherproof pergola. 2-4 Boundary St, E2 7DD. 

So you’re sorted for drinks, now take a look at how to eat like a Londoner with London’s best bistros.

 

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