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Best rooftop bars in London

Head to Madison and enjoy one of the most popular views over London’s iconic landmarks. Dine at the glamorous restaurant or indulge in a drink at the rooftop cocktail bar directly overlooking St Paul's Cathedral next door. Open daily year-round

Il Tetto Restaurant & Bar
Find a slice of Italy by travelling on the express lift from the fragrance section to the rooftop at world-famous department store, Selfridges. After a spot shopping, nibble on small bites of cicchetti with a glass of Italian wine, or enjoy comforting bowls of steaming pasta at Il Tetto. Open daily until spring.

Queen of Hoxton
Journey to a magical world at the Queen of Hoxton's famous rooftop bar. This Shoreditch hangout turns its terrace into a playground for adults, taking inspiration from seasonal themes during winter and summer months. Open daily year-round

Coq d'Argent
Perched on the roof of No.1 Poultry, Coq D'Argent’s elegant rooftop terrace is the ideal destination for after-work drinks or special celebrations. Come for lunch to try the extensive grill menu, or soak up the bar’s panoramic view at sunset - exquisite cocktails in hand, London’s skyline all around you. Open daily year-round 

The Rooftop
Soak up the tranquillity of the secret roof garden bar at The Trafalgar St James hotel, safe in the knowledge that nobody in London's famous Trafalgar Square down below is as lucky as you. Oh look, is that Big Ben you can see? Grab a premium cocktail at The Rooftop, settle back into the cosy seating, and feel a satisfying smile appear across your face. Open year-round from Wednesday to Sunday

Oxo Tower
Soak up a spectacular panorama of the river Thames from the breathtaking terrace of Oxo Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie. Savour creative and refined dishes at the restaurant, or enjoy some live music at the brasserie. Admire the view of St Paul’s Cathedral from the bar’s balcony on the eighth floor of this South Bank landmark. Open daily year-round

Radio Rooftop Bar
The dress code to enter the luxurious rooftop bar of ME London Hotel is smart casual, but when the view includes The Shard, St Paul's Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament, jeans somehow don't seem appropriate. Soak up the view from one of the best bars in London with a table filled with tapas and cocktails. Open daily year-round

Rumpus Room
Set on the 12th floor of the Mondrian London is Rumpus Room. The hotel’s rooftop lounge and terrace has spectacular views of the river Thames, St Paul's Cathedral and the City’s skyline. You’ll find tasty cocktails with a British-American twist, a swanky interior and there’s always a party going on with regular live music and DJ sets. Open year-round from Tuesday to Saturday  fake watches

Board a glass lift to the top of the Salesforce Tower London (formerly Heron Tower) and try a selection of high-end fusion dishes and cocktails. Bringing together the flavours of Japan, Peru and Brazil, Sushisamba is one of London’s top restaurant destinations, as well as one of the highest. Enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere of the terrace overlooking the City’s skyline, and sip your drink next to the life-sized orange tree sculpture. Open daily year-round

Boundary Rooftop
With design mogul Terence Conran overseeing its creation, it's no wonder Boundary Rooftop looks so good. Boundary’s heated rooftop orangery at this converted Victorian warehouse has a kitchen garden, citrus trees and, best of all, a fantastic bar and grill. Soak up the sun or find shade under the vine-cloaked pergola for Mediterranean-influenced cuisine food and exquisite cocktails. Open daily year-round

Aqua Nueva
Aqua Nueva serves up a stunning view of the London skyline, along with a menu of traditional Spanish cuisine. Enjoy a stylish cocktail at one of the two bars – one indoor and one on the fantastic terrace overlooking Regent Street, the Coca - Cola London Eye and The Gherkin. Attached to Aqua Nueva is Aqua Spirit cocktail bar and Aqua Kyota Japanese restaurant. Open daily year-round