London has plenty of roof top bars where you can enjoy the city from above while sipping your favourite drink. Don’t forget to put a few extra pounds in your wallet.
Vertigo 42 Champagne Bar
This is the sort of place where you would propose to your girlfriend or boyfriend. First you have to pass through an airport style security then enter a purple lift and you are on your way for a special treat! In the second tallest skyscraper in London, you can enjoy breathtaking views and a glass champagne at £17. Prices range from white wine from £7.50 a glass, up to £795.50 for a magnum of Krug champagne.The seats are arranged so everyone gets to appreciate the view. Booking is required.
SkyLounge at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
Take the lift to the 12th floor at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel to visit the posh SkyLounge cocktail bar with panoramic views over the Tower Bridge, Tower of London and the River Thames.
Vista at The Trafalgar Hotel
There is an entrance fee of £5 to this renowned bar with views over Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the London Eye. A really good place to take a visitor to London or a romantic date.
Enjoy an alfresco drink in a garden environment and views over St Paul’s Cathedral and the Bank of England. Here you can have delicious cocktails and a heavenly artisan juniper gin and tonic, with a very knowledgeable staff. A excellent roof top spot, wonderfully located in the city with terraces looking over the latest contribution to London’s skyline the new skyscraper the shard.
Japanese Garden Rafayel Hotel
Stylish designed terrace and garden in the award-winning Falcon Wharf Development with views over the Thames. Alfresco. The setting overlooking the river is great! Some very nice wines are also available by the glass.