Rooftop

  • Glasshouse is a new panoramic rooftop bar for Holborn

    Glasstop is a new panoramic rooftop bar for Holborn

    London really seems to love rooftop bars at the moment. Recently we've had Wagtail open in the City and another in Covent Garden on the roof of the Amano

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  • Covent Garden has a new rooftop bar on top of the Amano hotel

    amano hotel rooftop bar london

    German boutique hotel group Amano has just had a very under-the-radar launch of its first UK hotel. The new opening is in the heart of Covent Garden with a restaurant, bar and - the important bit - a Skybar with great views over London.

    Mikey Lucombe (formerly at The Mandrake) is running the bar side of things at the hotel which includes a basement bar that aims to bring Berlin vibes to London. Up on the seventh floor

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  • Wagtail bar and restaurant will be a City rooftop bar with one hell of a view

    wagtail rooftop bar city of london

    The City is getting a new rooftop bar and restaurant from the team behind Aviary at Finsbury Square. Wagtail will take over the rooftop space of the old House of Fraser building on King William Street. It's by Maven Leisure which itself is owned by the team behind ETM Group who operate, among others, Aviary, The Botanist on Sloane Square and the Chiswell Street Dining Rooms in Moorgate. And they've brought in some

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  • Mayfair's Lucky Club is coming to Camden with a roof terrace cocktail and taco bar

    lucky club camden

    3/5/22 - updated with photos and opening date

    Having made a name for themselves in the West End serving up cocktails and bao, the team behind The Lucky Club Mayfair are heading north. They've taken on a roof terrace space across the Chalk Farm entrance to Camden Market, on the former FEST site. 

    The Lucky Club Camden will specialise in Margaritas and Mezcal cocktails with treats like the Frozen

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  • What's new at Harvey Nichols this spring?

    new brunch at harvey nichols knightsbridge

    Springtime in London isn't just a time for blossom and new fashion. Over at Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge there's a whole range of exciting new experiences to enjoy. We went along to take a look.

  • Shoreditch is getting a hot new rooftop bar Laurel's on the Roof

    laurels on the roof shoreditch

    Back when it was The Curtain the rooftop bar at the Shoreditch hotel was strictly a members-only space. So we're delighted at the much more egalitarian approach by its successor, The Mondrian. They're opening the rooftop space out to everyone, launching it as Laurel's On The Roof this summer.

    The name reflcts the restaurant's LA-inspiration, being named after Laurel Canyon, and it's going to be an all day-dining and

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  • The Standard in King's Cross gets a new rooftop taco truck

    The Standard in King's Cross gets a new rooftop taco truck

    London's rooftop bars are reopening for spring and one place that's adding something new to their roof is The Standard at King's Cross. 

    In charge of the food up there is Peter Sanchez-Iglesias of Decimo, the hotel's popular Mexican restaurant. He'll be bringing up a taco truck to the rooftop called Decimiño which will all be about tacos and Mexican small plates. That'll be

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  • The Dorchester Bar moves to the rooftop for a spring pop-up

    The Dorchester Bar moves to the rooftop for a spring pop-up

    The Dorchester Rooftop proved to be a pretty big hit when it opened last year (although Jay Rayner wasn't a fan). The space was previously a (very expensive) apartment/suite and saw the hotel converting it into a bar and restaurant. 

    After being closed for winter (it's not blessed with a retractable roof) it's opening up again for the summer where you'll find the main bar of

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  • Tinie Tempah brings RAPS fried chicken to the John Lewis rooftop

    Tinie Tempah brings RAPS fries chicken to the John Lewis rooftop

    The latest celeb to get into the food game is rapper Tinie Tempah. While you may immediately think "it's going to be something to do with tempeh, isn't it?" it is, in fact, a new fried chicken venture called RAPS (we see what he did there). 

    It's in two parts - delivery and a pop-up at the John Lewis rooftop space Willows on The Roof. He's teamed up with chef Big Has for

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  • The Sky Bar & Lounge set to tower over Piccadilly on top of the Trocadero

    sky bar trocadero london piccadilly

    Piccadilly is getting a stunning new rooftop bar and restaurant.

  • The Gantry London at Stratford will feature a 18th floor sky bar and destination restaurant

    The Gantry hotel london opening in Stratford

    Updated 15/10/21 with menu and opening date

    With Allegra at The Stratford getting such good reviews, the owners of new Stratford spot The Gantry London will be hoping for similar success.

    Their new hotel is part of the Curio Collection (a Hilton offshoot that also includes The Trafalgar and Lincoln Plaza). The 18 storey building was built by Ardmore who also did The Ned and Corinthia

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  • Test Driving The Londoner - Leicester Square's new luxe hangout

    the londoner hotel and restaurant review leicester square

    The arrival of luxe new hotel The Londoner on Leicester Square aims to transform the area's lacklustre reputation. We went to check it out.

  • First look inside The Londoner 'super boutique' hotel on Leicester Square

    The Londoner hotel opening on Leicester SquareLeicester Square's food and drink scene gets an injection of cool with this upcoming hotel promising a rooftop bar with firepits, two Odeon luxe cinemas and a signature all day restaurant.

  • Test Driving the Polo Lounge at The Dorchester Rooftop - Beverly Hills hits Park Lane

    Polo Lounge popup Dorchester

    If you're looking for somewhere dressy to go for a good time this summer - the glamour of the rooftop Beverly Hills Polo Lounge pop up at The Dorchester is a must.

  • Giz & Green with Night Tales take over the John Lewis Rooftop

    Giz & Green with Night Tales take over the John Lewis Rooftop

    It's been a while since the rooftop at John Lewis has been open - but it's coming back in style and with a new name. This summer, it's called Willows, and is being taken over by the people behind Night Tales who have brought in Gizzi Erskine and Professor Green to run the food. 

    Giz & Green's deep-pan sourdough and stuffed-crust pizzas were a hit at ...

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