Galvin at Windows is one of Best Summer Bars.

1. Galvin at Windows

9.0
French Restaurant · Mayfair · 22 Park Lane (London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel), London, Greater London

VogueVogue: With panoramic views of the skyline, from Buckingham Palace’s back garden to the hills of Hampstead Heath, and gorgeous 1930s-inspired furniture this is the perfect place to spend a summer evening. Read more.

Frank's Café & Campari Bar is one of Best Summer Bars.

2. Frank's Café & Campari Bar

9.2
Bar · 10th Floor, Multi-Story Carpark (at 95a Rye Ln), Peckham, Greater London

VogueVogue: An entirely open-air bar that operates for the summer season only, Frank’s offers incredible views of the city skyline and a wooden boat-shaped bar created by Paloma Gormley. Read more.

The Railway Tavern is one of Best Summer Bars.

3. The Railway Tavern

7.4
Pub · West Norwood · 7 Station Rise, London, Greater London

VogueVogue: With an outdoor garden complete with Pimms bar and beach huts decked in fairylights, this is one of south London’s best summer nightspots. Look out for its fun and dance-filled monthly Jive nights. Read more.

Le Chalet is one of Best Summer Bars.

4. Le Chalet

7.5
Cocktail Bar · Marylebone · 400 Oxford Street, London, Greater London

VogueVogue: A host of activities designed to celebrate Britain’s big year makes this a great summer destination. Play golf, enjoy high tea and hear budding musicians performing on a traditional English bandstand. Read more.

The Fringe, Swan Warf is one of Best Summer Bars.

5. The Fringe, Swan Warf

Bar · Tower Hamlets · Swan Wharf

VogueVogue: An exclusive members-only bar in a four-storey Victorian warehouse only 100 metres from the Olympic stadium – this is the place to soak up the Olympic atmosphere without having to face the crowds. Read more.