FIVE BEST: Rooftop bars
Vista at The Trafalgar is one of FIVE BEST: Rooftop bars.

1. Vista at The Trafalgar

7.9
2 Spring Gdns, City of Westminster, Greater London
Cocktail Bar · City of Westminster · 22 tips and reviews

Evening StandardEvening Standard: Slightly over-priced drinks and stunning views abound, Vista is more an indulgent tourist destination than an after work hangout, but the wow factor keeps it on the London going out bucket list. Read more.

Aqua Spirit is one of FIVE BEST: Rooftop bars.

2. Aqua Spirit

7.9
5th Floor, 240 Regent St (Entrance on 30 Argyll St), London, Greater London
Cocktail Bar · 75 tips and reviews

Evening StandardEvening Standard: Perched on this Soho rooftop, Aqua bar, curated by the renowned Hong Kong-based restaurant group of the same name, offers a range of drinks and lighter bites in a stylish surrounding. Read more.

Queen of Hoxton is one of FIVE BEST: Rooftop bars.

3. Queen of Hoxton

7.9
1-5 Curtain Rd, Shoreditch, Greater London
Bar · Hackney · 97 tips and reviews

Evening StandardEvening Standard: While the venue has a hipster pedigree that verges on the intimidating you don’t have to wear thick rimmed glasses and an ironic cardigan to enjoy a drink and a movie on the glorious roof terrace. Read more.

Southbank Centre Roof Garden, Café & Bar is one of FIVE BEST: Rooftop bars.

4. Southbank Centre Roof Garden, Café & Bar

8.8
Southbank Centre (Belvedere Rd), South Bank, Greater London
Beer Garden · 32 tips and reviews

Evening StandardEvening Standard: The Southbank Centre’s rooftop bar is the perfect place to unwind after a hard day in the office. Sip an English Garden Cocktail amongst the vegetable planters and wildflower ‘meadow’. Read more.

Kensington Roof Gardens is one of FIVE BEST: Rooftop bars.

5. Kensington Roof Gardens

8.9
99 Kensington High St (Derry St), London, Greater London
Roof Deck · Queen's Gate · 76 tips and reviews

Evening StandardEvening Standard: Perfect for lunchtime drinks or dinner, the Roof Gardens also run a season of gourmet BBQ events which, when the weather hots up, are not to be missed. Read more.