Stunning Summer Terraces in the City

Terraces in London
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Whether you’re looking for wonderful joints for al fresco drinking or dining experiences in the City, we’ve got you covered. Read on to find out more.

Pan Pacific London x Roseblood Wines

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Bringing the essence of Provence’s captivating countryside to the middle of the bustling City, Pan Pacific London has partnered with new star of the French rosé scene to launch the Roseblood Terrace on the Plaza. Open from 8th May until 29th September, Bishopsgate Plaza is set to transform into a beautiful garden oasis drawing inspiration from the magical 300-hectare estate Château d’Estoublon, renowned for its exceptional olive oils and wines. All summer long, guests can enjoy a stunning setting for casual lunches, evening drinks and al fresco gatherings.

80 Houndsditch EC3A 7AB

Cinnamon Kitchen City (City)

Enjoy a taste of Indian summer at Cinnamon Kitchen City’s unique, all-weather terrace, providing a vibrant location to enjoy al-fresco drinks with friends or post-work catch ups with colleagues in the heart of the city. Indulge in signature sips alongside flavourful Indian dishes, BBQ brunches or high-chai afternoon tea. Situated a stone’s throw away from Liverpool Street, Cinnamon Kitchen’s terrace provides the perfect space to celebrate the long, warmer evenings.

9 Devonshire Terrace, London, EC2M 4YL |

The Happenstance by Drake & Morgan – La Vie En Rosé Terrace (St Paul’s)

Say bonjour to the charming new Parisian themed terrace at The Happenstance by Drake & Morgan, created in partnership with iconic French aperitif, Lillet. Situated in the heart of St Paul’s, the all-weather La Vie En Rosé terrace is dressed top-to-toe with rich crimson florals, twinkling lights and a Lillet bicycle for the ultimate Emily in Paris photo-opp. Enter through a vast floral arch made from ruby-red roses before sipping on bespoke Lillet cocktails and enjoying a range of sharing plates.

10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7DX |

Coq d’Argent

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Coq d’Argent, the iconic rooftop restaurant in the heart of The City, offers a sophisticated al fresco dining experience with four suntrap terraces to choose from and a rooftop garden. Transforming the space into an ‘English Garden in The City’ in partnership with NYETIMBER this summer, the terraces will make for the perfect setting to enjoy a cold class of fizz alongside contemporary French dishes from Executive Head Chef Damien Rigollet.

Le Pont De La Tour

With a legacy spanning over three decades, Le Pont De La Tour has established itself as a culinary institution, offering classic French cuisine with a contemporary twist. Each summer, guests flock to Le Pont De La Tour’s illustrious riverside terrace, which offers breathtaking views of Tower Bridge and the London skyline. Head Chef Kieran Suvarna’s monthly regional French menu is available throughout the summer, as well as the restaurant’s signature Crêpes Suzette Trolley. Embrace the London summer by dining with one of London’s best-loved riverside views.

Eataly London

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On 18 May, Eataly London will launch their first ever bottomless offering with the Aperol Spritzeria Terrazza. Guests can tuck into Eataly’s alfresco menu full of sharable antipasti delights, handmade pasta, thick-crust pizza alla pala, and fresh salads, then sit back and relax next to the iconic Aperol Spritz van or get cosy under an Aperol blanket on those cooler nights. £45pp for shared antipasti, a pizza or pasta each, and 90 minutes of bottomless drinks, every Saturday and Sunday between 11:30am and 3pm.

Cloud M at citzenM hotel

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This rooftop terrace is known as ‘London’s greatest secret.’ And without a doubt, this bar certainly does live up to its name.

Going through the relaxed lobby and up the lifts of the citzenM hotel at Tower of London treats you to one of the best sights in the City. Enjoy exceptional views of both the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge as you sip the refreshing Bombay Sapphire cocktails selection or your choice of beer, wine or Champagne, it really doesn’t get better than that.

Perfect for just one or maybe two drinks but accommodates even small parties. This rooftop bar aims to impress with its lively atmosphere and attentive staff. Perfect for all weather, cloudM is ready for those sunny evenings with its 180° view of the City, or when you’d rather retreat inside it has many comfortable sofas and chairs to recline and have a good time.

Be sure to go there soon, the secret is now out!

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