The Best rooftop bars in East London – Summer 2021

The Best rooftop bars in East London – Summer 2021

The financial district of the capital has so much more than busy professionals. It’s a melting pot of culture, history, and progressive art. The nest Rooftop bars in East London vary from laid-back to ultra-chic.

1. The culpeper – Spitafields

This is a lovely garden created to improve the urban living experience. Here you get to try the harvests either as a garnish for a drink or as part of a dish. Great signature cocktails and a lovely view of the City’s towering skyline.

Location: 40 Commercial Street, E1 6LP

Nearest tube station: Aldgate East, Aldgate.

2. Dalston Roof Park – Dalston

This rooftop bar and music venue hosts many parties and events such as film screenings. Bootstrap Charity is behind this creative endeavor. They use all profits to support young people and businesses.

Location: The Print House, 18-22 Ashwin St, London E8 3DL

Nearest tube station:  Dalston Kingsland, Dalston Junction.

3. Netil360 – Hackney

A charming, panoramic rooftop bar with a very relaxing atmosphere. Here you can find some great local craft beer options. The venue includes a garden and can be used as a cafe and workspace.

Location: 1 Westgate St, London E8 3RL

Nearest tube station: London Fields, Cambridge Heath.

4. The Boundary – Shoreditch

This is a stylish rooftop bar and grill located on the top of Boundary Hotel in Shoreditch. The garden has a heated glass Orangery open all year round. You can also hire all or part of the Rooftop garden for private events.

Location: 2-4 Boundary St, London E2 7DD

Nearest tube station: Shoreditch High Street

5. Skylight – Wapping

Photo by Filippo L’astorina

Reservations are necessary for this visionary project. You can find many booking options on their site. Choose between garden, covered booths, outdoor screenings, indoor cinema, canal side tables, outdoor games or comedy store.

Location: Tobacco Dock, London E1W 2SF

Nearest tube station: Shadwell

6. Jin Bo Law – Aldgate

This skybar is located on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City Hotel. They have an impressive cocktail menu and fantastic views of Tower Bridge, the Shard, the Walkie Talkie, the Gherkin, and more.

Location: 9 Aldgate High Street Dorsett City, London EC3N 1AH

Nearest tube station: Algate

7. Queen of Hoxton – Shoreditch

The most popular roofbar in Shoreditch is on the 3rd floor of this multifaceted event space. Every Saturday daytime they host the Drag & Waffle Bottomless Brunch. Prosecco & waffles, bingo games, drag hosts, prizes and surprises. 

Location: 1 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3JX

Nearest tube station: Liverpool Street

8. Bokan 37 – Canary Wharf

The view here is breathtaking and the cocktails are created with extra care. This stunning bar is located on the 37th floor of the Novotel London Canary Wharf and it occupies three high-rise floors.

Location: 40 Marsh Wall, London E14 9TP

Nearest tube station: Canary Wharf

9. Roof East – Stratford

A beautiful and fun space to enjoy your food and drinks. It is also available for private hire. You can also enjoy yourself with games or the cinema.

Location: 7 & 8 Stratford Multi Storey Car Park, Great Eastern Rd, London E15 1BB

Nearest tube station: Stratford

10. Allegra – Stratford

A fine-dining restaurant on the seventh floor of The Stratford hotel, with a lovely bar and terrace. Every dish here is carefully crafted and the interior is beautifully put together.

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 20 International Way, London E20 1FD

Nearest tube station: Stratford, Stratford International.

11. Aviary – Finsbury Square

This elegant rooftop bar is located in The Montcalm, Royal London House which is a luxury hotel in Finsbury Square. Their terrace has a beautiful view and their igloos have become quite popular.

Location: Royal London House, 10th Floor Montcalm, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX

Nearest tube station: Moorgate, Old Street

12. Savage garden LDN, Tower Hill

This rooftop bar definitely has a character and the cocktails are made with a creative twist. You can find it on the 12th floor of DoubleTree – Hilton Hotel overlooking Tower Bridge and Tower of London.

Location: Floor 12, 7 Pepys St, London EC3N 4AF

Nearest tube station: Tower Hill

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