The Top 10 Rooftops and Beer Gardens in London

18th June 2017

London has been struck by the long-awaited heatwave, which means the parks are full, the drinks are cold and the sun is shining. We love nothing more than sipping on a cold one with great company and London sure does make this easy. There are tons of amazing rooftop bars, pubs, beer gardens and generally, drinks in the sunshine. We’ve scouted out some of London’s best places and we’ll be taking you to our favourites, but before that here are the top 10 rooftops and beer gardens in London.

1. Queen Elizabeth Roof Garden – Southbank

Located on top of the Southbank Centre, this roof garden will take your breath away. With stunning views of the London Eye, the Thames and Southbank, you will be short of things to look at. Great food and drinks also help… We’re celebrating the end of the week by taking all of you amazing Bobbers to this wonderful London spot, where you can catch up with friends, explore the area and enjoy the view.

Join us for drinks at Queen Elizabeth Roof Garden

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2. Magic Garden Pub – Battersea

Think of an explosion of gorgeous colour, comfy sofas and romantic tea lights, and you’ve got this magical little garden. Located in Battersea, this gorgeous venue is sure to stun you (in a good way!). With great live music, food and of course the buzzing atmosphere puts the Magic Garden Pub on the top of our top 10.

And if that’s not enough, we’re taking you there for a Friday night celebration with your fellow Bobbers. Join us in Battersea to relax and enjoy the colours with some tasty cocktails.

Join us at The Magic Garden Pub

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3. The Edinboro Castle – Mornington Crescent

Have a few drinks in the sun in this massive garden pub with summer BBQs and craft beers. The Edinboro Castle is located in Camden and serves some seriously mouthwatering food. Join us after work and bask in the sunshine with some old and new Bobbers.

Join us at The Edinboro Castle

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4. Pergola on the Roof – White City

If you’ve never been to Pergola on the Roof before, you’re missing out! Located in West London’s bustling Shepherd’s Bush & White City area, this popup rooftop bar serves delicious cocktails and the decor is simply stunning. The massive space caters to all from comfy loungers to picnic style benches. Pergola on the Roof serves up some of the best popup food stalls so get stuck in with a succulent burger or a fresh Mediterranean dish.

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5. Brixton Beach – Brixton

Located in the heart of Brixton, grab a bunch of your friends or come along with your fellow Bobbers to enjoy street food, entertainment and just a great all-round night out. You’ve got everything you need the minute you step into this urban beach that transports you to the beaches of Cuba.

Grab yourself some of the city’s best Mac ‘n’ Cheese, Japanese Soul Food or pick up something straight off the grill. Get your dancing (and sand friendly) shoes on because this is one of London’s ‘don’t miss out’ nights out.


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6. Frank’s Cafe – Peckham

What’s more unique than drinking on a multi-storey carpark? With the seriously hot weather we’ve been getting here in London, there is no better time than to join in the fun at Frank’s Cafe. Don’t worry, Frank’s got you covered with some delicious nibbles and maybe a few hot wings.

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7. The Albion – Islington

Step into this truly stunning beer pub and be surrounded by wisteria and great beer. The Albion serves up traditional food with mouth watering deserts. Pull up a chair with good friends, dine and drink to your hearts content and enjoy this gorgeous venue in this gorgeous weather.

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8. Garden Gate – Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath is one of London’s busiest areas, especially when the sun is shining. After a long day strolling through the parks or taking a dip in one of the lidos, drop by the Garden Gate for a refreshing pint or two. The Garden Gate’s quaint beer garden is the perfect place to kick back, enjoy some great conversation and still make the most out of this gorgeous weather.

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9. People’s Park Tavern – South Hackney

The People’s Park Tavern is a brewery and pub beside Victoria Park in South Hackney. Expect exceptional beer, BBQs and roasts, DJs and massive garden. There’s a ton of stuff going on that’ll keep you here all day, like mini golf or (Plonk Golf), a weekly quiz, a puzzle room and of course their very own Brewery.

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10. Eagle – Shepards Bush

This is the place if you are looking to kick back and relax on deck chairs or in beach huts. With a great selection of beers and cocktails plus regular hearty BBQs, you can’t go wrong with this chilled out pub garden. Can you tell us what beats beer and sun? Except of course, beer, sun and your fellow Bobbers. Come down and make the most of this sunny weather – because before you know it, it’ll be winter again…

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We’re always on the look out for exciting and beautiful bars or pubs in London. Here at Thinking Bob we love exploring what our city has to offer (and there’s a lot!) so come a join us and take a walk on the wild side by becoming a Thinking Bob member. Meet some new people, share a bunch of laughs and take yourself on a new journey.

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