5 Stylish Rooftops to Soak Up Design this Summer

With the sun putting a spring in our step we find ourselves seeking the ultimate hot spot in which to laugh, drink and mingle this season. In search of an environment infused with style, energy and charisma, we find ourselves drawn to the only logical place to be this summer – a rooftop bar!

So where can we find a place that offers an interior ambience as mouth-wateringly good as the food and beverages they serve?  Well, let’s find out…

12th KNOT

London SE1

Situated a mere 8 minutes walk from Waterloo station this vivacious rooftop is filled with an array of dazzling designs.  Its open plan structure features freestanding furniture situated gracefully across the floor enabling individuals to socialise effortlessly.  Its striking decor boasts optimum glamour with the incredible use of vibrant hues, velvet finishes and glittering Moooi light installations.  The vibrant energy South Bank has to offer; along with the breathtaking views, and scrumptious food and beverages make this stylish riverside rooftop a must-visit this Summer!

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London EC2N

If you’re not already familiar with the marvel that is SushiSamba then by all means let us introduce you.  Towering at the top of our list, this skyline setting offers an experience not to be forgotten! Located on the 39th floor of 110 Bishopsgate, this rooftop features the highest outdoor dining terrace in Europe. Its earthy ambience, created with bamboo and woven lighting offers an intimate setting ideal for one-on-one interaction.  This magical experience is made complete by their eastern inspired tree sculpture, which acts as a stunning focal point for the elite establishment. As we draw away from its charming exterior, our excitement heightens at what’s to offer inside.  An interior cove filled with opulent contemporary furniture and lighting accompanied by the finest food and artisan cocktails available in the area. If you’re looking to set your sights high this summer, Sushisamba City is the one for you.



Oxford OX1

Looking for a location where you can eat, drink, relax and party? This white and wood terrace at the Varsity club claims to offer all four. The trendy spot located in the heart of Oxford’s city centre highlights the beauty the area has to offer from its sensational elevated views. We also couldn’t help but notice you would be soaking up these lavish sights while seated on some of our favourite design icons. So why not indulge in a refreshing beverage and immerse yourself in one of the many super comfortable Vitra classics on the balcony of the effortlessly chic Varsity Club this summer.



London EC2M

Escape to a tranquil setting filled with greenery and good vibes at this stunning Central London location, Angler. Bask in the blissful ash wood and marble surroundings as you submerge yourself in B&B Italia‘s snug woven outdoor seating solutions and soak up the generous illumination at this earthy open top terrace.  Their clever combination of raw materials and minimalistic hues creates an ambience ideal for elegant dining making it a simply beautiful location for summertime socialising.



London EC1A

Have you heard of the Bird? A delectable eating establishment situated in the lively location of Smithfield, just footsteps away from the heart of the design sectors creative capital Clerkenwell. This chic hot spot offers an open-air rooftop with exceptional views and an energetic atmosphere.  Enjoy mingling amongst the crowds while surrounded by designer outdoor seating solutions from Kartell at this trendy terrace rooftop and soak up the vibes the city has to offer.


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