Outdoor Venues, Summer 2016

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Boundary Rooftop, Shoreditch

What.../ Boundary in Shoreditch has launched a Provençal-style rooftop summer menu. Inspired by the spirit and flavours of the sun-drenched Mediterranean, the rooftop will serve a light and fresh all-day menu of classic Provençal dishes, as well as a carefully curated coastal wine list and a range of specialist gin and tonic cups.  The Mediterranean menu features dishes such as Ortiz Anchovies and Ricotta, Octopus and Chorizo Skewers, and Burrata and Vine Tomatoes, and will run until the end of October. The menu will be served in Boundary's heated Orangery with its distinct panorama of East London, that doubles in space when the sun is out. Where.../ Boundary, Entrance in Redchurch Street, 2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London E2 7DD http://boundary.london


The Last Days of Shoreditch @ RED Market Shoreditch June - 28th August

The much-loved RED Market has returned to its home of Shoreditch this summer for the sixth year running till the end of August. RED Market will play host to an almighty array of the finest street food, crazy golf, art and music, from names including Le Bao, XOYO, Junkyard Golf Club and Gavin Turk. With planning permission granted for the site and the rapid changes in the area 2016 will explore a theme of ‘The Last Days Of Shoreditch'. Last Days is open every Thursday and Friday from 6pm until 11:30pm, Saturday from 4pm – 11.30pm. Saturdays entry is priced at £5. www.lastdaysofshoreditch.co.uk

The Queen of Hoxton, Hoxton

What.../ The Queen of Hoxton's East London rooftop has been reincarnated as "A Tribute to Doctor Strange", a homage to the swinging summer of ‘67. Join a fear and loathing style road trip as you ascend the winding stairs leading to the entrance of the Queen's love-den. Once inside, take a seat at the steering wheel, leave a message on the peace wall, and lose yourself IN the interactive installations. Make sure you find the time to get your face stuck into a Yummies Deli rainbow tie-dye ice cream sandwich or retro boozy ice cream float along the way. Where.../ Queen of Hoxton rooftop, 1 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3JX http://queenofhoxton.com

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La Petite Provence @ The Folly, EC3

What.../ Taking up temporary residence at The Folly restaurant & bar, La Petite Provence has come to Gracechurch Street for those of you looking to drink a little (or a lot) wine in the gardens this Spring. Relax in the ‘garden' whilst sampling some of Provence's finest wines, ranging from the region's famous vintage dry rosés as well as delicate whites.  The space can be privately booked for special parties or intimate wine pairing sessions and bespoke packages can be created to meet exact requirements. Where.../ The Folly, 41 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0BT www.thefollybar.co.uk

La Terraza, Hackney Wick

What.../ La Terraza is now open on the brand new terrace at Number 90 Bar & Kitchen, the stunning canal-side venue in Hackney Wick. Featuring bottomless frozen margaritas alongside Mexican street food, guests at La Terraza can soak up the bustling atmosphere from midday until well after sunset. The venue will play host to everything from life drawing and yoga sessions to acoustic sets and even an open air cinema programme. Where.../ Number 90 Bar Terrace, 90 Main Yard, Wallis Road HACKNEY WICK E9 5LN www.number90bar.co.uk

Jungle Book Terrace @ The Old Bengal Bar

Housed in the oldest existing warehouse in the City, once owned by the East India Company, Old Bengal Bar has retraced its sub-continental roots by bringing London a touch of Madhya Pradesh, where Kipling's timeless book is set.  Inspired by Kipling's classic masterpiece and the release of ‘The Jungle Book' movie, #BlossomCity at at Old Bengal Bar will see the transformation of its terrace into a vibrant jungle and the launch of a series of themed cocktails.


Santa Monica at Skylounge @ The Doubletree

What.../ Running throughout the summer months, Santa Monica at Skylounge offers a slice of laid-back Santa Monica living without leaving London. Embracing the Santa Monica way of life, the food menu is fresh and healthy with a dash of decadence. From refreshing Salmon Maki Rolls and succulent Octopus Skewers with Piquilla Aioli to Churros with Salted Caramel Sauce and Deep Filled Doughnuts. Complementing these light bites, you can either chill out with frozen margaritas or spice things up with Grapefruit and Jalapeño Margaritas and Coconut & Pineapple Mimosas; all whilst taking in the mighty views of The Gherkin and The Shard from the rooftop terrace. Where.../ Skylounge, 12th Floor Doubletree by Hilton, Tower of London 7 Pepys Street, EC3N 4AF


The Waterside Garden @ The Rotunda, Kings Cross

What.../ Running till September, ‘The Waterside Garden' offers an oasis of calm in the centre of London, making it a go-to dining, drinking and entertaining destination this Summer. Overlooking the Regent's Canal, the focal point of the garden is  the 'Waterside Garden Bar' adorned with floral motifs, hand painted by a Perrier-Jouet artist.  Expect bubbles, beers and cocktails aplenty, including Rotunda's star cocktail of the summer the, Perrier-Jouet Champagne Negroni. Where.../ Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N19AG www.rotundabarandrestaurant.co.uk/product/the-waterside-garden


Notch, Oxford Street

What.../ Notch is one of London's most recent rooftop bar incarnations, opened for Spring by the team behind last Summer's Roofnic. The bar includes Japanese street food, cocktails and rooftop swings overlooking the ever tumultuous Oxford Street bustle. A final addition up on the roof is Notch also has a yard sale in their bar setting for those looking to peruse curious furniture while soaking up the sun. Where.../ Between 533-535 Oxford Street, W1C 2QW1 www.notchldn.com


Pergola on the Roof, White City

What.../ Pergola on the Roof has launched one of the biggest temporary pergolas in Europe. Partnering with some of London's most exciting restaurants, the experience of dining 170 feet over the West London skyline, beneath the hanging foliage of a pergola sounds like reason enough for a visit.  The iconic West London site will be welcoming award-winning charcuterie and bar Salt Yard; modern European, seasonal rotisserie LeCoq; and Chelsea's ‘wild and foraged food' restaurant Rabbit. Patty & Bun, London's legendary gourmet burger bar will also be making a 4-week appearance on the roof as part of this 14-week residency. Where.../ Television Centre - Multi-storey Car Park, Wood Lane, London, W12 7RJ www.pergolaontheroof.co.uk



Jimmy's BBQ Club, Clapham

What.../ Chef Jimmy Garcia has brought last years hugely successful BBQ Club back for another Summer. Guest can expect snazzy mini Green Egg BBQ's on each table and a whole host of rare breed meats, all set in a beautiful central London garden with beehives, vegetable patches and a Bring Your Own Booze license. Definitely not one to miss this Summer if you're looking for great food and the perfect chill out spot. Where.../ 409 Clapham Road, London, SW9 9BT, www.jimmyspopup.com/

Brixton Beach Boulevard, Brixton

What.../ Brixton Beach Boulevard invites guests to escape the hustle and bustle of London, wind back the clock and turn up the heat for a series of immersive day and night parties, surprise DJ sets, live broadcasting of this summer's amazing sporting events, outdoor screenings of classic 80's films, plus local street food vendors and refreshing summer cocktails. Entry to Brixton Beach Boulevard starts at £4 in advance, with a limited number of tickets available each night on the door. Where.../ Pope's Rd, Brixton, London SW9 8JH brixtonbeachboulevard.com/


Rooftop Film Club

London's favourite skyward cinephiles, Rooftop Film Club presented by Nespresso, have brought their unique brand of movie magic to the city's iconic skyline.  Hosted across rooftop venues across London (Bussey in Peckham, Roof East in Stratford, Kensington Roof Gardens and Queen of Hoxton), movie buffs will be treated to cult and classic movies alongside streetfood nibbles and a boozy tipples.


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