Dizzy heights – London’s 5 chicest rooftop bars

Rooftop Bar

One of the best ways to fully appreciate the full modern-meets-historic beauty of London is from up high, so if you’ve got a head for heights, then you’ll definitely want to take in the views from one of the city’s trendy rooftop bars.

If you’re wondering where to stay in London and getting a magnificent vista of the London skyline is on your agenda, here are some of our favourite rooftop bars that are located not too far away from San Domenico House Hotel London.

Kensington Roof Gardens

Just a short stroll away from our romantic hotels in London you’ll find the botanical beauty that is Kensington Roof Gardens.

Lush greenery and great drinks are the order of the day here, but just make sure you head over before sunset as that way, you’ll be certain of capturing the best, most atmospheric snaps for your Instagram page.

Broadway House

If you’re still not sure where to stay in Chelsea, then the fact that the Broadway House Rooftop bar is just a twenty-minute Tube ride away might sway your decision to stay in one of our romantic hotels in London.

An intimate and cosy space, expect great cocktails and views over the London skyline at any time of the day. This venue does get busy during the summer months, so it’s a great idea to book ahead.

Dock Kitchen

If a stylish Victorian wharf setting overlooking Union canal is more your scene, then head to Dock Kitchen for an array of local produce and sensational drinks, all set to a backdrop of stunning city views to boot.

Just four miles away from our romantic hotels in London, stroll next to the canal or take a black cab, and you’ll be enjoying this rooftop treasure in no time.

Min Jiang

For truly breath-taking views over Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, then Min Jiang is a must-visit spot during your stay at one of our romantic hotels in London.

Located in the heart of Kensington, if you’ve already decided where to stay in Chelsea, you’ll be happy to discover that this fantastic rooftop sanctuary is located just a short walk away so you’ll be able to stroll through the streets of high-end Kensington and enjoy the architecture on your way there.

The Driver

One of Chelsea’s most loved nightspots, The Driver fuses old-style gastro pub with a chic summer rooftop terrace that’s the place to be on a balmy London evening.

Relaxed and laid back, the décor invites you to recline and listen to the softly playing soundtrack as you enjoy one of the many tempting cocktails from the establishment’s impressive drinks menu.

Great for groups or couples visiting London, you won’t want to miss this popular space which often sees a unique mix of visitors and locals enjoying the warm summer weather. Be sure that you make the effort to visit this relaxed rooftop bar the next time you’re in town.