Try these Riveting Rooftop Restaurants available to book on TheFork
Try these Riveting Rooftop Restaurants available to book on TheFork
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10 Riveting Rooftop Restaurants

07/31/2023
6 minutes

Who doesn’t love a meal with a view? A lofty location at a rooftop restaurant makes for a truly special meal out. Here at TheFork, we’re looking to put you on top, with a list of some of the most sought after rooftop destinations that you can visit. Open up TheFork now and get ready to book your reservation. Read on for our Riveting Rooftop Restaurants!

Galvin at Windows, Park Lane

Galvin at Windows
Galvin at Windows

The famous name of Galvin speaks volumes in London’s fine-dining scene, and Galvin at Windows is one of their most beautiful locations. With spectacular views over the famous Hyde Park, enjoy this beautiful destination and food to match on TheFork. Expect elevated cuisine to match the heights of their dining space on the 28th floor of the Hilton Hotel. Starters like cured & pine smoked faroe islands salmon with bergamot dashi, and forest mushrooms with wild grains and miso showcase the freshest ingredients. Mains such as West Country lamb with carrot, lovage and goats curd are every bit rich and filling.

TheFork Rating: 8.9 Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 12:00PM - 02:15PM, 06:00PM - 09:15PM, Sunday 12:00PM - 02:45PM, 07:00PM - 09:15PM

BOOK Galvin at Windows, Park Lane

Seabird, Southwark

Seabird
Seabird

Aptly named for its sky-high location, Seabird in Southwark boasts spectacular views of Central London and the River Thames from its rooftop perch. With clientele flocking to this popular spot in droves, reserve a table on TheFork today. Dishes here are sure to impress, like the Cousteau half lobster, dressed crab, razor clams, quisquillas, scallop and tiger’s milk, served on chilled ice. Or, enjoy small plates from the Octopus brioche roll with aioli and pickled red onion, or Dressed crab on toast with Cox apple, guindilla and jamón lardo.

TheFork Rating: 8.8 Opening Hours: Sunday - Thursday 12:00PM - 12:00AM, Friday - Saturday 12:00PM - 01:00AM

BOOK Seabird, Southwark

Bokan 37 Restaurant, Canary Wharf

Bokan 37
Bokan 37

Bokan 37 is a sophisticated modern European restaurant with desirable views over London’s slick financial district of Canary Wharf. With a masterful menu from Head Chef Robert Manea, you can book your table up top on TheFork. His expert eye for flair creates some truly rarified dishes. Gorge on Vol au Vent with organic sheep ricotta and Tropea onion, Lamb cutlets and a green leek ‘forest’ and Sea bass & Spring green ‘garden’. For afters, expect a selection of artisan cheeses from Paxton and Whitfield, with mango & curry chutneys and homemade bread.

TheFork Rating: 9.1 Opening Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 06:00PM - 11:00PM, Sunday - Monday Closed

BOOK Bokan 37 Restaurant, Canary Wharf

Madera at Treehouse Hotel, Marylebone

Madera at Treehouse Hotel
Madera at Treehouse Hotel

The Treehouse Hotel in London Marylebone is something of an oasis from the bustling streets below. Like a jungle creeper rising out of its urban surroundings, a great way to see this destination is a reservation at Madera, bookable now on TheFork. Dishes here are just as premium as the surroundings. Try the black angus sausage with melted mozzarella, roasted poblano pepper, pico de gallo, jalapeño threads and a coriander pesto. Or maybe a light Mexican Fattoush salad, featuring organic romaine hearts lettuce, lemon balm, cherry tomato, radish and topped with corn tortilla crumbles.

TheFork Rating: 8.9 Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday 07:00AM - 11:00AM, 12:00PM - 03:00PM, 05:00PM - 11:00PM

BOOK Madera at Treehouse Hotel, Marylebone

Helix Restaurant at the Gherkin, Aldgate

Helix Restaurant at the Gherkin
Helix Restaurant at the Gherkin

High-flying cuisine in smart surroundings has your name on it at Helix Restaurant, in London’s The Gherkin building, in Aldgate. A booking in this iconic part of the city’s skyline is sure to delight friends and family. Elevating cuisine to new heights, expect to be impressed by their inventive dishes. The Gressingham Guinea fowl terrine comes with fermented spring cabbage, red chicory and orange salad. Goosnargh Chicken Chasseur, topped with smoked bacon lardons, chestnut mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, is a twist on a classic.

Opening Hours: Tuesday - Wednesday 12:30PM - 9PM, Thursday - Saturday 12:30PM - 9:30PM, Monday - Sunday Closed

BOOK Helix Restaurant at the Gherkin, Aldgate

Laurel's On The Roof, Shoreditch

Laurel's On The Roof
Laurel's On The Roof

Inspired by the glamour of 1970s Hollywood, Laurel’s On The Roof will put you in high spirits with their inviting rooftop space and restaurant. With tables at this popular spot going fast, you can book on TheFork now to secure yours. Classics like the California Lobster Roll, made from Lobster meat, avocado, cherry tomato, celery and served with fries, really gives the taste of L.A. Their signature Laurel's Cheeseburger is made from 170 grams of grass fed beef patty, gruyère cheese and pickled jalapeño.

TheFork Rating: 9.3 Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 07:00AM - 10:00PM, Sunday 12:00PM - 10:00PM

BOOK Laurel's On The Roof, Shoreditch 

8 at The Londoner, Leicester Square

8 at The Londoner
8 at The Londoner

Boasting prime views over London’s Leicester Square is the luxurious 8 at The Londoner Hotel. Designed in the izakaya style, this ultra-cool rooftop restaurant boasts a menu of Japanese Omakase cuisine. On this high-end tasting menu are delicacies like the Sea bass carpaccio with Fuji apple, citrus and black sea salt, and the King prawns, wrapped in crispy filo pastry and served with wasabi mayonnaise.

TheFork Rating: 8.9 Opening Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 05:00PM - 11:00PM, Sunday - Monday Closed

BOOK 8 at The Londoner, Leicester Square

Aqua Shard, London Bridge

Aqua Shard
Aqua Shard

Where else to get breathtaking views over the city of London than The Shard. This monument of London’s modern skyline is home to Aqua Shard, a must-visit restaurant with high-minded food to match. From fresh starter dishes, such as Burrata with roasted delica pumpkin and pumpkin seed pesto, to hearty mains like the Venison Saddle with confit chard and salt baked beetroot in pickled blackberry sauce, expect a heightened experience from their expert chefs.

TheFork Rating: 8.5 Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 12:00PM - 02:30PM, 06:00PM - 10:00PM, Saturday - Sunday 10:30AM - 02:30PM, 06:00PM - 10:30PM

BOOK Aqua Shard, London Bridge

Mercer Roof Terrace, Cannon Street

Mercer Roof Terrace
Mercer Roof Terrace

With emphatic views of St Pauls and surrounding parts of Central London, the Mercer Roof Terrace boasts a resplendent courtyard, designed around an impressive and ancient looking tree as its centrepiece. Food here focuses on their fabulous afternoon tea service, where you can find a range of delights on the menu. From luxury sausage rolls and sam sandwiches to desserts like the Sovereign’s Orb, made from raspberry & orange blossom mousse and genoise sponge with a chocolate glaze.

TheFork Rating: 8.2 Opening Hours: Saturday - Sunday 12:00PM - 09:15PM, Monday 05:00PM - 09:15PM, Tuesday - Friday Closed

BOOK Mercer Roof Terrace, Cannon Street

The Rooftop, St. James

The Rooftop St. James
The Rooftop St. James

Overlooking one of London’s famous landmarks, Trafalgar Square, is The Rooftop, St James. Now available to book on TheFork, get a table with a view at this upmarket central city location. A selection of succulent small-plates will ease you into your meal nicely, such as the Cider poached chorizo on grilled flatbread with mango aioli, or the cured salmon and seaweed salad with citrus, sesame and peanut dressing. Larger offerings include the meaty pork ribs with black garlic ketchup and the grilled seabass fillet with salsa verde and burnt lemon.

TheFork Rating: 8.3 Opening Hours: Monday - Tuesday 12:00PM - 11:00PM, Wednesday - Thursday 12:00PM - 12:00AM, Friday 12:00PM - 01:00AM, Saturday 11:00AM - 01:00AM, Sunday 11:00AM - 11:00PM

BOOK The Rooftop, St. James

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