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...Al Fresco Spaces

Date: 27.05.11 Category:

“Now that summer is on its way, there are no excuses - we all know that doing it outside adds more than a certain appeal. 'It' being eating and drinking of course.”

With a bar, kitchen and impressive City views, Boundary is a lofty treat, and a real treat for nights out and/or private events. SkyLounge is a new offering from Mint Hotel, Tower of London and is a fantastic destination bar. Or for something as high, but a little further west, Babylon offers a calm oasis over-looking the manicured Roof Gardens below and rooftops beyond. If you are after something a little more wild, you could privately hire the roof garden at Sanctum Soho Hotel with its own bar and hydrospa. Alternatively, for something that you could tell your parents about, the courtyard outside Bluebird in Chelsea is a sophisticated spot to soak up summer sun whilst enjoying brunch with friends or an early evening drink. And speaking of drinks, with cocktails prepared by The Long Bar, The Courtyard Garden in the Sanderson Hotel offers a lush oasis of trees, flowers and fountains in the heart of The West End. And equally well-located is Vista at The Trafalgar which is about to launch an even bigger outdoor space making it an alfresco spot to keep your eye on.

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Skylounge

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Skylounge

Restaurant with bar

"Hidden up high, near The Tower of London, is Skylounge: a bar and restaurant with stunning rooftop gardens and views across the..."

7 Pepys Street, City of London , EC3N 4AF

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Babylon

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Babylon

Restaurant

"The terrace of Babylon is a calm oasis overlooking the manicured Roof Gardens below and the rooftops beyond; a romantic idyllic..."

7th Floor, 99 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA

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Sanctum Soho Hotel

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Sanctum Soho Hotel

Hotel

"A roof garden in Central London with bar and al fresco hydro spa? Entertain here and your reputation will be made."

20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NF

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Bluebird

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Bluebird

Restaurant

"The Bluebird's alfresco area is the ideal spot to soak up summer sun whilst enjoying brunch or an early evening drink amongst the..."

350 Kings Road, London SW3 5UU

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The Sanderson

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The Sanderson

Hotel

"Sanderson is a five star luxury hotel offering a stylish bar and restaurant in a beautifully and intriguingly designed space."

50 Berners Street, London W1T 3NG

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Vista at the Trafalgar

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Vista at the Trafalgar

Bar

"A stylish oasis above the chaos of Trafalgar Square, Vista is a hidden gem with a chic Mediterranean vibe."

The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2TS

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