FOR YEARS I have dreamt of when I have my millions… and in those dreams one thing is always constant, I would own a beautiful flat right in the heart of Shoreditch! Shoreditch is the buzzing, creative hub of London, filled with unique venues, lively bars and delicious food! People, food and drinks from all walks of life plus so many activities you could literally never get bored. So as you can imagine, I have spent a significant time exploring Shoreditch bars and restaurants, in the name of fun and research and NOW I am sharing with YOU the ultimate list of WHERE TO EAT & DRINK OUTSIDE IN SHOREDITCH!
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93 Feet East
Come here for… Drinks, Large Terrace, Club Nights, Big Name DJ’s, Drinks Packages, Venue Hire…
93 Feet East, the iconic east London institution since 1999, located on the famous brick lane. With a large, stunning courtyard, this is a incredible place to enjoy the sun while enjoying DJ sessions and live music. This former brewery has a lively, laid back vibe, the kind of place you can stay all day into the early hours.
Come here for… Drinks, Roof Terrace, Views, BBQ Kitchen, Cocktails, Comfortable Seating…
Upper 5th is found on the rooftop of the Courthouse Hotel in Shoreditch, with absolutely stunning panoramic views of the London skyline. Instagram worthy and just unmissable. A great spot for sunset drinks, yummy food and great vibes.
Royal London House, 10th Floor Montcalm, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX
020 3873 4060
Come here for… Food, Drinks, Igloos, Roof Terrace, Views, Bottomless Brunch, Cocktails, Comfortable Seating…
ROOFTOP IGLOOS! The Aviary is a gorgeous rooftop restaurant & terrace bar with igloos you can book. You can enjoy day or night here.. with bottomless brunch, dinner with a view or just drinks. again… ROOFTOP IGLOOS. I don’t think the novelty of a igloo will ever wear off.
Big Chill Brick Lane
Dray Walk, Brick Ln, Spitalfields, London E1 6QL
020 7392 9180
Come here for… Drinks, Craft Beers, Laid-Back Vibe…
Brick Lane is arguably one of the coolest locations in London and Big Chill fits in perfectly. With a awesome drinks menu featuring local craft beers and laid back vibe, this is the perfect spot to grab a drink and catch up with friends. Located just round the corner from the Truman Brewery, this is a unique spot which will quickly become your new favourite spot!
Jin Bo Law
14th floor, 9 Aldgate High Street Dorsett City, London EC3N 1AH
020 3947 2582
Come here for… Drinks, Roof Terrace, Views, Cocktails…
On the 14th floor of the Dorsett City Hotel you will find Jin Bo Law. With stunning views of the London skyline, and a laidback vibe, this really is a very special place to unwind. They also host club nights and many a celebrity has been spotted partying the night away at Jin Bo Law.
1 Westgate St, Hackney, London E8 3RL
Come here for… Laid-back Vibe, Street Food, Drinks, Roof Terrace, Views…
Netil 360 is a bar, garden, cafe and workspace rooftop venue. There is a real laidback vibe from the wooden benches and picnic style seating, grab a spot on the grass, get yourself some cocktails or beers and try some of the tasty street food options on offer!
Come here for… Food, Drinks, Roof Terrace, Pub…
The Red Lion is a absolute hidden gem in Shoreditch, with a really laid back vibe, lively once the sun goes down on the weekend. Plus they serve food, really great burgers and pizzas to enjoy with the wide range of drinks available. Perfect little suntrap!
91 Brick Ln, Spitalfields, London E1 6QL
020 7247 6166
Come here for… Drinks, Craft Beers, BBQ, Live DJs, Laid-Back Vibe…
Café 1001 is a lively hidden gem on the famous Brick Lane, this combined Café and Bar features tasty BBQ / grilled food, Vinyl DJs and Liquor from cocktails to craft beer! Intrinsic to the Brick Lane area and a focal point for most, 1001 is an established venue. Known as a bit of a creative playground for both well known and up & coming DJs whilst also a great spot to chill through the day with Free WIFI, tasty fresh food, made in house and served daily. With a lively but laid back vibe, Cafe 1001 is somewhere bound to be one of your new fave spots.
100-102 Hoxton St, London N1 6SG
020 7729 1444
Come here for… Great Food, Bottomless Brunch, Filipino Food, Cocktails…
Rapsa @ 100 Hoxton is a unique spot with a delicious menu, offering a awesome bottomless brunch offer on the weekend which includes any brunch dish, aperol spritz, prosecco & SLUSHIES! The main food concept is simple, small sharing plates drawing from filipino flavours and ingredients. With a real laidback vibe and excellent service, this gem is the perfect visit with friends or for date night.
Come here for… Cocktails, Late Nights, Street Food, Lively Vibe, Musical Bingo, Bottomless Brunch…
Barrio Shoreditch is a colourful, lively, fun filled bar with a smack of Latin attitude that makes you feel like youre on holiday. Awesome cocktails and freshly made street food will leave you coming back again and again and you HAVE to make sure to visit for the 80s musical bingo and bottomless brunch every saturday!!
Barrio also have other locations in Angel, Brixton & Soho!
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Come here for… Large Terrace, Drinks, Food, Pub Vibe, Live DJs, Late Nights…
Strongroom has the LARGEST beer garden in Shoreditch so I obviously couldn’t miss this one out!! With over 30 tables in the covered and heated courtyard, its the perfect place to go with any size group, any time of year, for a lively late night drink. Since being founded in 1984, Strongroom has remained a Shoreditch institution serving great drinks and great vibes.
Crown & Shuttle
Come here for… Food, Drinks, Large Beer Garden, Great History…
The history of the Crown & Shuttle is a bloody fascinating one, having served 2 queens and a king, the pub survived the blitz and even enjoyed a period as a notorious strip club! Now a award winning London Boozer with a massive pub garden! The Crown & Shuttle is a proper London pub with a lot of life, great drinks and a tasty all day menu. Cant really go wrong with a classic!
Owl & Pussycat
Come here for… Great British Pub, Food, Drinks, Great Vibes…
The Owl & Pussycat is my certainly my favourite name of a pub in Shoreditch, and the Pub itself lives up to its fantastic name! The beer garden is lively, green and buzzing, great for any group, all year round. The beer garden is advertised as ‘The best kept secret in Shoreditch’ and I feel slightly inclined to agree… from the outside you wouldn’t necessarily realise what a fantastic hidden gem they have at the back there. Cracking, classic pub!
Queen Of Hoxton
1 Curtain Rd, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3JX
020 7422 0958
Come here for… Drinks, Roof Terrace, Bar, Club, Roof Garden BBQ, Drag & Waffle Bottomless Brunch, Cocktails, …
The Queen Of Hoxton rooftop is one of the best known in London, and for very good reason. The bar, club and rooftop in the heart of Shoreditch is host to live music, DJs and installations with a roof garden barbecue! There is a fun, laidback vibe on summer days and a real lively, party vibe come the evenings!
Singer St, Old Street, London EC1V 9DD
020 7253 1110
Come here for… Drinks, Roof Terrace, Bar, Club, Food, Cocktails, Live DJs…
Golden Bee is a Shoreditch hotspot known for its amazing vibe and lengthy cocktail menu. The large roof terrace at Golden Bee has a large bar, fantastic views of Shoreditch and a lively atmosphere, any time you visit. The cocktails are damn well fantastic too. PLUS No matter what the weather, they’ll make sure you can still enjoy the view from the rooftop thanks to a retractable canopy. Never fret about getting rained out again.
Come here for… Bar & Grill, Roof Terrace, Views, Cocktails, Comfortable Seating…
Enjoy the absolutely spectacular view of the City and East London from the stylish surroundings of Boundary’s heated Rooftop & outdoor terrace. Open come rain or shine, the Rooftop is the perfect destination for lazy lunches, afternoon cocktails, balmy evenings and cosy nights alike. Open all year round, this is the perfect spot to enjoy the fantastic views whatever the weather and on fine days and throughout the spring and summer you can sit out in the Rooftop garden with a glass of something nice and something tasty off the grill.
ENJOY, I truly hope the sun is shining when you get out to explore these absolute gems!
& if you loved this list then DONT FORGET TO CHECK OUT the 20 Best Rooftop Bars in London
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