The Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden Bar & Cafe, South Bank, London
Enjoy the views of the London Eye, Big Ben, Somerset House and the Shard from this rooftop garden designed by Cornwall’s Eden Project.
Drink up the views in the cafe at the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden on London’s South Bank
Londoners like to keep this one a secret. Visit the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden for coffee and a pastry and a spot of peace in the city during the day. In the evening, ramp it up with drinks from the bar after work.
- Escape the crowds
- Spectacular views
- Great for coffee or a cocktail
- Open April to October
Watch The London Eye Go Round As You Drink A Cup of Coffee
On the rooftop of the Queen Elizabeth Hall on South Bank, there’s a unique garden commanding fine views of the river Thames and several London landmarks. By day, it’s a peaceful place to escape the city and by night, it’s where Londoners come for a drink and to unwind from the stresses of city life. With its wildflowers, colourful garden furniture, allotment and woodland garden, you can pretend you’re in the countryside. The garden is lovingly maintained by Grounded Ecotherapy gardeners.
- Start with coffee and cake at the Roof Garden then walk along the South Bank to London’s famous Borough Food Market for lunch
- The garden is open from April-October
- If you’re visiting at the weekend or on a Friday, visit the South Bank Food Market
Where to Stay in London
Stylish property close to Victoria Station offering individually designed rooms and an all-day restaurant.
Rooms from £175 a night.
Great place to take me after going for a walk along the river.
How to Find The Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden Bar & Cafe
The Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden, South Bank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX
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Sally is the founder and editor of The Foodie Travel Guide. She travels around the UK and beyond in search of the best foodie days out, tasting experiences and delicious places to stay. She loves a glass of English sparkling wine, afternoon tea with friends and escaping London for gastronomic adventures.