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Found any other bars near Poké-snatching sites?

Send your suggestions via comments below, BarChick Concierge on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram tag us @hotbarchick and use the hashtag #PokeBarLondon. Plus best Pokemon selfie will be getting a wicked booze delivery. 

GAME ON. 

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SOHO + CENTRAL

The Crown, Soho  What's there: A very rare Pokémon - so our sources say Hang for a bit in this classic old school pub, smack bang in Soho - history swots might know it's also where 9 year-old Mozart once gave a recital. It's a geek's playground. 64 Brewer St, London W1F 9TP The Savoy Hotel, The Strand What's there: PokéStop While you're there, grab a drink in the American Bar - it's as classic as it gets and current head bartender Erik Lorincz was once crowned World’s Best Bartender. The Queen's had drinks here, so if she walks in you might have to put your phone away for a few minutes. The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EU

CITY + EAST

Rolling Stock, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop Catch some rays and Pokemon in one of the biggest beer gardens in Shoreditch. Now that's our kinda afternoon session. 48 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8DN The Bookclub, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop The Bookclub's party basement to hottie hipsters is what sparkly incense is to Pokémon. 100-106 Leonard St, London EC2A 4RH Casita, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop This lil' party bar is all about the tequila baby! It's impossible not to have fun - don't start your Poke-crawl here as you'll never leave... it always gets out of hand. 5 Ravey Street, London, EC2A 4QW London Cocktail Club, Shoreditch Pokemon, designer vaginas, it's all happening here this week. Come by for happy hour from 5pm and get the party started. What's there: PokéStop Unit 12, 29 Sclater Street, London E1 6HR The Horn of Plenty, Bethnal Green What's there: Pokémon Whitechapel's epic local. If you're not Poké-winning, maybe you'll have better luck playing rock, paper, scissors with the bar guy/gal - half price drinks if you do - yeah! 36 Globe Road, London E1 4DU The Jugged Hare, Barbican What's there: PokéStop Get your game on here - fresh from the countryside. The sort of fuel a top hunter like you needs. 49 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SA Duck & Waffle, Bishopsgate What's there: Training Gym Vertigo isn't the only thing you're gonna be catching in that insane lift.  Celebrate your catch with some of London's best cocktails and a killer view of your empire from the 48th floor. Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY The Cock Tavern, Shoreditch What's there: Pokemon gym Nice one Dan. There's a gym, there's beer, this place is pretty legendary (in a dive sort of way) and it's East London so you won't look outta place sitting in a bar staring at your phone. 315 Mare Street, E8 1EJ, London The Breakfast Club, Spitalfields What's there: Pokemon Catch a Pokemon or two, then slip behind the giant Smeg fridge and head into the secret bar downstairs, with bangin' cocktails and a disco toilet - hell yeah. (Thanks Hayley for the info) 12-16 Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LS  The Lexington, Islington What's there: Pokestop While you rest up, get stuck into loads and loads of Bourbon baby, yeee-haaaa… (High fives to Chris who let us know about this one). 96-98 Pentonville Road, Islington, London, N1 9JB

NORTH

The Bull, Highgate

What's there: Pokemon gym

It's a brewpub so you know the beers are gonna be on point. Plus there's a Pokemon gym so while you're boozing they can get training. Ta Mitch for the heads up.

13 North Hill, London, N6 4AB

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Camden

What's there: Sh*tloads of Pokemon

We hear this Victorian toilet-turned booze bar is bursting with Pokemon, rare ones too (Merci Willy B for the tip-off). While you're catching, get stuck into awesome cocktails, good food (sausage rolls, f*ck yeah), good company and live music (Thu-Sat).

2 Highgate Road, London NW5 1NR

Pineapple Pub, Kentish Town

What's there: Pokemon

This old-school K-Town boozer has everything you need in a good pub, roaring fires, top notch ales, Thai food, beer garden, and now - they got Pokemon too (Nice one Poppy Lucy).

51 Leverton St, London NW5 2NX

WEST

Chelsea Prayer Room

What's there: A PokeStop

The Chelsea Prayer Room is our kind of religion, while your resting up, have a Poke-around upstairs in the secret bar GOAT where you'll find a sexy drinking den with hot bar staff and badass cocktails - praise the lord. (And praise you Katia for the low-down).

333 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9QL

Ealing Park Tavern

What's there: A Poke Gym

After your virtual work-out, kick back in the multicoloured beer garden outside and tuck into the homemade brew.

222 South Ealing Road, Ealing, W5 4RL

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NORTH

The Flask Soak up the sun at this old pub’s huge outdoor space. With their handy garden bar within stumbling distance, it shouldn’t take long to refresh those empty glasses either. It’s hot, you need to keep your fluids up. 77 Highgate West Hill, Camden, London N6 6BU BG.The.Flask.8 Edinboro Castle With space for 300 this Camden pub boasts ales, lagers, beers, ciders, wine plus BBQs and hog roasts. 57 Mornington Terrace, London NW1 7RU The Woodman Bring a gang because there's room for 280 to sit.  Table service applies outside too, so you can bask in the sun without playing fives to go and get the next round in. Well behaved dogs and children both welcome. The Woodman , 414 Archway Road , Highgate , London , N6 5UA BG.The.Woodman The Constitution A decent Good pub that’s got it all; fruit machines, dart boards and a gig venue in the Cellar Bar below. The beer garden is up there with the best of them (it’s won awards). Overlooking Regent’s Canal hit the BBQ, hit the beer and kick back. 42 St Pancras Way, London NW1 0QT The Faltering Fallback

A crafty multi-storey makes clever use of a small space. Tree house vibes and a decent range of beers make this place nothing short of epic.

19 Perth Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3HB

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The Stag

8 private cabanas and a whole lot of old school picnic tables make this place perfect for groups. Enjoy acoustic sets or garden parties. Hit it for a BBQ, wicked beers and outside table service.

67 Fleet Road, London, NW3 2QU

The Albion

Weeping willows and wisteria hang above and all around you in this huge picturesque patio at The Albion. If you want more of a relaxed, and beautiful setting without huge loud groups this is where to hang.

10 Thornhill Road, London, N1 1HW

Garden Gate

Keep dry under a covered dining room when the British summer decides to p*ss on our parade or hit-up the outdoor bar on a sunny day.

14 South End Road, London NW3 2QE

EAST

 Peoples Park Tavern When the sun's out (or not) this is where the party at.  Formerly known as The Britannia the People’s Park Tavern is a big-ass garden within an even bigger ass park.  It has its own micro-brewery so the booze is bl**dy legendary and it serves cocktails in jam jars, so it must be cool. 360 Victoria Park Road, London, E9 7BT The Crown and Shuttle Decking and picnic tables give this place holiday vibes whilst the parked up food truck serves garlic prawns and ribs. They’re big on their beers, have meantime on tap and despite its edge-of-the-city location the crowds a whole lot less rank than you might think. 226 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JE BG.Crown Pub on the Park

A pub in a park with a terrace, what’s not to love? Grab a table on the raised terrace and laugh at the cool kids in London Fields trying to spark up disposable BBQs in the mud. This place gets packed on match day, ladies, thank us later.

19 Martello Street, London, E8 3PE

The Water Poet This huge pub garden is divided into different sections. Fresh air-enthusiasts will love the no smoking area. Reserve a table cos this place is always full, cocktails aren't their thing but they do Pimms so why complain? 9-11 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6BX BG.Water.Poet The Gun, Canary Wharf The Gun’s entirely alfresco bar and restaurant overlooks the Thames and the O2. Hit the beer and wine and try something delicious from their open charcoal BBQ. Opening times depend on the weathe check their Twitter page on the day. 27 Coldharbour, London, E14 9NS Strongroom Head down an alleyway in Shoreditch and you'll find a mega beer garden, full of drunk media heads and music types lapping up the sunshine and beers. 120-124 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3SQ Dalston Eastern Curve Garden Shhh. Not everyone knows about this lil' beaute. It's primarily a communal garden for local folk to come chill, grow plants and watch the world go by. But it also has a cafe that sells booze (beer, cider, wine) too. This ain't a rowdy vibe, don't get us in trouble now, but if you have a date, or want to catch up with a pal without the usual raucous crowd, this is where to head. It's only open 'til 7 so you'll have to bunk off work early or slink over on a weekend. 13 Dalston Lane, London E8 3DF

SOUTH

The Fentiman Arms This sun trap is just a short walk from Oval and has got the homely vibes down. They’ve got a banging BBQ burning away and the wine is flowing. 64 Fentiman Road, London SW8 1LA fentiman.arm.000.s The Coat and Badge A favourite with Putney locals, this laurel-hedge enclosed garden has got long boozy evenings written all over it. Grab a jug of Pimm’s and while the night away. 8 Lacy Road, London SW15 1NL The Rye Right opposite the park, The Rye is where you wanna be (because it's where the booze is at). It's got a kick-ass garden, outdoor table tennis, a load of tables and sunken terrace. Bring everyone - mates, baby, dog, nan. There's no-one who doesn't like a game of beer pong in the sunshine. 31 Peckham Rye, London, SE15 3NX  BG.Rye Lost Angel  Not be the biggest but they've definitely worked with what they've got. Plants and vines are tangled around the wooden shelter and high tables and stalls and a couple of sofas make this place lovely. 339 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 4LS The Avalon The Avalon’s back garden is more than just some outside spot for a p*ss-up, obviously it's that as well but with little dens, umbrellas, cushioned areas and tables, it's the perfect spot for all ages (and dog-friendly). Tuck into the full menu or grab a burger from the BBQ, you won't regret it! 16 Balham Hill,  London, SW12 9EB BG.Avalon The Gipsy Moth A traditional pub with a jokes name, The Gipsy Moth is all about British summertime with its over-spill of outside tables plonked right next to The Cutty Sark. There's a damn fine beer selection, huge heaters and a covered conservatory in case of emergency. 60 Greenwich Church Street, London, SE10 9BL Grand Union This chain pub has a huge outdoor area well worth using and abusing. With eleven Thai-style tree houses no less, an enormous 25sqm outdoor film screen and huge wooden tables, there’s space for everyone. Tuck into their tasty food menu and get the beers in. These guys take summer sessions really seriously. 123 Acre Lane, Brixton, London SW2 5UA BG.GRand.Union The Founders Arms An outdoor space overlooking the Thames, who could ask for more? Next to the Tate Modern perch on the patio and ponder the meaning of life as you look over St Paul’s Cathedral and the boats sailing by on a summers evening. I'ts pretty poetic really. 52 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 9JH Duke of Edinburgh Not that nasty faux-qualification you had to do at school but instead one of Brixton's best kept secrets. Don’t be put off by the slightly damp and dark alleyway you'll need to navigate, an enormous garden awaits you. A BBQ, big screens and hay bales make this place classic. 204 Ferndale Road, London, SW9 8AG BG.Doe The Landor  Set away from Clapham High Street, this hidden pub is rocking a hidden garden too. Chilled but filled with groups of boozing mates, this one’s a great spot for a lazy days drinking with pals. The BBQ gets fired up to keep you going too so stick around all day. 70 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH  The Magic Garden Secret Garden Party comes to Battersea. Serious festival vibes, mismatched sofas, board games and oversized lamps; drinking in a beer garden has never been so fun. 231 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 4LG BG.Magic.Garden The Paperworks  This is where 2016 summer’s al fresco party is at. Not strictly a garden but definitely a great shout when the sun’s out, this spot in Elephant and Castle has got DJs, street food and killer cocktails. They’re rocking some big parties this summer and will keep you warm under heaters and blankets if you haven’t got your cocktail jacket on yet. 48-50 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6DR Metro Garden Ever walked past that random looking restaurant outside Clapham Common tube station? Well head inside because they’ve got a secret garden and it’s banging! All cushions, secluded areas and big tables, it’s perfect whether you’re doing al fresco date night or just a big garden p*ss up. 9 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA BG.Metro Jam Tree A 200 capacity sun-trap hidden off the New Kings Road has its own dedicated bar that mixes up decent cocktails and pulls good pints. Plus  a BBQ for  dishing out hog roasts, meat and fish cooked over charcoal. 541 King's Road,  London, SW6 2EB

WEST

Ealing Park Tavern Ealing Park Tavern’s garden has been kitted out for the summer with ping pong tables and colourful cabanas. There's also a British BBQ - we're all over the chorizo and avocado hot dogs and juicy lamb burgers. Grab a pitcher of Long Arm Brewing Co. beer (brewed on-site) and you're sorted. 222 South Ealing Road, Ealing, W5 4RL Ealing Park Tavern garden Hendrick’s Botanical Garden at Mr Fogg’s Get fancy Less beer garden more floral Victorian haven, the al fresco space here is a total oasis to work your way through the botanical cocktail menu. Start with a teapot of A Symphony of Peculiar Deliciousness which mixes Hendrick’s Gin, rose infused jasmine tea syrup, Bruittet bergamot liqueur, lychee juice and lime. Kick back out here with a dignified one (or three) and then go get inspired by the bar’s namesake and have an adventure-filled time in the treasure land that is Mr Fogg’s! 15 Bruton Lane, Mayfair W1J 6JD foggs (1) The Union Tavern If you’re keen on craft beers, then this is the spot for you. Enjoy regular tasting sessions with beers both local and further afield in the canalside beer garden. 45 Woodfield Road, London, W9 2BA BG.Union.Tavern The Westbourne Not a garden per se this terrace is a bit of an institute for those who play west; it’s brimming with tables and hotties. The bar is overflowing with booze and the pub sends out some damn fine food. 101 Westbourne Park Villas, London, W2 5ED Garden Bar Tuck into a rotisserie chicken from the Garden Bar and Grill and drink wine, beer, spirits or Champagne. 41 Bramley Road, London, W10 6SZ The Hampshire Hog A pretty charming pub with whitewashed walls, a cocktail bar, sweet mismatched furniture, coloured glasses and flowers on the tables. Long out a lunch in the garden out back. 227 King Street, London, W6 9JT The Crabtree A big-ass pub and a big-ass beer garden complete with lots of places to hide away with a lover, an outdoor BBQ and riverside views.  Tuck into a burger, grab a bottle of rose, climb over the wall down to the pebble beach and watch the rowers do their thang on the river. Rainville Road  London, London, W6 9HA BG.Crabtree The Phene As seen on ‘Bafta award winning’ Made in Chelse expect stylish garden furniture, swinging chairs and comfy pillows surrounded by a whole lot of plants. Drink frozen Daiquiris and ride a Sloaney Pony into the sunset. 9 Phene Street, London, SW3 5NY The Eagle A large grass area, pillows, space for picnic blankets, swing chairs and a terrace with a great BBQ and outdoor bar complete with a Tuck Shop - you can count us right in! You can’t hire the whole thing but you can reserve sections, so make sure you do cos this place is gonna get rammed on any sunny day. 215 Askew Road, London, W12 9AZ

CENTRAL

The Tattershall Castle, Embankment Technically it’s not a beer garden, it’s a boat, but it's epic so whatevs. Built in 1934, this retired passenger ferry now serves booze while rocking on the Thames. Party till 3am at the disco but watch your footing on the gangplank. Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2HR BG.Tattershall The Yard, Soho Hidden in the busy streets of Soho is a whole courtyard at one of BarChick’s favourite gay bars, The Yard. An al fresco bar in the year-round heated courtyard and another up on the balcony 'loft area', plenty of seating and if you're a planner you can book an area ahead to make sure you get a good spot. 57 Rupert Street, London W1C 7PL Tom's Terrace Somerset House - The Strand During the summer months Somerset House opens up Tom’s Terrace.  Michelin starred chef Tom Aiken offers Champagne, cocktails and  sharing boards. The 18th century terrace has banging views of a post card perfect London: the Thames, London Eye and Houses of Parliament.

Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

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Friday 29th from 4pm – 9.30pm & Saturday 30th 12pm – 4pm OR 5pm – 9.30pm //  Tickets are £15 and include one cocktail, multiple complementary experiences and cocktail booklet
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Get on a boat

Don’t ignore the giant river flowing through the city, people. If you close your eyes and ask them to turn the music up you’ll feel like you’re on a yacht in Ibiza and not bobbing along the Thames. Our favourite boozy boats are the Tattershall Castle, Vestal Voyages and Tamesis Dock. River crawl, anyone? Tattershell Castle, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2HR Vestal Voyages, Granary Square Towpath, King's Cross, London, NC1 Tamesis Dock, Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP vestalvoyage2

Get wet

So what if we don’t live near the sea? This city’s got tonnes of amazing outdoor pools you can go swim in. If you’re confident in your breast stroke and wildlife doesn’t sh*t you up, join the other hard nut swimmers at Hampstead Ponds. The new King’s Cross pond looks epic (and a little less fish infested) too.  Rather be in Miami? Brockwell Lido’s got deckchairs, cocktails and prosecco. Failing all that, have you ever stripped off and danced in the Appearing Rooms water fountain on Southbank? Us neither… Hampstead Ponds, Hampstead Heath, London, NW5 1QR King’s Cross Pond, 20 Canal Reach (entrance on Tapper walk), London, N1C 4BE Brockwell Lido, Dulwich Road, Brockwell Lido, London, SE24 0PA Appearing Rooms Water Fountain, The Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX fol.appearing.000.rooms

Hit the roof

Whether you finally wanna take advantage of your monthly direct debits to Shoreditch House, kick back with the hip kids at Frank’s or get your festival freak on at Queen of Hoxton, we’ve found the best rooftop bars in North, South, East and West of the city. Shoreditch House, Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6AW Queen of Hoxton,1-1-5 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3JX5 Frank’s, 95A Rye Lane, London, SE15 4ST

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Dine al fresco

Our rule is; drink in the sun, eat in the shade. Some of the best food pop ups in the city have got shady places to get stuffed and keep your stomach lined this weekend. Hit up Forza Win for pizza parties, Street Feast for weekend grub and a hot new kid Night Tales where you can wash it all down with pink Pina Coladas. In. Want a guaranteed table? These are London’s best dining terraces, so book in baby. Forza Win, 133 Copeland Road, SE15 3SN  

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Ice that cocktail

Boozy slushies are where it’s at this summer and we’ve found the absolute best. Catch some shade underneath The Big Easy and sip the ultimate summer slushy: the Miami Vice; half Pina Colada, half Daiquiri. Yeah. Or keep cool in a car park at Peckham Springs where they squeeze ‘em out of an old school Slush Puppie machine. Way more refreshing than a cold beer. The Big Easy, 12 Maiden Lane, WC2E 7NA Peckham Springs, 22A Blenheim Grove, SE15 4QN 

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Follow everyone to a park

A park crammed with half naked people secretly sippin’ and getting merry in the sun? Yes. Please. Hit Hyde Park to embrace London summer and do the city proud: take a towel and sunbathe, check out the free entertainment in Speaker’s Corner and fall off a swan pedalo on The Serpentine. Spending a sunny day in Hyde Park is a Londoner rite of passage and now’s your chance.  Victoria Park is gonna be rammed so if bum cheeks hanging out of shorts and tattooed torsos are your thing, get to it.  When your cans of cider go warm and your mate is burnt, no biggie: hit the best bars by parks.

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Watch a film al fresco

Screw the sofa, there are so many places to catch a movie outside this summer, and they’ve all got a bar.  Go eat Rockadolla dogs and watch the sun set behind the screen at one of Rooftop Film Club’s four open air cinema’s. Afraid of heights? Pop Up screens are showing films in London’s parks this summer, and Luna Cinema’s got all the romantic settings (like Kew Gardens and Regent’s Park Open air Theatre) sorted. Bring a hot date. Rooftop Film Club, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST Luna Cinema, Kew Palace, TW9 3AB

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Pretend you have a garden

Regular gardens don’t have bars, but The Culpeper roof garden does so go get that fresh air feeling without leaving the city. Wanna take it a step further? Email Jack or Janelle and they’ll let you rattle around in the flower beds with a shovel in one hand and a cocktail in the other during the week. Now that’s what we call a garden club. The Culpeper, 40 Commercial St, London, E1 6LP Email [email protected] to join the garden team.

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 Chill in a pub garden

No brainer. A pub garden’s got everything you need all weekend - food, drink, music and like minded booze loving people. Here are London’s best.

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Rooftop raving is the dizziest way to soak up the heady heights of London’s skyline. Come rain or shine there ain’t nobody who doesn’t love a penthouse style p*ss up.  If you want the BEST and personalised recommendations, as well as us sorting you out and getting you booked in, message our new free concierge service.

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Aperol Spritz Bar at Bird of Smithfield A roof terrace dedicated to Aperol Spritz - YEAH baby! That's our kind of summer. Inspired by the epic Terrazza Aperol in Milan - up here it's all about the orange stuff. Spritz Socials also sees some of London's top influencers giving talks and teaching you cool things, we're well psyched for the marbling work shop on the 9th August - groovy baby. Open until: 31st August 2016 (closed on Sundays) Bird of Smithfield, 26 Smithfield EC1A 9LB Queen of Hoxton  The one with all the pop ups The Queen of Hoxton rooftop transforms itself twice a year with a new awesome theme each time. This summer it’s going all flower power with ‘a psychadelic Summer of Love theme’. Yeah baby! BarChick looks forward to soaking up some rays whilst scoffing retro boozy ice cream floats and psychedelic rainbow ice cream sandwiches. Booze slushies, BBQs and WIFI; we know where our meetings will be! Then we’ll let out our inner hippy at yoga workshops and tie dye workshops. Immense. Rooftop opens: 28th April 1-5 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3JX  QoH Sushisamba The one that's got it all A high glamour affair smack bang in the centre of the business district. You’d be silly to expect anything other than chinos, spray tans and Ralph - no judgement from us, any friend of the bartenders at Sushisamba are a friend of ours. Situated on the 39th floor an uplit tree marks the spot. Eat Sushi, schmooze and try not to puke in the lift on the way down. Rooftop open: Year-round Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY Sushisamba  Coq D’Argent Credit cards at the ready This is the perfect place to drag out a lunch meeting. Expect awesome views and be warned, it’s easy to do some damage to your credit card and your liver here. Get into the spirit of it and drink The Millionaire;  Plantation original dark rum, apricot brandy, Lillet Rouge, lime juice and touch of grenadine. If you go midweek you’ll be mingling with cigar drinking business people on Dom P - but everyone’s in a good mood on a roof terrace, so just enjoy. Rooftop open: Year-round 16 Kirby Street, London, EC1N 8TS  coq Shoreditch House Rooftop pool baby Pack your trunks and kiss a member to get in. This is converted East London warehouse is the ultimate daytime party place, but if you’re not a member you’ll need to play it cool (if in doubt, wear your sunglasses and keep them on). We drink the Dillionaire, because we like saying it, and like to eat at the outdoor BBQ. See you by the heated pool. Rooftop open: Year-round Ebor Street, London, E1 6AY shoreditch.house_2 Santa Monica at SkyLounge Sexy Cali-themed bar  There's a summer pop-up at the Hilton's Sky Lounge and it's all Santa Monica vibes and bangin' frozen margaritas. 7 Pepys Street EC3N 4AF Gancia Summer Terrace at Boisdale Canary Wharf Top notch fizz, top notch views Gancia of Italy produce some of Italy's finest sparkling wines, and they've headed up this hot rooftop bar, aaaall summer long. Cabot Place, Canary Wharf E14 4QT The Boundary Start drinking at breakfast  Now this place is really, really cool. Bag yourself a sofa beneath the fairy lights and take in the ridiculous 360 degree views of London. Eat if you wanna, or just get hammered on Martini’s. The only, and we mean only, thing wrong with this place is that it shuts early (11pm) but the roof terrace is open all year round so it only serves as an excuse to start drinking at breakfast - that’s when you’ll find BarChick here. Spend the day getting your tan on and saunter off to another bar in Shoreditch come nightfall. Rooftop open: Year-round Redchurch Street 2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London, E2 7DD  Boundary rooftop - Long Table The Fox Craft beer pub on a roof An easy spot to pass by, The Fox has had a bit of a touch up and is worth a drop-in on your way up to the trendier lights of Dalston-Kingsland. Red checkered table cloths, fairy lights, picnic tables, decking and a well worked bunch of pot plants makes this place a bright and breezy hangout. They open at 4pm, perfect for an after work sunbathing sesh. Rooftop open: By May Bank Holiday 2016. 372 Kingsland Road, E8 4DA Dalston Roof Park The one that always has something going on BarChick went to a kick ass rave up here once...there’s always something going on at Dalston Roof Park, whether it’s a party, free film night or a pop-up restaurant. It's a £3 walk-in fee, but if you come back four times you can swap it for a 'Bootstrap Friendship Card' (gets you in free to un-ticketed events 'til the end of the year. Winning!) Rooftop open: 30th April 2016 at 3pm. Print House, 8 Ashwin St, E8 3DL dalston.roof.park Netil 360 This roof knows how to throw a party This rooftop is all about banging events and parties, so fill up your diary in advance and remember to buy a ticket first. It’s open from 10am, too, and in true East  London style the building also has ‘office and social space’, which translates to us as an opportunity to work our way through a pile of magazines, spritzer in hand. Now the venue’s got a permanent licence, so let’s celebrate. Rooftop opens: 1st April Netil House, London, E8 3RL  Netil-360 (1)   South Place Hotel – Angler Rooftop Terrace Chic City sun trap Hidden away in Moorgate’s South Place Hotel is the city’s secret sun trap. Order a No.69 cocktail - tequila, lime, agave and avocado straight up, then grab some terrace food bar snacks like the devilled whitebait and calamari. It’s attached to the Michelin star Angler restaurant but no worries, everyone’s welcome here. Rooftop opens: Year-round 3 South Place, London EC2M 2AF  southplace-hotel-terrace   Golden Bee Smack bang in Shoreditch The bar itself ain't our really style but you can't argue with a rooftop in the middle of Shoreditch that has a fire pit. Rooftop open: Year-round The Gun The Gun has teamed up with Sol beer for a Brazilian-style party on a rooftop. There's a BBQ buffet (£25 per person) and hot cocktails from the private bar. Kick back on a deckchair, grab a bev and check out that Thames view (it's not quite the white sandy beaches of Rio, but it'll do). Open: 26th May-30th September 27 Coldharbour, Docklands, London, E14 9NS Rio De Gun-Eiro, The Gun London

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Vermouth on the Roof at One Ham Yard Hotel Ham Yard are hosting a summer pop up on their rooftop, and it's all about the Vermouth cocktails. There's also some awesome masterclasses going on where you can swot up on the Italian wine, whilst scoffing on tasty antipastis, all for £15, yes please. Book yours here [email protected] One Ham Yard, Soho W1D 7DT Le Meridien, Piccadilly The one with all the gin It isn’t exactly blessed with space, but The Terrace Bar & Grill at Meridien Hotel is the perfect spot to grab something to eat before chilling with a cocktail. It’s smack-bang in the middle of Piccadilly, so the view at this place  is like a tourist’s wet dream. This summer there's a French Riviera-inspired pop up where they've gone to town on the whole Frenchie thing - there's a promenade lined with parasols, palm trees and deck chairs and even a village square with petanque. P.S Don’t leave without venturing to the gin bar upstairs. Rooftop opens: Year-round 21 Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BH Notch The one where you can escape Oxford Street Last year it was Roofnic, this year it's an 'industrial playground'. And that's not just a jazzy term for slick uber trendy decor. There's literally going to be reclaimed school science tables, scaffolding and rooftop swings overlooking the street below. Fudo Shack will provide Japanese street food all day from 10am to 10pm for lil' bites. Booze on cocktails and sharing bowls. Rooftop opens: 5th May 535 Oxford Street, London W1C 2QW

WEST

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Sexy Med-style terrace

Like you've been airdropped into the Mediterranean - it's an evergreen terrace of sexy summer fun. Think of it like an outdoor food court with style - there's four restaurants (Patty & Bun, Salt Yard, Rabbit and Le Coq) but you can sit wherever, so no worries if you and your mate disagree over who has the best buns. There's also two bars and 400 seats - so you won't struggle to nab a seat. Plus there's a roaming booze trolly to ensure you're well watered.

Rooftop opens: Thursday 26 May – Sunday 29 August 2016.

Wednesday – Friday: 6pm – 11pm. Saturday:12pm – 11pm. Sunday:12pm – 9.30pm

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Aqua Killer cocktails and two terraces Ok, so the entrance to the Aqua building is shiny, but if Picklebacks taught us anything it’s that we should never judge a book by its cover. Keep your eye on the prize and catch the lift straight up to the fifth floor, where you’ll find the only roof terrace in the West End. Marios Schwab (fashion babes) has added some of his S/S15 inspiration to the one at kyoto... So if you’re looking for seats head through to doors and turn left past the black bull statue. Order a Pina Colada (can you taste the green tea?) and chill in the heaven above the hectic buzz of Regent Street. Rooftop opens: Year-round (weather permitting) 5th Floor, 240 Regent Street, London, Entrance on 30 Argyll Street, London, W1B 3BR aqua The Roof Gardens The one with the flamingos This place is genuinely ah-may-zing. The dress code here is ‘no effort, no entry’, so fix up if you want a shot at getting in (it’s a private members club, but you know we’ve never let a silly thing like guestlists hold us back). It’s located 100 feet above Kensington High Street, where even the Cafe Nero plays classical music, and if you want to up the fancy factor even more book yourself a table at the restaurant Babylon. Rooftop open: Year-round 99 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5SA Vista at the Trafalgar Date spot  This terrace is open all year round (British weather permitting) which makes it perfect for a date, because everyone knows two tipsy people plus a blanket equals a good time. Order a bunch of cocktails from the rooftop bar, watch tourists fail to climb on the lions (actually hilarious) and remember, this place is a suntrap so wear as little as possible on sunny days. Best of all? It’s rarely as busy as it should be. Rooftop opens: Year-round 2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, London, SW1A 2TS vista.view.new Radio Glam vibes and a 180 degree view Make sure you wear something sparkly here - not only will you fit in with the glam crowd, but it’ll distract from the uncontrollable “OMFG!” reaction you’ll involuntarily experience when you see the 180 degree view. Be warned; there is a laser show most evenings (some light artist from Barcelona is in charge) but fingers crossed you’ll be too busy getting chatted up on the plush white sofas to care. Rooftop opens: Year-round 336-337 Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ  ME.London.Radio.View.v2.low Lyric The enchanted garden This place is covered in greenery, so it feels like you’re getting fresh air in an enchanted garden when infact you’re above a theatre in Hammersmith. Get lost between trees and find a hidden table in a romantically lit corner. It’s all very charming until you find the pizzeria, then there’s no going back. Rooftop opens: Year-round Kings Mall, Lyric Square (just off King Street), London W6 0QL   el.cantara.roof Broadway House Cocktails on a cigar terrace This place has two roof terraces, a rooftop bar, cocktail bar, outdoor cinema, BBQ, restaurant AND cigar terrace. Get obsessed with Toffee Champagne, work your way down the cigar menu and find a member to give you a guided tour of the place - seriously, if they let us live here we would. Rooftop opens: Year-round - a cosy cover is put on during the winter months. 474 – 476 Fulham Road, London, SW6 1BY  broadway_house_bar_roof_terrace_fulham_london_01.485x272

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Frank’s Cafe  The really f*cking cool one We’re yet to hear what’s in store for this unique multi-storey carpark bar, but judging by our experience last year it’s safe to say we’re pretty excited about heading back to Frank’s this summer. See ya’ll there. Rooftop opens: Sometime in May 2016 95A Rye Lane, London, SE15 4ST Franks-Campari-Bar Rumpus Room Where the sexy people hang A rooftop bar with a terrace and a kick-ass view of the river? You had us at hello. OK the terrace is teeny but it’s ON The Thames so well worth squeezing on to.  This sky high joint at The Mondrian is giving us another reason to hit Southbank for a drink (Dandelyan had already stolen our hearts) - expect London’s sexiest crowd and drinking 1920s style. Rooftop opens: March 2016 20 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PD  Rumpus.Rooms.View The Bussey Building  The one with the cinema Didn't get in to Frank's? Don't sweat it, this place is just round the corner. You'll have to climb what feels like a thousand flights of stairs but it's worth it for the view. When you get in grab a table to your left - that's where the sights north of the river are at, and the skyline's beautiful. Sink some wine and try all the Forza Win food and Rockadollar dogs while eyeing up the fit musicians they've got playing that night. Rooftop opens: May 2016 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, London, SE15 4ST   No32 The Old Town The daytime hangout  They love a long table on the terrace at this place, so take your time and make sure you squeeze in next to a hottie. It’s in Clapham, so your cocktails will probably arrive with a side of toddler screams, but the staff have put effort into their drinks menu which features house syrups, sherberts and craft beer. Try everything and the daycare vibe won’t bother you. Rooftop opens: 32 The Pavement, SW4 0JE The Prince of Wales The party on a roof The POW is a local Brixton classic - you’ll get great tunes (Gilles Peterson and Norman Jay DJ here at the weekends), good people and you won’t have to queue long for a drink because this place has all the bars - the terrace alone has three.  This one’s also special because it’s a two storey situ, so you can have fun running up and down the place like it’s a playground for p*ssheads. There are different rooms blasting the bass - get lost all night and dress casual, you won’t stop dancing from the minute you get there. Get your tickets early, people. Rooftop open: keep an eye out for their parties! 469 Brixton Rd, London,  SW9 8HH  POW Queen Elizabeth Roof Gardens The riverside one It’s easy to miss this gem of a terrace among the street performers and crowds of tourists that congregate along the Southbank, but once it’s on your radar you’re guna feel really smug. This place is mainly about grabbing a few bottles of wine at the outdoor bar and arranging chairs in a semicircle with your mates so you can enjoy that riverside view, but they’ve got Pimms if you’re feeling patriotic. Expect to see couples snogging behind fruit trees and big groups of people taking to the floor when the chairs run out in the evenings. Rooftop open: Year-round Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX Terrazza on the Thames A sexy riverside pop-up, for bangin' Canary Wharf views, a bar and a kitchen. Date night happens here. Docklands Riverside, 265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 5HW Oxo Tower Brasserie The one you can take your Mum to The South Bank is having its moment. Hit the Oxo Tower early to bag a seat on the terrace - we’re talking all the epic food served in the restaurant, killer cocktails and views straight out at that river. Come at night - we all know London’s at its best when lit up. Rooftop open: Year-round OXO Tower Wharf, Bargehouse St, London, SE1 9PH  OXO Tower

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Vivo The secret Italian one Drink award winning Italian cocktails and eat super fresh pastries, lasagne and mega salads galore while sitting on a hidden roof terrace just off the high street in Angel. Expect a vibrant, italian atmosphere with super stylish people. Pep up on some fresh coffee if the sun gets a bit much. Rooftop open: Year-round 57/58 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0NY Alfie's Rooftop Kitchen The tapas terrace  This hidden roof terrace lurks above London’s largest indoor market. Get spendy downstairs before heading up the Art Deco building for a bottle of wine in the sun. Foodwise, expect everything at this contemporary cafe from a full English to a selection of tapas. A seriously cool daytime hangout. Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, London NW8 8DT Alfies.Rooftop.Kitchen.400x300 The Driver All day hanging out on top of a pub This huge 5-storey pub is a great place to take a bunch of mates, although the terrace itself is a little on the cosy side. Cocktails at the boutique bar will make you feel classy and if you’re getting peckish you can head downstairs to the basement’s gastro kitchen, or stay upstairs and get fed by the resident BBQ chef. You can smoke on the roof, too, so everyone’s guna be happy. Rooftop open: Year-round 2-4 Wharfdale Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 9RY  the-driver_london_13802 The Red Lion Roof The pub garden on a roof If you thought this was just a pokey corner pub you were wrong. Take it all up to the third floor rooftop and hope to high heaven that the rest of Hoxton haven’t discovered the same staircase as you. It’s little on the small side but look, we’re in London, and if you can handle the tube during summer then this’ll be a breeze (literally, the air’s great up there). Rooftop open: Year-round 41 Hoxton Street, London, N1 6NH red lion roof The Big Chill House The one with beers, burgers and beats You don’t have to dress up for The Big Chill because, as far as terraces go, it’s kind of a dive, but hey who cares when all you’re after is some beers, a burger and chilled out times? Sit back on the brightly coloured garden furniture and enjoy the beats. There’s a cool crowd up here, and you could easily stay all afternoon. Rooftop open: Year-round weather permitting 257-259 Pentonville Road, King’s Cross, London, N1 9NL big chill house" ["post_title"]=> string(27) "London's Best Roof Terraces" ["post_excerpt"]=> string(0) "" ["post_status"]=> string(7) "publish" ["comment_status"]=> string(4) "open" ["ping_status"]=> string(4) "open" ["post_password"]=> string(0) "" ["post_name"]=> string(26) "londons-best-roof-terraces" ["to_ping"]=> string(0) "" ["pinged"]=> string(119) "http://www.51-buckinghamgate.com/index.php/courtyard-at-51/ http://www.51-buckinghamgate.com/index.php/courtyard-at-51/" ["post_modified"]=> string(19) "2016-07-26 12:44:01" ["post_modified_gmt"]=> string(19) "2016-07-26 11:44:01" ["post_content_filtered"]=> string(0) "" ["post_parent"]=> int(0) ["guid"]=> string(26) "http://barchick.com/?p=468" ["menu_order"]=> int(0) ["post_type"]=> string(4) "post" ["post_mime_type"]=> string(0) "" ["comment_count"]=> string(1) "1" ["filter"]=> string(3) "raw" } } ["post_count"]=> int(5) ["current_post"]=> int(-1) ["in_the_loop"]=> bool(false) ["post"]=> object(WP_Post)#407 (24) { ["ID"]=> int(59079) ["post_author"]=> string(1) "4" ["post_date"]=> string(19) "2016-07-21 10:40:15" ["post_date_gmt"]=> string(19) "2016-07-21 09:40:15" ["post_content"]=> string(9962) "Guilty pleasure? As keen as this guy ?! These bars are withing Poke-catchig distance so go get a real-life refuel, switch on your lure module and watch the Pokemon roll in. Plus we all know the gaming rules: you play better when slightly p*ssed....

Found any other bars near Poké-snatching sites?

Send your suggestions via comments below, BarChick Concierge on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram tag us @hotbarchick and use the hashtag #PokeBarLondon. Plus best Pokemon selfie will be getting a wicked booze delivery. 

GAME ON. 

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The Crown, Soho  What's there: A very rare Pokémon - so our sources say Hang for a bit in this classic old school pub, smack bang in Soho - history swots might know it's also where 9 year-old Mozart once gave a recital. It's a geek's playground. 64 Brewer St, London W1F 9TP The Savoy Hotel, The Strand What's there: PokéStop While you're there, grab a drink in the American Bar - it's as classic as it gets and current head bartender Erik Lorincz was once crowned World’s Best Bartender. The Queen's had drinks here, so if she walks in you might have to put your phone away for a few minutes. The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EU

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Rolling Stock, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop Catch some rays and Pokemon in one of the biggest beer gardens in Shoreditch. Now that's our kinda afternoon session. 48 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8DN The Bookclub, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop The Bookclub's party basement to hottie hipsters is what sparkly incense is to Pokémon. 100-106 Leonard St, London EC2A 4RH Casita, Shoreditch What's there: PokéStop This lil' party bar is all about the tequila baby! It's impossible not to have fun - don't start your Poke-crawl here as you'll never leave... it always gets out of hand. 5 Ravey Street, London, EC2A 4QW London Cocktail Club, Shoreditch Pokemon, designer vaginas, it's all happening here this week. Come by for happy hour from 5pm and get the party started. What's there: PokéStop Unit 12, 29 Sclater Street, London E1 6HR The Horn of Plenty, Bethnal Green What's there: Pokémon Whitechapel's epic local. If you're not Poké-winning, maybe you'll have better luck playing rock, paper, scissors with the bar guy/gal - half price drinks if you do - yeah! 36 Globe Road, London E1 4DU The Jugged Hare, Barbican What's there: PokéStop Get your game on here - fresh from the countryside. The sort of fuel a top hunter like you needs. 49 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SA Duck & Waffle, Bishopsgate What's there: Training Gym Vertigo isn't the only thing you're gonna be catching in that insane lift.  Celebrate your catch with some of London's best cocktails and a killer view of your empire from the 48th floor. Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY The Cock Tavern, Shoreditch What's there: Pokemon gym Nice one Dan. There's a gym, there's beer, this place is pretty legendary (in a dive sort of way) and it's East London so you won't look outta place sitting in a bar staring at your phone. 315 Mare Street, E8 1EJ, London The Breakfast Club, Spitalfields What's there: Pokemon Catch a Pokemon or two, then slip behind the giant Smeg fridge and head into the secret bar downstairs, with bangin' cocktails and a disco toilet - hell yeah. (Thanks Hayley for the info) 12-16 Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LS  The Lexington, Islington What's there: Pokestop While you rest up, get stuck into loads and loads of Bourbon baby, yeee-haaaa… (High fives to Chris who let us know about this one). 96-98 Pentonville Road, Islington, London, N1 9JB

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The Bull, Highgate

What's there: Pokemon gym

It's a brewpub so you know the beers are gonna be on point. Plus there's a Pokemon gym so while you're boozing they can get training. Ta Mitch for the heads up.

13 North Hill, London, N6 4AB

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Camden

What's there: Sh*tloads of Pokemon

We hear this Victorian toilet-turned booze bar is bursting with Pokemon, rare ones too (Merci Willy B for the tip-off). While you're catching, get stuck into awesome cocktails, good food (sausage rolls, f*ck yeah), good company and live music (Thu-Sat).

2 Highgate Road, London NW5 1NR

Pineapple Pub, Kentish Town

What's there: Pokemon

This old-school K-Town boozer has everything you need in a good pub, roaring fires, top notch ales, Thai food, beer garden, and now - they got Pokemon too (Nice one Poppy Lucy).

51 Leverton St, London NW5 2NX

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Chelsea Prayer Room

What's there: A PokeStop

The Chelsea Prayer Room is our kind of religion, while your resting up, have a Poke-around upstairs in the secret bar GOAT where you'll find a sexy drinking den with hot bar staff and badass cocktails - praise the lord. (And praise you Katia for the low-down).

333 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9QL

Ealing Park Tavern

What's there: A Poke Gym

After your virtual work-out, kick back in the multicoloured beer garden outside and tuck into the homemade brew.

222 South Ealing Road, Ealing, W5 4RL

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Find a Bar

FIND A BAR
WHERE
WHAT
WHO
WHEN

Crazy Bear

3$$$

26-28 Whitfield St  London W1T 2RG

Tel: +44 20 7631 0088

Goodge Street

Opening hours

Mon - Weds: 12pm - 12am,
Thurs - Fri: 12pm - 1am,
Sat: 3pm - 1am

Check out their site

What to Order

Go for the Champagne

Barchick Says

Date Updated: 21/01/2014

Churchill’s great grandson once told BarChick that if he wanted to get a lady’s knickers off then a date at Crazy Bear wouldn’t disappoint, so BarChick met her date there with anticipation…

Descending the copper trimmed staircase BarChick was met by a crazy cave of seating, brass, tables and garish alcoves. It’ll take your eyes a while to adjust to the bustling space, and despite the dim ambience, shades might be wise to counteract all that surface shine.  The sunken bronzed bar is impressive and the hostesses are sexy. Dress like a tart and you’ll be just fine, but get the balance between leg and chest just right, you don’t want to look like you can’t afford the sobering prices.

Taking a seat on what looked like a glazed marshmallow, BarChick’s date disappeared to the loo, and disappear he did. If you’re familiar with the 80s classic Labyrinth then you should be able to conquer the mirrored maze, if not it is highly recommended that you either watch it before or take your drink because you’ll be there till your date comes to find you.

The cocktail menu is long and complex, if you can think over the music examine it, if not stick to the classics or make like a baller and order a bottle of Bolly.

Let’s just say this place lived up to all expectations you crazy, crazy bear.


Good For

Take a date, Take your mates, Take your mistress, Debauchery, Food, Killer cocktails, Music, People watching, Pulling, Daytime, Evening, Late