Rooftop Breakfasts in London
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Start Your Day Right: 10 Scenic Rooftop Breakfasts in London

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Join us on our journey through the bustling metropolis of 10 of the most scenic rooftop breakfast spots in London. As the sun rises over the iconic skylines there will be no better way to experience the magic of the morning than by indulging in a luxurious rooftop breakfast.

This article which will reveal the top 10 best of best rooftop restaurants in London for breakfast will also provide their details such as the address for locating the spot hidden inside the city of endless charm and beauty, the website for reserving and understanding their timing and to fetch other detail information of the place. 

Additionally, we have provided a dress code that will make you blend and stand out at the same time. Whenever it is about going out your dress plays a pivotal role in making you comfortable within the atmosphere so we have to consider the ambiance of each restaurant to make sure which dress will be best to wear over there to support your dressing senses.     

Sky-High Eats: The Top 10 Rooftop Breakfast Spots in London

1. Alto by San Carlo, Marylebone 

Finding a perfect Rooftop breakfast in London for enjoying the morning scenario. The Alto by San Carlo can be that place which can provide you with an unparalleled experience not just with their Italian cuisine and ambiance. You will also be able to enjoy your breakfast with a view of London’s captivating vibrant and bustling streets. 

Dress Code
Men- They can do smart-casual by wearing a collared shirt with nice jeans or chinos and go for a blazer or sweater on it with dress shoes or loafers.

Women- Dress, a skirt or nice pants with a blouse or sweater with heels or flats.

Rating
According to the Tripadvisor website’s recent rating and reviews, this place has 3.5 stars out of 5 and the customer experience testimonies are like “Fun atmosphere in ‘authentic’ style restaurant”. 

Address
400 Oxford Street, W1A 1AB, London, United Kingdom

2. Coq d’Argent, The City

Imagine having a rooftop Breakfast in London in a restaurant that is amidst the towering skyscrapers of the city of London. The Coq d’Argent is an iconic restaurant with sleek and stylish confines and the interior design exudes an air of opulence with soft lighting and tasteful decor.

Overall, the place has the capabilities to provide a beautiful experience to its customers with just its ambiance and London view over that the traditional French cuisine with innovative bold flavors will win your heart for sure. 

Dress Code
Men- A collared T-shirt, chinos, and loafers with a blazer will make it a perfect dress for men’s also try to have black chinos.

Women- A dress paired with a sweater with flats will do the magic. 

Rating
The website TripAdvisor rates this place 4.0 out of 5 stars through the help of customer’ recent reviews on their Food, service, value and atmosphere which shows their quality overall. 

Address
1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EK, United Kingdom

3. The Culpeper, Whitechapel

For having a Rooftop brunch stepping through the doors of this place as a guest is a great choice as they not only welcome you with warm greets but the entirety of the place is made for you to experience the best rooftop brunch ever. 

Dress Code
In this restaurant wearing casual can be a good choice for both men and women. Therefore, jeans or trousers, a T-shirt, and a Top with sneakers or sandals depending on the season will be best.  

Rating
Similarly, on the website of Tripadvisor, this place was also able to gather 4 stars out of 5  and collected many positive reviews such as “Nice atmosphere, very good Sunday roast” through which we can understand their quality and value for their customers. 

Address
40 Commercial Street, London E1 6LP, United Kingdom

4. SushiSamba, City

Among the rooftop restaurants, SushiSamba stands due to its vibrant culinary oasis, where the flavours of Japan, Brazil, and Peru are blended to craft your best bottomless brunch in London. Also, the restaurant ambience will make you experience the contemporary elegance of Japanese minimalism and Brazilian flair which uplift the scenario of London.   

Dress Code
If you plan to visit this place you can go in smart casuals which reflect you in your outfit. However, avoiding beachwear, sportswear, shorts, flip-flops/slides are not allowed. Also, open-toed shoes might be a grey area too so be cautious. 

Rating
According to Tripadvisor’s recent analysis, this place has 4 stars out of 5 they have positive reviews from the customers. Also, it is observed that the food quality of their place is almost 5 stars. 

Address
Heron Tower, Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY, United Kingdom

5. Madison, St Paul’s

The place’s culinary ethos always celebrates the vibrant flavours and seasonal ingredients of modern European cuisine which provide a sense of elegance and luxury to your rooftop breakfast in London.  From the moment you step onto the restaurant rooftop, you will experience a breathtaking vista of London’s skyline and will be able to enjoy it by settling in their open outdoor seating area.

Dress Code 
Men- A dress shirt or button-down paired with nice dress pants or dark jeans would be ideal with a blazer or sports jacket with sneakers. 

Women- A jumpsuit with heels or dressy flats will be perfect or wearing a dress with leggings will brighten up your beauty-in-the-spot ambience. 

Rating
The rating of this place is taken from a website known as Tripadvisor and in recent ratings the place has 4 stars out of 5 and a collection of positive reviews from its customers such as “Great value set menu, view and ambience” which shows their attention to the customers.

Address
Rooftop Terrace One, New Change, London EC4M 9AF, United Kingdom

6. Radio Roodtop, Covent Garden

It is a special occasion or you are catching up with your friend Radio Roodtop can offer you an experience in which you will be treated with impeccable service, stunning views and a taste for your buds which ignites your culinary journey to the next level. 

Dress Code
Men- Wearing trousers with a shirt and shoes will make you look smart and glamorous at the same time.
Women- Dresses, pants heels or dressy flats will match and go best in the place. 

Rating
As per the TripAdvisor website rating, the place has 3.5 stars out of 5 stars and 727 customers have rated this place excellent as a choice which proves their quality as a rooftop restaurant and bar.  

Address
336-337 Strand, London WC2R 1HA, United Kingdom

7. Aviary, Barbican

At Aviary, a meal is not just a meal each dish showcases a passion for creativity and innovation. Also, the rooftop oasis of the place uplifts the sense of serenity and sophistication which permeates the place. It does not matter where you choose your seating at the place the ambience invites inspiration. 

Dress Code
Men out there should wear casual but smart outfits such as jeans shirts sweaters or blazers with loafers. For women, they should wear Skirts with leggings and a blouse matching with heels or flats. 

Rating
A recent review on the TripAdvisor website of this place reveals that they have 4 stars out of 5 and many positive testimonials from their customers in which they praised the ambience, and quality of the place. 

Address
Royal London House, 10th Floor Montcalm, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1DX, United Kingdom

8. Smiths of Smithfield, Farringdon

For those looking to indulge in something a little stronger or lighter the Smiths of Smithfield offers an impressive array of craft cocktails, premium spirits and artisanal beers. Also, the place has a diverse menu in which seasonal produce, classic British dish to inventive flavours can be found.

Dress Code
They do not have any dress code and want their customers to feel free to dress as they want. Therefore wearing as per the occasion is the best choice. Also, consider that the restaurant has a pub-like atmosphere.  

Rating
As per the Tripadvisor website, this place has 3.5 stars out of 5 stars however, it is a beautiful restaurant with 4 stars food, service, atmosphere and partially 4 stars value. 

Address
6777 Charterhouse Street, London Ec1M 6HJ, United Kingdom

9. Aqua Kyoto, Soho

This rooftop restaurant is a hidden gem which promises to transport diners on a culinary experience filled with vibrant flavours with unparalleled ambience and unforgettable rooftop scenarios. Also, without experiencing the refreshing expertly crafted cocktails of the place there is no leaving.  

Dress Code
The restaurant has a modern and stylish atmosphere so wearing smart is the perfect choice in which dress, shirt, blazer, sweater, heels, and shoes will be best. 

Rating
The rooftop restaurant Aqua has 4 stars out of 5 on the Tripadvisor website and collected 1000+ positive reviews from their customer through their food, service, value and atmosphere excellence. 

Address
30 Argyll Street, London W1B 3BR, United Kingdom

10. Angler, Moorgate

From classic cocktails with a twist to bespoke creations at the heart of Angler lies its culinary philosophy which celebrates the bounty of the sea with a focus on innovation and creativity. The restaurant’s sleek and contemporary design is characterised by muted tones, warm lighting and tasteful decor to provide a sense of intimacy and sophistication to the customers. 

Dress Code
This place also does not have any fixed dress code so wearing a collared shirt, dress pants, chinos with dress shoes, and loafers will be best for anyone. 

Rating
This place has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 through their dedication towards customers which is reflected on the Tripadvisor website. They stand as 471 out of 15163 restaurants in London which is a great achievement according to Tripadvisors ‘ recent analysis. 

Address
South Place Hotel, 3 South Pl, London EC2M 2AF, United Kingdom

Tips for the Ultimate Rooftop Breakfast Experience

Reservation and Timing Considerations

Whenever you decide to dine outside someplace always plan out the whole thing and keep a second place in your plan as a backup as the restaurant may or may not be open at the time you visit. Also, to be sure about the restaurant timings make enquiries through their website.

Not only that, if possible an option is available to reserve for timing to do that. your outing is important for us too so in the above list we have mentioned each rooftop restaurant’s website through which you can check their timings and reservation procedure.    

Dress Code and Atmosphere Expectations

Whenever you are going outside for something the first question strick is “What should I wear?” and when you are going to a rooftop restaurant your dress should match the ambience of the place.

Therefore, after considering each rooftop restaurant atmosphere and ambience and scenario we provided ideas for outfits which would be best. However, remember this whichever, dress you wear has value as you are wearing it therefore be confident and enjoy your meal full of luxury and elegance. 

Conclusion

What would be better than getting a chance to start your day by having a rooftop breakfast in London? Therefore, as promised above I have provided the list which has 10 scenic rooftop breakfast spots present in London which are there to offer you a sense of luxury, elegance and opulence.

The restaurants which are chosen above are all being taken after deep check as we care for your outside plans and other activities. The mentioned restaurant’s recent rating are being checked in four category such as food, service, value and atmosphere to make sure they will be the best. 

Also, we have tried to set the tone for you by providing attention to your attire as it is competent which can ensure your comfort in settling into the rooftop restaurant atmosphere and ambience.

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