London has a stunning skyline so why not enjoy dining in a London restaurant with a view of the best of the city?
Sky Garden Restaurants
On the top of one of The City of London's skyscrapers, there is a public garden and three dining options. The Sky Garden is on levels 35-37 of the Walkie Talkie and has a cafe/cocktail bar, a brasserie, and an exclusive oyster bar.
Galvin at Windows
Galvins at Windows is on the 28th floor of the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. It has a glamorous 1930's interior and serves modern French cuisine. It offers some stunning views of London including the gardens of Buckingham Palace.
There are 3 places to eat at Tate Modern but the best views are from the 9th-floor restaurant and bar. The restaurant gets most popular in the evenings so do book in advance and let them know if you want a window table to see across to St. Paul's Cathedral. The menu is a la carte and the waiting staff is very helpful.
If you just want a drink (and to see the view!), there's a bar for alcohol and soft drinks, plus they also serve tea and coffee. (Note there is also an open-air terrace on the 4th floor which is a great spot for taking photos of St. Paul's Cathedral.)
Oxo Tower Dining
Helix at 30 St Mary Axe
30 St Mary Axe is better known as The Gherkin, one of London's most talked about landmarks. The Helix restaurant provides an iconic entertaining experience with a 360-degree panorama from 180 meters above London. It has a minimalist interior due to its glass-walled location. Helix dining is managed by Searcy1847.
Located within the Royal Festival Hall, Skylon offers a spectacular panorama of London's skyline with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the River Thames. A destination restaurant and a relaxed, informal grill center around a raised bar serving classic and contemporary cocktails, perfect for day and night.
Coq D'Argent is on the roof of No.1 Poultry, with views over the famous Square Mile (City of London) by the Bank of England. This elegant eatery offers fine French cuisine in lavish surroundings, with one of the most remarkable roof gardens in London.