As the weather warms up we are drawn to the delights of alfresco dining. A glass of wine and a light meal in the sun is one of the great pleasures of summer but just where should you head in the city to enjoy the rays? EC2 seems to have it all going on with these gems…
16b New St, EC2M 4TR
Old Bengal Warehouse will host a series of pop-ups in the city from June. Resident seafood restaurant, Fish Market, (top right, above) will be bringing coastal dining to the city with an adaptation of a Fisherman’s Cottage.
From the beginning of June until the end of August, the terrace will have a menu of nostalgic seaside dishes including Fisherman’s catch (fish of the day) and Fisherman’s net (prawns and shellfish) as well as summer fish salads and lemon posset served with raspberries and shortbread biscuits.
An outdoor ice cream cart serving alcoholic pops will also be available alongside a selection of spritzers from around the world.
Tel:020 3503 0790 | Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street
Old Bengal Bar
16 New St, EC2M 4TR
Occupying the outside terrace, Old Bengal Bar (bottom right, above) will have a mid-week ‘surf and turf’ barbecue menu. The bar will also boast a dedicated Californian wine list to celebrate the launch of D&D’s Californian wine month.link
Specially selected bottles will be available to buy from an American-themed indoor vineyard at the New Street Wine Shop.
Tel:020 3215 1260 | Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street
South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, London, EC2M 2AF
Michelin-starred restaurant Angler in South Place Hotel (main image above) has now re-opened its rooftop terrace.
The stunning outdoor space is the perfect place to dine alfresco whilst enjoying the views over the city of London and Head Chef Tony Fleming’s exquisite á la carte and tasting menus.
Tel:020 3215 1260 | Nearest tube: Moorgate