Summer doesn’t last long in London, so take full advantage of every sunny day and each balmy night with these locally loved alfresco finds, guaranteed to keep even the most demanding of travellers happy.

FOR THE ONE WHO WANTS IT ALL

If you’re tight on time but don’t want to compromise on quantity, or quality for that matter, try these eclectic culture hubs for something-for-everyone thrills.


The Scoop, Bermondsey

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Lying alongside the southern bank of the River Thames is open-air amphitheatre The Scoop. Keep everyone happy with its eclectic mix of music, dance, fitness, film, food and sunrise yoga, and its ever-evolving events compendium for a complete cultural showdown.

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Sculpture in The City, the Square Mile

Find solace in the city with this critically acclaimed self-guided tour of the City’s sculptural showstoppers. Download the app and listen in to the commentary, as you discover a whole range of artworks, from 19 internationally acclaimed artists. Consider this your very own cultural treasure hunt, as you scour the city in search of everything from brass heads and The Trail of Cadenatas, to fire walkers and The Orientalist, as you discover a secret sculptural undertone to the city.

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Madison, St. Paul’s
 
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Bringing a little of Manhattan’s magnetism to the city, Madison is a London stomping ground for those looking for the perfect all-rounder - top notch drinking, dining and dancing with an atmosphere to match. Situated on the roof of One New Change, and with the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral in full view, sit down to wood fired ovens, crab cakes and slow cooked classics - just some of the culinary masterpieces being cooked up by well-travelled Head Chef Robin Tarver, who brings a little wisdom from his time in Nepal, Peru, Japan and Mexico City to create every foodie’s fantasy.

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