The heat of tropics are coming to London in full force this week.

Check our top picks few of summer al fresco terraces which provide the perfect setting to soak up the sun with a tipple or two!

Somerset House’s San Miguel Terrace

Somerset House has launched their summer terrace, located on the banks of the River Thames, in partnership with San Miguel. In a prime position on the Victoria Embankment, Somerset House Terrace is serving a selection of chilled San Miguel beers, beer-based cocktails and a menu of Spanish-inspired snacks until the end of September.

Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Sanderson’s Veuve Clicquot Courtyard Garden

Long Bar at Sanderson hotel has thrown open the doors to its Courtyard Garden to welcome guests into a tropical summertime oasis, in partnership with Veuve Clicquot Rosé.

Open until the end of this summer, Sanderson’s Long Bar has come alive with an abundance of tropical flowers, banana leaves and palm plants. Parrots and butterflies are perched amongst the foliage, softly lit by an atmospheric pink glow while guests enjoy a chilled glass of Veuve Clicquot Rosé paired with a selection of tropical bar snacks, including Seared Tuna with wasabi mayo and caviar and Scallop Ceviche with papaya salsa and yuzu.

50 Berners St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3NG

The Den, St Martins Lane

Just in time for summer, St Martins Lane hotel has transformed The Den and its exclusive outdoor terrace into a tropical jungle oasis in partnership with Veuve Clicquot’s much-loved Yellow Label and artisan ice cream creators Ruby Violet. Launched earlier this summer, the hotel has become a palm-filled, sunny paradise in the heart of Covent Garden. For a refreshing drink, Veuve Clicquot is served by the glass and by the bottle, perfectly complemented by luscious additions to The Den’s menu including Nduja Sliders with goat’s curd and rocket, and Tuna tartare with avocado and wonton.

45 St Martin’s Ln, Charing Cross, London WC2N 4HX

Berners Terrace X Bombay Sapphire at Sanderson hotel

Sanderson has opened its Berners Terrace this summer in partnership with Bombay Sapphire gin to create a taste of the English summer, just a stone’s throw away from Oxford Street.  Berners Terrace is serving a selection of English countryside inspired cocktails for £12 each, all with a bright but delicate Bombay English Estate gin base.  Beautiful, seasonal flora and fauna will decorate the terrace, emulating a quintessentially English summer garden, offering Londoners a haven from the city’s hustle and bustle.  Berners Terrace cocktail list includes brilliantly British cocktails, such as Hampshire Tonic, made with Bombay English Estate gin, rose, lavender, tonic water, or the English Summer Time, consisting of Kaffir lime leaves infused with Bombay English Estate gin, Cherry Marnier, lemon, cranberry and egg white.

50 Berners St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3NG