Socrates once said: ‘Man must rise above the Earth – to the top of the atmosphere and beyond – for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.’ And while there’s no definitive proof that he was talking about London's blossoming rooftop bar scene, we're about 80 percent sure he must have been.
After all, where else could you play VR foosball with the spires of the City in the background? Or be able to experience the joie de vivre of a festival, without leaving the confines of Camden Town? The rooftops of London, truly, are where it’s at. So here are some of the capital’s best alfresco, at-height drinking locations. Get yourself down there (once it stops raining).
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