With restrictions lifting and life returning back to a form of normality, there are an abundance of exciting pop-up’s and events happening this summer across London. Below is a variety of pop-ups restaurants, bars and events that are worth getting excited about.
- Hush Mayfair and Luxardo
From the 5th July, Hush Mayfair will be collaborating with an Italian liqueur, Luxardo, to offer visitors a menu of spritz style beverages and Italian classics. Except to be transported to an experience in Northern Italy as you are sat on a chic, hidden Italian Piazza.
- Ham Yard Hotel Third Space Yoga and Brunch
Ham Yard Hotel will be bringing back their weekly yoga sessions on their leafy roof terrace this summer. Expect 45-minute yoga classes with instructors from Third Space London, whilst overlooking Soho. Afterwards you can enjoy a relaxing brunch in the Ham Yard Restaurant.
- A Moment of Hope & Optimism with La Grande Dame x Yayoi Kusama
A multi-sensory retail experience at Selfridges Corner Shop is here this summer, launched by a partnership between Veuve Clicquot and Japanese artist Yayoi Kasuma. Visitors can enjoy Veuve Cliquot’s new vintage cuvée ‘La Grand Dame 2012’ whilst admiring the art, including Kasuma’s tribute to La Grande Dame – a limited-edition case and bottle.
- Hakkasan’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations
Amuch loved, Michelin-starred Chinese inspired restaurant is marking their 20th anniversary by launching a limited edition set menu, made up of their most popular and loved dishes since 2001. You won’t want to miss out on their mouth-watering dishes including their Supreme Stock Braised Lobster, Dim Sum Trio and Hakkatini cocktail.
Book here: https://hakkasan.com/reservations/
- Cocktails in The City 2021
The UK’s best cocktail festival is taking up residence in the Bedford Square Gardens this summer, hosting an incredible array of the world’s best bars under one roof. Think live music, al fresco dining and interactive demonstrations.
- Polo lounge at the Dorchester Rooftop
A partnership between the iconic LA spot, the Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel, and The Dorchester Rooftop, is popping up this summer to create a space with pink flowers and candy-striped décor. A live band or DJ will be playing whilst you can enjoy the menu featuring classic dishes including cocktails like the Prickly Paloma and the McCarthy Salad. Whilst it may not be easy to travel to California, this pop-up allows us to feel like we’re there in Central London.
- London In the Sky
One of London’s most talked about experiences, London in the Sky will take you up to sit amongst the clouds for brunch, afternoon tea or bubbles and cocktails. This alfresco dining experience with a twist is even better if you stay for the sunset!
Find out more and book: https://londoninthesky.co.uk
- Dior at Alto, Selfridges
Be transported to the Amalfi coast whilst sitting on the Selfridges rooftop. To celebrate the French fashion house’s new beach collection Dioriviera, Dior has given the rooftop a makeover featuring parasols, deckchairs and cushions from the collection. Enjoy the menu featuring a range of Italian dishes and an impressive cocktail list.
By Anna Hanlon