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Soaking up the sun with a glass of something cold has to be nearly everyone’s favourite summer pastime, right?! When you want to pair those moments with a beautiful view of the city, London’s many rooftop bars are just the ticket. Here’s our rooftop round-up of the best spots to catch a brilliant view of London Town.

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Netil 360
Netil House, Hackney, E8 3RL

What used to be a spot reserved for members and private functions, Netil 360 (aka the rooftop of Netil House) is now open …

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Tina We Salute You has been a popular east London haunt for the past six years, offering locals amazing coffee, top-notch food and a place to chill out around the friendly communal area. As the opening of their sister café in East Village fast approaches, we grilled co-founder Steve Hawkes to find out what residents and visitors can expect from Tina 2!

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First of all, can you tell us a bit about Tina We Salute You?

Tina We Salute You has been open in Dalston for …

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Admit it – as soon as that scorcher of a day arrives, the only thing we’re thinking (except ‘beer garden’) is ‘barbecue’! If you’re not one of the lucky lot with an outdoor space of your own in the city, London is jam-packed with green spaces for you to enjoy. But the big question is where can you barbecue?! Try these spots where you’re perfectly welcome to set your barbecue game off to a sizzling start this summer.

Ray O'Rourke (Chairman), Cllr Dora Dixon-Fyle (Mayor of Southwark), Jamie Ritblat (CEO & Founder, Delancey)Read more …

Remember those childhood dreams of running away to join the circus? Well this August you don’t have to run far… the circus is coming to Stratford! From Friday 7th – Sunday 9th you can enjoy the stunning spectacle of performances complete with aerial stunts, acrobatic routines and workshops for you to learn some circus skills! And did we mention it’s ALL free?

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Working with Stratford Circus, the incredible Cardiff-based circus company NoFit State will be running the show. As the UK’s leading large-scale contemporary circus company, …

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With so many places to explore, so many happy hours to drink dry and endless ways to get around, London really is one of the most exciting places to live. But to ensure you’re really getting the most out of your experience here, we wanted to let you know about some awesome apps that will help your transition from London-rookie to London-pro. From tracking down the best bargains to cutting down your journey times, we don’t think any Londoner should be without them. And best of all, they’re all free to download! Time to get appy.

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