5 Best Rooftop Bars in Camden London

This article will guide you through the best rooftop bars in Camden. From a celebrity rooftop to a year-round and themed venue, buckle up as we list the top rooftop bars in Camden, London.

February 4, 2024
Best Rooftop Bars in Camden London
Camden, London

Camden is known for its eclectic charm and diverse cultural atmosphere. Here you can enjoy good food, artistic performances and great bars.

Some of them are more elevated than others, and we will take you to the best spots to experience drinks and bites in Camden with a view.

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Here we list 5 of the best rooftop bars in Camden London. Enjoy!

1. The Lucky Club Camden

Best Rooftop Bars Camden London - The Lucky Club Camden
The Lucky Club Camden - Photo: https://theluckyclub.com/

Opened in May 2022, this year-round rooftop bar specializes in Margaritas and Mezcal cocktails, served with tacos during the summer.

During the winter it turns into an Après Ski with wooden panels and a glass roof. You find charcuterie boards, fondue and raclette on the menu which can be paired with winter cocktails and wine.

Filled with an inclusive atmosphere and great music, The Lucky Club rooftop is a club that’s open to everyone, all you need to bring are the good vibes.


  • The Terrace, Horse Hospital, North Stables Yard, London NW1 8AH
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2. Lockside

Best Rooftop Bars Camden London - Lockside
Lockside - Photo: https://camdenlockside.co.uk/

Right above the Camden Market you can cheer with friends while overlooking the canal and food market. This rooftop bar and terrace is a real party hub, with DJs playing a mix of different house and dancefloor RnB.

During the day, Lockside Camden focuses on the food and drinks. The bar offers a selection of draft and tap beer alongside a cocktail menu. Choose from spritzes and summer cocktails or the wine list.

In between drinks you can order small plates and main from the food menu. The kitchen serves classics like 'Fish & Chips' and 'Pigs in Blankets'.

Year-round you can visit this venue and experience their ‘Transmission House’ and ‘Drag Karaoke’ events, filled with fun.


  • 75-89 Camden Lock Pl, London NW1 8AF
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3. Near & Far

Best Rooftop Bars Camden London - Near & Far
Near & Far - Photo: www.nearandfarlondon.com/

Awarded 'best cocktail bar', Near & Far is a venue you pretty much must visit.

Situated in a characteristic and colorful building with lots of wooden details and beautiful tiled floor, as well as lush palm trees, gorgeous wallpaper, neon signs and vintge memorabilia, this is truly a charming rooftop oasis.

Inviting to 'A little slice of Americana', the rooftop has generous offers both for dining and drinking. Enjoy creative and classic cocktails together with a well-chosen list of beers, wine and ciders, or munch on a food menu that focuses on locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.

Every weekend, the vibe raises and DJs play various tunes with house, disco, hip hop and afrobeat.


  • 48 Chalk Farm Rd, Chalk Farm, London NW1 8AJ
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4. The Spirited

Best Rooftop Bars Camden London - The Spirited
The Spirited - Photo: www.thespiritedofficial.com/

In the herar of Camden Town you find the trendy rooftop cocktail bar The Spirited. Serving products from local breweries and vineyards – this is a conscious place giving guests the best quality. As a gesture of giving back to the community, the bar also offers free cocktails masterclasses to the local community.

The terrace is simple but suitable for social gatherings with plenty of seats for a casual drink. While out on the rooftop terrace – try out the signature cocktail ‘Captain Barbosa’ with saffron gin, aperol, lime, apple and raspberry puree.

If you want to host a private event you can hire the terrace and get served excellent cocktails.


  • Unit 3.18, 180-188 Camden High St, London NW1 8QP
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5. The Hawley Arms

Best Rooftop Bars Camden London - The Hawley Arms
The Hawley Arms - Photo: https://thehawleyarms.co.uk/

The Hawley Arms dates back to 1851 and has endured several changes and reconstructions. This current custodians has run ut since 2024, and offers a welcoming atmosphere. It is known to be a bar where different celebrities go to enjoy a night out.

On the top floor you find an intimate rooftop terrace with wooden benches and greenery. During all seasons you are welcomed in this warm and familiar environment. Occasionally the bar has live artists and bands playing music, making it a fantastic venue also for entertainment.

The menu serves classic English cuisine and different draft and bottled beers. Here you go for the vibe and the cultural heritage.


Hans Ebenman
Hans Ebenman

Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.