Summer Rooftop Trafalgar Square

My Rooftop Trafalgar Square Experience  

Vista trafalgar rooftop drinks
Rooftop drinks Trafalgar London

We booked a slot at the rooftop Trafalgar Square. Formerly known as Vista bar at the Trafalgar in London on the same day. 

That's the beauty of the rooftop Trafalgar Square.
You can book on the day (if there are slots available). 

That way you don't have to worry about getting caught out in bad weather. There are umbrellas available on the rooftop at the Trafalgar St James. So you'll be ok come rain or shine.

It seems we had
picked the hottest day of the year so far to visit. So hot that the granite marble top along the edge was too hot to touch!

It's funny, because it turned grey and started to chuck it down as soon as we arrived home and closed our front door.

Trafalgar London rooftop bar
Vista rooftop bar Trafalgar London
The rooftop at the Trafalgar is a gorgeous rooftop bar. It's not too big, so the city views and general atmosphere won't be ruined by overcrowding. 

There are sofas and along the balcony edge there are seats and marble shelving. With views of Nelson's column.
Trafalgar London rooftop bar
London rooftop bar

We arrived at the perfect time. I think 12-ish. The bar was pretty empty at first, allowing for nice photos and we were seated in the best place in my opinion. 

Right in the center of the balcony edge. Overlooking the city skyline. With big Ben, the London eye and the shard all visible. Plus a birds eye view of the vibrant Trafalgar square below.

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The service at the rooftop was really good. I ordered a passion fruit dacuiri. Which was nice. 

Instead of the pork platter we were able to enjoy some chicken and beef skewers, with two types of bread. Olives, cheese slices and jam.

Trafalgar roof top - sharing platter
Vista Trafalgar roof top - sharing platter
The sharing platter at the Trafalgar was delicious. Both breads tasted fresh. One was super soft and the other had a nice crunch.

The food menu at Trafalgar St James also includes burgers. Hotdogs. Wraps and salads. 

There's an extensive drinks menu which includes cocktails and mocktails. Spirits, wines and champagnes.

We both enjoyed it so much that we would go back again.

What Was Amazing?

The overall experience at the Rooftop Trafalgar Square. Iconic views over Trafalgar square and the rest of London. With a drink in hand and sounds coming from the radio.

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Important Disclaimer
This is a review of the food. Service and venue at the rooftop at the Trafalgar in London. A rooftop bar. Information on the Trafalgar was correct during the time of visit and at the time of this post. Vista rooftop bar is described online as "Trafalgar Hotel's smart rooftop bar offers cocktails and Nelson's Column views, plus private hire." The photos of food in this blog post are originals, which were taken at Vista. Along with any text and personal opinions about the rooftop, food and menu are copywritten by said owner of The photographs and text on this blog must not be copied. Distributed. Sold or printed without prior written consent of this travel and lifestyle blog owner. Contact site owner for more details.

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