There are plenty of amazing pop-ups in town this summer that you must visit since they won’t be around for long and usually don’t come back for a while! From dining in the sky to visiting the Choo Cafe, these aren’t ones to miss!
Carnaby summer festival
8th August – 21st August 2022
Carnaby summer festival will return to the city with an amazing lineup of free live music, giveaways, interactive workshops and offers. You can expect to enjoy salsa dancing, pottery painting, candle making and fun giveaways. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly day out with the kids during the summer holidays or a unique date night, Carnaby Summer Festival has activities for everyone.
The Madison x Aperol Spritz Terrace
From 11th August 2022
This August, the joy of Aperol arrives in the City of London, as Madison stirs things up with an exclusive and refreshing cocktail menu! Enjoy views of St.Paul’s on the al fresco terrace and feel like you’re in Italy alongside the ever-popular Aperol Spritz but also the new menu on fan favourite cocktails including Aperum, Pinaperol Colada, Ginger Lady Spritz and Exotic Negroni!
The Ice Cream Project by Anya Hindmarch
Until 28th August 2022
If you’re an ice cream lover (and who isn’t) this isn’t one to miss out! The Ice Cream Project by Anya Hindmarch is quite peculiar to say the least, head down to this po in Sloane street and try the most bazar ice cream flavours all inspired by household condiments, Think PG Tips infused ice cream, Heinz Mayo with zesty lemon and tangy vinegar, Kellogg’s Coco Pops, Lyle’s Golden Syrup and so many more.
London in The Sky
Until 29th August 2022
With views above the O2 arena, this unusual dining experience provides a fully-featured dinner party while you dangle from a great height. An experience like no other you can book in to enjoy brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, a sunset dinner or cocktails up in the sky, defiantly one to tick of the bucket list!
The Barbican Outdoor Cinema
23rd – 28th August 2022
Who doesn’t love an outdoor cinema? The Barbican outdoor cinema will be screening a selection of feature films that make a profound connection to their exhibition, Our Time on Earth. You can expect to enjoy films such as the amazing power of Mothra, ‘the iconic Japanese character who must defend the rights of her islanders’ and many more!
Polo Lounge at The Dorchester
Until 31st August
This summer, the well known LA restaurant The Polo Lounge from The Beverly Hills Hotel is popping up at The Dorchester Rooftop. Though they have never done a pop-up before, the concept brings a taste of California to London serving the best of American dishes in a space with candy-coloured stripes and pink bougainvillea flowers! On arrival at The Dorchester, guests will be met with a red carpet, just like at the Beverly Hills. Meanwhile, the same banana leaf wallpaper will line the entrance of the rooftop.
Until 30th September 2022
Open for a limited time (and unlikely to return anytime soon) Jimmy Choo have opened a pop-up cafe located on the 5th floor of Harrods, the shoe heaven. This pink paradise is defiantly a hot spot to get some gorgeous insta pics! The cafe offers teas, coffees and stylish nibbles—all served on gold-accented, branded crockery. You can expect dishes such as mini Victoria sponge cakes, chocolate-raspberry mousse cubes and strawberry eclairs.
Cocktails in the City
Until September 2022
London’s finest bars reimagined in pop-up form to the beautiful surroundings of a private Georgian garden. Enjoy delicious cocktails, live music, a silent disco, street food, workshops, and so much more! Popping up at the cocktail festival will be Chambord who will be offering their signature serve, as well as giving Londoners the chance to get a free festival-inspired makeover from beauty salon, Iris Avenue.