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London's Best for Escaping the Heat

While we don't have a lot of hot days in London, if you do find yourself needing a respite from a heat this summer, check out our list of where to go chill out.

  • Portrait Restaurant
    • British
    • Charing Cross
    Food
    22
    Decor
    25
    Service
    22
    Cost
    £40

    Good to know: This restaurant  is above the National Portrait Gallery, where you can extend time in the air conditioning.

  • Purl
    • Bar
    • Marylebone
    Atmo.
    23
    Decor
    23
    Service
    19
    Cost
    VE

    Good to know: This spot serves red wine iced lollies for dessert.

  • The Prospect of Whitby
    • Pub
    • Wapping
    Atmo.
    23
    Decor
    21
    Service
    19
    Cost
    M

    Good to know: This is London's oldest riverside pub, which dates back to 1520.

  • The Roof Gardens
    • British
    • Kensington
    Food
    22
    Decor
    25
    Service
    22
    Cost
    £60

    Good to know: Head for the roof gardens--or an indoor table with a view.

  • Trafalgar Tavern
    • Pub
    • Greenwich
    Atmo.
    20
    Decor
    20
    Service
    19
    Cost
     

    Good to know: This pub is on the riverside.

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