17 Summer Pop-Ups We Can’t Wait To Visit This Month

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Summer has officially landed and we couldn’t be more excited to get stuck into all of the al fresco events, floral activations and endless cocktail parties. To help you out, we’ve rounded up the best pop-ups taking over the capital this month, from the highly sought-after Jimmy’s BBQ Club to the return of The Montague’s Beach Bar.

Pop-Ups To Book This Month, From Jimmy’s BBQ Club To Food Festivals

The Beach Bar at The Montague on the Gardens

Fancy a beach experience without the plane fare? This summer The Montague’s Beach Bar has returned, ready for a summer season of unforgettable moments. 

Complete with real sand, a beach-hut style thatched roof, palm trees and delicious cocktails, you’ll immediately feel as though you’ve just stepped off a plane and landed in the Bahamas. 

Great for groups, the space can host parties up to 160 guests and serves up a BBQ menu including veggie and vegan alternatives. All that’s left to do is grab a cocktail and we’ll meet you at the beach…

When: Throughout the summer months

Where: 15 Montague Street, WC1B 5BJ

Website: www.montaguehotel.com

Carnaby Street Eat

From a restaurant hopping tour to masterclasses and seasonal menus, Carnaby Street Eat has landed. Partnering with the London Restaurant Festival, Carnaby will be home to a series of immersive experiences throughout June. 

Home to over 60 restaurants, bars, pub and cafés spanning more than 30 cuisines, Carnaby boasts something for every palette, from Neapolitan classics at Pizza Pilgrims to small plates from Bar Crispin. With the weather warming up, visit Kingly Court for al fresco dining and a bustling atmosphere.

Expect a series of special menus and promotions running until Thursday 15th across the neighbourhood. Highlights include £5 bao buns from Island Poké when you quote ‘Street Eat’; £5 choricitos a la riojana at Tapas Brindisa; £5 corn dogs from Korean Dinner Party; free rum punch or mocktail when you book and quote ‘Street Eat’ at The Rum Kitchen; and a complimentary cocktail with lunch between 2-4pm at The Life Goddess. For full details on promotions, head to Carnaby’s website.

When: Until 15.06.2023

Where: Across Carnaby 

Website: www.carnaby.co.uk


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Eataly’s Vino Festa

As summer calls, get ready to celebrate in style at Eataly’s Festa, a three-day event dedicated to Italian sparkling wines. 

You’ll have the chance to travel to Italy in a heartbeat, speaking with wine experts from iconic vineyards in Italy and wander round the largest selection of Italian wines in the UK. 

There’ll be plenty of foodie options too, including dishes such as panino con porchetta – porchetta sandwich; stuzzichini di salumi and formaggi – cheese and cured meat bites; and gelato alla vaniglia con glassa di vino e cantucci – vanilla ice cream with a red wine glaze and catucci biscuit.

When: 22.06.2023 – 24.06.2023

Where:  Eataly, 135 Bishopsgate, EC2M 3YD 

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Hunza G Pop-Up

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On the hunt for a swimsuit for your next vacation? Swimwear label Hunza G has launched its first pop-up in Seven Dials, offering Londoners the chance to get beach-ready in style. 

Available to browse at their Seven Dials pop-up store, you can shop everything across their swimwear, beachwear and accessories collections. The space features custom artwork designed by London-based artist Alba Hodsoll, body-diverse mannequins and bespoke curved rails.

When: Throughout the summer months 

Where: 35-27 Monmouth Street, Seven Dials, WC2H 9DD 

Website: www.hunzag.com

The Rizzoli Salon Pop-Up, The Lanesborough

This summer, The Lanesborough has partnered with internationally acclaimed publisher Rizzoli to transform The Library Bar into a literary paradise. Complete with illustrations and books, the space is a cosy chic spot to hide away from the crowded streets outside. 

Throughout June, guests-in-residence and day visitors to the hotel have exclusive access and can look forward to themed cocktails and events hosted throughout the month. Upcoming events include a special partnership with The Mayfair Times Literary Festival, taking place from 22nd June to 3rd July. British designer, writer, businesswoman and former fashion model India Hicks will be speaking at The Belgravia Room on Tuesday 27th June at 6pm, to tell the story of her success.

Summer Afternoon Tea at Bentley’s

Throughout the summer season, Bentley’s will be joining in on the British pastime and offering a delicious seasonal afternoon tea.

Expect three delicious layers of treats, from rooftop smoked salmon and Cornish crab sandwiches and homemade scones to delicate patisserie and cakes.

When: June – August
Where: Bentley’s Oyster Bar:

PizzaLuxe x 3 Henrietta Street

There’s always room for a slice of pizza, and where better to get your fix than with PizzaLuxe’s pop-up al fresco restaurant at 3 Henrietta Street. 

Located in Covent Garden piazza, grab an Aperol Spritz, a sourdough pizza and you’re in for a perfect afternoon out. Choose from a range of toppings including the classic Bufala, indulgent Cinque Formaggi or the unusual Salmone Bianca. 

When: Throughout the summer

Where: 3 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 8LU

Website: www.3henrietta.com

Beaverbrook’s Hot Air Balloon Dining

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Returning for 2023, Beaverbook Hotel’s hot air balloon dining is this summer’s most whimsical al fresco dining experience. This year’s is created in collaboration with luxury table dressers Summerill & Bishop, and will feature six stationary balloons, each beautifully embroidered with magical lover hearts fraing the Italian garden. 

Diners will be seated in authentic wooden and wicker ‘baskets’ to get the feel of a real hot air balloon and get to stuck into the hotel’s Japanese menu, from traditional Japanese sandangasane boxes to Yakiniku grilled cuts of meat and fish. 

Be quick with booking this one as it’s bound to be the country’s most sought-after al fresco experience.

When: From 31.05.2023 

Where: Reigate Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8QX

Website: www.beaverbrook.co.uk


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Baohaus at Neighbourhood

Taking over Neighourhood’s community space this spring-summer is Baohaus by Eddie Huang. The American author, director and chef has been making waves across the pond and lands in the UK for the first time this month, for a 13-week foodie pop-up. 

As the name suggests, there’ll be plenty of bao to tuck into, from the Chairman, complete with braised pork belly and haus relish to the Szechuan Lemon Pepper, made with 24-hour brined fried chicken and Szechuan lemon pepper sauce. As well as bowls piled with fried rice and meaty flavours, from the Taiwanese minced pork stew to the poached turkey.

WHEN: 13 WEEK POP-UP FROM 26.05.2023 



Jimmy’s BBQ Club

Pop-up extraordinaire Jimmy Garcia is back at it again. He’s landed back on the Southbank to host al fresco supper clubs all summer long. 

Jimmy’s BBQ Club is a modern riverside interactive BBQ restaurant, home to two bars, a rooftop terrace and private bookable spaces. Book in for the restaurant tasting menu and you can look forward to cooking up a storm on your very one table-side Big Green Egg barbecue. 

Menu highlights include the ‘Asparagus Season’, featuring BBQ Wye Valley asparagus, house labneh, Brixton brown butter sourdough crumb and pea shoots; ‘BBQ Beef Bits’, featuring salt beer braised bone marrow and beef cheek Long-Boys doughnut, flat iron yakitori, XO slaw and Southbank Sriracha, roasted over English Applewood from the London Log Co; and the ‘Milk and Honey’ dessert of featuring a Wild London honey and lavender panna cotta, Maldon sea salt shortbread, raspberry, caramelised figs and flowers.


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When: Throughout the summer months 

Where: The Queen’s Walk, SE1 8XX 

Website: www.jimmyspopup.com

Bloom & Dinner at Ormer

Ormer Mayfair by Sofian has teamed up with luxury florist Moyses Stevens to host a series of flower-arranging workshops throughout the summer. 

Running every Thursday, the afternoon will begin with a floristry workshop at the Moyses Steven atelier, which will see you on your way to creating a classic hand-tied bouquet arrangement using fresh seasonal florals and greenery. 

Following the class, you’ll head to Ormer Mayfair by Sofian for a seven-course menu championing British seasonal produce curated by executive chef Sofian Msetfi. Dishes include Sicilano tomato with peas, broad beans and vanilla’ roast Anjou pigeon with mushroom and lime; and caramelia and malt gateaux with honey vinegar and barley ice cream. 

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When: Every Thursday

Where: 7-12 Half Moon Street, Mayfair, W1J 7BH

Website: www.flemings-mayfair.co.uk

London Restaurant Festival

Shining a light on London’s dynamic culinary scene, London Restaurant Festival returns for a full month of foodie events taking place across the city. 

There’ll be over 50 events spread across the festival, with highlights including the Four-Legged doggy brunch at Smith & Wollensky; an Italian evening at Brunello Restaurant’ and a pasta masterclass at Burro E Salvia.

The festival is running in partnership with American Express and the ‘Top Ten Cuisines’ series certainly has us invested, with events celebrating London’s diverse food scene. Hosted by chefs Alex Webb, Jun Tunaka, Asma Khan and Tom Cenci, it’s one to look out for.

When: Until 30.06.2023 

Where: Various locations across London 

Website: www.londonrestaurantfestivalsummer.com

Wellness at Sky Garden

Head to London’s highest green oasis this summer to soak up its newest morning wellness programme. Created in collaboration with TruBe Fitness, classes will be running throughout the summer season. 

Expect pilates and meditation, as well as the return of Sky Garden’s hugely popular yoga in the sky classes.

When: Throughout the summer


Website: www.skygarden.london

The Bubbly Show by Searcys

Taking place in the stunning surroundings of the historic 10-11 Carlton House Terrace this June, The Bubbly Show by Searcys is this summer’s hottest event to book if you’re a fizz lover. 

Curated in partnership with Honest Grapes wine club and The Spectator Club, Searcys’ Bubbly Show will be making its debut from Friday 23rd to Saturday 24th June, featuring a series of exhibitors from Champagne houses and English sparkling wine producers. The two-day event will stretch across the stunning Grade I listed venue and will see fizz aficionados get stuck into everything from tastings and talks to masterclasses and even the chance to try their hand at sabrage. 

With bottles from Champagne heavyweights including Taittinger, Pommery and Moët & Chandon, and English sparkling wine producers like Greyfriars and Gusbourne, you know you’re in for a treat.

When: 23.06.2023 – 24.06.2023


Website: www.searcys.co.uk

Sensory Garden at The Westin London City

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Escape the buzz of the city and immerse yourself in nature with a helping hand from The Westin London City’s new Sensory Garden. 

Inspired by English wildlife, the space mimics the natural composition of the countryside, from moss and water to dried and preserved flowers to recreate lush blooming meadows. Throughout the spring and summer, expect a range of talks, demonstrations, workshops and family-friendly activities to take place across here – follow on Instagram for updates on upcoming events.




The Athenaeum’s Floral Installation

Created in partnership with Haute Florist, The Athenaeum has been transformed for the summer season. The exterior of the building has been adorned with seasonal luxury blooms nodding to the Coronation of King Charles III. 

Inside, you’ll find their secret garden which has also bee transformed by Haute Florist. Providing an private oasis from busy Mayfair, head inside to see what their hush-hush garden is all about…

When: Throughout the summer 

Where: 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, W1J 7BJ 

Website: www.athenaeumhotel.com

Whispering Angel x Fenchurch Restaurant

For a ticket to London’s pinkest terrace, look to Fenchurch Restaurant at Sky Garden and their rosé partnership with Whispering Angel. They’ve teamed up to create the hottest springtime sipping spot, complete with stunning florals, breathtaking views over London’s skyline, a delicious sharing menu from head chef Kerth Gumbs and, of course, rosé. 

Settle in for an afternoon filled with foodie delights, including mushroom and truffle arancini; native oysters with Vietnamese dressing; and BBQ whisky-glazed chicken wings, all served with a bottle of pale rosé by Whispering Angel.

When: Throughout summer 



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