Where to Eat and What to Drink during The London Heatwave

Where to Eat and What to Drink during The London Heatwave

Where to eat…

Milk Beach, a slice of Sydney in the heart of Soho 

Tucked away in James Court and located off Greek Street, Milk Beach invites you to retreat from the vibrant streets of central London and unwind on their outdoor terrace this summer. Guests will embark on a culinary journey featuring dishes such as the delicious Kingfish Crudo with Macadamia Milk and Strawberry Chilli Kosho, Prawn Toast with Gochujang Sweet ‘n’ Sour Sauce, Koji Marinated Chicken ‘Schnitty’ with Fermented Chilli Mayonnaise, and many more. 

Discover summer in a glass with their now famed Mango Chilli Margarita, which includes Mezcal Amores Verde Momento, Olmeca Altos Plata, Campari, mango nectar, lime and jalapenos, all to be enjoyed in the chic, beachy setting that transports you to the relaxed seaside vibe of Australia. 

Further information – www.milkbeach.com | Milk Beach, Ilona Rose House, Manette Street, W1D 4AL 

Los Mochis London City 

 Elevate your al-fresco experience

Newly opened, get ready to elevate your al-fresco experience at Los Mochis London City, where Tokyo meets Tulum, which has become home to one of London’s largest outdoor terraces, open until 3am. Located atop Broadgate circle and spanning an impressive 3,000 sq ft, this late-night rooftop space will offer diners and cocktail lovers a stunning panorama of central London’s iconic skyline, with St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye visible from the ninth-floor vantage point. With an all-day Mexican-Japanese cuisine dining experience and one of the largest selections of fine and rare tequilas and mezcals in Europe, Los Mochis welcomes guests to sip and dine with their late al-fresco offering open until late (3am).

Further information – Los Mochis London City | 100 Liverpool Street, 9th Floor, EC2M 2AT

Summer Dining at Café Laperouse’s Hidden Terrace in The OWO

Making its London debut in November, French hospitality Moma Group’s restaurant is fusing the timeless sophistication of French cuisine and Parisian opulence with British history and panache. This celebrity hotspot is the summer destination to visit, with the menu boasting French classics including Gratinée des Halles onion soup, Caesar style Native lobster salad and their Laperouse beef tartare with matchstick fries, plus many more traditional dishes for guests to enjoy.

Sit outside on their stunning terrace and soak up the views of the historic Old War Building whilst sipping on a selection of their fabulous drinks.

Further information – Café Lapérouse London | Courtyard at The OWO, 7 Horse Guards Ave Courtyard at The OWO, SW1A 2EX

What to drink…

Papa Salt Coastal Gin

Summer in a bottle

Move over, margaritas – the Paloma is the new drink of the summer. This zesty cocktail is delightful year-round, but especially refreshing on a hot sunny day. The newly launched PapaSalt Coastal Gin adds a vibrant twist to this classic favourite. 

Papa Salt – a coastal gin founded by a group of five friends – including Margot Robbie, has just launched in the UK. Papa Salt embodies a perfect Australian beach day in a bottle – accessible, democratic, and unfussy luxury. Produced in Byron Bay, sustainability is at its heart with all botanicals locally sourced in a zero-waste facility that runs on renewable energy.

See full recipe below and further imagery linked here.

Papa Salt is available to purchase for £42.50 at Harvey Nichols.


60ml Papa Salt Coastal Gin

30ml fresh lime juice

CAPI Pink Grapefruit Soda

Rosemary salt (dried rosemary blitzed with sea salt)

Method: Rim of a well-chilled tall glass with rosemary salt. In a cocktail shaker combine ice, PapaSalt, and lime juice. Shake until well chilled and pour over prepared glass with cubed ice. Top with CAPI pink grapefruit soda and garnish with a rosemary stem.

Château La Coste Rosé

The flagship wine from the well-known Provence winery showcasing all the characteristics we expect from quality rosé with prominent red fruits, texture and a refreshing finish. Perfect for long lunches and warm evenings, it captures the true essence of quality rosé. 

Château La Coste rosé 2023 – £25.00

Spritz along the Riviera with Chucs in partnership with Malfy Gin

Chucsthe iconic London-based restaurant and café collection, has partnered with Malfy Gin to create a series of exclusive cocktails available at all four locations throughout the summer months.

Encapsulating the spirit of the Cote d’Azur and the Amalfi Coast, guests are invited to ‘Spritz along the Riviera’ with a bespoke menu of Malfy Gin serves, including the Riviera Negroni, Estate’ and a St Tropeztini. What’s more? Each Chucs location has added an exclusive cocktail to its menu, with the Limoncello Spritz at Chucs Belgravia, a Ciao Malfy Spritz at Chucs Café Chelsea, a Hugo Spritz at Chucs Café Kensington, and an Amalfi Sunset Spritz at Chucs Mayfair. 

Paired perfectly with Chucs’ Cicchetti Menu, guests can revel at Chucs with all restaurants boasting beautiful outdoor terraces ideal for sipping Malfy cocktails all day long.

Further information – Chucs | Malfy Gin