Radio Rooftop

3.9
632 reviews
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Contemporary European
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  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Radio Rooftop is one of London’s most iconic venues situated on the 10th Floor of ME London, with striking views across the River Thames and London’s impressive skyline. From sunrise to sunset guests can enjoy the changing views of the capital stretching from the Shard and St Paul’s downstream, to the London Eye and Big Ben.

The perfect setting for a casual lunch with family and friends or to impress business clients in a relaxed yet refined atmosphere. Experience our seasonal, locally sourced menu curated by our Chef. End the day by sipping Champagne or one of our inspired cocktails whilst admiring the sunset.

All bookings are subject to a turn time of 1.5 hours.

We operate a strict Over 21 age policy after 5pm everyday and photographic proof of identity is required for all guests.

Special Offers

25% Off breakfast

Receive 25% off a la carte breakfast on weekdays from 2 to 4 guests dining.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 4 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 4 people

Starts: 20 June 2019

Ends: 20 August 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 07:00-11:00

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Depending on how much you enjoy porn star martinis, you’ll either love or hate Radio, the rooftop bar and lounge in the ME London hotel on the Strand.

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AL
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

We were thoroughly disappointed with our trip to the radio rooftop.

The email said dress was smart, which we did - but others were in ripped jeans, trainers and t-shirt. What is the point of having a dress-code then not applying it?

We were sat at a table with no view - the whole point of going to the rooftop bar for us was to have a nice (birthday) meal with a good view over London. We didn't get that at all.

We were sat on a deep sofa with a low (knee high) table. This made it hard to eat comfortably.

We were overlooked by the waiters. Other couples/groups were asked several times throughout our short time how they were but the waiters seemed to ignore us unless we managed to catch their eye.

We ordered the Mexican sharing platter which was very expensive (as were all the meals). Due to the expense we were expecting more than a bag of cheap brand Doritos that had not been heated nor had any cheese as the nachos, but that is what we got (we asked for no jalapenos). The dips were nothing special, nor the quesadillas. The platter also had 4 chicken skewers (2 of good size, the other two very small pieces of chicken) and then tons of pepper things (I am assuming these are very cheap). All in all, I would expect to pay no more than £5 for something of this size and quality at a restaurant (especially as I could probably 'make' the nachos from a 50 p bag of crisps) - not the £27 that it unfathomably cost.

We were still hungry after this plate but decided to cut our losses and find somewhere else to finish our meal. We asked for the bill and to add insult to injury a service tip had been applied.

Summary: Well over-priced, poor quality food and service (though others may have gotten better service), poor seating arrangements. Very disappointing.

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TA
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 5

Poor quality food. Waiter leaned over a guests food to place another dish rather than moving.
Head waiter was good as changed my glass as requested.

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K
London
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This isn't our first time visiting the Radio Rooftop Bar and most definitely wont be our last. Another great evening with a lovely atmosphere.

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ZC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Staff were a bunch of posers. Awful service. Will recommend people not to go here. Thanksss

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C
West Sussex
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Amazing atmosphere
Amazing setting
Amazing cocktails
Couldn’t recommend more highly

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RP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

The main attraction is the location, with great views. The food was distinctly average at best. Limited menu, and pretty boring food, cooked not particularly well, and overpriced. (Single half-fillet of sea bass, with some dry cous cous and fishy broccoli; few very plain bits of lamb for the skewers and some limp and greasy fries). It’s passable but if it wasn’t on a rooftop it would be empty.

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n
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

i would recommend for the views, although we were originally given an inside table. I asked the manger and he kindly sorted us with a better table.
We then had a long wait to order drinks but again the manager came to the rescue and chased so we could order etc.
We came for Friday lunch which probably doesn't play to the venues strengths but overall food was a good standard

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KW
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 5

I would still recommend Radio Rooftop purely because of the ambience. Unfortunately we found the service very poor and had to point out that we had been seated and then ignored by all waiting staff. From then on we had to catch the eye of any waiter if we wanted to order. As for good value for money for food I feel you are paying way over because of where you are and the quality was not as good as you might expect. But saying that I would return (maybe not to eat) because of the vibe.

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GL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 2service 1ambience 4

Put us in a rubbish spot even though had booked. Service was awful and food wasn’t great either. View and drinks were nice though. Not what I was expecting

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SJ
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

I would recommend because the places just suits any type of occasion, I wanted to do something nice for someone and take them out but I wasn’t too sure about the place until I actually got there and it met and maybe even surpassed my expectation. The only issue I had was that I wish I could’ve stayed longer.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere

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OT
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

Leider war der Service sehr unaufmerksam, wir mussten sehr lange warten und bekamen zuerst das falsche Getränk. Als das Essen kam, hatten wir noch immer kein Besteck und keine Teller. Wieder mussten wir darauf eine Ewigkeit warten! Plötzlich kamen die Getränke nochmals, obwohl wir sie bereits hatten. Auch auf die Rechnung mussten wir wieder 20 Minuten warten.
Leider hatten wir auch kein gutes Gefühl bei der Qualität des Essens.
Die Aussicht alleine ist das Erlebnis nicht wert!

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HL
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Really slow service - waiting and hour and 14 mins for main course.
Would have been nice to have some lunch time music
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v
London
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Took around 40 minutes for food to come around but it was well worth it delicious, overall impressed little bit gutted i wasn't able to get the lobster sandwich but next time its a must try.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

Without doubt the most disappointing venue in London. Staff absent., Food average, dress code laughable. If I could give 0 stars I would

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s
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

We ordered the lobster sandwich and it was hardly any lobster in the sandwich, felt like we were just having a plain sandwich

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

The staff is very friendly but this time the service was slower than my last visit. However, We enjoyed the experience. Jesica was very professional, she apologised for the inconvenience and really that makes her a good asset for that place. We will come back

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CD
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

We booked radio rooftop for a special occasion and went for breakfast. When we arrived the lift was not working but luckily a member of staff who was walking by sorted it out to get us up to the restaurant. On arrival it was a besutiful setting but initially slow reception. We were seen to a fantastic table with views outside but as it was so hot and sunny I requested if we could sit inside. After being told we could the member of staff left us stood in the restaurant until we asked another staff member for a table. It was not really busy and there were a lot of staff about. We ordered our breakfast and when it arrived it was over cooked and cold. We informed the staff and they sorted the problem straight away and they apologised. It was a fabulous setting, a slight let down for my birthday and the service was mixed. I would like to go again one day as I would hope this must be usual .

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GW
Essex
2 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

This has turned more into a restaurant hangout as opposed to the trendy bar it used to be. Went there Friday night for drinks and a buzzing atmosphere but I felt it lacked that. Much more quieter these days compared to when I last went a couple of years ago. My rating is based on guys going on a night out. For a romantic dinner with the other half I would have scored higher

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KJ
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 3

Great location- waiting around seated at a table to have 6 servers walk by my table and then finally I approached a server... when I asked about a server, and to get a drink I felt like it was an inconvenience for the server. I requested to sit outside- I was told my reservation was not till 6- I got there 4.30- location was empty. Left a sour taste in my mouth.

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AM
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

The place itself looks lovely, amazing views of the city but that’s where it ends. Service was very slow, we waited for at least 10-15 mins for someone to take our drinks order and then another 15 mins for the drinks to arrive. It took ages to order food and nearly an hour before it arrived. We had few raw pieces of chicken which were replaced and we got an apology and free desserts which was a really nice touch but we barely finished our mains and the hostess informed us we have to give back our table because it’s booked for someone else. Which again is understandable if you don’t have to wait half hour for drinks and hour for food. Maybe they are biting more than they can chew. The food was lovely and cocktails very interesting but it just wasn’t worth the money spent. Quite a shame as we were really excited to hold our business lunch there.

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FG
London
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I went there at 8:00am midweek for breakfast. Pleasant environemnt an not busy that day at that time.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 5

Rushed away from the table at the rooftop to sit inside and then when we were not finished we were rudely rushed out by being asked “do you need help paying the bill or are you okay?”. We were clearly not finished and had spent plenty. Poor behaviour.

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TD
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

So relaxing, the atmosphere is amazing, views are incredible, highly recommend.

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FS
London
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service from the team all round. Loved the view

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KB
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely place and the staff were very friendly they couldn’t do enough for us would definitely recommend.

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h
London
14 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

Very small main course of Caesar Salad which was dry due to lack of dressing and the rib eye was a poor cut of meat which was quite chewy and very small. I would only return for the view unfortunately.

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DB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and excellent service!!. Will go back soon !!

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IK
London
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We absolutely loved it!!! The view was amazing, the drinks superb quality and the decoration just fabulous!!

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T
London
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Nice rooftop bar but quite overpriced for what it is

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S
London
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Great location and food. The service would of been 5 stars if only staff followed through with promises. On arrival there was no seating outside left even though we booked and we were promised to be moved outside when a table became free. This did not happen and seating was giving away to customers who had just arrived.

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M
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The staff were lovely and accommodating at all points of the evening.

The table was nice and outside but didn’t provide the best view. It would be helpful if there was a note on the website, or through 3rd party booking systems, that you should request a table with a specific view point if desired.

Both my girlfriend and I ordered the Steak with red wine jus and bernaise sauce. Whilst the bernaise sauce was good, the red wine jus was very ‘liquidy’. The steak was also luke-warm - not hot at all!

Noise level was not great due to other drunk diners, but appreciate this can only be controlled so much.

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JE
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

When I arrived at downstairs door they said my table had already been checked in? I was 5 mins early so nobody go understand to why I was already checked in. Then upstairs I was given a small bench with a bistro table for 3 of us to sit around for food? we asked for another table the waitress (bright red lipstick long dark hair) was most unhelpful not interested at all quiet rude and sulky to be honest.
Eventually we moved our self when we complained to the manager of bad staff - he was most helpful and found us a suitable table to eat a meal at also gave us a complimentary glass of prosecco.
Would I go again NO

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GB
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 4

What a disappointment! Staff were unbelievably rude. Service was disgraceful from the minute we walked in. 20 minutes to get a bottle of beer?! To the point that we actually had to go and interrupt the waiter from cleaning tables to remind him. Our bottle of wine was served warm and poured into the glasses - not even a courtesy to allow one of us to taste it. I expected so much better and had heard great reviews. There is a minimum spend of £50 per head when booking a reservation and you only get allocated the table for 1.5hours. Given how long it took to get drinks they made it extremely difficult to spend this! We had to continually chase members of staff. Won’t be back and I wouldn’t waste your time or money....Head to Madison as it’s the same sort of vibe and much more friendly/good vibe.

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CP
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Do not waste your time or money, had to chase drinks orders several times. Ordered nuts and olives to have with our drinks before our food arrived and after 50 minutes we still had no nuts or olives! Burger arrived after 50 mins and was tasty but you can get much better service elsewhere!

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ES
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Nice place for a drink or a brunch. We took brunch and the "go bottomless", but the serving was not very quick. The food and the drinks was excellent. I loved the pink grapefruit.

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JS
London
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 4

Sadly disappointing considering this is our 3rd visit (this time for my daughters 21st pre-theatre brunch).

We had two chipped glasses, which were taken away without an apology. Service was slow, we had to wait 40 minutes for a bottle of water, then had to cancel because we were out of time (at this point the glasses for water had still not arrived). When the bill came we had to ask them to remove the bottle off the bill as we most definitely had not had the opportunity to drink it, which made us have to rush for our theatre booking. Very sad as prior to this I would say I would recommend this venue but based on this last experience we are unlikely to return again.

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DT
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 3

When they bring the order, it was incomplete at the start; we waited a long time for it to be complete.
Also, I specified when I made the reservation that I wanted candles for my husband’s birthday, but there was none.

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T
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Service was terrible even though it wasn't very busy, I was waiting for a good 15minutes before someone offered me a drinks menu.

Otherwise the atmosphere was good!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Food is not tasty.

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