Riverside Drinks

Finding a good al fresco terrace in London is not the easiest task.

Particularly when the sun’s shining and everyone skips out of the office early, sleeves rolled up, ties off, making a beeline for their local.

The last thing you want to do is stand in a crowd of leering bankers trying to wriggle your way upstream to the bar.

But I’ve found a very nice alternative.

Make your way down to the river bank.

Hidden away next to the Tower of London, you’ll find Coppa Club.

Complete with Coppa, Coppa Cabanas!

Draped in ombré wisteria.

With a cracking view of Tower Bridge.

But most importantly?

You can reserve them! Get a group together and head down one late afternoon.

No wrestling your way to the bar needed! The drinks come to you.

Black sunnies

Floral mini dress (EU/US) – also off shoulder

Mini basket // Silver bangles

Have a few cocktails, maybe a few nibbles.

Crispy calamari.

Courgette fries.

Spicy prawns.

Chilled crab mayo.

All washed down with something fruity beneath the wisteria.

The perfect spot to spend a summer’s afternoon, maybe stay until the sun sets and turns London’s sky a bright shade of pink.

Or just use it as an excuse to check out some of the sights us locals tend to miss…

Who says you need a holiday for al fresco sunset cocktails and a spot of sight seeing?

Treat yourself to a little staycation and remember to drink it all in!

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  • Bindi

    Ooh is that Mr Londoner??

    • Megan

      No, that’s a friend of hers.

    • Sepideh

      I had the same thought haha

  • Alex

    Ooh, is that your fiancé? Pretty boy!

    • Elissa

      No, that’s Miles I think!

  • Amazing photos, the drinks look so good!

    Anika xo | anikamay.co.uk

  • Cibele Porto

    it seens to be lovely!
    can’t wait to visit.

  • bindi

    ooh is that Mr Londoner?? 🙂

  • This place has been on my list for a while and I live so close to it but I was a little put off by the negative reviews online! Was the food decent and would you say you could visit for just a drink or two in the cabanas, or would you have to order food also? Anyway – it certainly looks very beautiful (and so do you!).

  • Leesa

    You have just answered my – where do I book my bon voyage brunch – question, thank you!

  • Rach

    Omg the draped plants are gorgeous in this place! All restaurants should have a decor like this haha!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

  • Olivia Styles

    I went here for brunch a couple of weekends ago, the food was l https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c8afd826b9200d8b00adbeba48faefcfd375e1a660fd020cdefc593304c32402.jpg ovely and both food and drink were very reasonably priced BUT the service was absolutely appauling. Slow, rude, bought the wrong drinks over, got the bill wrong…..was such a shame when they’ve got the location, decor, food and price right that service lets them down so much.

  • Shannon Benson

    Ahh! Is that Mr. Londoner?!?!

    • no, just a friend

  • That ombre wisteria is so dreamy! What a great place to enjoy a happy hour with a view.

  • Sunny day in London? Impossible 🙂

  • Megan

    Absolutely stunning! This will be next on my list when I get back to London 🙂

  • Oh, Rosie, how this makes me miss London. It’s such a wonderful city, I just love it. Looks like a fabulous, relaxed spot for a drink and bite to eat in-midst the heart of the city.

  • Laura Torninoja

    You had me at “You can book here” haha! I LOVE the look of this place so I’m definitely going to try and make it there before the summer’s over! xx

    Laura // Middle of Adventure

  • Ooh yesyesyessss LOVE this spot. They have done it so well. You can’t go far wrong with probs the most ‘Instagrammable’ (I *think* that is now a proper term?!) interiors / location, dreamy lookin’ cocktails AND calamari <3 Immy x

    http://www.immymay.com

  • Nothing better than dining al fresco…especially if there’s friends and fruity drinks involved!
    http://www.millievyse.blogspot.co.uk

  • gaia

    Whaaat are we meeting Mr Londoner??

    • Rayla

      No it’s Miles her friend.

  • Lavina Uttam

    Your photos look incredible! Can’t wait to try out Coppa Club.
    Lavina xx
    http://www.itslavina.com

  • I have heard SO MUCH about Coppa Club and have been wanting to try it! I think its about time I did before I miss the summer season totally! Thanks for sharing lovely! You look gorgeous!

    x
    Shloka
    http://www.thesilksneaker.com

  • Kate

    Looks lovely!

    xx

    bombshell-to-be.blogspot.com

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  • Jessica Thoma

    That place looks like a dream! The wisteria, the views, the food, I wanna go right now! 🙂 xx

    Jess | http://www.jess-inretrospect.blogspot.com

  • Simone Rosini

    This place is amazing 🙂

    Miki xx

    https://littletasteofbeauty.blogspot.it/

  • You know ALL the best places to go!! <3

    http://victorialouisekblogs.blogspot.co.uk/

    Victoria

    X

  • Alex Cole

    This looks like a lovely way to spend an evening! I absolutely love wisteria, so this looks like a dream.
    Alex // preppybeancounter.blogspot.com

  • Kelly

    This food looks incredible and that is quite the setting!!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

  • I love to go for long walks by the riverside, I will stop by Coppa next time The flowers give such a nice atmosphere.

  • All that wisteria! A lovely setting for drinks!
    Jessica x

  • Sepideh

    I love how so many of us got excited that this was your subtle way to introduce Mr. Londoner!
    Beautiful pictures as usual! I need to come back to London and try out the list of restaurants and places that I’ve seen on your blog!

    http://www.elleisforlove.com