John Lewis Roof Garden
If you could escape the fresh hell of Oxford Street to sit in a sunny garden, drink cocktails and listen to live music, you would right? Yeah, us too. On the John Lewis roof, in amongst ample foliage and its very own garden furniture, you can do just that. You can even eat buttermilk fried chicken burgers and ice cream sandwiches - yes boi. Check the schedule on their site for live acts and DJs. Go on, pet, summer's your time to shine.
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