Could This Be London’s Prettiest Sky-High Restaurant? • 14 Hills
Just below The Garden at 120, on the fourteenth floor of Fen Court and across the road from the Walkie Talkie, sits the unfailingly fabulous 14 Hills restaurant. Composed of the most aesthetic interiors, a lively late night bar, an al fresco terrace, and unparalleled views over London, it really is a pretty hot spot.
There are a whole host of amazing things about this restaurant, and that’s before we even get to the roof terrace. The first thing we need to talk about are the unreal interiors. Warm and almost tropical, as soon as you walk into 14 Hills you’re sure to feel utterly indulged. The plush furnishings delicately contrast the wild explosions of lush greenery, while gentle lighting complements the touches of gold that flicker about the room. Basically, it’s about as Instagrammable as a puppy wearing a Santa hat at Christmas.
Eating at 14 Hills
Now there’s no point going somewhere pretty to eat if the food isn’t great, but thankfully, 14 Hills’ ridiculously talented team of cooks has side stepped that issue for you. Their exquisite range of menus simultaneously showcase the best of British produce while embracing an elegant French influence. The food champions flavour and quality – as all the best do. And they’ve even got a deli to boot!
Food from the deli is freshy prepared in the 14 Hills Kitchen, and visitors can expect a royal spread of freshly prepared sandwiches, pastries, baked goods, and more. You definitely do not want to miss out on their selection of gourmet cakes and pastries, including a banana and toffee number, carrot cake, and apricot tartelette. One of those, with a coffee, and you’re taking in the view in the way the London gods intended.
Even if you’re not that peckish, we recommend popping in anyway and trying some of the glorious cocktails being served up at the bar. Experimenting with local ingredients and daring flavour combinations, Bar Manager Spyros Apostolopoulos is serving up some of the most original concoctions in the capital.
If all of that wasn’t going to be enough to secure their place in our hearts as one of London’s luxury food locations, they also take brunch very seriously. We’re talking hefty classics like perfectly done eggs benedict, and even beef tartare. And you can’t leave without trying their French Toast! So, you might want to free up some space in your schedule for the next few weekends. At least until you’ve tried everything on the menu…
Dining up on high at 14 Hills
Finally, the rooftop terrace. It sits on the fifteenth floor, and boasts 360 degree views across London, with The Shard, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and more all in your eyeline. It’s also blessed by the flowers and trees of The Garden at 120, quite the looker itself. You’ll be able to settle in for all-day drinking and dining during the warmer months, although with only 50 spaces available, you’ll need to book yourself a place pretty quickly.
From breakfast to boujee end-of-the-night-cocktails, 14 Hills is serving endless taste sensations in some of the city’s most gorgeous surroundings. Watch the sun rise or fall over London and lounge about in this beautiful restaurant.
Also published on Medium.