The pretty but little-known rooftop bar above cinema with views across Surrey and delicious pizzas

The bar with orange parasols and pastel tables and a view of Kingston
-Credit: (Image: Curzon)

A rooftop bar offering astonishing views of Kingston has just reopened in time for summer. Curzon cinema, in the Bentall Centre, has a stylish bar where you can soak up the sun and try some delicious aperitifs.

The collection of tipples can be found on the menu, including the rose and lychee martini, watermelon and cucumber gin and tonic or an Aperol spritz for £10.50. The Allora is a new sun yellow-coloured beverage with flavours of sweet peel and bitter leaves, Allora Spritz is 75ml Allora and 75ml Soda served over ice.

Not only serving cocktails, the Rooftop at Curzon also has a range of white, red and rose wines, as well as prosecco. The rose features a Provence rose by Chateau de Chausse for £11.90 for a 175ml glass, or a mirabeu by Forever Summer, for £8.15 for a 175ml glass.


Allora bottle and cocktail in a glass with golden yellow liquid
The Allora spritz cocktail, with lemon zest -Credit:Curzon

There are several white wines, like the South African Kudu Plains chenin blanc, for £6.55 for a 175ml glass, and the Italian Zensa Organic Fiano from Puglia, for £8.15 for a 175ml. A cabernet sauvignon from South Africa called Nyala costs £6.55 for a 175ml glass, and an Argentinian Andes Soul malbec for £7.95 a glass.

While visiting, why not try some food from the menu, like an ‘nduja pizza for £11.95 or mushroom and truffle oil for £12.25. It also features gourmet hot dogs for £7.95 and nachos for £8.50 with guacamole, cheese and sour cream.

Share platters are a great option when with friends, with dishes like dough balls and garlic bread, crispy chicken fillets and halloumi fries. Sharing dishes range in price from between £4.10 and £6.50 each.

The rooftop bar is also dog-friendly, as is the cinema. Those bringing their dog should keep their pup on the lead while visiting, and are asked to make sure they take their dog elsewhere for it to go to the toilet.

Plan your trip

The bar can be found on the 4 floor of the Bentall Centre. Take a lift to the bar from Pizza Kitchen, located on floor 2 of the Bentall Centre. Or go up the stairs from Pizza Kitchen to Curzon cinema, then take another flight of stairs to the bar.

Currently, Rooftop at Curzon is not taking bookings. Customers can walk in and find a seat. The bar is available for private bookings.

The Rooftop at Curzon is open from 12pm to 11.30pm every day from Monday to Sunday. The address is The Bentall Centre, Unit 59B Wood St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1TP.

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