Summer is in the air, and what better to do on a balmy summer night than to head to the top of a roof garden and sip drinks by the sunset?

Rooftop bars are on-trend at the moment, and for good reason - you get to relax with a view of starry London in your sights.

So choose one of these fabulous bars in west London and enjoy the view... Just don't look down!

Lyric Bar

At the top of the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith is a rooftop bar and grill with a stunning view of Lyric Square, perfect for after-work drinks and al-fresco dining on a warm summer evening.

They even offer a Fat Sam hot dog inspired by the Lyric's current production of Bugsy Malone!

The Lyric Theatre, King Street, Lyric Square, Hammersmith, W6 0QL - 020 8741 6850

Aqua Spirit

If you're looking for an extra-special night out, Aqua Spirit is the place to go! A glitzy, sophisticated champagne and cocktail bar on the fifth floor of the old Dickins and Jones department store off Regent Street, Aqua Spirit offers stunning views of the capital in all its glory.

With Japanese-style glamour and kimono silk on the booth seating, visit Aqua Spirit for a next-level rooftop bar experience!

5th Floor, 240 Regent Street, Saint James', Soho, W1B 3BR - 020 7478 0540

Storeys Pop-Up

Storeys is a pop-up food and drinks bar on the roof of the former BBC Television Centre in White City. The bar will open on Friday (July 31) and stay open for six weeks.

Storeys will be based on the top of the studio's car park, set over two levels and spanning 24,000sq-ft, with sweeping views from nine storeys high.

Visitors will get an amazing choice of food, from spicy jerk chicken to handmade gourmet ice lollies... Don't miss out!

BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, White City, W12 7RJ

Enjoy tasty food in an iconic location

Mr Fogg's

Mr Fogg's in Mayfair is styled in the period when Phileas Fogg set off around the world (think Penny Farthings and weathered maps!) and has a Hendrick's Botanical Garden in an airy outside space.

Head to Mr Fogg's for a quirky rooftop night out and enjoy all the trinkets on display.

15 Bruton Lane, Green Park, W1J 6JD - 020 7036 0608

Kensington Roof Gardens

Kensington Roof Gardens is a beautiful, leafy open space with a beautiful view of west London. Have a drink and watch the world go by surrounded by flowers and greenery.

Kensington Roof Gardens has collaborated with the Rooftop Film Club to bring outdoor cinema on the roof all summer! Watch the sun go down and snuggle into a big, cozy blanket with a fab film (Birdman is screening this month!)

99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5SA - 020 7368 3993

Roofnic

Roofnic is a rooftop picnic bar overlooking the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street.

With a selection of food such as pulled pork and beef tacos, quiches and pies, salads and cookies, as well as amazing cocktails served in jam jars, Roofnic is a great way to relax on a rooftop bar in the daytime.

535 Oxford Street, Soho, W1C 2QW

Prince of Wales Feathers

Prince of Wales Feathers is a great gastropub in Fitzrovia with a charming outdoor roof terrace. With traditional pub-grub treats, and roasts every Sunday, Prince of Wales Feathers is a great way to spend a summer evening.

If you're looking for a nice, airy space in London to have a pint or two, this rooftop bar could be the place for you!

8 Warren Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 5LD - 020 7383 4849

For more ideas of fun things to do this summer, check out our guide to the best nightlife spots in west London.