The hottest period of London’s summer is here, and with it comes an array of exciting calendar events. From visits to the Buckingham Palace state rooms to world renowned sporting championships, we have rounded up a selection of some of our most anticipated events in London this July.

Things to do

From 22nd July

The state rooms guided tour

The 22nd July sees the reopening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace for a limited time only. The event runs across the summer months into October, offering visitors the chance to delve into the rooms and corridors of Her Majesty’s home.

There is also the option to extend your visit to include a garden tour that showcases 350 types of wildflowers, a three-acre lake, and over 200 trees. Why not finish your royal day with a Picnic in a Royal Park, courtesy of The Rubens at the Palace?

21st June - 21st August

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The RA Summer Exhibition has been running without pause since 1769 and this year's theme is 'Climate'. Visitors can expect a mirage of colour and artistry in a showcasing of artwork in all mediums, including paintings, printing, photography, and sculpture.

Not only is it an exhibition that will dazzle the senses, but the works on display are available to buy with all proceeds going to the exhibiting artists and the RA's charitable work.

Unique experiences

Every Thursday at 6.30pm

Growing underground

Delve into the latest methods of sustainable food production with a tour of this exceptional underground farm. This unique experience is perfect for those interested in sustainability and the changing practices of our food industry. Not only can you enjoy a private tour, but afterwards you can indulge in a meal cooked by our Chef using microgreens collected at the farm.

Bee and honey masterclass

Take part in a honey extraction, tasting, and candle-making workshop with this Bee and Honey Masterclass at The Montague. This exciting experience is like no other in London, offering you the chance to learn more about the vital influence of bees on our ecosystem and our role in protecting them.

After a morning of interactive activities, the experience concludes with an Afternoon Tea on our Leopard Bar Terrace where you can overlook the gardens and hives.

Where to eat


Quilon salad dish


This award-winning, Michelin Star restaurant brings south-west, coastal Indian cuisine to Central London. Encompassed within the variety of dishes on their main menu is an array of sharing dishes that are sure to be enjoyed by all. Their weekend brunch should also not be overlooked.

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Signor Sassi

Exterior of Signor Sassi

Signor Sassi

Signor Sassi is an intimate and characterful Italian restaurant located in the heart of Knightsbridge. The vibrant atmosphere combined with their exquisite food makes it the perfect spot for any occasion, including celebrations or events thanks to their option for private dining.

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Sushi Samba, Herron Tower

Outdoor bar at Sushi Samba

Sushi Samba

This eclectic restaurant showcases a fusion of Japanese-Brazilian-Peruvian sushi as well as an outdoor terrace bar that promises an exceptional panorama across the cityscape. Visitors can expect an evening of unforgettable views, bolstered by a menu that will not fail to impress.

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interior of Barrafina


Barrafina is a celebrated tapas bar with an open kitchen that adds an element of spectacle to your meal. Enjoy authentic, thoughtfully presented Spanish small plates alongside a range of sherry, cava, and more.

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Upcoming events

5th, 6th, and 7th July at 7.30pm

Military Musical Spectacular

The pageantry of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations transcends into July with the Military Musical Spectacular, set to take place on Horse Guards Parade on the 5th, 6th, and 7th of July.

The event will offer a blend of music, fireworks, horsemanship, and the splendour that defines any great British celebration.

10th July

Wimbledon finals

Those visiting London in early July are in a prime position to experience the final of the highly anticipated Wimbledon Championships. This fusion of elite sport and quintessential Britishness comes to an end on 10th July and is sure to be a final of intensity and anticipation.

There are also a number of large-screen livestreams of the event taking place across the city, including St Katherine’s Docks, Tower Bridge, and the Canal at King’s Cross.