It starts with the Aperol Spritz Sundial Social

Aperol Spritz unveils a spectacular sundial and aperitivo bar, offering ‘gratuiti’ serves on London’s Southbank

Aperol Spritz

London, (22.8.17): Aperol will be 'spritzing up' London’s Southbank this August bank holiday weekend, as it returns to unveil the Aperol Spritz Sundial Social. The pop-up installation sees the launch of an extraordinary 20ft wide, functioning sundial and bar, offering city dwellers a refreshing Aperol Spritz serve when the sundial strikes ‘aperitivo hour’ at 5pm.

Open on August 23thto August 28th from 17:00 – 20.30, The Aperol Spritz Sundial Social will offer a complimentary spritz per person, to ensure guests starts their evening the Italian way. Spritz-lovers will also enjoy delicious Italian cicchetti small plates including traditional tomato and basil bruschetta, and prosciutto and mozzarella chilli crostini. Come British rain or shine, the sundial will continue to encourage Italian sociability, with Aperol Spritz on offer across the weekend.

Following the popularity of the nationwide Aperol Spritz Socials event series, the Aperol sundial bar will be bringing a slice of Venetian culture to the River Thames in celebration of the Aperitivo occasion. The bar experience will not only be a place to enjoy the iconic and original Aperol Spritz, but guests will also be invited to join the charismatic Italian bartenders in creating the perfect 3-2-1 Aperol Spritz serve.

As well as this event, Aperol Spritz-lovers will be able to visit pop-up bars touring drinking spots across London, from Peckham to Camden. To find out more visit



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The pop-up installation and bar will be located in the Queen’s Stone area in Southbank adjacent to the Thames and alongside Oxo Tower by Bernie Spain Gardens. For exact location, please click here.


  • King prawn and crayfish salad ciabatta aioli.
  • Wild mushroom tapenade crostini, parmesan crisps, truffle oil.
  • Prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella, chilli crostini.
  • Parmesan shortbread, cream cheese, dehydrated cherry tomatoes, red onion marmalade.
  • Traditional bruschetta, tomato and basil.
Last updated Aug 22 2017