the best venues with views in central London
15 January

The Best Venues with Views in Central London

Are you looking for one of the best venues with views in central London? Here are some of the best venues where you can enjoy fantastic views of central London this year.


Landing 42, Leadenhall Building

The highest dedicated events space in London. Landing Forty Two at The Leadenhall Building offers phenomenal views of the City of London and the Thames. Nicknamed the Cheesegrater because of its unique shape, the 42nd floor features more than 5,000 square feet of events space that can be used for many types of occasions.

Landing Forty Two at The Leadenhall Building

Today, Create Food and Party Design has teamed up with Landing Forty Two to provide stunning menus and world-class hospitality in one of the most unique and inspiring venues in the world. The Leadenhall Building is easily accessible from Aldgate, Bank and Monument tube stations, all of which are approximately five minutes away by foot.



Another leading events space, OXO2 is a magnificent contemporary venue in the vibrant South Bank. It offers wonderful uninterrupted views of St Paul’s Cathedral and the City skyline, and can accommodate up to 400 guests for stand-up receptions.

oxo2 venue south bank views

Guests will also enjoy exclusive access to OXO2 riverside balcony, as well as delicious cuisine by Create Food & Party Design. OXO2 is just a few minutes from Blackfriars underground and railway station by foot.


The Deck 

Only a short walk along the river from OXO2, The Deck is a splendid rooftop venue above the National Theatre, one of Britain’s most famous performing arts venues.

the deck national theatre venue views

Look forward to exceptional catering ranging from summer barbecues to Christmas dinners, all produced by an outstanding Executive Head Chef. The Deck is a short walk from Waterloo tube and rail station, and is easily reachable from the West End via Waterloo Bridge.

Kensington Roof Gardens

Few venues in Britain, if not the world, can rival the opulence and grandeur of the Kensington Roof Gardens. A hundred feet above one of the country’s most upmarket shopping streets, Kensington High Street, the gardens can be hired for private events all year round.

kensington roof gardens venue hire

The venue, one of the most exclusive on Venueseeker, also features the Babylon, an enchanting restaurant where you can enjoy mouthwatering dishes and witness brilliant views of the West End and the City skyline in the distance. The Kensington Roof Gardens are practically a stone’s throw from High Street Kensington tube station and are also within walking distance of Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.


IET London Savoy Place

Recently benefiting from a £30-million refurbishment, the IET London: Savoy Place is another state-of-the-art venue with an enviable location next to the Thames.

iet savoy place

With excellent catering amenities and cutting-edge AV facilities, it’s ideal for large- and small-scale conferences, parties, meetings, and dinners. The IET also has a spacious outdoor terrace with fine views of the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, and the City. This venue is a short walk from Temple and Embankment tube stations.

City Social

On the 24th floor of Tower 42 in the hustle and bustle of the financial district, City Social is an intriguing Art Deco venue operated by renowned Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton.

city social venue hire

Dine in style while you gaze at some of London’s most iconic modern landmarks, from the Cheesegrater to the Gherkin. City Social is a short walk from Liverpool Street, Bank and Aldgate tube stations.


Duck & Waffle 

London’s highest 24/7 restaurant. The Duck and Waffle, celebrating good old British cuisine with some European inspiration, is on the 38th Floor of the Heron Tower. duck waffle venue hire

Thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows, diners here have uninterrupted views of the City and sights such as Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf. The venue is just a few minutes from Liverpool Street tube and rail station.

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