There’s no better place to enjoy the summer in London than on one of the capital’s stunning roof terraces. If you’re planning a summer event this year and you’re on the hunt for London summer venues where you can celebrate, take your pick from these rooftop gems. Get in touch to arrange your booking at our top London roof terraces.
Venueseeker’s Guide to the Best London Roof Terraces
PERFECT FOR PARTIES
The Big Chill House provides a taste of Shoreditch in King’s Cross. The whole venue can be hired for large events both private and corporate. With numerous bars across four different rooms the venue can comfortably cater for up to 550 people. There is also the Games Room and Roof Terrace which add an extra spin to proceedings. All rooms are equipped with excellent sound systems.
The Magic Roundabout is a totally unique venue and event space right in the middle of Old Street Roundabout, offering an open-air terrace in the summer and tented, heated event space throughout the winter.
On the edge of the stables market lays Proud Camden’s Terrace. The Terrace flaunts a panoramic view of Chalk Farm Road and café style outdoor seating along with a fully heated and sheltered bar area, the Terrace is perfect for an open-air affair all year round.
GREAT FOR CORPORATE EVENTS
The impact, style and history of a world class sporting venue makes the Kia Oval a unique location for any event. The Corinthian Roof Terrace is the Kia Oval’s “hidden gem”. Sitting right at the top of the OCS Stand, this covered area can hold up to an impressive 600 guests on an informal basis.
The rooftop garden, originally designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd, takes its inspiration from Corbusier’s Fifth Elevation, bold and formal. The interior of the restaurant is sleek and elegant using rich walnut veneer wall paneling, Jura limestone flooring, soft leather chairs and mocha upholstered banquettes.
Showcasing spectacular views of London, Sky Lounge has indoor and terrace seating on the 12th floor of the Hilton Double Tree – Tower of London hotel. Guests can enjoy innovative dishes and signature cocktails while enjoying 360-degree views that include the Tower Bridge, The Shard and the River Thames.
No.4 Hamilton Place is an events venue in London which is as much about exceptional details as it is about an exceptional location. With stunning views, that just can’t be rivalled, across Park Lane to Hyde Park, the Roof Terrace at No. 4 Hamilton place is one of a select few locations in Central London offering an exclusive outside location in a garden terrace setting.
The Lyric Hammersmith Roof Terrace is a green paradise in the heart of Hammersmith. This space is very popular for corporate entertaining and private parties and events. With catering available from the venue’s very own Bar & Grill in canapé, buffet or barbecue style, the Roof terrace offers something truly unique in W6. Available exclusively or as an area booking.
IDEAL FOR INFORMAL SUMMER PARTIES & RECEPTIONS
Nestled amongst Hackney’s Victorian buildings and overlooking London’s skyscrapers, Dalston’s only rooftop venue is an opportunity to relax, eat, drink, dance and see the London landscape differently.
On the third floor, the Hippodrome Casino’s two-level smoking terrace has its own bar and cigars in an area protected from the elements – it’s an oasis for smokers.
Housed within the brand new high rise building from the Manhattan Loft Corporation, the Manhattan Loft Gardens Design Hotel harnesses the creativity and tech spirit of Stratford City in Europe’s most ambitious residential tower.
This unique hotel is in the centre of Shoreditch, an area famed for its buzzing nightlife and eccentric charm. The Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch couples the grandeur of a Grade II listed Baroque styled building, with a laid-back personalised service.
Whether you’re looking for delectable dining, corporate canapés and cocktails or a birthday party to remember, with unrivalled cityscape views, Aviary Rooftop Bar & Restaurant is the perfect venue for your celebrations.
The stunning Bird of Smithfield roofop bar is available for private parties. Start with some delicious canapés and unique cocktails, or why not partake in your very own cocktail masterclass as part of your event’s entertainment? Bird of Smithfield’s Chief Mixologist will be on hand to teach you and talk you through some classic recipes or even help you invent your own cocktail at this great rooftop space.
Radio is a rooftop bar situated on the 10th floor of the ME London hotel with striking views across the river Thames and London’s skyline. The rooftop is accessible via a dedicated express lift from the ground floor of the hotel.
ROOFTOPS WITH SHOW-STOPPING SUMMER THEMING
Picture an incredible food court set 170-feet-high under a canopy of flowers and filled with some of London’s finest restaurants. Designed as a vision of the Mediterranean, this rooftop venue is a piece of sunny European escapism. Pergola on the Roof has opened a second outpost; Pergola Paddington Central is open from 24th May – 1st October. Contact us for all the details.
The roof terrace at the Queen of Hoxton is a celebrated part of the Shoreditch skyline. Its twice-yearly transformations are always eagerly anticipated. The ground floor bar can host after parties, or an underground floor is also available for private hire and comes equipped with a live music stage, DJ booth and bar stretching the width of the room, for 250 people.