Skylight Tobacco Dock


Skylight is London's most imaginative rooftop venue. Opened in 2017 by Meanwhile Events Ltd. Skylight has been bringing its Urban Lawn Club Summer vibes to London ever since. Skylight is open for most of the year and features Europe's only real rooftop ice rink.  

Skylight has 12,500 square feet of outdoor space, which makes it the perfect destination for large groups who want to celebrate outdoors. The venue also has a full indoor floor to deal with anything the UK climate can throw at them.  

In the winter Skylight's sunny terraces will be transformed into an Autumnal haven of warm igloo-bubbles, designed to keep out the cold and keep people safe as they enjoy the stunning views and unique atmosphere of this hugely popular rooftop destination venue. 10 igloo-bubbles will be placed across the top two levels, allowing groups of up to ten people to enjoy delicious cocktails, sharing platters and street food, having fun outside with their friends while knowing that they are protected from others.

Skylight is also available for table bookings on its indoor level as well as its covered heated area under the main pergola.

This spring we will be open from Thursday to Sunday and available any day for large corporate hire.


Offer Availability
Spring Street Food Menu Launch 25% off all week
25% off all Food items (excluding bottomless deals)
Thursday 12:00 – 21:00
Friday 12:00 – 21:00
Saturday 12:00 – 21:00
Sunday 12:00 – 20:00
Amigo Thursday - £10 Mexican Bowl & Bottle of Corona
£10 Mexican Bowl & Bottle of Corona - Choice of Pork Pibil, Chicken Tinga & Roasted Habanero Cauliflower Bowls
Thursday 12:00 – 21:00
Sunday Bottomless Wings - £19.99 Every Sunday
Bottle of Corona and 60-minutes of Bottomless Wings! Choice of Korean Gochujang Wings or New Yorker Buffalo Wings
Sunday 12:00 – 20:30
Thursday Bottomless Wings - £
Bottle of Corona and 60-minutes of Bottomless Wings! Choice of Korean Gochujang Wings or New Yorker Buffalo Wings
Thursday 17:00 – 19:00
50% off Whispering Angel Rose Bottle
- 50% off your first bottle of Whispering Angel Rose (Thursday 20th only)
Thursday 12:00 – 23:00
50% off Draught Beer 12pm - 7pm August 17 & 18 only!
Thursday 12:00 – 18:00
Friday 12:00 – 18:00
30% Off food and drink Mountview Open Day


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Wheelchair access, Disabled Toilets
  • None
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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 10:00 0:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 23:00
Saturday 12:00 23:00
Sunday 12:00 22:00



Skylight Tobacco Dock, Skylight Tobacco Dock, Pennington Street Entrance, E1W 2SF



Nearest Station

Shadwell (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves International, American, Christmas Lunch/Dinner and Burgers food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Entire Venue Rooftop 400 600 - - -


Skylight Tobacco Dock boasts big spaces under big skies to make your big bash a memorable one. Throw a little competition to the mix with our outdoor Croquet, pétanque, foosball, ping pong and more! Our brand new menu includes a fully immersive BBQ upgrade. When the weather doesn’t play, we have plenty of heated and covered spaces to keep the party going.

For partial hire, you can bring 30 to 300 guests and for full venue hire, you can invite a whopping 300 to 600. Your perfect party package starts at £89 + VAT, including food, drinks, games, a dedicated drinks staff manager and concierge service for bespoke extras. 

Skylight is an established favourite for corporate summer and winter parties hosting over 300 exclusive events since inception for clients including Accenture, AMBVDDO, JP Morgan Chase, Tableau, TikTok and Weber Shandwick.


Pergola Rooftop 190 250 - - -

The perfect covered space on our level 11, boasting prime views of the action on the outdoor croquet courts with plenty of seating and branding capabilities for exclusives. The Pergola benefits from our container bar offering a full drinks menu. Covered, heated with plenty of seating that can be easily removed to accommodate mingling events.

Mezzanine, level 12 Rooftop 100 150 - - -

Fancy the best sun & views in the house, comfy seating and a dedicated bar? Our premium Mezzanine on Level 12 area offers a prime viewing spot for admiring the views across the London skyline. Boasting sun-lounge style uncovered seating and covered booths that can each suit 10 guests. . Also, on our Premium Mezzanine level we have 5 covered and heated booths and are protected in case or rain. Our covered & heated booths can accommodate 10 people at a time. Rumour has it it offers the best seflie backdrop. 



Level 9 Indoor Bar Private Room 350 500 - - -

This is where the after-party is AT! Our popular Apre-Ski level 9 bar turns into an indoor croquet playground, complete with a large bar, plenty of seating and more games including Ping Pong, Shuffle Board and giant Jenga. You'll also have access to the 5 large screens should you require any branding. For a sit-down occasion you can invite a whopping 350 guests, for standing 500 would fit perfectly. Level 9 also serves as our wet-weather option, covered, heated and ready for the ultimate good vibes. When the weather doesn't play, our resident rooftop Djs move to Level 9 to keep the party going! 

Winter Party Shared & Exclusive Hire Venue Hire 400 600 £3.00 - -

Skylight Tobacco Dock Winter Ready to strap on your ice skates at Skylight’s rooftop real ice rink?

This winter Skylight will yet again transform with the seasons! Themed around an urban après skate bar, our three-story East London venue is playing host to Europe’s only real- ice rooftop ice rink, seasonal cocktails, alpine street food menu, resident weekend DJs, and the best views in the city! Venue will undergo a full winter makeover, transforming its sunlit terraces into warm and inviting spaces including heated, cosy igloos and premium winter huts, designed for shorter days and cooler nights. Raclette and mulled wine anyone?

Skylight stands for sustainability, aside from repurposing the multi-storey carpark, the venue is single use-plastic-free and has a policy of maximising recyclable waste and minimising waste to landfill. All disposable food and paper waste is made from sustainable sources such as bamboo and composted - always recycled! We also harvest rainwater for irrigating the 200+ plants at the venue!

Check out our festive levels and spaces available to book this winter:

Level 9 - Top tier of the car park, covered, heated, boasting two croquet lawns and a fully equipped bar. A perfect urban wet option, including 5 large plasma TVs for all of your pre-party presentations. DJs take over the decks every weekend to amp up the party atmosphere. Perfect for groups of up to 350 guests.

Level 10 - Welcome level with amenities and facilities, including our host desks, ice skates rentals, toilets and photo booth. You can rent and brand the phootbooth with an upgrade.

Level 11 - Main level of Skylight, croquet courts replaced with our real ice rink, our iconic Skylight sign along with our heated and covered Pergola for a UK weather-proof experience. Pergola can accommodating up to 200 guests. Other spaces on Level 11, include The Hub which will boast two cosy igloos so you can catch all the ice skating twirls and falls. The Fentiman's Garden will also receive a winter makeover with the addition of two festive igloos, located right beside the buzz of the Pergola.

Quayside Bar – Characterful, unique space overlooking the cobbled quayside of the ‘pirate ships’. Located on ground level of the historic Tobacco Dock it benefits from plenty of light, fully equipped bar and screens available for branding and presentations. Available for groups of 110 – 250.

Dock Street Bar – Stylish, speakeasy bar tucked away in the vaults of Tobacco Dock. Stunning space ideal for groups of 15 – 60 with a private bar and screen available for branding and presentations.

Skylight is ideally located, just one stop from Bank and two stops from Shoreditch and 15 minutes from Canary Wharf.


* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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