Best Rooftop Private Hires In London

Gorgeous views overlooking some of the city's finest landmarks; menus with the best of everything from street food to Champagne; impressive spaces that will make for an unforgettable event - we must be talking about London's best rooftop venues for hire. Whether you're in the business for something neat and petite, searching for a hidden sky-high space or want something luxe in Central, there are stunning alfresco destinations right here. 

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Last edited by Izzah Kazi

Last updated on 10th June 2024




Aviary

City of London


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    100
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    300

If you're looking for rooftop venues in London for birthdays and other occasions, Aviary is one of our absolote favourites. Not only is the terrace south-facing for soaking up the sun, but there's British fare galore in store too.

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Wagtail

City of London


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    0
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    400

For rooftop private dining in London, Wagtail's winter igloos or beaut terraces are just the ticket. Want to tuck into sumptuous British fare while soaking up stunning views? You've come to the right place.

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The Cross

King's Cross


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    140
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    400

When it comes to swoon-worthy rooftop haunts in King's Cross, The Cross is sure to impress. Make your way to this sky-high retreat for gorgeous banquette seating, all while taking in the crackin' city views. Feeling peckish? Enjoy a few Med-influenced plates.

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The Department Store Brixton

South London


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    80
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    240

Are you looking for a venue that'll knock your socks off? With its stunning high ceilings and breathtaking rooftop views, The Department Store Brixton is a real architectural wonder. Housing four venues in one, with the fourth-floor rooftop offering two unique spaces for private hire, you can choose from The Dome Room, perfect for a cosy dinner party around a beautiful circular table, or the Roseberry Room, a cocktail venue that can host up to seventy people.

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TT Liquor

Shoreditch


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    95
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    120

Rooftop party venue hire in London is topped off by TT Liquor's stunning terrace, which can hold up to 120 people standing. Enjoy panoramic views of the the City from Shoreditch, celebrating the warmer climes in style.

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The BBQ Club - 2024


Looking for somewhere a little different to host your next party? The BBQ Club occupies a prime spot along the Southbank that promises amazing views of the Thames, with multiple private hire options available. Choose between their rooftop terrace or the entire cabana, and while you're here you can tuck into tasty barbecued dishes like confit garlic asparagus, caprese salad, honey-glazed chicken and more.

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The Rooftop St James

Central London


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    154
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    138

One of the best rooftop bars for private events in London, The Rooftop St James is a drinking and dining den delving out European dishes and a list of carefully curated cocktails. Gawp at the views while making the most of this premium offering.

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Kraft Dalston Bar & Restaurant

Dalston


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    100
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    150

If you're looking to host a private party in East London, KRAFT Dalston is a great choice. The rooftop can fit up to 40 guests with a minimum spend of £500 during the week and £1500 on the weekends. Gorgeous views, fresh pints and delish bar bites? Sign us up.

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Big Chill Kings Cross

Kings Cross


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    200
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    400

Big Chill Kings Cross has gut-busting burgers and American sides waiting for you on their rooftop terrace. If you're looking for more relaxed vibes from your private party, this venue has the answer for you.

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Madison

St Pauls


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The opportunity to snap pics of St Paul's throughout your rooftop party? Madison is giving you just that. Pair killer cocktails with canapes or grilled foods at this absolute beauty of a terrace space.

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Lockside Camden

Camden


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    150
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    300

Lockside Camden's roof terrace overlooks the canal in this bustling area of London, with whole venue hire including the cool space. Not only that, but there's an eclectic mix of music from DJs, alongside up to 100 seats outdoors.

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The View From The Shard

London Bridge


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Need rooftop wedding venues in London? Or for any other extra special occasion? The Shard is one of the city's most well-known landmarks, and it just so happens to be a great place to throw a party too. While this private hire space isn't outside, it's giving you some of the city's finest views nonetheless.

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The English Garden

Farringdon


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    100

The English Garden is a rooftop destination found in Farringdon, bringing with it a whole host of opportunities to throw everything from corporate get-togthers to private parties, formal dinners and activation events.

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The Crown

Bethnal Green


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    60
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    90

Bethnal Green's The Crown is giving you the opportunity to hire their upstairs space, which includes an adorable little rooftop terrace - perfect for milling about on come a summer's day. There's room for between 60 to 90 guests here.

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Dalston Roofpark

Dalston


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    200
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    300

Dalston Roofpark is an oasis that's usually packed out with DJs, drag brunches and more. On the private hire front, there's a sprawling space for up to 300 people if you want to make it a really big party.

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Lock Inn Camden

Camden


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    100
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    300

Looking for the ultimate spot to host your event? Your search ends at Lock Inn Camden. Their rooftop beer garden is something of a hidden gem, perfect for larger semi-private parties when you're looking to cosy up by the fire pit or soak up the sun with a refreshing cocktail in summer. And guess what? You can even rent out the entire venue. With two floors and space for up to 320 people, it's the ultimate party destination.

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Doggett's Coat & Badge

Southwark


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    90
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    120

Packed with character and a private terrace bar that's available for hire, Doggett's Coat & Badge is a great choice of venue. Expect to seat 50 people or have up to 100 guests standing, with pub grub and drinks to boot.

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The Prince of Wales Feathers

Fitzrovia


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    30
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    50

Holding up to 60 across this sky-high spot in Fitzrovia, The Prince of Wales Feathers is giving you a super central location for your next outdoor do. Not only that, but there are crowd-pleasing pub classics on the menu.

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Pineapple Xpress

Shoreditch


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    35
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    40

In the mood to throw a fancy shindig? Pineapple Xpress, a vibrant tropical haven in the heart of Shoreditch, has got you covered. Whether it's a birthday bash, corporate huddle or wedding reception, their stunning rooftop boasting beaut vistas of the city's skyline makes for the perfect rooftop hire for any event. Plus, they serve delish Caribbean tapas like aromatic jollof rice and juicy jerk chicken to elevate your gathering to a whole new level.

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30 Euston Square

Central London


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    300
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    300

30 Euston Square is an award-winning venue sitting pretty at a central location, one where you can combine hire of the State Rooms with a stunning rooftop terrace. Ideal for a summer reception, the packages here also include food, drinks and entertainment.

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8 at The Londoner

Leicester Square


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    75
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    150

Hire out an intimate private space or the entire venue with 8 at The Londoner, offering space for up to 150 people. This Leicester Square rooftop boasts traditional Japanese dining alongside plenty of sake and whisky, as well as extravagant cocktails. 

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Bōkan

Canary Wharf


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    150

Bōkan, a rooftop bar for hire in London, is definitely a looker, thanks to huge windows with views, industrial-style interiors and cosy touches to match. Better yet, the highest space has enough room for up to 150 people.

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The Derby

King's Cross


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    90
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    120

Looking for the perfect venue for your summer party? Snap up The Derby, which boasts a 5th floor rooftop fronting dazzling city views. But that's not all, it's also home to a live BBQ and bar with plenty of tasty tipples.

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Century

Leicester Square


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    90
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    150

Century is a members' club with a rooftop terrace that's sure to wow for your private event. The largest of its kind in the West End, this sky-high space is waiting for all your summer escapades and huge bashes.

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Circe's

Waterloo


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    0
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    550

Once home to Bar Elba, this rooftop space is now the one and only Circe's - a Greek-inspired paradise that's all about incredible views of Waterloo and Mediterranean small plates. From nabbing the mezzanine for a private event to booking out Olympus Bar & Circe's Corner rooftop or choosing the entire venue, there's room for between 120 and 550 people across range of options here.

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The Montague on the Gardens Beach Bar

Holborn


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    150
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    200

The Montague on the Gardens Beach Bar is a tropical-inspired space where you can host parties of up to 200 people, meaning you get DJs and dancing well into the night, alongside cocktails to boot. Now there's an idea.

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Sky Garden Bars

City of London


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    300
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    700

Looking to hire rooftop bars in London? Sky Garden is perhaps one of the city's most iconic destinations, promising foliage, 360 degree vistas and many different venues to book out. Just imagine: a choice of two restaurants, multiple bars or the whole space.

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Sky Reflection

Angel


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    100
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    150

Clerkenwell destination Sky Reflection is made up of floor-to-ceiling windows, contemporary decor and an outdoor terrace. Whether you want standing events, seated or a corporate affair, pop this one on your list.

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West End on the Thames

City of London


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    180
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    200

For something extra special for your outdoor party, look no further than West End On The Thames. Not only is this a rooftop, but one that glides down the river past the finest landmarks. Expect sublime food, views and more, alongside summer BBQs.

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Jin Bo Law

City of London


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    22
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    50

Private terrace hire in London doesn't get much better than Jin Bo Law's rooftop, which looks out over the many high-rises of Aldgate high street. There's views of Tower Bridge, The Shard, the Walkie Talkie, the Gherkin and more.

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Pergola Brixton

Brixton


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    0
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    440

When you need cheap rooftop hire in London, Pergola Brixton has you covered for large parties. Expect a retractable roof and street food traders, alongside a choice of cocktails or beers from the coveted Brixton Brewery and room for all 440 of your mates.

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Florattica

Aldgate


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    70
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    200

Florattica is a blooming beautiful rooftop bar, offering exclusive hire of the whole venue with space for up to 200 people. Not only will you be treated to stunning, botanical-inspired interiors and eye-catching views, but also killer cocktails and delish bites to eat.

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Grillshack Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar

Angel


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    150
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    250

Looking for a pretty, plant-filled rooftop to host your next party on? Then make your way to Grillshack Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar in Angel. This sunny space fits up to 26 people, with minimum spends starting from as little as £1000. Work your way through their extensive cocktail list that includes blends like a Bailey's Banana Bang or the fruity Cactus Blue, as well as their 28 day-aged steaks, hearty beef burgers, enchiladas and more.

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Sea Containers Events

South London


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    0
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Known for summer parties on the rooftop terrace, Sea Containers is a top destination when only the finest of outdoor frolics will do. Bookings start at 30 guests, with the team working hard to tailor-make your event. 

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Golden Bee

Shoreditch


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    0
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    300

Golden Bee is a Shoreditch spot with a party spirit, and private hire of their rooftop space is no exception. From welcome cocktails to buckets of beer and pizza slices galore, there's plenty to shout about here.

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The Grafton, Kentish Town

Kentish Town


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    50
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    100

Kentish Town's The Grafton is a top-rated boozer, where the upstairs can be privately hired, which includes the all-important rooftop terrace. Pair pub grub with all the drinks you could ask for, including top wine and beer.

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Gaucho Piccadilly

Mayfair


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    180
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    200

Argentinian dining destination Gaucho Piccadilly has a small, but perfectly formed, terrace for up to 30 people. If your private hire party is on more of the smaller side, consider this beauty for steaks, ceviche and fine wine. 

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Queen of Hoxton

Shoreditch


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    110
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    300

A quirky Shoreditch rooftop with all things cool on its side, Queen of Hoxton are well-known for their changing themes and vibrant space, perfect for special events. Expect unique features, street food, creative cocktails and laid-back fun. 

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Savage Garden

City of London


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    0
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    380

A dramatic destination just moments from Tower Hill, Savage Garden offers 360-degree vistas and private hire of their 'Wildside' terrace, which can be kitted out for all weathers. Plus, there are cocktails and feasting menus to keep everyone refreshed.

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Pocket Square Skyline Bar & Terrace

Aldgate


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    62
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    80

For a luxury private party on a rooftop, hire Pocket Square Skyline & Bar Terrace situated high up on the ninth floor of Hyatt Place London City East. Host up to 80 guests for a birthday to die for or even a special wedding anniversary and experience exclusive access alongside hand-crafted cocktails and nibbles.

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