Best rooftop venues with retractable roofs in London

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Whether you want to book a corporate event in London or want to find the perfect venue to celebrate a special event, it’s essential to choose the right place. It’s even more important to opt for a venue that offers a flexible dining and entertainment experience. So, you want to go for a venue that features a retractable roof. This will ensure you can fully enjoy your evening, no matter the weather.

Lost In Brixton

Location: Brixton
Capacity: 440 guests

This jungle-themed bar rests in the heart of Brixton and offers a tropical feel all year round. Escape the winter blues or enjoy the sunny summer days at this energetic rooftop paradise hidden away in the Brixton Market. At Designer Shade Solutions, we had the pleasure of working with Lost in Brixton to create their unique retractable fabric roof systems to fit their custom-designed roof.

Sky Bar at Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul’s

Location: St Paul’s
Capacity: 200 guests

This private rooftop bar located at the penthouse level of Grange St Paul’s Hotel is a stunning venue for any exclusive events. The Sky Bar offers an incredible view of the city and it sits right next to St Paul’s Cathedral. Part of this venue features a large retractable roof and retractable glass screens. Outside this area, parasols can be set up to offer shade.

Century Club

Location: Soho
Capacity: 180 guests

This discreet and exclusive club rests near the busy Piccadilly Circus and offers one of the city’s most private spaces. It has the largest rooftop terrace in Soho and features a fully retractable glass roof, making it the perfect choice for events all year round. This members-only club is said to be London’s “best kept secret”.

Skylark Roof Garden

Location: Paddington
Capacity: 180 guests

This modern rooftop cocktail and brunch bar is located sky-high and overlooks some of the city’s most gorgeous areas, including Hyde Park, Notting Hill and more. This rooftop venue features a partial retractable roof and parasols all around. So, besides enjoying the beautiful view of the West London skyline, you will also be able to enjoy your dining experience, rain or shine.

Boundary Rooftop

Location: Shoreditch
Capacity: 100 guests

This rooftop venue offers an intimate dining space for up to 40 seated guests or 100 standing guests. The weatherproof roof of the Boundary Rooftop allows guests to enjoy the spectacular views of Shoreditch all year round. Guests can also enjoy the outdoor terrace if the weather allows.

Bar Elba

Location: Waterloo
Capacity: 600 guests

This large-capacity rooftop bar offers views over the city’s most stunning sights, including The Shard, The London Eye and St Paul’s Cathedral. It features a colourful tropical theme and during the colder months has a seasonal ice skating area. Fabulous cocktails, beautiful views and “heaps of party vibes” as they describe.

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