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The Top 3 Rooftop Venues In London

Whatever event you're planning, there's nothing like a bit of height and open sky to elevate it to something unforgettable, and we've got the perfect spots to do just that!

Check out three of our favourite rooftop venues in London to escape the bustle and get as close to the sun as possible (when it shows its face!).

1. The Rooftop at Trafalgar St James

While thousands of tourists compete for the perfect Trafalgar Square photo below you, sit back and sip on a glass of champagne in the afternoon sun at the magnificent rooftop bar: The Rooftop at the Trafalgar St James.

Perched atop the Trafalgar St James, The Rooftop is where you'll find the sky is not the limit when it comes to throwing an event. If you are looking for an exclusive location for outdoor parties, functions and events or are dropping by for an unforgettable sunset cocktail, this central London venue will satisfy all of your desires (particularly those for the ultimate Instagram story!).

Location: Trafalgar Square

Capacity: 138 reception

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Rooftop at Trafalgar St James
Rooftop at Trafalgar St James
Rooftop at Trafalgar St James

2. The Garden Terrace at The Hari

Well, with a drink in one hand and pen in the other, you’ve ticked Trafalgar Square off the list, but how about spending a summer evening with friends on The Hari's rooftop terrace?

The Hari's Garden Terrace is like discovering a secret garden in the sky, complete with a retractable glass roof that ensures not even the British weather can dampen your event. Nestled in the chic neighbourhood of Belgravia, this terrace is the perfect spot for those who want their events to feel like a VIP garden party, suspended in the London sky.

Location: Belgravia

Capacity: 30 reception

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Garden Terrace at The Hari
Garden Terrace at The Hari
Garden Terrace at The Hari

3. Rooftop Terrace at Smith's of Smithfield

Smith's of Smithfield brings a weather-proof solution to rooftop events, with a sliding door making a semi-private terrace that's as versatile as a Londoner's umbrella. This is the perfect place to perch above the city's rooftops with a plate in one hand and a cocktail in the other, all year round!

Conveniently located above Smithfield Market, just a stone's throw from Liverpool Street Station, this is an ideal venue for everything from post-work drinks to celebrations.

Location: Smithfield

Capacity: 50 standing

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Smiths of Smithfield
Smiths of Smithfield
Smith's of Smithfield

Had enough of craning your neck to look upwards at the capital's top sunset spots? Get on top of the world at one of these celestial city settings, for an evening of elegantly looking down on anyone walking by at ground level!

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Jessamy channels her passion for sustainability and cultural events into shining a spotlight on innovation and inspiration in the events world, and heading up Hire Space's sustainability committee.

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