Roof Garden Cafe / Bar at Southbank Centre

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The Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden, designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, is the place to be for stunning views of London.

A true oasis at the heart of Southbank Centre with beautiful riverside views, a cafe bar, allotments, fruit trees and wild flowers, the Roof Garden may come to be known as best kept secret in London.

The Roof Garden is open to the public until 27 September 2015. Opening hours 10am-10pm (depending on the weather).

Venue Details & Map

Roof Garden Cafe / Bar at Southbank Centre

Rooftop, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Belvedere Road
Southbank Centre
+44 20 7921 0758

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 10 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Roof Garden Cafe / Bar at Southbank Centre

4.0 out of 5 10 September 2016
by Lynsey H.

Great outdoor space for sitting, relaxing and contemplating! My mum was visiting me in London and we were walking along the Southbank and came across this place. I had seen photographs online but never quite knew where it was. We wandered up and had a glass of wine in the sunshine, it was quite relaxing as it wasn't too busy or rowdy. We rested our feet sitting on one of the benches in a small...more

5.0 out of 5 13 April 2016
by Maro T.

amazing view over southbank. make sure to support the little cafe/shop. they sell ice cold lemonade, beer and sweets ;)

don't go on the weekend - way to many people.

closed during winter time.more

3.0 out of 5 6 September 2015
by Rachael H.

Cute little roof garden that was unsurprisingly rammed on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Lots of nice little nooks and crannies to perch in, this would be great to hang out in for a few hours. With lots of greenery, definitely one of the nicer roof gardens found in London. Only downside was the limited bar on the roof - no cider in a beer garden? Get it together!more

4.0 out of 5 23 July 2015
by Kristine T.

In summer the top of Queen Elizabeth Hall gets transformed into a beautiful roof garden, with trees, bushes and wild flowers. The back area gives the impression of a meadow and you can even sit in logs if you want (or if all the tables are taken).

While it does attract a huge number of people, the hundreds of Southbank visitors tend to miss it. If you don't know it's there you may not...more

5.0 out of 5 12 July 2015
by Gary M.

The bar menu is terrible so my 5 stars are for location, location, location!

Great views of the River Thames and the financial district and a short walk from Waterloo Station this garden bar is a little sanctuary to hang out with friends and drink appalling wine.

Totally worth it.more

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