5th View Bar and Food @ Waterstones

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Found on the 5th floor of Europe's largest bookshop, 5th Floor View offers stunning views over the city along with a well-stocked bar and menu. This much-loved Waterstones restaurant offers a classic cocktail list and a crowd-pleasing menu, with favourites like juicy burgers, freshly sizzled steaks and grilled fish.


Average main course £9.00 per diner
Average food spend £22.00 per diner

Venue Details & Map

5th View Bar and Food @ Waterstones

203 - 206 Piccadilly
+44 (0)20 7851 2433
Public transport:
Piccadilly Circus, Underground

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 31 reviews

Top 5 reviews of 5th View Bar and Food @ Waterstones

3.0 out of 5
13 May 2017
by Tony R.

The place is spacious and has got some nice views. But the prices for drinks are ridiculous expensive. The variety is also limited. They charge an 'optional' service fee (even if you order at the bar) that makes the drinks even more expensive. more

5.0 out of 5
02 June 2018
by Raw L.

Happy hour cocktails two for one... Roasted winter vegetables was amazing as was the Caesar salad with really good albino anchovies more

5.0 out of 5
28 October 2017
by Maggie C.

I was surprised how affordable the food here is! There's a variety of options on the menu to select from, both healthy and comfort foods. We had to wait quite a while for our food, so the waiter decided that our drinks would be on the house. How sweet!!! more

4.0 out of 5
07 April 2017
by Kate D.

Bar review: I wandered in here after spending entirely too much money at the actual bookstore sitting the 4 floors beneath this (no regrets!) and was rewarded by finding their happy hour. I didn't try any of the food, but enjoying the lovely view and a 2 for 1 drink special was more than an ideal way to cap a busy day of wandering around the city. I tried their mojito and dark & stormy and... more

2.0 out of 5
05 February 2016
by Norman B.

How can a restaurant mess up Cob Salad? Filled out with croutons and otherwise largely lettuce.

Another irritation was my Virgin Mary came in a glass half the size of the others. Would be one star if it weren't for the view. more

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