BT Tower London

The BT Tower isn't open to the public anymore, but there are plenty of other venues with great views over London.
  • The BT Tower is not open to the public, but can be visited during Open House each September.

  • You must enter the ballot for tickets to visit during Open House. 

The BT Tower (previously known as the London Telecom Tower) is a telecommunications tower, which also used to host viewing galleries and a rotating restaurant.

Panoramic views

Although you can't visit the BT Tower anymore, there are lots of other venues with great views across London, including The View from The ShardSky Garden and the Coca-Cola London Eye.

Take a look at London's best panoramic views.

BT Tower restaurant

The restaurant is no longer open, but for other restaurants with views, try the OXO Tower Restaurant, Aqua Shard, or Galvin at Windows.

Alternatively, enjoy a drink at one of London's rooftop bars

When to visit the BT Tower

Once a year, the BT Tower opens to the public as part of Open House. The event takes place in September and due to high demand, you need to enter a ballot for tickets.