This such a secret venue, you'd never know it was there perched on top of the National Theatre. A true blank canvas great for summer and product launch events. The Christmas theming is always amazing too.

The Deck at The National Theatre London

The Deck, is a stunning rooftop events venue situated on the roof of the National Theatre.

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When you hire The Deck, you consequently hire the whole of London as you can enjoy panoramic views.

Along the Thames, watch as black cabs and big red buses teem across Waterloo Bridge towards Covent Garden during the day. At night as dusk falls, the sparkling lights of one of the most iconic panoramas of the capital are then revealed. The views from this venue provide a seriously inspiring backdrop for any event.

The Deck Hire Options


The Deck combines a riverside terrace with a large flexible room. This benefits from having retractable glass walls. Book for informal standing presentations with a lunchtime buffet, or a full day hire with theatre-style or cabaret seating, lunch and coffee breaks.

It is also a great choice for exciting press events and product launches. You really have a blank canvas venue that can be themed to complement your product, no matter what you’re launching.

The Deck hire fees include their standard audio-visual equipment including a speaker’s platform. Furthermore, if you require audio-visual equipment in addition to that which is already provided they would be very happy to source this for you.


          The Deck is probably one of the most enchanting places to be on summer evenings. You can relax on the river-facing terrace and take in the city views whilst sipping on summer cocktails.

Standing Receptions – from canapés to extravagant buffets, bowl food to globe-trotters receptions they can provide delicious and creative menus for your event.

Dinners – The Deck also caters for formal and informal dinners for up to 80 guests. Arrange anything from a four-course luxury dinner or either a relaxed supper of shared or family-served dishes.


Theatre Style – 100

Cabaret Style – 48

Standing Reception – 150

Seated Dinner – 80

Standing BBQ – 120

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  • "It was a fantastic event which everyone thoroughly enjoyed, which is just what we were aiming for!  We had so many compliments from guests on the venue, the food, the cocktails, everything was perfect."

    Volvo Car UK Limited
  • "Thank you for a wonderful evening….all my guest have commented on how spectacular the venue was."

    Deutsche Bank
  • "The Deck is one of my favorite London venues. It’s a simple space but the setting is just spectacular and the in-house caterers take a really fresh approach to BBQ food. Perfect for a summer party."

    Annica Wainwright, Square Meal Venues & Events Guide